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The Origins of the Humble Tea Leaf

Based on mythological fables, there are lots of stories of the origin of tea. The first one comes from over 4500 years back. The 2nd Chinese Emperor Chen Sung(circa 2737-2697 BC) was sitting under a tree while his servant was boiling some water. A leaf from the tree above...

Why Popcorn Pops

Pop corn can be traced back as the 1500. In 1519, Cortes got his first sight of popcorn when he invaded Mexico and came into contact with the Aztecs. Popcorn was an important food for the Aztec Indians, who also used popcorn as decoration for ceremonial headdresses, necklaces and...