Coffee Now Served In Actual Cups on Space Station

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We all know how essential that morning cup of coffee is. Spacelings on the International Space Station, however, have to enjoy it differently.

Because coffee and other fluids go everywhere in microgravity, typically they sip their morning Joe in a contained container, using a straw. That could finally change after successful preliminary tests of six cups in microgravity that are apparently so stable with their liquids that you can even toss them a short distance. It’s part of a long-standing experiment that dates back to at least 2008, when NASA astronaut Don Pettit demonstrated drinking coffee from a cup in space — a cup that he co-invented.

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Cats AND Coffee? Time to move!

I have found the mother ship.

Whaaaat? Did you say cats AND coffee?!!! Apparently I need to move to Seattle now.  Kinda stinks, because personally I’m Panthers fan, but what can you do?

SEATTLE — Want to hang out with furry feline friends? Seattle’s first cat café is set to open later this month in the Wallingford neighborhood.
The three University of Washington students who created Seattle Meowtropolitan say they wanted to create a café and community hangout for people and cats.
Their motivation was to serve people who love cats and while helping save animals.

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Caffeine-free coffee shop is sign of the apocalypse

There’s a time and a place for decaf: never and in the trash….
A new downtown coffee shop has caused New Yorkers to hit the boiling point, with some calling it the “first sign of the cultural apocalypse.”
What’s got everyone steaming? A caffeine-free pop-up cafe in Soho from British Columbia-based Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Co.

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Police Use Cat To Coax Car Theft Suspect Down From San Francisco Building Ledge

Cat BeggingIt would work for me! 🙂

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Police lured a suspect who ran from a CHP traffic stop and threatened to jump from a building in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood down from a ledge with a little help from a feline….His family brought his cat to the scene, which reportedly helped to calm the man down.

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Some Cats Actually Work For A Living. Here Are 50 Of Them

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No kitten, this book features 50 cats with actual, real-life jobs.

A new book proves that cats can be anything at all when they grow up: surgical assistants, exercise partners, circus performers, newscasters, therapy pets, security guards, ministers, mayors — the list goes on and weirdly, wonderfully on.

Personal Trainer Cat: Bad the cat helped fitness buff Stephanie Jackson develop Catflexing.

Personal Trainer Cat

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