Archive for April, 2018

Canadian Girls Offer Starbucks An Environmental Challenge

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Odds are you, like everyone else, has heard of Starbucks. The company is wildly popular in both the United States and Canada where they recently found themselves the subject of two girls with a project to change the world. Mya Chau and Eve Helman, both in grade 6, are two Canadian students who are looking […]

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Reasons Adam Milstein Is Always a Name to Sing In the Jewish Community

Monday, April 30th, 2018

When some people relocate to a different country, they don’t take time to think about the people they left in their homeland. In fact, some people just go and adapt to the new culture they find and forget the customs of their homeland. Others have even denounced their home countries and sought permanent citizenship in […]

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California Coffee Shops Must Post Cancer Warnings On Their Product

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Coffee shops located in California are now required to post warnings that cancer can be caused by coffee. There is no scientific evidence for this but California law feels a specific chemical found in coffee beans justifies the warning. This ruling came from Judge Elihu Berle due to the chemical produced during the process of […]

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Coffee Loses In California Court

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Starbucks is just one of many coffee vendors in the state of California that recently found themselves in court. The outcome wasn’t in favor of the popular caffeinated drink companies either.   A suit, originally filed in 2010, by The Council for Education and Research on Toxics was aimed at Starbucks as well as other […]

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Robert Ivy Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Robert Ivy was appointed as the Executive Vice President as well as the CEO of AIA which stands for The American Institute of Architects. Ivy was given that CEO position in 2011. He holds a thesis in the field of Architecture. He did this thesis at Tulane University. He also has a Bachelor of Arts […]

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Lose Weight Drinking Coffee

Friday, April 27th, 2018

With the recent court decision in California likely causing warning labels to soon be added to products of West Coast coffee chains, it is important to look at the other side of coffee drinking, the positive effects. While this discussion has been going on for decades, and the likelihood of a consensus being reached on […]

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Cancer From Coffee?

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Everyone loves their coffee in the morning. Whether it’s made from home or bought from a coffee shop. It definitely gets our day going but do we know what chemicals are being processed and consumed? Acrylamide is a chemical produced when roasting the coffee beans. The OEHHA has it listed as a cancer causing chemical […]

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Starbuck Institutes Two Year Study Using Blockchain Technology

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Starbucks has devised a pilot program that uses blockchain technology to track the coffee growers supply chain. Blockchain technology is digital database of information that records financial information, sales figures, distribution figures and more. It is a public database of information about Starbucks coffee growers that eventually consumers will access. This pilot program will use […]

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Battery Operated Coffee Makers Are Now a Thing

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Most coffee drinkers will stop at nothing to get their next cup of joe. Can we really blame them, though? That’s why restaurants, homes, workplaces, the bank, the library, and literally everywhere else is equipped with coffee makers. Civilization just basically revolves around coffee and its beautiful ability to keep people awake at all times. […]

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More Americans Drinking Coffee

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Some people can’t seem to get through the morning without a cup of coffee. Almost everywhere you go in a city you see a coffee shop catering to the coffee drinking desire of Americans. A new study conducted by the National Coffee Association shows that Americans are drinking more coffee than ever, and they are […]

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