Heavy Coffee Drinkers Run a Lower Risk of Developing Type II Diabetes

Coffee has been used as a medicinal treatment for centuries now scientists have discovered it may have another great side effect other than just waking you up in the morning or getting rid of that nasty hang over, it can help fend off Type II Diabetes. Ling Zheng, Kun Huang and colleagues explain that previous…

Mutation May Make You A Coffee Lover

Five studies involving 47,341 U.S. participants of European descent have spotted a mutation in your genetic makeup that may determine whether or not you want that extra cup of coffee during the day. The genes in question are known as CYP1A2, which is involved with the body’s caffeine metabolism, and AHR, which regulates CYP1A2. Scientists…

Morning Coffee

The nice thing about working from home, the wife gets up before you and has the coffee ready when you get up.

It’s NOT the Same

This morning we were out of our regular coffee so I decided to try this free sample that came in the mail. I’m sure you see where this is going already. I’m not going to mention names but the coffee that came in the mail was from a large chain that is trying to move…

Coffee CAN Really Help You Succeed at Work

The Monster Blog: “In a word, yes. As much as we love to hate it and fear its speculated detrimental effects, it turns out coffee can actually be an effective on-the-job tool, according to a recent Time Magazine article. (Quick pause for the angelic hallelujah cry.) Specifically, coffee, and caffeine in general, not only allows…

Coke To Launch Coffee-infused Coke

Yahoo! News: Coca-Cola Co., the world’s No. 1 soft drink company, on Wednesday said it will launch a coffee-infused soft drink called Coca-Cola Blak in various markets around the world in 2006. The news of the launch came hours before Coke Chief Executive Neville Isdell was scheduled to address financial analysts and investors in New…

Coffee CAN Make You Smarter, In The Short Term

It appears some Austrian researchers have discovered that moderate amounts of caffeine can improve your short term memory. Forbes: Those morning cups of java might sharpen your memory so you can better tackle the tasks of the day, a new Austrian study suggests. Scientists at the Innsbruck Medical University discovered that 100 milligrams of caffeine,…

Birthday Surprises

A big ‘thank you’ to my loving wife who splurged and got me an early birthday present. What’d I get? One of the wildly-popular coffee machines that use the pads. I didn’t get the Senseo brand but that’s OK, this one works just as well and the pods seem to work just fine. We picked…

Make it a Double

I am possibly the only person in the world who can drink a Quad-Shot Capuccino from Starbucks then go to bed and sleep a full 10 hours.

Coffee Quote of the Day

Jay Allen : “I climbed the stairs and entered the shadowy lair of the magic coffee-making gnome. It’s not that I need coffee to wake up, you understand, but sometimes it’s really nice to start the morning knowing that you will be able to successfully go through the day without killing someone.”