Date Seed Coffee - The Healthy Caffeine Free Coffee Alternative — History

Medicinal uses of Date Palm by the Ancients

Medicinal uses of Date Palm by the Ancients Date palm fruit, their roots, juice and date seeds were used by the Ancients in many medicinal remedies. Thankfully, all one has to do these days is just swallow a pill or two.   Recently we came across of some medicinal uses of the date palm by the ancients. The following is a short list: 1. Got a swelling of any limb? Use: Fresh dates, date kernels, dry myrrh, and wax were combined to a paste and bandage for four days. Hmmm "better look out"!!! 2. Does your child cough?  Use: Dried crushed date...


Water - A Taste of Water

“Water is sometimes sharp and sometimes strong, sometimes acid and sometimes bitter, sometimes sweet and sometimes thick or thin, sometimes it is seen bringing hurt or pestilence, sometimes health giving, sometimes poisonous. It suffers change into as many natures as are the different places through which it passes.” – Leonardo Da Vinci It seems that Leonardo Da Vinci never really cared to be an inventor or an artist. His childhood dream was to be a Water Sommelier. Who can blame him? Now, if you think that a water sommelier is some sort of a Brita / Barista joke, I can...


Some Thoughts on Tomatoes, Heinz, Coffee, Tea and Date Coffee

Whether you like your tomato raw like a fruit, in sauces, salsas, salads, processed into ketchup or tomato soup. Or you simply like to have a Bloody Mary (usually on a flight).Which reminds me of a question I always had "Why do we tend to choose to drink tomato juice on flights more than on any firm ground?" (I found the answer to that truly intriguing)Anyhow, with more than 7500 tomato varieties grown around the world, there is a tomato for every person and personality.  Talking about "varieties", and the numbers 7, 5, 0, 0 did you ever wonder what...


Date Seed Diet - Introduction

“If they do no other good they do at least this, that they prepare their patients early for death, undermining little by little and cutting off their enjoyment of life.” Michael de Montaigne, 1595 Michel de Montaigne, one of Descartes's immediate philosophical predecessors, was skeptical about the promises of philosophical and medical expertise. His library was stuffed with medical texts that pledged to cure disease and to extend life if only you would submit to the dietetic and therapeutic disciplines of medical expertise. Give up wine; give up meat; avoid chills; sleep only on your right side; take rhubarb pills...


Coffee & Web Cam

Ido Zimet

Tags All-Nighter, Coffee, Coffee Facts, Did You Know?, History

Did You Know? The Trojan Room Coffee Pot The world’s first webcam was created to keep tabs on a pot of coffee. Namely, the pot of coffee in the “Trojan room” computer lab at the University of Cambridge. The webcam was created to help people working in other parts of the building avoid pointless trips to the coffee pot by providing, on the user's desktop computer, a live 128×128 grey scale picture of the state of the coffee pot. A few years after its internal debut, the pot achieved international celebrity when its images were made accessible via the internet. The Trojan...