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Written by Danny Lehr, @danny_Lehr CEO Caffeine and Kilos Have you ever been to the CrossFit Games?  The first time I attended as a spectator was 2008, the second year they were held.  The venue was Dave Castro’s family ranch in the hills outside santa cruz, CA. The athletes were there to have a good time, which sometimes involved a few beers between events.  And, speaking of beer, they were selling domestic cans for $2. 10 years later, a few things have changed. 2008 CrossFit Games The athletes competing no longer ‘just sign up’ online.  There is an arduous process...

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When I was a kid I would compare scars with my buddies. “Got this one when…” It was a posturing thing, a way of showing others that you were mixing it up with life. It’s part of being a kid – well, it used to be – but at some point, the fragility of life becomes more evident and wisdom prevails. Sometimes, I hate it. It’s Monday morning and in a few hours I’ll be teaching high school English. Students will ask me how my weekend was and I’ll be pissed because over the weekend I created a scar of...

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“You wanna get some coffee?” has become a ubiquitous question that is just the right temperature. There's nothing wrong with grabbing some coffee on the go or meeting up with friends but whats better home brew or store bought? It's all perspective but Jeff Lund breaks down price to decide what is really worth it. 

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First off, why does hot coffee taste better? I’ll drink coffee that’s been in a mug for a few hours, but prefer the hot stuff. Jeff Lund provides 3 reasons for drinking it extra hot, all of which are perfectly reasonable.... Read more to find out what they are.

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Author Jeff Lund had previously heard that adding coffee grounds to the soil around roses can stimulate growth as long as it’s not overdone. But is it the grounds specifically, or simply the addition of “organic matter” to the soil? And besides soil, how else can you recycle coffee rounds? Read more to find out. 

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