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What makes a perfect pot of joe? Is Fair Trade really fair? "God in a Cup" author Michaele Weissman talks about the history, and our continuing love affair, with that divine drink -- coffee.By Monica Bhidefor Salon.com Jun. 30, 2008 | Journalist Michaele Weissman says she had her first real cup of coffee in 2005; everything before that was "hot water and Ritalin." The revelation came in the form of a double-shot 12-ounce cappuccino with whole milk made with specialty coffee purveyor Counter Culture's Toscano espresso blend. It was a concoction she remembers as tasting "as luxurious as cashmere, bringing mouth...

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Coffee 'reduces the risk of skin cancer'

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Coffee 'reduces the risk of skin cancer'

By Nic Fleming Science CorrespondentTelegraph.co.uk 12:01am GMT 09/11/2007Drinking coffee can cut the risk of skin cancer by more than a third, scientists say.Woman drinking a cappucino. Coffee 'reduces the risk of skin cancer'A good healthy dose: scientists believe caffeine could stop skin cancers spreadingResearchers found that people who drank more than six cups of caffeinated coffee a day reduced their chances of developing the most common form of skin cancer by 35 per cent, while those who drank two or three cups were 12 per cent less likely to have the disease.Scientists believe caffeine could stop skin cancers spreading by stopping...

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photography by C. Drewing

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photography by C. Drewing

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tasting art

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tasting art

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