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Woman Uses Her Right To Bear Tea

Woman Uses Her Right To Bear Tea

Tea drinking has gotten more awesome these days. From selling mugs and tea pots with grips like a gun, mugs that change color and design according to heat, a mug where the handle is brass knuckles, to big figures like Barack Obama and Celebrities like […]

Tea Art: Dry tea illustrations by Andrew Gorkovenko

Tea Art: Dry tea illustrations by Andrew Gorkovenko

  I think we all knew that steeped tea could be used for art – remembering those times making your papers all aged for that middle school project or even volunteering at the theater and aging the paper props for a show, or even seeing […]

Dunking Cookies In Tea – Now Backed Up By Science

Dunking Cookies In Tea – Now Backed Up By Science

I think we can admit to ourselves that we’re dunkers. It may not be polite, it may be messy – but it is delicious. Dipping the cookie in, just enough to make it warm and awesome, but not so much that it crumbles away – […]

It’s Tea Time – Woof! Woof!

It’s Tea Time – Woof! Woof!

It is not an uncommon thing to take tea with your pets. Curling up with a cup of tea, a good book, and you cat purring beside you, having your breakfast feeding your dog biscuits under the table, drinking tea with your bird on your […]

Tea-ception: Tea Made From Coffee?

Tea-ception: Tea Made From Coffee?

There is tea that is made from coffee. Now we haven’t been transported to an alternate universe, the space time continuum isn’t shattered,  Leonardo DiCaprio is not around and we are not in a Christopher Nolan film – this is real. It seems like the […]

Tea Service On Singapore Airlines

Tea Service On Singapore Airlines

Tea has been flying these days. First British Airlines announced their special Twinings tea for flying and now Singapore Airlines is jumping on the aircraft.  Singapore Airlines has launched a new English Tea service for business and first class passengers on selected flights between London […]

One Direction Drinking Tea Backstage

One Direction Drinking Tea Backstage

It is reported that the very popular band One Direction is more British than previously realized. Instead of the typical “rock and roll” mentality for backstage preparation, they and their management have been requesting “to keep their dressing room low-key before the shows and requested […]

Tea As Art In Beitou Museum

Tea As Art In Beitou Museum

The image above is an array of tea pots carved from coral forming the character for the word Bai Fu, Chinese for “good fortune”. It is by Lu-Chih-song, not only a great artist but a polio survivor; she spent 2 years carving each tea pot – the […]

Tea Time In Norway

Tea Time In Norway

In Norway there was a good degree racial tension between the native population of Norway and the immigrant Muslim community, due both to lack of interaction between the two and harsh media coverage. The anti-racism organization decided to alleviate the problem with something as simple […]

Tea Time In Cafe Mortel

Tea Time In Cafe Mortel

Death is a funny subject. We all know it happens – it’s a part of life, or rather after life. People don’t really talk about it – it is not the sort of thing you talk over tea and cake about, but John Underwood is […]