Is Caffeine a “Drug”?

I can across an article on line recently that called caffeine an addictive drug. Well, if you've been reading my articles for any length of time, you know I'm a bit of a stickler for correct terminology (maybe a bit overly so - sigh!). So, I wanted to check out if caffeine could really be …

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When Tea Came To Japan

The general consensus these days is that tea drinking and production got its start in China, a nation that still grows more tea than any other. There's a quaint and persistent notion that tea was accidentally discovered there in exactly 2784 BC by a Chinese emperor, but the truth of the matter is probably a …

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