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The next wave of fitness trackers will do a lot more than count your steps, mold raw data, and present it all for you in a pretty chart for you to glance at and forget about. If Jawbone Up is any indication, these wearables will use the subtle power of suggestion to help us live healthier lives, too.

Today, Jawbone is rolling out a new, slightly tongue-in-cheek but sleek app to help manage our caffeine intake. It is called Up Coffee.

Its premise is simple enough: You log your coffee, tea, and energy drink consumption in the app, which will tell you where you fall on a spectrum from “Wired” to “Sleep Ready.” If you have a fitness band, it will make correlations, and tell you when it might be wise to stop your intake if you’re hoping to sleep at a reasonable hour that night. “After tracking both caffeine intake and sleep for 10 days, Up Coffee can tell you things like the amount of sleep you lose on average for every 100mg of caffeine you ingest,” the company says.

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A Coffee Maker That Looks Like It Comes From A Chemistry Lab


Perhaps it’s the late nights at the lab, or just the fact that the ubiquitous glassware is so well suited for double duty brewing up a cup of joe, but chemistry and coffee have always seemed to go hand in hand. The Café Balāo is a coffee machine that even Mendeleev (or Gale Boetticher) could have loved: a siphon-like coffeemaker that borrows its design cues not from Nespresso, but from the equipment of a science-age chemistry lab.

A Coffee Maker That Looks Like It Comes From A Chemistry Lab

Perhaps it’s the late nights at the lab, or just the fact that the ubiquitous glassware is so well suited for double duty brewing up a cup of joe, but chemistry and coffee have always seemed to go hand in hand. The Café Balāo is a coffee machine that even Mendeleev (or Gale Boetticher) could have loved: a siphon-like coffeemaker that borrows its design cues not from Nespresso, but from the equipment of a science-age chemistry lab.

Hopefully you are enjoying your weekend and not dreading the arrival of another Monday. Here are a few tips that may make your week pleasant and productive.

Feeling a little stuck, need a boost in creativity? 
Leave your office and head to the nearest coffee shop.
No worries if you really can’t leave your desk.
You can stream these creativity-boosting coffee shop sounds.
Having trouble remembering why your work matters?
Here are some tips for finding meaning in your work.

Another way to make your work more meaningful is to…
Stay highly engaged- which will also improve the quality of your product.
Starting a new job or just want to establish yourself at your work place?
Here are three ways to be an ideal co-worker.
Do you hit productivity walls? (Are you human?) 
We do too. So we asked Fast Co. readers for their advice on staying productive throughout the day.

Have a great week y’all!

Hopefully you are enjoying your weekend and not dreading the arrival of another Monday. Here are a few tips that may make your week pleasant and productive.

Feeling a little stuck, need a boost in creativity? 

No worries if you really can’t leave your desk.

Having trouble remembering why your work matters?

Another way to make your work more meaningful is to…

Starting a new job or just want to establish yourself at your work place?

Do you hit productivity walls? (Are you human?) 

Have a great week y’all!