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Study finds ideal caffeine and napping combo for staying up late

Study finds ideal caffeine and napping combo for staying up late

Having to work the night shift -- or simply needing to work late in the day on a project before it is due -- requires a bit of preparation, namely in getting enough sleep ahead of time. A new study has found an ideal combination of napping and caffeine that researchers claim will better optimize someone for working through the night, helping them perform their tasks and stay on point without getting too tired.

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The creators of the Instant Pot made a 2-in-1 coffee machine

The creators of the Instant Pot made a 2-in-1 coffee machine

Your Instant Pot is getting some caffeinated company in the kitchen, with a new appliance focusing on pod coffee hoping to earn a spot on the countertop. The Instant Pod doesn't use its own type of coffee pods, but instead promises compatibility with both K-Cup and Nespresso capsules.

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Robots need coffee too, but not for the reasons you think

Robots need coffee too, but not for the reasons you think

Coffee is the beverage of choice for millions of people who need a boost of energy for work or increased focused for exams. The beans are found in a variety of products, including one unexpected machine: a robot. Coffee grounds, it turns out, can help a certain kind of multi-legged robot perform its job with fewer issues, but not for the reasons you think.

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Add gut health and disease prevention to long list of coffee benefits

Add gut health and disease prevention to long list of coffee benefits

A new study has found that coffee may help protect against common gut health problems like gallstones, as well as supporting beneficial gut bacteria that confer a variety of protective effects. The study was published by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee; it builds upon a large body of existing research into the beverage's potential health benefits, others of which include improved blood sugar, decreased Alzheimer's risk, and more.

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La Marzocco’s espresso machines now have an app

La Marzocco’s espresso machines now have an app

High-end espresso machine maker La Marzocco is bringing its latest home coffee equipment into the IoT world, launching a new app that can remotely connect and control two of its most popular models. The La Marzocco Linea Mini - announced back in 2015 as the most affordable in the range - and the GS3 are each getting a wireless upgrade.

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Pepsi Cafe just made cola with coffee in a can a reality for 2020

Pepsi Cafe just made cola with coffee in a can a reality for 2020

There's a coffee drink on the horizon, made by Pepsi and meant to be sold in tiny baby cans. They're actually 12oz "slim cans", the sort you might equate with an Energy Drink, made popular by the folks at Red Bull. Pepsi Cafe (or Pepsi Café, if you wish), is "balanced with just the right touch of roasted Arabica coffee." So wait, you might be saying, does that mean it's just Pepsi Cola mixed with coffee? I mean, sorta!

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Two coffee compounds may prevent many obesity-related issues

Two coffee compounds may prevent many obesity-related issues

Extracts sourced from coffee bean 'waste' show promise for preventing a variety of chronic conditions associated with obesity, including type-2 diabetes and ones involving inflammation. The findings were recently detailed in a study from the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. In addition to potentially offering new prevention options for chronic illnesses, the use of these compounds may also reduce waste resulting from coffee production.

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Aeropress Go gives coffee-fans the portability they’ve been asking for

Aeropress Go gives coffee-fans the portability they’ve been asking for

For most of us, coffee is not simply a treat but more of a reality of life. There are a variety of ways to make coffee, and one of the more popular methods is by using a french press. Aeropress took the french press idea and turned it on its head, allowing you to press a cup of coffee directly into your mug. Now, the Aeropress is getting a travel version that includes a mug, so you've got all the tools you need to make a fresh cup of coffee wherever you happen to find yourself.

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Facebook pop-up cafes will offer free coffee and privacy checks

Facebook pop-up cafes will offer free coffee and privacy checks

Facebook plans to open five pop-up cafes that will lure in visitors using free coffee and then offer them privacy checks while they're at the temporary destination. The free coffee will be offered to visitors who have a Facebook account and undergo the simple privacy checkups, ensuring their accounts are secure and set up the way the user prefers.

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Harvard caffeine study finds the coffee limit for migraine sufferers

Harvard caffeine study finds the coffee limit for migraine sufferers

A new study out of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health warns against indulging in an extra cup of coffee, at least if you're one of the millions of people who are prone to migraines. The study evaluated caffeine and its effect on migraine-prone individuals, finding that though it won't necessarily trigger migraines, the risk increases considerably after a few cups of coffee.

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Large cancer study has good news for daily coffee drinkers

Large cancer study has good news for daily coffee drinkers

Coffee has been the subject of dozens of studies, some focusing on its health benefits, others on its potential health risks. Though we know the polyphenols found in coffee help promote good health, there's no clear word on whether coffee is a health risk if consumed frequently. A new large cancer study involving 300,000 people may have the answer.

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Study finds drinking coffee may stimulate calorie-burning brown fat

Study finds drinking coffee may stimulate calorie-burning brown fat

Coffee may have anti-obesity effects due to its ability to stimulate the body's brown fat, according to a new study. Brown fat is one of two types of adipose tissue found in humans; unlike its white counterpart, brown fat burns calories in order to generate body heat, promoting a lower body mass. Larger quantities of brown fat are found in people with lower BMIs, having the added effect of helping protect against obesity-related conditions.

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