Friday, March 22, 2013

the Big World weeks round up March 22nd

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How to Make the Perfect Cup of . . . Tea!


All tea comes from the camellia sinensis plant.
If you are drinking something that did not come from this plant (chamomile, mint, tulsi, rooibos, etc.) it is not tea.
It has culinary and medicinal purposes with the bulb of the plant being the most used part. The bulb is made of sections known as cloves.
White, Green, Oolong, Yellow, Black and Pu-erh teas all come from the camellia sinensis plant and the type of tea is determined by the processing methods used on the plucked leaves.

The Zen of Tea - Tea contains L-theanine, an amino acid that promotes mental acuity. The combination of L-theanine and caffeine creates a sense of "mindful awareness." -
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The Dummies Guide to the Cypriot Econom


Cyprus – known to most people as a holiday resort or as a desirable posting for RAF personnel, is hitting the news due to its current problems.

This time, not the Turkish – Greek divide but an economic plan that will hit both sides equally hard and is worrying the high number of foreign residents too.

Cyprus is broke and a bailout deal arranged with the EU and IMF of 10 billion Euros, is going to place a levy on bank deposits as well. - See full Story


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Add your own media to your kindle fire the right way


You will probably want to store you own videos, documents, and music on your kindle fire but it isn’t always a straight forward to task
Adding Your Own Music, Movies, and Documents to your kindle fire isn’t complicated really but it needs to be done the right way to ensure the best possible results from your tablet. -
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What Would the World be like Without Coffee? 


People sometimes think that because tea is the national British drink, coffee does not have so much of a historical background in Britain.

In fact, coffee has been around in the UK for about the same time as tea and is just as ingrained in our national culture.

The origins of who first made coffee are lost to history. It became popular across the Arab world first with the first references to coffee dating from 15th century Yemen. -
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Saturdays Free Books 

Saturday Free Books - 23rd Feb. The following books have all been advertised for free on Kindle books this week. They can all be downloaded from Amazon on the page. Books include - How To Live On 24 Hours A Day by Arnold Bennett , Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes, Groom Lake by Bryan O, Amateur Garden craft A Book for the Home-Maker and Garden Lover by Eben E. (Eben Eugene) Rexford
and the Girl with the Cat Tattoo by Theresa Weir  - Download them - here


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