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Wireless Signals Are Intentionally Repelled From This Vancouver Coffee Shop

Wireless Signals Are Intentionally Repelled From This Vancouver Coffee Shop | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
You're disconnected from the outside world and that's by design.
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It's the Coffee Stupid! Wireless Signals Intentionally Repelled From This Vancouver Coffee Shop:

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How Coffee Fueled the Civil War

How Coffee Fueled the Civil War | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
Union and Confederate soldiers needed one thing, above all, to keep them fighting: caffeine.
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How Coffee Fueled the American Civil War:

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5 Reasons To Drink Coffee Before Your Workout

5 Reasons To Drink Coffee Before Your Workout | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD

Half of Americans start their day with coffee, and, according to recent study, working out after downing a cup of java may offer a weight loss advantage. The Spanish study, published in the International Journal of Sport...
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Caffè Culture Connect - Must we keep our crema?

Caffè Culture Connect - Must we keep our crema? | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
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Thought For the Day. Must We Keep Our Crema?

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Cinnamon Rhubarb Coffee Cake with Creamy Vanilla Coconut Sauce Recipe

Cinnamon Rhubarb Coffee Cake with Creamy Vanilla Coconut Sauce Recipe | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
This light and fluffy rhubarb coffee cake is the Grand Prize Winning Recipe of the Spring Fling dairy-free contest. It's vegan, and a test kitchen favorite.
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Double Trouble For Coffee: Drought And Disease Send Prices Up

Double Trouble For Coffee: Drought And Disease Send Prices Up | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
Coffee prices have spiked this year because of drought in Brazil and a disease that's crippling coffee production in parts of Central America. Coffee traders says prices could rise to $3 a pound.
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Oreo Drops Six-Second Bombshell on the Coffee World (Video)

Oreo Drops Six-Second Bombshell on the Coffee World (Video) | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
'Tis the season for cold drinks. Knowing this, the wicked temptress Oreo gives us these six seconds: The video is part of Oreo's Snack Hack series, which includes short instructional clips on how t...
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Just in time for summer. Oreo Drops Six-Second Bombshell on the Coffee World:

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Can coffee help you stand up to your boss?

Can coffee help you stand up to your boss? | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
REGARDLESS of the strength of their convictions, employees have a hard time standing up to their bosses and co-workers when they are fatigued.
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Coffee isn't just good for you. Drinking coffee can help you stand up to your boss:

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31 Beautiful, Simple Ways to Drink Your Coffee Around the World

31 Beautiful, Simple Ways to Drink Your Coffee Around the World | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
FOODBEAST is the premiere food news resource. A one-stop location for food news, culture and entertainment.
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There's more to coffee than just steamed milk. How the rest of the world drinks coffee:

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Drink More Coffee! Coffee Makes You a Better, Healthier Person

Drink More Coffee! Coffee Makes You a Better, Healthier Person | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
Drinking coffee could help people become more ethical at work, and stave off diabetes, according to two new studies.
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What's Not to Like? Drink More Coffee! Coffee Makes You a Better, Healthier Person:

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Coffee Shop Vocab 101

Coffee Shop Vocab 101 | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
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How to order a coffee drink like you know what you're doing. Coffee Shop Vocab 101:

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A Look Back at A Really Big SCAA 2014 in Seattle (Plus Photo Gallery)

A Look Back at A Really Big SCAA 2014 in Seattle (Plus Photo Gallery) | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
We're still waiting to hear the final tally of guests to this year's Specialty Coffee Association of America show at the Washington State Convention Center, but early returns suggests the show was ...
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Specialty Coffee Association of America 2014 in Seattle. It was big. It was really big:

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Feature-Length Documentary "A Film About Coffee" Making Screen Debut

Feature-Length Documentary "A Film About Coffee" Making Screen Debut | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
A Film About Coffee, the highly anticipated feature-length film on specialty coffee from seed to cup, is debuting this Saturday, April 26, in conjunction with the Specialty Coffee Association of Am...
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A Film About Coffee, the highly anticipated feature-length film on specialty coffee from seed to cup, is debuting this Saturday, April 26, in conjunction with the Specialty Coffee Association of America Event in Seattle:

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5 Things You Need To Know About Your Daily Cup Of Coffee

5 Things You Need To Know About Your Daily Cup Of Coffee | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
Five hundred billion cups of coffee are consumed every day worldwide, but few people know much about the world’s second most traded commodity (behind oil!). So here are five quick facts about how coffee gets from farms around the world to you. 1.     Coffee comes from a fruit. If you’ve never [...]
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Five things you need to know about your daily cup of coffee:

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What Happens When You Drink Caffeine?

What Happens When You Drink Caffeine? | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
The chemical changes that caffeine triggers inside your body are quite fascinating.
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“Coffee falls into your stomach, and straightaway there is a general commotion. Ideas begin to move like the battalions of the Grand Army of the battlefield, and the battle takes place. Things remembered arrive at full gallop, ensuing to the wind…” Honoré de Balzac

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Coffee Cups of the World

Coffee Cups of the World | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
The best to-go coffee cups from cafes around the world
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This is Cool. Coffee To Go Cups From Around the World:

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Coffee and Health. Coffee Fights Tooth Decay

Coffee and Health. Coffee Fights Tooth Decay | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
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Should You Be Drinking Butter Coffee?

Should You Be Drinking Butter Coffee? | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
How do you like your coffee—black? With a sprinkle of sugar? A dash of milk, perhaps? But what about dropping a pat of grass-fed organic butter (yes, butter)
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What about dropping a pat of grass-fed organic butter (yes, butter) into your morning cup of joe? It might sound gross, but so-called “butter coffee” is being touted as the latest elixir for better health. Butter coffee aficionados swear that this miracle brew does everything from boost energy to improve cognitive function to help shed pounds:

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Benefits of coffee for your skin - The Times of India

Benefits of coffee for your skin - The Times of India | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
It looks like today’s metropolitan lives are fuelled by coffee. Sure, we love that coffee perks us up to last through the day, and we’ve practically embraced those quaint joints that mark every street corner.
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Delving deeper into the benefits of coffee, it has also been noted that coffee is great for the skin. While drinking a cup gets you that internal coffee boost, rubbing your skin with a soap or cream that contains coffee also promises a whole set of benefits that make coffee a favourite skin drink.

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Berry Almond Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Crumb Topping

Berry Almond Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Crumb Topping | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
Filled with strawberries, and topped with peaches, blueberries and a sweet crumble, this almond coffee cake is naturally dairy-free, egg-free, and vegan.
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For Mom's Day. Peach-Berry Almond Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Crumb Topping. Filled with strawberries, and topped with peaches, blueberries and a sweet cinnamon crumb topping:

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An extra cup of coffee can drop Type 2 diabetes risk

An extra cup of coffee can drop Type 2 diabetes risk | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
Chemicals in coffee called polyphenols may help the body better use the insulin it makes to process sugar, according to a separate 2012 study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. [...] the Harvard researchers caution that drinking more coffee isn't the most important way to stave off diabetes - exercise and healthy weight are key. Studies suggest regularly drinking coffee cuts the risk of colon and endometrial cancer and aggressive forms of prostate cancer.
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Coffee and Health. An Extra Cup of Coffee Can Drop Type 2 Diabetes Risk:

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Coffee Rust Fungus Cripples Coffee Production Across Central America

Coffee Rust Fungus Cripples Coffee Production Across Central America | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
A plant-choking fungus called coffee rust has hurt farmers and sent economic damages rippling through local communities.
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In Central America, the pain is acute. Four million people there and in southern Mexico rely on coffee for their living, according to the Inter-American Development Bank. Twenty percent of the half-million jobs in Guatemala directly tied to the crop have already disappeared, estimated Nils Leporowski, the president of Anacafé, the country’s coffee board. The rust outbreak has pushed many families to the edge of survival.

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Coffee and Health. Coffee Combats Retinal Degeneration

Coffee and Health. Coffee Combats Retinal Degeneration | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
A new study has found out that an antioxidant found in coffee can help prevent against a loss of eyesight - Look this way!
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Farmworkers: The Coffee Industry's Ethical Blight and a PR Disaster in Waiting

Farmworkers: The Coffee Industry's Ethical Blight and a PR Disaster in Waiting | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
In the United States for the first time in his life, lifelong coffee farmer Marcos Camil of Ipanema Agricola in Brazil stopped into a Starbucks last weekend during the SCAA show in Seattle. "The pr...
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Farmworkers. The Dark Side of the Coffee Industry:

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Cooking with Coffee: 8 Recipes

Cooking with Coffee: 8 Recipes | Caffeinated Parrot | Scoop.it
That morning cup of joe can be used in a variety of savory and sweet recipes
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Coffee. It's not just for breakfast anymore. Cooking With Coffee:

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