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Well I ordered some new tea from a shop directly in China. I've been hearing a lot of good things about an aged tea called Pu-Erh. This tea that I ordered was a small sample pack of Pu-Erh tea aged since 2000. Of course there are much older pu-erhs that probably taste even better but I don't want to spend a lot on my first purchase. The pu-erh I bought came in small bricks that when hot water is poured over it crumbles into a bunch of leaves. The pu-erh leaves are actually a bit harder to brew than other...

I have been drinking a lot of loose leaf tea lately so I thought I would post about it. Loose leaf tea has many more benefits over bagged tea mostly due to the quality of loose leaf. Most people don't know that tea bags don't actually contain tea leaves and actually is just tea "dust". Tea leaves contain chemicals and essential oils, which are the basis for the delightful flavor of tea. I started loose leaf with a Green Tea sampler pack from Adagio teas which came with the IngenuiTEA strainer thing. [gallery columns="2"]...

Since I'm in the blogging mood here is a review of my latest home theater addition, the Logitech Harmony 550 Universal Remote. Since I have a bunch of Amazon.com gift cards I grabbed the the Harmony 550 refurb for $50. It was a pretty good deal as they retail for almost double that. I got it about 3 days after I ordered it and it came in a huge amazon box for this small remote (tsk tsk Amazon, that's not green at all! - still a great company though). Anyway I connected the remote to my computer via USB, typed...

I've had my EEE 1000HA for a few months now and have been really enjoying it. It is a big step up from the 701 and the atom cpu really does live up to the hype. I easily put Mac OSX Leopard 10.5 after a simple BIOS flash for comptability. Battery life is decent at 5 hours normal usage with wifi and bluetooth on at 70% brightness and dynamic cpu switching. I also got my S96j running again with Windows 7 after soldering on a new power tip on the motherboard. ....