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Starbuck's Coffee Robot

coffee-robot.jpgRoy St. Coffee & Tea, a kind of test Starbucks in Seattle, has the world's only robot that hand-pours coffee. Human error is a great factor in the technique, which requires one to pour hot water over coffee grinds in concentric circles, but as Gizmodo notes, "Consistency is hard. It requires care, man. Unless you're a robot." [Gizmodo]