Tea Time: How to be a Conscious Consumer in the Tea Industry


Phil America asks Nicholas Lozito about his mission to find fair trade in the tea business.

A Well Trained Man Reflects on Tea

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Inner balance can be found in a cup of tea. Rick Matz shares his favorite quotes about this meditative beverage.

An Attempt at Teen Rebellion


What better way to be a teenage rebel than smoking tea?

A Month Without Coffee


Leo Babauta is the baddest man on the planet. He gave up coffee. No, really. He stopped drinking coffee. Here’s how he did the impossible.

Five Ways Taking a Break Can Make You More Productive.

Birds Around the Water Cooler

Are you good at taking breaks? Here’s how you can tell—and maybe how you can get better.

Your Body Wants You to Know: Enough Caffeine Already! (Infographic)

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We’re on information overload when it comes to coffee. This infographic might help.

Dragging A Drunk Husband Home


When married couples make scenes in public, the rest of us are left pondering.

“I’m happy I have a wife, and having two people both contributing across the board goes a long way.”


This is a comment by Lars Fisher on the post “I’d Benefit From a Traditional Wife”.

“I go to AA to hear other’s experience, strength, ideas and to share my own.”


If you are a teetotaler, what things have helped you stay sober? If you aren’t a teetotaler, what helps you say in control of your drinking habits?

Brokeback Bethlehem


When you’re a parent, a Christmas miracle isn’t something you pray for—it’s something you pray you never need.

On Laundry: Shrinkage, Fairies and Tea Service

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What Hugo, Derek, and Jim have to say about laundry when they are not talking about sex, parenting and family.