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The coffee you see throughout the movie is French Market Coffee. The coffee is a blend of coffee and chicory, a popular blend in New Orleans, Louisiana. The movie is a cross-country adventure comedy featuring Robert Downey, JR and Zack Galifianaski and Jamie Fox. The coffee can in the movie contains the remains of the character’s father.
View the Due Date movie trailer where you can see the red coffee can
This video is a collection of segments from the Twin Peaks TV show. There are quite a few references to coffee in the show, mostly involving black coffee.
This is the video, with Al Pacino, for a coffee company called Vittoria Coffee.
The FIRST ever product endorsement from Al Pacino. The Al Pacino segments in the commercial are in black and white, and the coffee parts are in color. He makes an interesting comment about coffee stains on the movie scripts. Vittoria Coffee is a company in Australia.
This is a coffee plant seen in Florida. It is not the type of plant you get your usual coffee from – this is mostly used to prevent soil erosion near the beach. The seeds also attract birds, but it doesn’t contain caffeine.
We took photos of the coffee plant near the Florida Everglades. It was part of a nature walk, which is why the plant is labeled.
The Wild Coffee plant does not tolerate the cold weather well, and will usually die in temperatures below 32F.
Close-Up Picture of the Wild Coffee …
On the Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention website – cebp.aacrjournals.org
Adult Glioma (Brain Cancer) – caffeine shown to lower the risk of developing this type of cancer.
Liver Cancer – reduced risk when regularly drinking coffee
Colon Cancer – reduced risk when regularly drinking coffee
American Association for Cancer Research – 2009
Prostate Cancer – risk cut by 60% in regular coffee drinkers (male)
University of Lisbon – 2010
Preventing neurological degeneration – regular coffee drinkers
Iowa Women’s Health Study
Cardiovascular Disease – 24% reduction for women who drink coffee
The Journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
Mouth Cancer …
This is a parody of the BP oil spill using coffee and an office setting.
The very funny BP Coffee Spill Video
A B P Parody of the Gulf Oil Crisis
Give your PC a caffeine buzz!
Install this on your PC and activate them when you go on your coffee break. Photo is of the whole gourmet beans from a package of Starbucks Breakfast Blend coffee.
This screensaver works on Win95/98, WinME, WinXP, Windows2000.
Total file size: 560k
For PCs that like the foam!
This coffee screensaver will give your PC a caffeine buzz!
Also know as “Lack of coffee headache”. Most coffee drinkers have experienced this type of headache. This can happen when you have not consumed coffee (caffeine) for 12 to 24 hours. Often the cure is to have a coffee, but if you find that the coffee doesn’t work you may just have a ‘regular’ headache. Taking an asprin for a headache is most often the better choice. …and then have the coffee anyway.
Coffee and Your Health
Okay, I’m sure you are always hearing how coffee may be bad for you, and then good for you, and then bad for you again. You may also often hear that coffee is neither good nor bad for you. You’ll have to do constent research to keep up with the information.
Coffee and Cancer
A study written on the WebMD site says that coffee reduces the risk by 25%. The study seems to wander in the ‘there may be some evidence that…’ area. Read more on the WebMD site:
What is the Coffee Party Movement?
This started as an alternative to the Tea Party Movement – a movement which is against the government carelessly spending the taxpayers money.
The Coffee Party has a similar goal, but is not anti-government – it is a movement to attempt to make the government a true voice of the American people. The movement wants to push for positive change in the United States while having a strong political influence. This is a grassroots movement wanting a democratic society in the United States. Coffee Party USA
McDonalds is planning to give many of their current fast food restaurants a makeover. Over the next five years McDonalds plans to redesign thousands of the restaurants in the US to give the interior and exterior a more modern feel. Plans include having plasma TVs and coffeehouse lounge chairs. Their goal is to give the restaurant more of a coffeehouse feel, and less of the ‘cartoon’ look they currently have. This includes less use of the LARGE golden arches and the cartoon-like characters such as Ronald McDonald.
One reason for this …
People are becoming more accustomed to spending less in their daily activities – this includes things like buying coffee at Starbucks. People will either visit less, or spend less when they visit. They also may decide to brew their coffee at home, which is much cheaper than buying it brewed at Starbucks. Shops like this will need less employees, will order less replacement inventory, resulting in manufactures needing to produce less.
People who actually HAVE jobs will be more productive in order to keep their present job. They also will be …
Comparing the cost of home brewing coffee and buying coffee ready made at Starbucks. We compare the cost of using pre-ground coffee.
AT HOME GROUND COFFEE:
Average cost for a 11.5 oz can of ground coffee = $3.00
2 heaping teaspoons to make a single 8oz cup of coffee.
.26 cents per ounce of coffee grounds.
86 heaping teaspoons in an 11.5 oz can.
A 11.5 oz can of coffee will make 43 cups of coffee.
The .10 cent price is a black cup of coffee.
Things to Factor into this Calculation:
How strong you like your coffee
Heard on the news that coffee (or the caffeine in coffee) helps to make a woman more ‘in the mood’. The story stated that mice were injected with caffeine, and the female mice had more desire to ‘procreate’. To get the same amount in a human you would have to drink 10 cups of coffee a day.
The funny guy doing the news story said “Hot tub party at my place tonight, FREE coffee for the ladies”.
Too funny! ….wanna go get some coffee??
Here is what you need:
1. Green coffee beans (unroasted coffee beans)
2. Hot air popcorn popper
3. Well ventilated area
4. Metal pot or metal colander for cooling the beans.
Measure about 1/2 cup of green beans.
Turn on the popcorn popper (point the ‘shoot’ in a sink if indoors).
Dump the beans in the popcorn popper like you would for making popcorn.
Leave on for about 3 minutes.
Remove beans and cool in a metal pot ASAP to prevent further roasting!
Let the beans sit for at least 24 hours to reach peak flavor.
Here is what happens …
This is our list of the most popular coffee drinks you can get in coffee shops.
TOP 10 COFFEE DRINKS
1. Coffee – Just a regular coffee
2. Espresso – ‘condensed’ coffee brewed by forcing water through coffee grinds.
3. Cappuccino – 2 parts espresso, 1part steamed milk, topped with milk froth.
3. Cafe Latte – 1 part espresso, 1 part steamed milk and very little milk froth.
4. Cafe Au Lait – 2 parts espresso, 2 parts hot milk.
5. Cafe Americano – 1 part espresso and 3 parts hot water.
6. Macchiato – 1 part espresso …
March is Caffeine Awareness Month – This is not to be confused with Coffee Awareness Month, but since Coffee is the best way to get your caffeine, you should WEAR THE BEAN. Show Your Support! Kinda like an Autism Awareness Month Ribbon (Puzzle Piece). Isn’t this text hard to read with the throbbing coffee bean on the left?
The HowtoDoThings site says about 90% of Americans consume caffeine everyday. We are betting that the most favorite way is in COFFEE.
Some of the more interesting articles the HowtoDoThings site has are listed …
Macchiato – an espresso with a dollop of milk foam. (often called ‘marked with milk’)
Cafe Americano – two shots of espresso with …