Showing posts from October, 2021

Coffee Tea?! My Coffee Secret

NCDT (National Coffee Data Trends) have reported that as much as 67% of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis.  That amount increases to 75% when determining the amount of adults who drink coffee on a weekly basis.  One lesser know fact is that the global coffee market is expected to reach 182 billion by the year 2030.  What is it about that little dark bean, available in so many varieties, that cause people to be unable to go about their daily lives without it?  It must be the flavor as some people swear by coffees made in various countries.  If it's not Columbian or Jamaican coffee, some will not even touch the mug.  Then there are the coffee chain fan clubs who must have their daily Starbucks or Tim Horton's signature espresso in the morning.  Let's be real, the taste of coffee isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when dark.  Quite possibly, it may be the alertness that coffee provides after consumption which have some people hooked.   The alertness and

Mosaic Foods Review...Better than Daily Harvest?

I learned about Mosaic Foods via a Google Ad 🤷🏾‍♀️..  Mosaic Foods is a plant based meal delivery program which is based here in Brooklyn, NY.  Mosaic was founded by two longtime friends who are on a simple mission: To Put Good Food on Every Table.  The meals truly are made of simply, easily pronounced ingredients from fruits, vegetables and grains.  Mosaic customers have the option to receive weekly, bi-weekly or monthly deliveries of plant based meals.  Customers can select from approximately 40 selections: oat bowls, veggie bowls and soups. Aside from the basic plant based meals, they have a Mosaic+ category. Meals in this category are prepared by gourmet chefs who create recipes influenced by their culinary expertise. I received a box of nine meals.  The entrees that I chose were: Mac N Green s (Mosaic +) Veggie Sausage & Gouda Oats Curried Lentil Soup Mushroom & Truffle Risotto Jerk Lentil & Plantain bowl  The stand out entrees in my opinion were the Mac N Greens and

Android Sophia Wants to Help the Environment

Sophia is a top selling artist, science lecturer and personality.  She creates NFT (non-fungible token) artwork and was recently featured in a Sotheby’s art auction.  The piece entitled, “Sophia Instantiation” sold for 700k.  The piece included a painted self portrait of Sophia and a 12 second mp4 showing how the art work evolved.  The artwork was a collaboration between artist, Andrea Bonaceto and Sophia. The intention of the collaboration was to “explore the possibility for humans and robots to collaborate not only on operational tasks but also on creative efforts.”   I’m sure we’re all wondering how robot Sophia spent her share of the moolah?  It seems these days that Sophia is worried less about money and more focused on her talents and helping the environment.     Sophia was created by Hong Kong based robotics tech company, Hanson Robotics.  Sophia is run using advanced AI (artificial intelligence) technology and allows humans to increase their knowledge through special sensors an

Coach (Re) Loved Campaign

To increase efforts to improve sustainability Coach initiated a campaign which enables customers to recycle their old bags. Coach is an all American luxury design house which was established in New York and they've been creating much loved leather goods for decades.  Customers are given credit towards a new bag when they turn in their old bags. The design house then reimagines or restores the bag to like new condition.  Coach has four different methods for giving their old bags a new life: 1. Coach Upcrafted:  When Coach customers trade their old bag, coach re-designs the bag and may add elements to it in order to make it look like a completely different bag. 2. Coach Restored: Coach will restore older bags to their original condition 3. Coach Vintage:  Coach will restore vintage bags to their original condition 4. Coach Remade: Coach uses the materials from pre-loved handbags to construct and create a new handbag or leather good. If you visit the Coach upcrafted section of the web