As Christmas approaches and secret Santa’s are searching for the perfect gift, one universal truth is that you can never go wrong with the perfect cup. We use them every day! Whether it for our favorite brew, bean or carbonated beverage, there are many to choose from but only a few really get it right. We have compiled a list of the most interesting liquid vessels or cups, money can buy this festive season.
In any place of business, there is likely the faint odor of old coffee that lingers on linoleum floors from the ever too often accidental spill. Nothing can be more frustrating than starting your day this way. One company wants to solve this problem with their anti-spill cup called The Magicup.
The ecofriendly and reusable takeout cup comes in a variety of colors and styles and features patented anti-spill technology thanks in part to its unique lid which offers unparalleled access to your favorite beverage. If the cup gets knocked over, the lid’s center snaps shut almost instantly, preventing a major catastrophe.
In fact, Magicup is open 360 degrees all of the time, allowing you to pick it up and drink from it in any orientation just like a normal open cup. This also means you get the added bonus of olfactory overload, as the beautiful aroma of your favorite beverage consumes your space, often leading to a more enjoyable experience overall.
Lastly, the twin wall, BPA free and dishwasher safe construction make this a perfect stocking stuffer for those coffee lovers or just clumsy drinkers!
Kickstarter champs Sidesip want to address a different problem and that is distracted driving. Too often, do we see drivers lifting their favorite beverage in front of their face to drink often obscuring their view of the road and leading to some very unsafe driving.
The creators at Sidesip, have created what may be the perfect travel mug as it allows you to sip with a normal drinking motion, while keeping full straight-ahead visibility thanks to its unique design where the beverage is re-directed through the side spout.
The Sidesip also makes a worthy accessory for the weary traveler with its double-walled, vacuum sealed build from sturdy stainless steel and a health conscious BPA-Free Tritan™ top. Best of all, the cup is compatible with most cup holders.
The Right Cup
For those of you that don’t drink coffee, have a hard time drinking water and don’t want to pump your body full of unhealthy carbonated drinks, then you need The Right Cup.
Essentially this is a flavored cup that uses olfactory trickery to convince your brain that the ordinary water you are drinking is not ordinary at all.
It is estimated that the sense of smell is responsible for approximately 80% of the flavor experience, so, when people eat and drink, food and liquids release volatile aromas that travel up from the nose and from inside the mouth, past the sinuses, until they reach the nasal passage which sends a message to the olfactory bulb in the brain that the aromas are in fact tastes.
Using this notion, FDA approved aromatic food grade flavors and ingredients added directly to the cup’s BPA free construction at the time of manufacturing resulting in quite the experience.
While the experience differs for all, your brain eventually becomes attuned to the aroma and after sometime using the cup, it is hard to discern fact from fiction which is both scary and cool at the same time!
So, if you want to satisfy your thirst in a healthier way, forget sodas and sugary fruit juices, try The Magic Cup instead!