airplanes
BA Develops New Mile-High Tea Bag for Ultimate In-Air Refreshment

The amazing innovations in complex modern tea-baggery continue, with airline BA teaming up with tea specialist Twinings to develop a special blend that takes into account the variations in taste and temperatures experienced while scooting about 30,000 feet up in the sky. Read More >>

gadgets
£150 Rotating Podule Tea Machine Promises Perfect Cuppa in Two Minutes

The Beverage Lab (!) at idea specialist Cambridge Consultants has come up with a machine it claims can automate the tea making process, using small tea capsules to deliver tea at an unprecedented level of quality. Read More >>

science
Add a Brain Cell Boost To the Long List of Ways Green Tea Is Good for You

Great news for those of you who opt for tea in the morning instead of coffee. In a study published in the Molecular Nutrition & Food Research journal, researchers have found that a key antioxidant chemical in green tea, epigallocatechin-3 gallate (or EGCG for short), boosts the production of neural progenitor cells which develop into various types of brain cells. Read More >>

foodmodo
Bottle Blender Mixes Fresh Fruit and Water To Flavor Your Boring H2O

If plain old water doesn't quench your palate, but you don't want to spring for a fancy flavour-enhanced pre-bottled alternative, feast your eyes upon the Aqua Zinger DIY H2O infuser. It lets you imbue your water with everything from fresh fruit essences, to spices, to jelly babies. Read More >>

design
Sleek Thermos Is a Tribute To Cutting-Edge 1980s Computer Graphics

When computer graphics was in its infancy—well before CG dinosaurs appeared—a simple 3D model of a teapot was used for testing software and new rendering techniques. And the simple lines of Normann Copenhagen's Geo thermos is reminiscent of that time when CG was comparatively primitive to what we see on screen today. Read More >>

foodmodo
They Foolishly Claimed This Titanic Tea Bag Holder Was Unsinkable

Even though its design was on the cutting-edge of tea leaf infusion technology, when the Teatanic struck an ice cube on that cold April morning it was forever doomed to cling to the side of a mug lest it sink to the bottom forever. Read More >>

booze
The Two-Beverage Water Bottle: Scotch or Whiskey? Scotch and Whiskey!

Maybe when I take long walks through my neighbourhood I want more than one beverage to quench my mighty thirst. As a thirsty fellow, I'm excited to learn that soon I will no longer have to choose between beverages again. We are living in a two-drink minimum future people. Read More >>

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