In August of last year, we wrote about Caffeine, the codename for Google’s latest iteration of its search product. The idea behind it was simple yet encompassing: to “push the envelope on size, indexing speed, accuracy, comprehensiveness and other dimensions.” Back in December, it looked just about ready, but never came. Today, it’s finally ready to roll.
If you find that the arduous task of keeping yourself sufficiently caffeinated all day long has gotten to be too much for you to handle, help is in sight. ThinkGeek is now selling “Time Release Caffeine Capsules” — each of which slowly dole out 200 milligrams of caffeine over the course of an eight hour day. → Read More
While Pixy Stix may have gotten you all hopped up as a child, you’ll need something a bit stronger in your adult years. Enter Nixie Tubes — basically grown-up Pixy Stix laced with 100mg of caffeine. → Read More
Might want to find something other than Red Bull or Cocaine for those up-all-night coding sessions, fellers. It seems they may not be too healthy for you, and they may encourage “risky” behavior. Oh my! The Journal of American College Health recently published a study that shows a strong link between the consumption of energy drinks—Red Bull, Amp, Monster, Cocaine, etc.—and… → Read More
Man oh man, do I miss Snickers. When I worked in an office, I used to eat one (and only one) each day. Yum. Now that there’s going to be a Snickers bar infused with caffeine, taurine, and B vitamins, I’m going to have to seriously reconsider starting up my Costco membership again. → Read More
I never thought I’d see the day that I stopped throwing down $2 (minimum) for a strong cup of coffee at the local coffee shop. Now, I throw down $8 for an entire bag of beans and have my coffee waiting for me in the morning-time. Here’s what’s great about this machine. You put the beans in the built-in grinder, it grinds them into a fine powder, and makes the coffee. That’s… → Read More