A local’s guide to Istanbul’s new cool neighbourhood

In once sleepy Kadıköy-Moda, new nightlife and culture hotspots happily coexist with the district’s established restaurants and cafes

Until recently, the neighbourhood of Kadıköy-Moda, on the Asian side of Istanbul at the southern end of the Bosphorus, was an unremarkable, mostly residential place that barely registered on the city’s cultural map. Over the past few years, however, it has become an unlikely hotspot for cutting-edge bars, art and culture hubs, cafes and music venues, as well as a haven for plugged-in, liberal-minded people opposed to Turkey’s increasingly authoritarian political climate.

Related: 10 of the best ways to enjoy Istanbul on a budget

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop suggests you use coffee to clean your poop chute. Don’t.


No matter what Gwyneth Paltrow’s dubious health website tells you, please talk to your doctor before shooting coffee into your colon.

In an article titled “The Nuts and Bolts of Colonics,” Goop writer Dr. Alejandro Junger suggests a specific brand of enema device for people who want to use a home system and know what they’re doing. Goop links out to the device which immediately advertises itself as “a clean way to do coffee enemas” for the low low price of $135.

If you don’t know what an enema is, it’s a procedure (usually performed by doctors) to clean out someone’s colon by injecting fluid up their butt. The product linked in Goop’s article claims to work well with coffee, and also claims that shooting coffee into your colon is good for your liver, removes “toxins,” and relieves depression, confusion(?), allergy symptoms, and severe pain. Read more…

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5 Ways to Get Over a Hangover Fast

Fridays are for many things, including drinking. But sometimes, we can overestimate what we can hold. Hence: a hangover. If you need to make it to another commitment on Saturday, it can be a hassle. Even if you don’t have anything to do the next day, staying in bed curing a horrible headache and regretting your decisions still isn’t […]

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Would You Want a Van Gogh Art With Your Latte?

Latte art is such a guilty pleasure for many. From simple floral designs to streetwear-inspired ones, we love seeing it and taking a photo of it before drinking. Meanwhile, Korean artist Kangbi Lee took it to another level by creating latte art that looks like liquid paintings. Flower Party ⚘🌻🌼🌷🌹🌺🌸 . . #씨스루 #cthrough #카페씨스루 #커피스타그램 #경리단길 #경리단길카페 […]

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Streetwear Brands Have Made Their Way Into Coffee Mugs

There are two things taking over our IG feed and even discover page: people wearing head-to-toe streetwear outfits and flatlays that include coffee. An Instagram account turned website has merged these to give us the lattes we didn’t know we needed.   Coffee N’ Clothes, founded by Ryan Glick, started out as an account wherein […]

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Have a damn good cup of coffee with this ‘Twin Peaks’ supercut


If you’ve never seen Twin Peaks, it’s a show about the murder of a girl in a small town and also about a bunch of people who really like coffee. 

Showtime, promoting their airing of the complete series leading up to the new season in May, released this caffeinated promo clip to get fans amped. Honestly, it’s going to make you want coffee and also the new season of Twin Peaks, both of which may not be readily available when you watch this. Sorry.

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Whiskey-Infused Coffee Is Real and You Can Order it Online

If you’ve ever wondered what whiskey tastes like with some coffee, Jack Daniel’s is one step ahead of you with this whiskey-infused coffee. Made with 100 percent medium roasted Arabica beans and Jack Daniel’s signature whiskey, the Jack Daniel’s Tennesee Whiskey Coffee is going to be a novelty in your pantry or office counter. The […]

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