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[Public Flickr photo courtesy user moosh] Asia is bemoaning the loss of the traditional tea ceremony. With good reason too, as this recent Reuters report points out. From Beijing to Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong and Taipei, fast-paced modern life means that tea has little appeal for Asian youth who don’t have the patience to wait […]

We didn’t write a whole lot in September (or August for that matter), but we did read quite a bit. Here are some of our favorites: 1. Chow put together an interesting series of video clips with James Norwood Pratt, on topics ranging from tea at Peets vs. Starbucks (Peets gets a thumbs up), the […]

In light of all the news coming in from Myanmar, I thought it apt to share this piece, written by imprisoned Nobel laureate and pro-democracy leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, way back in 1996. Letter from Burma (No. 21) by Aung San Suu Kyi Mainichi Daily News, Sunday, April 14, 1996 Tea plays a […]

[Note: The image above is not a link. Links to videos on MSN video are provided below] We were told a while back that green tea was good for us. Well, is it? NBC’s news divisions attempt to investigate the rising popularity of green tea in the United States. 1. First up, NBC Chief Science […]

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