Coffee first appeared in history in the Yemen in the beginning of the sixteenth century. You can read about its stormy beginnings, when Kha’ir Beg, the Meccan police chief, banned coffee and shut down the first cafés in the world, in our post Banning Four Loko: Caffeine Paranoia Run Wild! Mocha, the coffee grown in […]
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.
One of the most abiding false charges against caffeine is that using caffeine causes dehydration. For decades, health “experts,” including many physicians, have been warning athletes and others that they should avoid caffeine if they want to avoid depleting their bodies of water. The truth? Many peer-reviewed studies have proven that caffeine does not alter […]
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 […]
Marina Kushner is a woman on a mission: To spread nonsense about caffeine’s effects, influence state legislatures to try to curb caffeine use, and, in general, to ride into the limelight by intimidating and frightening people so that they avoid caffeine. The Truth About Caffeine, one of her scientismic books, carries forward her campaign.
If you’d like to dress up a bit and declare your devotion to the wonder drug, caffeine, check out this necktie. Coffee / Caffeine Molecule – Men’s Silk Necktie is $45.00.
It was obvious all along. But the caffeine paranoia lobby has been lying and spouting nonsense to such an extent that many people had become confused. Inaccurate, unscientific rulings by the bureaucrats posturing in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to the effect that it is unsafe to combine alcohol and caffeine, made the waters even murkier. Now the journal Addiction […]
Poker is a demanding game of skill. Winning at poker requires the ability to perform quick, precise wagering caculations, the knack of making fast evaluations of card strengths, and, also, because extended play can be boring, the sitzfleisch to sustain patient concentration. Caffeine improves each of these specific abilities.
There’s a colorful, matching new pair of caffeine accessories available to all you caffeine fans: A Caffeine Molecule Mug ($11.00) and a Laboratory Beaker Mug ($17.00). A previously featured glass mug and a lidded, stainless steel travel mug, both displaying the caffeine molecule, can be found in the post Caffeine Mugs: Sipping in Style.
Caffeine fashion is all the rage! If you’re interested in joining the fun, check out this 100% cotton Caffeine Molecule Shirt, which has a green drawing of a caffeine molecule on a navy background. If you’re looking for a caffeinated T-shirt, check out the Caffeine Molecule T-shirt. which is brown and 100% cotton. Amazon.com […]