Web History: The Coffee Potty

I appear to be falling into a habit of writing a not so serious posting for the weekend and so in keeping with that tradition, let’s start by taking a small ramble over the history of the very first live webcam. The Trojan Room Coffee Pot The world’s very first live […]

Is Coffee good or bad for you and does it cause cancer?

Did you know that coffee was part of the Group 2b list of foods that are “carcinogenic to humans”? (Group 2b meant that officially it “possibly” caused cancer). Well if you did, and still drank it, then you can now rest a tad easier. This is because WHO have now removed it […]

The International day of Coffee

In honour of the International day of coffee, I bring this humble offering to the roasted bean alter … OK, I confess, I’m a few days late, International Coffee day was actually 29th September. Is the 29th Sept really “International Coffee day”, or am I making it up? No, it […]

Coffee – lowers your risk of death

Now here is some great news (for me), older adults who drank coffee — caffeinated or decaffeinated — had a lower risk of death overall than others who did not drink coffee. This all comes from a study by researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and that it turn is part […]

Why does Coffee Protect Against Diabetes?

About six months ago new evidence came to light that drinking coffee may help prevent diabetes (you can read about that here). Past studies had suggested that regular coffee drinking may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, it was not new then, so to verify they fed either water […]