Month: September 2017

New Report Says Shade-Grown Must Go Mainstream for Coffee’s Future

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2xPSsIN Requiring huge volumes of coffee from Latin America to keep their roasteries and cafés profitable, the world’s largest coffee companies have a financial imperative to make the sector sustainable. Meanwhile, increased demand…

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ISA Junior Champs – Concluding Thoughts

It has been a tough stint over in Japan for the SA Team at the ISA World Junior Surfing Championships. Their blades proven blunt in comparison to the Samurai swords of other nations. A blood bath. All South Africans knocked out before finals day. Adin Masencamp was the last to go, surfing his way through […]

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Cape Town – City of the Gods

Dale Staples has been flying his drone all round the City of the Gods acquiring beautiful touristy footage of mountains, white sand beaches etc… After which, he makes his way down to the beach, to that (very very) secret break in Cape Town, with his GoPro, and proceeds to get seriously shacked. He then composes […]

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Global Coffee Platform Broadly Outlines Farmer Income Potential in 11 Producing Countries

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2fTcWXd A newly released study from the multi-stakeholder Global Coffee Platform provides a broad outline for improving farmer incomes throughout the global coffee sector  through yield improvements, quality improvements, training, and empowering…

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The Future Looks Bright for the Lume Portable Grinder/Flashlight

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2wYo4Ng Coffee-loving hikers and campers are apt to regard any compact, lightweight and effective improvement to their backwoods brewing game as a generally bright idea. As if to shed literal additional light…

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4 Waves With Joshe Faulkner

Wesley Lewis is one of those filmers that manages to take something that’s straight up mediocre and turn into something appreciable. The music. The slow motion. Joshe’s backhand windscreen wipers. It all comes together so nice. Like an average photo through a great Instagram filter. Straight up tasteful. Cover image: Kody McGregor   from Zigzag […]

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The Extraction Escapes a Torrent of Feelings

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2fRVkLs The Financial Times has published an insightful series on coffee and sustainability, although that “must” is qualified by the FT’s paywall. For those of you who are subscribers, or who know…

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Austin’s Houndstooth Readies Big Dallas Opening in Tiny Houses

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2hxg0fg Throughout its first seven years in business, Texas-based Houndstooth Coffee has maintained the slogan “the pattern of coffee and people.” On a map, that pattern has moved up and down I-35…

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6 Roasters, 6 Questions: What is the ‘Art’ in Roasting?

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2y9Yk0g Only a few times each year will scores of talented specialty coffee roasters gather in a single room on U.S. soil. Among those opportunities, the Golden Bean North America roasters…

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Inside the CDC’s Sprawling Report on Exposure and Respiratory Health Inside a Roastery

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2xF58S7 U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released the most comprehensive report to date on chemical exposures and respiratory health in a coffee roastery environment. Led by the CDC’s National Institutes of…

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Shannon Ainslie (almost) Attacked by Orcas

So Monday night I happened to be scrolling through my Facebook news feed, as one does before hitting the hay, and I stumbled across a poor gentlemen who was almost attacked by Killer Whales while surfing a contest in Norway. Believable? Nah. The source, questionable at best. Plus there’s been no recorded Orca attacks on […]

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Action against poverty Mandela Day 2017 – A huge success

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Jordy Smith – Beyond The Tour

Isn’t it about time Jords brought out a series documenting his traversing of the globe!? We think so. It’s like the good old days, like back in the 90’s, when surf movies followed surfers on the tour. In this episode of ‘Beyond the Tour’ the Big Man, Jords take us to his home away from […]

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KCMO’s Messenger Coffee Spreading the Word with New Four-Story Roastery Cafe

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2k35Yng In Kansas City, Mo., Messenger Coffee is soon to achieve a sort of vertical integration — not in the industrial economic sense, but physically, with a four-story roastery café built out in…

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SCA and World Coffee Research Partner for International Coffee Day Campaign

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2xJkkOB While innumerable coffee companies big and small are spending the upcoming U.S. National Coffee Day (Friday, Sept.29) or International Coffee Day (Sunday, Oct. 1) serving up free coffee to promote their brands,…

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It Seems That Russia Also Has A Serious Cannibal Problem

via 2oceansvibe.com http://ift.tt/2hvypsN We might have seen our fair share of cannibal action in South Africa, but over the past 18 years, Russia’s Dmitry Baksheev and his wife have eaten at least 30 people. Yup. The pair confessed to police after their macabre eating habits were discovered when construction workers found a mobile phone. Looking through the phone’s images in an […]

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Ever Wanted To See The Northern Lights? Check Them Out From The Space Station [Video]

via 2oceansvibe.com http://ift.tt/2y4TeCD Being an astronaut brings with it some pretty decent street cred, and it must take a while to get tired of the view from up top. I would say astronauts have a pretty good sense of the earth’s shape, unlike certain rappers, but let’s focus on natural beauty rather than natural stupidity. […]

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Twiggy and a Monstrous Sunset Barrel

Twiggy has more faith that his rail will hold through sketchy bottom turns on monstrous waves than most people have in the belief of Isaac Newton’s law of universal gravitation. Nobody’s falling from the skies today! This wave has been entered into the Striped Horse Challenge. And the prizes are so good, they’ll make you weep with […]

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These Hikers Were So Stoned They Had To Call The Police To Rescue Them

via 2oceansvibe.com http://ift.tt/2yqbLFo Smoking a joint while hiking the ranges across the Cape Peninsula is not all that uncommon – although most of us don’t get paranoid enough to call the Mountain Club of South Africa to rescue us. But when four men became “incapable of walking due to cannabis use” and called the local police at […]

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Not Ideal – Hidden Penis Pic Gets Maya The Bee Banned From Netflix [Video]

via 2oceansvibe.com http://ift.tt/2xu7TGQ Parents have a right to be concerned about hidden pictures of genitals in the TV shows their children watch, but is this mother being a little over the top? It would appear not, because Netflix has actually pulled the episode of popular children’s show Maya The Bee. Season one, episode 35 in […]

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