Tea and the Old-Time Gas Station

Businesses doing things with care, giving attention to the tasks and to their customers β€” it all seems to have passed away. Everything is rush-rush, self-serve (like those annoying automated check-out lanes in stores), and somewhat homogenized customer service wise. That can include service at the tea shops. What brought all this to mind was …

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Even More Strange Research About Tea

If you've ever doubted that there's a great deal of offbeat research going on at any given moment, then consider that there's at least one magazine dedicated to writing about it. That's the Annals of Improbable Research, which is published by the same organization that sponsors The Ig Nobel Prizes, which "are intended to celebrate …

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