Tag Archives: Caffeine

No One Cards

I was at the Daily Grind just a few minutes ago for my afternoon fix, and there was a small sign on the side of the quick-cup-of-coffee register: NO ONE CARDS AT THIS REGISTER Of course they were referring to … Continue reading

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This is your anterior cingulate cortex on coffee

Good news for all us coffee addicts: Coffee Boosts Short Term Memory, from MedPage Today …functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) detected significant activity in the brain’s memory centers 20 minutes after the men consumed 100 mg of caffeine… …the fMRI … Continue reading

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Java Man

Recently I’ve been reading some of Malcolm Gladwell’s New Yorker essays. One of them that I particularly enjoyed is this one, Java Man, a review of the book The World of Caffeine, by Weinberg & Bealer. I’m totally going to … Continue reading

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Food as social statement

I was at the Daily Grind earlier today and they’ve started carrying Aceh Relief Blend. (“For every pound of Relief Blend we sell, we will donate $1.00 to the fund.”) I of course had to have it, and I’m happy … Continue reading

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Decaf Librarians

Decaf Librarian’s Blend A flavorful blend of Indonesian, African, and Central American beans, the Librarian’s Blend is named for that person who always told you to keep quiet when you were studying. This blend is representative of the soul of … Continue reading

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