The FDA released a strong warning against pure powdered caffeine last week, citing the risk of caffeine overdose and adding that "a single teaspoon [is] roughly equivalent to the amount in 25 cups of coffee." That's a lot of caffeine.
Every city has its visual cliches. The stereotypes, falsehoods and cheery slices of xenophobia sold to us on cheap postcards and in crap films that reduce the world's great cities to a handful of worn out cultural cues.
A story about teenagers smoking coffee grounds to get a legal high went viral yesterday. The reality is that ingesting caffeine this way makes you feel so miserable that, if anyone is actually doing this for fun, they're completely stupid.
I recently heard about Berlin's Café Strauss because it allows one to enjoy coffee and cake in an unexpectedly peaceful place: the cemetery. Drinking coffee among dead people is a new experience around here. They even host birthday parties (for the living…
In Japan, hot springs are at the top of the country's relaxation industry. They're so popular, in fact, that some spas feature flavored hot springs where you can bathe in a warm body of wine, green tea, sake, or coffee.
If you hate the War on Drugs, Ricardo Cortés should be one of your favorite illustrators. I talked to him about his book, 'A Secret History of Coffee, Coca, & Cola,' which documents the cozy relationship that Coca-Cola had with the US government's drug-en…
Grabbing lunch every day on a cop's salary (STARTS at $34,970) is not easy, especially in New York City. Remember all those transit workers who went on strike? Half of them make more than us. And no, we don't eat for free.