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DailyDirt: This Is Your Brain On Caffeine. Any Questions?

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Making the perfect cup of coffee is an experiment that's been studied for decades -- if not for hundreds of years since coffee was first brewed in the 1300s. It's not an exact science yet, but studies on coffee drinking seem to point to it being mostly beneficial. Here are just a few interesting links for coffee lovers out there. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: caffeine, coffee, decaf, decaffeinated coffee, drinks, drugs, food, health, medicine, pregnant


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  1. identicon
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, 30 Aug 2013 @ 7:40pm

    Are Drugs Bad?

    Caffeine is a drug. Ethanol is a drug. Nicotine is a drug. Cannabis is a drug.

    Want a more precise term than “drug”? How about “psychoactive substance”?

    Some people don’t like the thought of imbibing drugs for pleasure. A lot of these same people don’t like to see ethanol and nicotine lumped in with other drugs.

    Also I’ve seen repeated studies try to find something bad about caffeine—even trying to link it with cancer. So far, none of the charges have stuck.

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