Caffeinated at 30,000 Feet: Is It Possible to Make Your Own Coffee on an Airplane?


My philosophy toward airline coffee has always been, “Take what you can get and make the best of it.” Certainly the flight attendant would prefer I sit down, shut up and accept her meager brew. But it hit me– why can’t I make my own on the plane? Is it even possible? We set out to find the answer. Caffeinated at 30,000 Feet: Mile High Brewing Setups The constraints of a typical economy cabin don’t leave many options open. High-flying brewers

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Mission Possible: How to Save a Laptop from a Coffee Spill


Your mission: Save your laptop from a coffee spill disaster. Saving your electronic devices in the event of an unfortunate baptism by coffee can be a “Mission “Possible” – with a little luck and some lightening-fast reflexes. The basic parameters of the situation: Liquids can cause short-circuits. Short circuits damage electronic components. Your odds of successfully recovering from a spill depend the amount of liquid that was spilled, how corrosive and conductive the liquid is and how you react

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The Top 10 Coffee Makers: Unplugged


We have been in a list making mode recently at CoffeeKrave. To continue the trend, we present out Top Ten Coffee Makers. From the Espro Press to the Cona Vacuum Brewer . . . here are our takes on the top gear to grace your countertops. Authors Note: When Daniel, Editor and Chief here at CoffeeKrave, assigned me this article, I broke out in a cold sweat. Any “top ten” list is going to be subjective by nature, but

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Monthly Coffee Subscription Programs: Our Picks


With the majority of our daily communications happening online, it can get a little lonely in your mailbox. If there is room in your budget, consider signing up for a coffee subscription. It’s the best cure we know for coffee lovers who are channeling their inner Charlie Brown while peering into an empty mailbox. It’s also the best way to sample small batch beans from the top indie cult roasters. A few of our favorite subscription options: 1. Tonx

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Making Yourself More Beautiful with Coffee


We’ve talked before about the health benefits of coffee. Today we thought we would wander out of the kitchen and over to the spa to talk about the beauty benefits of coffee. Considering how many seriously expensive beauty products make good use of the beneficial effects of caffeine, we are recommending a more budget-friendly, DIY approach to making yourself more beautiful with coffee. Coffee Exfoliating Scrubs Ground coffee is one of the finest exfoliants we know. It’s right up

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Do Coffee Shops Make You More Creative?


Does the ambiance of a coffee-shop put you in a creative mood? If so, you are experiencing the positive benefits of ambient noise induced processing disfluency. (I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to drop that phrase into dinner party conversation . . . ) Researchers hypothesize that being moderately distracted pushes you to a higher construct level, resulting in more abstract and creative thinking. Low levels of noise don’t create the same effect, and with higher

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Tassimo vs Keurig

Tassimo Coffee Maker

Tassimo Vs. Keurig: Top Sellers   Keurig B50 Elite This larger Keurig single serve coffee maker is perfect for a family of four.  Buy |   Tassimo Single Serve Coffee Maker This single-server maker uses T-discs with bar codes to make a perfect cup of coffee each time. Buy | Many people are looking for a single-serve coffeemaker, but there are so many options out there that it can sometimes get overwhelming. Two of the

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe: Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Home

Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Cooler temperatures means that Fall is just around the corner and similar to how coffee ice cream got you through the summer, the quintessential drink to get you prepared for windy weather is a hot pumpkin spice latte. Although we would love this delicious treat every day, we can’t always go out to buy it – partially because it would be too expensive, but also because sometimes we just don’t want to bundle up and go outside in the

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Top 5 Coffee Gifts

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  We have some friends and family who adore coffee, and others who don’t care for it. If you’re a huge fan of coffee, the best gift you can give someone is the same passion. Here’s a list of the top 5 coffee gifts you can give to someone on any occasion.   1. Breville Smart Grinder The Breville Smart Grinder takes all the guesswork out of grinding. This quiet auto grinder boasts a whopping 25 grind settings covering

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