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Careful with Coffee: Work, Worth, and Stimulants in the Holiday Season

Careful with Coffee: Work, Worth, and Stimulants in the Holiday Season

  It’s that time of year when people start asking me about stimulants. They usually mean something to help them get their work done and let them still have enough energy for a party. I used to walk folks through information on time management and sleep hygiene, point out ways to use caffeine without letting […]

Book Review:  Caffeinated, An Exploration of America’s Favorite Drug

Book Review: Caffeinated, An Exploration of America’s Favorite Drug

Caffeinated by coffee enthusiast and author Murray Carpenter is a fascinating account of how America’s most popular drug goes unaccounted for in our daily lives.  A sixteenth of a teaspoon of powdered caffeine is a standard dose, while a tablespoon is lethal.  For production of commercial energy shots, sketchy manufacturing facilities in China regularly and […]