tea

A Table That Looks Like Topography Is The Prettiest Way To Serve Tea

Drinking tea is already a pretty chilled out activity. The aromatic steam, the cozy cup, the soothing liquid, the overwhelming sensation of warmth and health. It’s like a spa for your mouth. If you want to take your tea-drinking zen levels from Richard Gere to Dalai Lama, though, I have located the perfect tea accoutrement with which to elevate the calm to monk levels: Artonomos’ beautiful tea tray, “Confluence.”


This Vacuum Brewer Infuses Your Tea (Or Booze) With Almost Anything

With mixology and DIY designer beverages on the rise, it’s no wonder that users want more control. Enter BKON’s new Craft Brewer, an impressive piece of machinery that infuses liquids in a perfect vacuum. Gizmodo recently got a hands-on demo at the iconic Counter Culture in Soho — and this thing can brew.


How Yesterday's Drugs Became The Medicines Of Today

My sister is a witch. Or, more precisely, a Wiccan astrologer and tarot reader. Growing up as a kid who worshipped Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking, I found it hard to square her worldview with my own.


An Axe-Shaped Tea Strainer, Because Even Timber Cutters Need A Break

Despite Monty Python’s efforts to the contrary, timber cutters are still stereotyped as the roughest, toughest folks you’ll ever find in the forest. But who’s to say they don’t enjoy a spot of mid-afternoon tea? And what could be better suited to the task than this axe-shaped tea infuser?


The World's Biggest Tea Drinkers, Visualised

While everyone drinks coffee, tea is a beverage for the more discerning drinker. But where in the world do people drink the most?


Thermos Designed A Mug For The Slowest Sipping Tea Drinkers

It’s supposed to be a drink that you slowly slip and savour, but once you’ve brewed a cup of tea it’s a race against the clock — and thermodynamics — to enjoy it while it’s hot. A thick ceramic mug helps with that problem, but even better is the double-walled insulated engineering that went into Thermos’ new tea tumblers.


Steeping Scooping Tea Strainer Cuts Down On Dirty Dishes

If your kitchen lacks a dishwasher, you’ll do everything you can to reduce the amount of dishes you dirty. From eating directly off the counter, to drinking everything from the container, to making tea with this ingenious $21 Loop strainer that doubles as a scoop so you don’t need to dirty a spoon.


Drinking Away The Day Is Acceptable With A Calendar Made Of Tea

What has your calendar done for you lately? Just reminding you of the day isn’t going to cut it anymore — that’s why god gave us smartphones. So if traditional calendars want any hope of staying relevant, it’s time to start pulling double-duty. Which is exactly why we love this ingenious — if perhaps mildly unsanitary — drinkable tea calendar from Hälssen & Lyon.


Mother's Day Gift Guide: Geeky Gear Your Mum Will Love

There’s not a gift in the world that can make up for all the crap you did as a kid, but that’s what Mother’s Day next Sunday May 12 is for: an annual opportunity to pay tribute to your mum and what she put up with for all those years. Here are six great gifts you can get this weekend that she’d love.


This Mug Would Let Tea Drinkers Say Goodbye To Spoons For Good

Spoons? You don’t need no spoons. Or at least you wouldn’t if the SlingsHOT mug became a reality, because the shape of its handle is designed especially to let you deal with teabags using just your bare hands.


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