Who Wants Coffee Blended With Butter?

A mug of fatty Joe.

One recent fad that didn’t become a trend is “bulletproof coffee,” a creation of a Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur. It’s not hard to see why.

The recipe—a riff on the yak butter tea—calls for hot coffee, grass-fed butter, and oil, all of which are mixed in a blender until it looks like a foamy latte.



With Wine, Age Matters. With Wine Glasses, Size Matters.

Folks in the Georgian, Edwardian, and Victorian eras would’ve swigged more tipple than modern Britons. Still, they’re likely to have drunk far less wine than the 21st century drinkers. Does this present a contradiction?

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have found that the size of stemware has ballooned nearly seven-fold over the past 300 years. They’ve swelled from an average volume of 66 milliliters in the early 1700s to 449 milliliters today—a change that’s making more people run to cardiologists.

h/t: BMJ