Posts tagged "caffeine"

Today In Terribleness: Teenager’s Tragic Caffeine Overdose Has Me Totally Freaked Out

An autopsy has found that an Ohio teenager who mysteriously collapsed a few weeks ago died of a caffeine overdose. Logan Stiner, an 18-year-old Prom King who was set to graduate a few days later, was found lying on the floor of his family's home on May 27. His brother found him (the stuff of…
By: Claire Hannum / July 2, 2014

New App Can Track Exactly How Caffeinated You Are

Raise your hand if you're a caffeine addict just like I am? (I'm guessing that's about 99 percent of us, right?) If we are ready to be slightly horrified at our behavior, UpCoffee, a new app by the life-tracking wristband folks at Jawbone, explains exactly how much caffeine you consume each day. The…
By: Claire Hannum / March 6, 2014

Science Figured Out The Best Times Of Day To Drink Coffee

Ever wonder why sometimes your morning cup of coffee leaves you totally energized while other days it seems like it does absolutely nothing? I certainly have, and it's driven me crazy. Lucky for us, Steven Miller at Gizmodo researched the science behind your caffeine addiction to find out the prime hours for coffee's effectiveness i…
By: Claire Hannum / November 13, 2013

Dream Or Nightmare: Caffeine Body Spray Is Here

When I arrive at work in the morning, I often make jokes about wanting to mainline more caffeine into my veins. And this is after I've already pounded three cups of java in rapid succession. It's just not enough!! I'm a caffeine junkie. No need for me to ever make that joke again now that…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 22, 2013

Need An Extra Jolt? Pour Yourself A Cup Of Death Wish Coffee!

For most of us, a few (or 10) cups of coffee a day is what it takes to turn us into functioning members of society. But what if your basic coffee isn't cutting it anymore? Pour yourself a cup of Death Wish Coffee, which claims to be the world's strongest coffee, with 200 percent more…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 19, 2013

The Starbucks Trenta: Super-Size My Caffeine Intake!

I'm a Starbucks coffee addict, but even I'm wary of Starbucks' new trenta drink size, serving up a super-sized portion of caffeine. First of all, let's talk about butchering the Italian language, shall we? "Trenta" means 30 in Italian, but the trenta is actually 31 oz. OK, whatever. The trenta is massively…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 18, 2011

“Black Out In A Can” Alcoholic Energy Drink Four Loko Just Got De-Caffeinated

Before it got spanked by the FDA for selling an allegedly unsafe beverage, the makers of alcoholic energy drink Four Loko have opted to remove its caffeine and other stimulants themselves. In a statement on the company website, Phusion Projects said, "We are taking this step after trying — unsuccessfully — to navigate a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 17, 2010

Whif, Don’t Drink, Your Morning Coffee

Remember Le Whif, the chocolate you inhale? Well, the company just introduced a coffee version, because why would you want to sip on the actual stuff? Breathe from your handy (and biodegradable) tube, and you'll take in a dose of tiny particles that not only smells like a cup of joe, but has the…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 16, 2010