caffeine

Science shows our brains have adapted to like coffee’s bitter flavor

Science shows our brains have adapted to like coffee’s bitter flavor

The fact that coffee tastes bitter is actually a sign. The bitter flavor evolved as a natural warning trigger for our bodies to steer away…

The Game Awards will stream on more than 40 platforms next month

The end of the year is fast approaching, which means awards season is getting into full swing. The Game Awards takes place December 6th at 9PM ET at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and this

The Game Awards will stream on more than 40 platforms next month

The end of the year is fast approaching, which means awards season is getting into full swing. The Game Awards takes place December 6th at 9PM ET at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and this
This Caffeine Calculator Helps You Plan Your Day

This Caffeine Calculator Helps You Plan Your Day

Caffeine can make you more alert, but so can a good night’s sleep. Until now, if you wanted to plan out your caffeine consumption in detail, the tool to use was 2B-alert, which is fantastic but clunky
Why You Should Know How Much Caffeine Is in Everything

Why You Should Know How Much Caffeine Is in Everything

Most of us go through life with only a vague idea of how much caffeine is in what we eat and drink. That coffee should wake us up; this soda is probably caffeine-free. But if you want to use caffeine
In Defense of Caffeine Pills

In Defense of Caffeine Pills

In college, I used to measure out small amounts of caffeine powder on a milligram scale, put it in a gel cap, pop, and repeat throughout the day. A two-inch tall mountain of the dusty substance sat
Here's the Process to Create One of the Best Cups of Coffee I've Ever Had

Here's the Process to Create One of the Best Cups of Coffee I've Ever Had

Ever think about where coffee beans come from? And how the different levels of roasting affect the taste of coffee? The entrepreneur behind Devocion has.
Here's the Process to Create One of the Best Cups of Coffee I've Ever Had

Here's the Process to Create One of the Best Cups of Coffee I've Ever Had

Ever think about where coffee beans come from? And how the different levels of roasting affect the taste of coffee? The entrepreneur behind Devocion has.

Ember smart mug gets Apple Health integration for caffeine tracking

It’s not every day that a coffee mug becomes one of TIME magazine’s inventions of the year. But that’s exactly what happened with the Ember smart mug, a drink receptacle which uses high tech thermal

The Popular Drink That Jump Starts Short-Term Memory (S)

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The five most popular hangover cures, rated by scientists

The five most popular hangover cures, rated by scientists

It’s a common misconception that hangovers are mainly the result of dehydration. An evening of heavy drinking can lead to inflammation of the stomach and…
U.S. Coffee Consumption by the Numbers (Infographic)

U.S. Coffee Consumption by the Numbers (Infographic)

National Coffee Day is Sept. 29. Here are the states with the most and least expensive lattes, the best and worst tippers and more.
Social broadcasting platform Caffeine nets $100 million from 21st Century Fox as the duo launch a joint venture for content

Social broadcasting platform Caffeine nets $100 million from 21st Century Fox as the duo launch a joint venture for content

Caffeine, the much-hyped social livestreaming platform unveiled by a duo of former Apple designers earlier this year, has raised more than $100 million in a round of funding led by 21st Century Fox.
England Proposes Ban on Selling Energy Drinks to Children

England Proposes Ban on Selling Energy Drinks to Children

Many major British retailers already refuse to sell energy drinks to those under 18.
England Proposes Ban on Selling Energy Drinks to Children

England Proposes Ban on Selling Energy Drinks to Children

Many major British retailers already refuse to sell energy drinks to those under 18.
England Proposes Ban on Selling Energy Drinks to Children

England Proposes Ban on Selling Energy Drinks to Children

Many major British retailers already refuse to sell energy drinks to those under 18.