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Fancy a cuppa? As a nation of tea drinkers it turns out that we may be ingesting billions of plastic particles by drinking the hot beverage. Professor of Chemical Engineering, Nathalie Tufenkji published a study in the Journal of Environmental Science & Technology and it showed that some teabags were releasing a large amount of particles into every […]

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Well that sounds delightful. Apologies if you’re enjoying that 3pm cup of coffee in work right now because apparently, it probably has some poo on it. Recent research shows one in five mugs in the office are contaminated with faecal bacteria. Beautiful! Biologist Dr Charles Gerba has found that as many as 90 per cent […]

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A study has found putting sugar in your tea is pointless. Scientists have discovered that people who removed sugar from their tea didn’t make them any less fond of the hot drink. Researchers at the University of Leeds and University College London asked a group of participants to cut sugar from their cuppa in a […]

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Stick the kettle on! Recent research has discovered that drinking tea can extend women’s life expectancy. The study carried out in Australia focused on the health of 1,000 women aged over 75. Their diets were tracked over five years, as well as their tea and coffee consumption. Over the course of the study, 88 per […]

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Will the debate on how to make an amazing cup of tea EVER be settled?! While you may think you have it in the bag, apparently you could be making your tea the wrong way! An etiquette expert has told The Mirror that many of us are making a key mistake when stirring our cuppas. […]

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But how do they make tea?! It’s an essential (and overused) kitchen appliance in every Irish home but it seems most Americans don’t own electric kettles. It’s come to the world’s attention that our friends Stateside don’t use kettles to boil water, and some don’t even know what a kettle is. Instead, they boil water […]

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