Posts tagged coffee

Heavy coffee consumption linked to higher death risk

The debate over coffee’s health risks continues to brew. A new study finds that heavy coffee consumption is associated with a higher death risk in men and women younger than 55.

In the study published online in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, men younger than 55 who drank more than 28 cups of coffee a week (four cups a day) were 56% more likely to have died from any cause. Women in that age range had a twofold greater risk of dying than other women. The study looked at 43,727 men and women ages 20-87 from 1971 to 2002.

This is concerning.

Social Networking in the 1600s

These “penny universities" were feared to be keeping young people from their studies and work. Now social media is experiencing the same time-wasting complaints.

But social media sites are continuing the coffeehouse tradition of allowing people from different backgrounds to mingle and engage in diverse conversations.

What you could buy with the new Starbucks Metal Card

A new “super premium” Starbucks card costs $450 and is made of metal; only 5,000 will be sold on Gilt.com. Here’s what it could get you:

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The world's 10 best cities for coffee

  1. Vienna
  2. Seattle
  3. Havana
  4. Melbourne
  5. Lisbon
  6. Portland
  7. Oslo
  8. Sao Paulo
  9. Vancouver
  10. Taipei 

Shall we, then?