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  • Climate Change Claims Another Victim: Coffee

    01/17/2019 3:32:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Look at this headline: “Majority of Wild Coffee Species at Risk of Extinction, Study Finds.” This is in something called The Scientist magazine. Now, this is how climate change advocates do it. When all else is bombing out, when all else is failing, tell people that something they can’t do without, they don’t want to do without, tell people something that they habitually engage in is about to be taken away from them because of X. In this case, climate change. I’ve not shared them with you, but there have been doom-and-gloom stories about chocolate and bananas related to...
  • The Worlds Most Popular Coffee Species Are Going Extinct, Study Says

    01/17/2019 5:32:47 AM PST · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 37 replies
    Geek.com ^ | 1/16/2019 | Stephanie Valera
    Coffee lovers, heres one more reason to savor that morning cup o joe. Research shows 60 percent of coffee species found in the wild could soon go extinct. In a new study published in the journal Science Advances on Wednesday, researchers at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens say factors putting the future of coffee at risk include climate change, deforestation, droughts, and plant diseases. According to the study, a collaboration between scientists from the UK and Ethiopia, out of 124 types of wild coffee, 75 are at risk of extinction. About 35 of the 124 species grow in areas with no...
  • Vaya con Dios, Senor Snchez: And Thanks For All the Beans!

    01/11/2019 7:00:25 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-11-19 | MOTUS
    Now wait: before you jump to conclusions, call me a racist, report me to Facebook and YouTube, allow me to explain.Look I know the news is compelling: Will PDJT declare a national emergency and dispatch the Army Corps of Engineers? Will Ruthie announce her retirement as rumored? Lets not get caught up in speculation today when we should be honoring the memory of a truly great icon.Im sad to report that the coffee farmer who embodied the essence of Colombian coffee with his portrayal of Juan Valdez - Carlos Snchez Jaramillo of Medelln - died at age 83 in late...
  • Starbucks is installing Drugs and syringe disposal boxes in bathrooms

    01/09/2019 6:26:05 PM PST · by magellan · 35 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 9 January 2019 | Kate Taylor
    Drugs and syringes have become such a problem in Starbucks bathrooms that the company is installing needle-disposal boxes in certain locations Starbucks is installing boxes for safe disposal of syringes in the bathrooms of certain locations, following workers' reports of discarded needles and sometimes concerning conditions. The coffee giant is exploring remedies after employees expressed fears about being pricked by uncapped needles and experiencing related health risks. Starbucks is testing solutions, including installing sharps-disposal boxes, using heavier-duty trash bags to prevent needle pokes, and removing trash cans from certain bathrooms.
  • San Francisco hotel charging equivalent of $21 for a cup of coffee

    01/08/2019 9:07:33 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 39 replies
    ABC7 News ^ | 1/7/19 | Anon
    It's no secret San Francisco is one of the most expensive places in the country to live, but $21 for a cup of coffee? It could put some over the edge. The ridiculously pricey cup of joe isn't being offered at Starbucks or an upscale coffee shop, but at a San Francisco hotel. The Hilton's Parc 55 hotel will charge $170 for a gallon of coffee during the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference this week. That works out to about $21.25 for a 16-ounce cup!
  • Decaf Coffee Condemned As Heresy

    11/04/2018 5:26:57 AM PST · by Politically Correct · 30 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | 2 Nov. 18 | Babylon Bee
    ST LOUIS, MOIn an ecumenical council convened in St. Louis last week, the use of decaf coffee was condemned as rank heresy. The evangelical summit unanimously voted to define as heresy the "belief that decaf coffee is of any value, and good for anything other than being trampled under foot." "It is a wolf in sheep's clothing. It devours the unsuspecting. It doesn't even taste good, for crying out loud," said renowned New Testament scholar NT Wright during the summit. "I call on Christians of all stripes to forcefully reject this imposter gospel." The council rejected a motion to name...
  • Science Says Drinking Your Coffee This Way Means Youre More Likely to Be a Psychopath

    11/04/2018 1:03:31 AM PST · by vannrox · 130 replies
    BestLife ^ | 4NOV18 | Diana Bruk
    I have a friend who always drinks his coffee black with no sugar (and is rather pretentious about it, mind you), and whenever the server asks him if he wants milk, he makes the same joke: Ill take it black, like my soul. Now, a new study published in the journal Appetite suggests there may be something to that. Researchers at the University of Innsbruck in Austria asked more than 1,000 men and women to self-report their taste preferences and answer a questionnaire that assessed their Machiavellianism, psychopathy, narcissism, everyday sadism, trait aggression, and the Big Five factors of personality....
  • Chief Justice's credit card info stolen

    03/29/2013 1:27:29 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 39 replies
    upi ^ | March. 29, 2013
    WASHINGTON, - Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts told a Maryland coffee shop cashier he was the victim of credit card information theft. Roberts, who normally pays for his morning coffee with a credit card, paid with cash Tuesday and explained to the cashier that he had been forced to cancel his credit card when someone was able to obtain his numbers, The Washington Post reported Friday.
  • 'Coconut Is Pure Poison' (Harvard Professor)

    08/22/2018 11:27:29 AM PDT · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 175 replies
    Business Insider ^ | August 20, 2018 | Valentina Resetarits
    During the lecture, titled "Coconut Oil and other Nutritional Errors," Karin Michels has made herself very clear with regard to dietary recommendations, and underlined that coconut oil is not healthy. Its superfood status had already come under scrutiny last year after the American Heart Association (AHA) updated its guidelines, which recommended that people avoid the saturated fatty acids found in coconut oil. Michels went a step further than to recommend avoiding the foodstuff, saying "coconut oil is pure poison" and "is one of the worst foods you can eat." There's no study showing significant health benefits to coconut-oil consumption. And,...
  • Socialist Dem Ocasio-Cortez laments coffee shop's closure - over wage hikes that she supports

    08/22/2018 3:46:49 AM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/22/18 | Lukas Mikelionis
    New York Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez portrays herself as "a normal, working person," but one of her positions may have helped 150 people lose their jobs. After enduring mockery for declaring Sunday that a walk in a national park was an example of democratic socialism, Ocasio-Cortez lamented Monday the shutting down of an iconic New York coffee shop that closed mostly due to a higher minimum wage which Ocasio-Cortez supported. **SNIP** But unlike what Ocasio-Cortez wants you to believe about the closing down, it wasnt the result of greedy capitalists trying to squeeze the workers, but rather government regulations...
  • The Surprising Ingredient Grandma Used For Unbeatable Coffee

    08/11/2018 2:57:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 83 replies
    MSN Lifestyle ^ | August 11, 2018 | Lauren Cahn
    If your family's from the Midwest (especially Wisconsin or Minnesota, both of which have a significant Scandinavian-rooted population), you might remember your grandma boiling up big, big batches of what she called Scandinavian coffee (or perhaps Norwegian or Swedish coffee, if she wanted to get specific). If she was making it for a church get-together, she might have called it church basement coffee and brought along one of these heavenly potluck dishes. But what was that secret-ingredient coffee that Gran made? If you peeked in the percolator, you might have seen it. The secret ingredient in Scandinavian coffee Eggs! They...
  • Report: Christians Who Regularly Share Photos Of Bible, Coffee Significantly Godlier

    08/10/2018 4:34:17 PM PDT · by OddLane · 29 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | August 10, 2018 | Babylon Bee
    NASHVILLE, TNLifeWay Research released a new report Monday morning confirming that Christians who regularly share photos on social media which include both a Bible and a cup of coffee are significantly godlier than those who do not. The data was gathered from a study of 8,000 Christians from a variety of denominations and backgrounds. It reports much higher levels of godliness and holiness among those who share at least one Bible/coffee pic per week, along with significantly elevated levels of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. A higher frequency of sharing this specific type of image...
  • Research Check: Does drinking coffee help you live longer?

    07/23/2018 9:34:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Rappler ^ | 07/21/2018 | Ian Musgrave, University of Adelaide
    Research Check: Does drinking coffee help you live longer? Like many previous studies, the JAMA Internal Medicine paper found people who drank coffee had a lower risk of dying of any cause – and specifically, of dying from heart disease and cancer – over the course of the study GOOD NEWS. The study contains some good news for people who drink a lot of coffee. StudioByTheSea/Shutterstock There’s only one thing better than a hot cup of coffee in the morning: a new research paper telling you your daily habit is good for your health. Headlines this week presented the good...
  • What Work was Like in the 1960s and 1970s.

    07/13/2018 7:45:15 PM PDT · by vannrox · 74 replies
    Metallicman ^ | June 2018 | editorial staff
    Today, Americans have taken so much for granted. We look at our life and think that it is as it has always been. Indeed, it is assumed that the way things are today have always been that way. Yet, the simple and plain truth is that America has changed. Over the last few decades there has been tremendous changes at all levels of American society and culture. For instance, it is a recent phenomenon that restaurants can charge $8 for a cup of coffee. Or, that we have to take a urine sample to get employed. Casual day on Friday,...
  • A Study Of Half A Million Found More Evidence That Drinking Coffee Is Associated With A Longer Life

    07/03/2018 10:15:08 AM PDT · by blam · 35 replies
    BI ^ | 7-3-2018 | Kevin Lorla
    Feel free to pour yourself a cup of coffee before reading this even if you've already had some today. Yet another study has found that drinking coffee is associated with a longer life and lower risk of an early death. This adds to a significant body of research indicating that coffee has positive effects on the heart, liver, brain, and more. The latest study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that people who drink more coffee have a lower risk of death even if they drink eight or more cups per day, and even if their genetics...
  • Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

    07/03/2018 7:44:33 AM PDT · by upchuck · 38 replies
    Ass Press/Today ^ | July 3, 2018 | LINDSEY TANNER
    Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily. In a study of nearly half-a-million British adults, coffee drinkers had a slightly lower risk of death over 10 years than abstainers. The apparent longevity boost was seen with instant, ground and decaffeinated, results that echo U.S. research. Its the first large study to suggest a benefit even in people with genetic glitches affecting how their bodies use caffeine. Overall, coffee drinkers were about 10 percent to...
  • Researchers Say Drinking 4 Cups Of Strong Coffee A Day Is Heart Healthy

    06/22/2018 8:23:58 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 61 replies
    CBS PHILLY 3 ^ | 22 JUNE 2018 | CBS PHILLY 3
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) How many cups of coffee do you drink each day? If its more than one, you may become a healthier you. German researchers say four cups of strong coffee a day could trigger a process that helps prevent heart attacks.
  • Starbucks: Virtue Signaling Public Potty Chain Also Serves Coffee

    05/27/2018 5:36:42 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 34 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/27/18 | Katy Grimes
    Starbucks senior management could learn a thing or two from the Black Rifle Company Following Starbucks corporate announcement that anyone can use the stores restrooms, even without buying anything, I posted on Twitter: Starbucks: A national public bathroom chain which serves mediocre espresso coffee topped with a frothy whip of white privilege, and an extra shot of millennial attitude. What prompted the post? While Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz travels the country on an apology tour for racial insensitivity, the Starbucks in my Sacramento neighborhood has become a cesspool for heroin addicts, and weird naked guys using the restroom without...
  • Starbucks employees, customers express concern over new policy: 'I can't see how this will work'

    05/21/2018 5:30:23 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 21,2018 | Michelle Gant
    The Third Place Policy maintains that employees should consider anyone who enters Starbucks space, including restrooms, cafes and patios, a customer regardless of whether they make a purchase, the company said in a statement. In a Starbucks subreddit, people are voicing concerns that the new policy will lead to stores being filled with homeless people and drug users. One user who claims they work at a Chicago Starbucks wrote that a homeless person using the bathroom got into a fight with a customer and police requested to see the store policy before taking action. FRONTIER AIRLINES PASSENGER ARRESTED AFTER PEEING...
  • New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

    05/19/2018 2:41:08 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 80 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 19, 2018 2:20 PM | Joseph Pisani
    Starbucks announced a new policy Saturday that allows anyone to sit in its cafs or use its restrooms, even if they dont buy anything. The new policy comes five weeks after two black men who hadnt bought anything were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks. Company executives have said its previous policies were loose and ambiguous, leaving decisions on whether people could sit in its stores or use the restroom up to store managers. [] The company said anyone can use its cafs, patios or restrooms without buying anything, but it noted workers should still call the police if someone is...