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The Life & Death of an Espresso Shot in Super Slow Motion

Some YouTuber posted online a pretty nice clip of an espresso shot being pulled from a La Marzocco FB80 espresso machine at 120 frames per second. They recommend muting the sound, then putting on your own music. I gave it a quick shot with the famous soundtrack for Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. And I’ll be damned, it syncs up pretty well. Have a better soundtrack to recommend? Feel free to let us know in the comments section below. Would you like to support the mission of...
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An Espresso Maker Made in Le Corbusier’s Brutalist Architectural Style: Raw Concrete on the Outside, High-End Parts on the Inside

From the 1950s through the 1970s, Brutalist architecture flourished in North America and Europe (both West and East) and many countries beyond. Made out of raw concrete, Brutalist buildings--usually municipal buildings, campuses, and housing projects--have an almost unfinished look to them. The first and most famous example of this architectural style is the Unité d'habitation, the housing complex built by Le Corbusier in Marseille between 1947 and 1952. Though Brutalism has since fallen out of...
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Coffee and Provocation

Renato Bialetti, No Filter Renato Bialetti, who brought the Moka coffee maker to the world, has died at the age of 93, and his ashes have been entombed in a large Moka coffee maker. Roadkill Science At Virginia Tech, they're learning from the dead things found next to the white lines on the road.  The Breaking Point of Trees It turns out there is a critical wind speed, of around 90 mph, at which almost all tree trunks break – regardless their size or species. Let's Kill a Hell of a Lot of Koal...
Tags: UK, Chile, Moka, PBurns, Renato Bialetti, Roadkill Science At Virginia Tech

Coffee Entrepreneur Renato Bialetti Gets Buried in the Espresso Maker He Made Famous

Love your coffee? Renato Bialetti invented and was buried in the Moka coffee maker — (@TreeHugger) February 22, 2016 At OC HQ you will find two Bialetti espresso makers on the stove–one small, the other large–and together they power us through the day. Invented by Alfonso Bialetti in 1933, the octagonal, Art Deco-designed coffee maker eventually became a staple in Italian homes (90% of them), thanks to his son Renato, who die...
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Renato Bialetti, who brought the Moka coffee maker to the world, dies at 93

These coffee makers last forever, which is one reason he had himself interred in it.
Tags: Design, Moka, Renato Bialetti

Your funeral: thinking outside the box one last time | Rosie Inman

We’re lucky in Britain not to face the kind of restrictions over death ceremonies in place elsewhere, so it’s useful to know what some of the options are – to come up with your ownIt was good to see the Italian family of coffee impresario Renato Bialetti housing his ashes in a totally appropriate coffee pot urn last week. The freedom to be creative and to add personal touches to funerals is something that the British are getting really good at too. In fact, our ability to organise alternative fu...
Tags: Life and style, UK News, Britain, Death and dying, David Bowie, Lemmy, Renato Bialetti, Rosie Inman

Italy Says Goodbye To Renato Moka, The Man Behind Its Iconic Coffee Hardware

The Bialetti Moka Express revolutionized home coffee preparation worldwide. After the death of the company's executive, Renato Bialetti, last week, here's a history of the iconic appliance.
Tags: Italy, Renato Bialetti, Renato Moka, Bialetti Moka Express

Italian Industrialist Passes Away, Has His Ashes Interred in His Company's Most Famous Design

You undoubtedly recognize this object: However, unless you got an "A" in History of Industrial Design 101, you may not know the story behind it. Here it is.If you wanted an espresso in early-20th-Century Italy, you put your hat on and tramped down to your local coffee bar. They had these fancy, expensive steam-driven machines that created the pressure required to make the delicious black stuff. Working-class people never had espresso in their own kitchens because there was no way to make one....
Tags: Food, Abc, New York Times, Italy, Mussolini, Eureka, Designer Profiles, Bialetti, Moma, Object Culture, Quartz, Renato, Alfonso, Renato Bialetti, Alfonso Bialetti, William Lidwell

Coffee Legend’s Ashes Kept in Replica of Espresso Maker

Renato Bialetti is credited for making the Moka Pot famous worldwide
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Moka Pot Replica Holds Ashes Of Italy's Coffee King

Seventy years ago, Renato Bialetti took the little 8-sided espresso pot his father invented and turned it into a worldwide hit. The Moka pot bears his image, a small Italian man with a big mustache.
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Coffee Tycoon's Ashes Interred In The Iconic Pot He Made Famous

In life as in death, it was all about the coffee for Renato Bialetti. When the 93-year-old Italian entrepreneur who brought the stove-top Moka coffee maker to the masses died on Feb. 11, his family decided there was only one way for him to be buried. They placed his ashes inside one of his iconic, octagonal aluminum pots. Bialetti's remains were blessed by a priest in his hometown of  Casale Corte Cerro, 60 miles northwest of Milan, on Tuesday before being interred in the family tomb in nea...
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