Saturday, November 30, 2013

Thrilling Tea Acrobatics With Mr. Teh Tarik

Think twice before trying this at home, sports fans. That tea is presumably hot and this man is a highly trained professional.

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Saturday, November 23, 2013

Star Trek's Captain Picard On Earl Grey Tea

I've never been a fan of the liquid perfume that's better known as Earl Grey tea, but of course we all like what we like. Here's a short clip in which Captain Picard, of Star Trek: The Next Generation, professes his fondness for it. Which leads to the obvious question - what would Kirk drink?

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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Star Trek - Klingon Tea Ceremony

It's a tea ceremony of a decidedly different sort and it's enacted here by Star Trek: The Next Generation's resident Klingon, Worf. For more about the ceremony - which does not use tea as we know it - look here.

Adagio Teas - Best Tea Online

Friday, November 15, 2013

Smoking a Tea Joint With Doctor Oolong

Can you smoke tea? Apparently so, though we'd definitely suggest proceeding with a certain degree of caution. More on the topic in my archived article at The English Tea Store Blog.

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Saturday, November 09, 2013

The Fine Art of Tea Dueling

Here's another article I recently wrote for The English Tea Store blog.

The Fine Art of Tea Dueling
By William I. Lengeman III

Even though I don’t have all the facts, I’m going to go out on a limb and say that there’s probably not much going on in the way of dueling nowadays. Which is a good thing. If you’re like me, what little you know about dueling comes mostly from American history class (Hamilton v. Burr) or that variety that takes place in Western movies and TV shows at about the time the clock strikes high noon.

But there is actually one type of dueling going on nowadays and, as the title of this article strongly indicates, it has something to do...


Cuisinart TEA-100 PerfecTemp Programmable Tea Steeper

Sunday, November 03, 2013

Tea - More Health Benefits

There are no shortage of studies these days trumpeting the health benefits of drinking tea. A new one, recently published in the New England Journal of Flabbergastery, is more comprehensive than most. I won't go into all the details - look it up and read them for yourself, if you must. Here are just a few of the divers maladies and conditions drinking tea is said to provide relief from:

Twittering, gout, loose sphincter muscles, leprosy, jabbering, broken sacroiliac, dropsy, random and uncontrolled hollering, lycanthropy, goiter, pleurisy, bubonic plague, priapism, boanthropy, sagging testicles, whooping cough, cradle cap and loutishness.

Saturday, November 02, 2013