Can Coca-Cola Kill You?

A crazy report from New Zealand is making the rounds on the web.  A thirty year old woman with numerous physical and mental problems died, apparently of a heart attack.  Before her death the woman had been drinking about two gallons of Coca-Cola every day. Remarkably, Dr. Dan Mormin, described in news reports as “her […]

Caffeine Zone App Doesn't Do the Job

All over the web people are talking about the Caffeine Zone 2 app, which supposedly lets you keep track of how much caffeine is in your system.  It considers factors such as how much caffeine you’re consuming, the caffeine source (e.g., coffee or tea), and how long it takes you to consume it.  The app […]

The Caffeine Cure for Jet Lag

After taking a long airline flight that crosses several time zones, most people experience difficulty adjusting to the schedule of mornings and nights at their point of arrival.  When the traveler is “out of step” with the new time zone, he is said to suffer from “jet lag,” which is really a disturbance of the biological clock. […]

Harvard Professor Invents Caffeine Inhaler

David Edwards, Ph.D., professor at Harvard University, has devised a new, streamlined way of consuming caffeine.  It’s called Aeroshot Pure Energy and is a slim, pocket-sized tube that works something like an asthma inhaler.  Puff gently, and the tube releases a lime-flavored light powder that instantly dissolves in your mouth.  The caffeine is suppossedly absorbed […]

Zagat Joins Starbucks Evil Empire of Burned Coffee Beans

It might be hard to believe, but Zagat, for three years running, has voted Starbucks as the #1 Best Coffee among Fast Food and Quick Refreshment chains.  This, despite the fact that blind taste tests, including the ones conducted by Consumer Reports, consistently put Starbucks at the bottom of the list, calling their coffee “bitter” and “burned.”  […]

Caffeine and Coffee Expert Bennett Alan Weinberg Joins ExpertInsight

NEW YORK, Aug 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — How much do you really know about Americans’ number one drug of choice — caffeine?  Are you a barista who wants to know more about your craft, a coffee connoisseur, or merely in search of a new way to please your palate or understand the history of […]

Alice Cooper Reveals New Song "Caffeine" from his Forthcoming Album

Alice Cooper has released two songs from his upcoming album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare, into the world.  He unveiled the first single, “I’ll Bite Your Face Off,” as well as “Caffeine,” its B-side single, on his Friday night radio show on August 19.  A clip of “Caffeine” can be heard on Amazon.co.uk. Alice Cooper Sings “Caffeine” […]

Mocha Lisa: Updating DaVinci's Masterpiece with Coffee!

Over the years, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece Mona Lisa has been parodied many times, including when Dada artist Marcel Duchamp gave the subject of the painting a moustache.  Now Karen Eland, an American artist and caffeine-lover, has modernized the classic work of art by depicting the model for the painting raising a cup of coffee with her […]

Caffeinated Soap

We’ve often talked about the benefits of taking caffeine internally, whether in coffee, tea, or caffeinated soft drinks or in pills or capsules.  But caffeine is also said to have a number of beneficial effects when applied topically, in the medium, for example, of creams, lotions, soaps, or shampoos. 

Ban Caffeine? Caffeine Paranoia Goes Wild!

Better take a big sip of some strong coffee and experience some of the tranquil energy that caffeine imparts.  If you enjoy caffeine, this story may shake you up a little. No drug has ever been field tested the way caffeine has been.  There are almost 7 billion people in the world.  About 95% of […]