The Latest Buzz on Tea and Caffeine

Caffeine is the world's most popular drug, easily surpassing nicotine and alcohol, and more than 85% of Americans ingest significant amounts of this legal drug on a daily basis—usually via coffee, tea, cola, or chocolate. While most consumers can easily tolerate 300mg of drug daily, you might want to avoid caffeine up to eight hours before…

Recycling Used Tea Leaves in the 18th Century

Print by T. Rowlandson c.1810 British MuseumTea was an exotic new beverage during the 1700s and there were few directions on how to steep the expensive leaves cultivated on the other side of the globe. There were no tea books and steeping suggestions were not included with your purchase because tea would not come in…