Ten amazing things you donít know about Tea.

Written by Lorraine Bevere

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The most expensive teabag inrepparttar world was commissioned forrepparttar 135486 75'th anniversary ofrepparttar 135487 PG TIPS tea company. The bag was filled with two hundred and eighty diamonds and expensive limited edition tea leaves. The bag cost seven thousand five hundred pounds and was sold at auction in aid of a Children's hospital in Great Britain.

Tea will absorb odors around it. Here is a tip for removing food odors from your hands. Pour some tea over your hands andrepparttar 135488 tea will remove all odors from your fingers, and leave them smelling great. It even works great with fish odors!

To cure puffy eyes lie in a horizontal position and place either a moist teabag or tea compress over both eyes and leave for about 20 minutes. The swelling aroundrepparttar 135489 eyes will to your amazement disappear and your eyes will return to their former glory.

For many years we have known that men in Asian countries who drink green tea have very low instances of prostate cancer. Many prominent researchers think that this is due to green tea containing many powerful antioxidants and preventative anti-cancer agents.

Contrary to what one might expect, Turkey is a land of tea drinkers. Turks drink more tea per head than any other nation, even more thanrepparttar 135490 British, and are nowrepparttar 135491 world's biggest tea drinkers. The total annual consumption of tea in Turkey is approximately one hundred and twenty thousand tons whereas that of coffee is only eight thousand tons.

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Fun Facts about Ice Cream

Written by Alli Ross

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Around 13% of men and 8% of women will admit to lickingrepparttar bowl clean after eating ice cream.

Biggest ice cream sundae - 12 ft tall! This one was made with 4,667 gallons of ice cream in California in 1985.

The average single-scoop ice cream cone takes 50 licks to finish. Try it out withrepparttar 135415 following recipe.

Quick Strawberry Parfait:


1 quart of strawberry ice cream 1 pint of whipped cream


Mixrepparttar 135416 strawberry ice cream withrepparttar 135417 whipped cream at serving time. Serve in a glass of your choice and top with whipped cream, with a strawberry on top. (Feel free to top your parfait with other fruits as well.)

This recipe will fill eight glasses.

For other parfait flavors, simply use a different flavored ice cream.

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