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Vancouver Coffee: Starbucks, and some other coffee shops, have a specific policy of giving away their used coffee grounds to gardeners. While they tend to be only slightly acidic, they also tend to improve the acidity of garden soil through the same chemical processes which cause sawdust to do the same thing. (via Cosmos)
Pack The Cat: Would you like to try a crappy cup of coffee? No really, that’s not a criticism of coffee but a debait I’m having with myself. You can now order coffee beens off the internet that have been excreted out of a rare Indonesian monkey. It’s called “Kopi Luwak” and it’s around $75 for a quarter pound. The monkeys roam around the coffee trees eating the red cherries, they only digest the skins and excrete nearly whole beans. Peole who have tryed this coffee say that the animal’s digestive track add to the flavor of the coffee. I’ve read that best if you take it to your local coffee brewster and ask them to make an esspresso out of it. (Esspresso is unfiltered vs regualr filtered coffee, more coffee oil and more flavor.) You can order a sample box for $20 (+ sh) for a sample box. Anyone think I should try it? (via Cosmos)
The Daily Nugget - News Sprinkled with Sarcastic Commentary: website is "from cat to cup." That's because the Luwak, a marsupial that looks like a cat in the islands of Indonesia, climbs trees, eats the ripest coffee beans and shits them out in nice fermented clumps (pictured here). Local villagers go out and collect the droppings and sell them around the world for as much as $75 per pound. (via Cosmos)
AnimalCameras.com - Live Animal Web Cameras From Around The World!: See whales, seals, seagulls and other ocean life at Race Rocks in Canada. There are six animal web cams to choose from, one being a remote control 360 degree web cam so you can zoom in and pan to look for animals. One camera focuses in on a seagull nest. (via Cosmos)
[The FÃÃLs Progress] Weekend Jam: Not because its ‘executive class’, but I’m impressed by the computerised man-machine interface on the dashboard. There’s a camera mounted at the blind side and there’s sensors and a guidance system to assist the driver in parking and negotiating tight spots.
[Silent Wolf's Abode] Shucks I am back here. Sianz. Trying to sleep... : Silent Wolf's Abode Tuesday, November 02, 2004 Can't believe it. After studying one chapter of Accounting, here I am at Mel's, watching Champions' League.
[Asiapundit.com] AsiaPundit » Blog Archive » Kinabalus ”Extra Special Coffee: We then took a sample and sent it to our laboratory for testing and we found it contains ViagraÃhat’s why it was called Kopi Kuat (strong coffee)’,” he said.
[Crema-crema.blogspot.com] My life without caffeine?: The study, which followed 128,000 men and women for as long as 20 years, showed that drinking filtered coffee - not espresso or French-style brews - did not raise the risk of heart disease. Heavy coffee drinkers did tend to smoke and drink alcohol more often and those two factors clearly did raise heart risk, the researchers reported in the journal Circulation.
Posted at June 23, 2006 12:55 AM
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