In other world news, it appears Christmas cookies might be in short supply as Norway faces a peculiar butter scarcity this holiday season.
The holidays also bring winter weather for parts of the world. After experiencing a plethora of “working from home” or “can’t get my car out” type emails from its employees last year, Belgian agency Boondoggle developed the “Winter Wake Up App,” which is more than just a regular alarm clock. It also accounts for location and weather, automatically determining whether you need to get up however many minutes earlier in order to still get to work on time. (via Creativity)
What really gets our butts going in the morning—no surprise—is coffee. But what might astound a few of you is how quickly single-serve brews have caught on in the U.S., now representing 7.5 percent of its sales.