Update! Big news, cold brew lovers: After a highly successful regional launch in the spring, Starbucks’ Cold Brew will now be a permanent menu item in all its stores nationwide.
WHAT IS IT: Starbucks’ new Cold Brew Iced Coffee
WHO TRIED IT: Rennie Dyball, PEOPLE.com senior editor, @renniedyball
WHY WE DID IT: Iced coffee doesn’t need a reason.
WHAT IS IT: Starbucks’ new “Fan Flavor” Frappuccinos for summer: Cotton Candy, Caramel Cocoa Cluster, Cupcake, Red Velvet Cake, Cinnamon Roll and Lemon Bar
WHO TRIED IT: The adventurous, coffee-loving PEOPLE staff
WHY WE DID IT: How could we NOT try a cotton candy Frappuccino?!
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, 50, is a month into his yearlong mission aboard the International Space Station. While he’s busy helping NASA with a special experiment called the Twins Study (along with his earthbound identical twin brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly) to test the long-term effects of life in space on the human body, he’s also working on another experiment of sorts: using an espresso machine in space.