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Lunchtime Poll

This Lunchtime Poll Needs Caffeine

Oh my god, I am so tired today. Fucking daylight savings!

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Science

Science News: 3/12/13

Welcome to this week’s installment of science news. We’ve got SpaceX, comets, Arctic camels, Neanderthal-killing bunnies, and more!

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Books

Book Review: “A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola” written/illustrated by Ricardo Cortés

In light of the recent marijuana legalization passed in Colorado and Washington, one can find many parallels to the legislation covered in A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola by Ricardo Cortés. While I write this, I am drinking my third cup of coffee, and were this 16th century Turkey, just owning the beans […]

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Food

Cold-Brewed Coffee: It’s a fancy thing, and you can make it too!

More ways to enjoy my coffee? Yes please! Cold-brewed coffee by way of New Orleans offers a more concentrated caffeine punch minus the bitter acidity. If you have some coffee grinds, a container with a lid and enough patience to let the concentrate brew overnight, the following recipe may well change the way you enjoy […]

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Food

What’s the Best Way to Get Caffeine?

I don’t know about you, but I think it’s been a long week. It’s been the kind of long week that leaves me wondering about the fastest and most efficient ways to pump caffeine into my system. It’s been the kind of long week that makes me wonder if maybe I could shotgun some Coca-Cola […]

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Life

Coke Zero Rehab

I quit Coke Zero last week (and with it, abuse of caffeine and artificial sweeteners), but I’m checking in to let you know how my journey to soda-less living is going. Overall, the detox has been a success and, while I’ve certainly drunk more alcohol in the past week than normal, my body feels like […]

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News

Only One Buzz at a Time, Folks

In a blow to drowsy drinkers everywhere, the FDA has just placed restrictions on the sale of caffeinated alcoholic drinks (energy booze?). They have given the manufacturers of these drinks an ultimatum: get rid of the caffeine, or close up shop. A few individual states have banned the drinks on their own in recent months, […]