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Six Tea Houses to Visit in Taipei

<i>All photos are courtesy of Good Eye Taipei.</i><p>From Oolong tea to green tea and black tea, Taiwanese tea delights the palates of locals and foreigners alike.<p>Taipei is known for its production and export of tea, especially in the Dadaocheng area where a few hundred-year-old tea shops still remain. And …

50 Ideas for a Lucrative Side Hustle

You know how to do something people would hire you for, if they know you are available.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking for ways you can earn a few extra bucks with a side hustle, you'd likely encounter hundreds of strategies for make some money. …

Darjeeling unrest: Tea industry faces brunt as second flush leaves go waste

<b>Darjeeling (West Bengal):</b> The indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills has the famed tea industry hard with the premium quality 'second flush' tea …

Tea

Jacob Rees-Mogg v Speaker John Bercow

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg raises a laugh as he joins MPs on the government side wanting to make points to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during the Queen's Speech debate.<p>Speaker John Bercow warns against people raising frivolous points of order - while Mr Corbyn assures Conservative MPs that …

Why printers add secret tracking dots

They’re almost invisible but contain a hidden code – and now their presence on a leaked document has sparked speculation about their usefulness to FBI investigators.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>On 3 June, FBI agents arrived at the …

Surveillance

4 Side Gigs You Can Start Today

When you really have things running right you will make money while you sleep.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that we’re shifting gears into a “gig-economy.” The typical 9-to-5 workday is slowly becoming a thing of the past as skilled freelancers are able …

Thanks to a little-known airline hack, travelling around the world could be cheaper than you realise

Many of us share the same gripe when it comes to air travel: It’s too expensive.<p>I’ll admit, I had nearly written off the possibility of booking an …

Getting the Best Airfare Rates: A (Semi) Scientific Study

Everyone has their favorite web site to search for the best airfare rates. Mine was Google Flights, which I could not say enough good things about in …

Flying

The Best Time to Visit Anywhere in the World

UPDATE 2: I have been working with Champion Traveler to create a new travel weather map. We’ve also used the data to create pages showing the best …

All the Tea in China

History<p>September 01, 2000 by Bridget D. Farrell<p>We're still impressed when a person will not give something up "for all the tea in China." Recent …

Tea

What Science Says About Getting The Most Out of Your Tea

Hot tip: put it in the microwave.<p>Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Tea is personal; everyone has opinions about making the perfect …

5 MASSIVE Portion Restaurants for Only $10 in Tokyo

Try Tokyo “Food Challenges” with ramen and sashimi!!<p>Do you think an amount of dishes served by Japanese restaurants is not enough for you? It’s not …

DI Hardy was right: scientist finds microwaving tea really does make the best brew

Outrage across the UK after Broadchurch character made his tea in a microwave might be misplaced, Australian researcher says, but does it pass the taste test?<p>When DI Hardy, played by David Tennant, microwaved a cup of tea during an episode of Broadchurch in March, much of Britain was horrified.<p>But …

Tea

Rich Keralite, poor Kerala conundrum

Kerala, which gets more than Rs1 trillion in remittances from its emigrants, has an empty state treasury. Despite this large inflow of money, Kerala …

How India uses the absurd charge of 'forced religious conversions' to target minorities and Dalits

Draconian anti-conversion laws and majoritarian vigilante groups have all but ended the freedom to choose a new faith in India.<p>The Universal …

37 Ways To Game The Airlines: How To Get Free Flights, Travel Perks And More

This week, I made international news when I put my travel smarts to work and scored $11,000 in American Express gift cards for being bumped off several Delta Air Lines flights with my family. You can read the article about how I did it here. People were amazed, and the story got picked up by …

American Airlines

6 tools I’ve used to survive the digital nomad lifestyle

Working remotely sounds like fun (and it is!), but it can be a logistical nightmare sometimes.<p>Occasionally, something as simple as your phone dying …

This Well-Known Airline Just Admitted It Flew With 7 Extra Passengers and Accommodated Them In The Aisles | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're sitting in the aisle seat, but you can't see the passenger seated on the other side of the aisle.<p>That's because there's someone standing in the aisle. For the whole flight. All three hours …

Aviation

5 Compelling Lead Magnets That Work Every Time

Do you have a content marketing strategy? Are you unsure what lead magnets work best?<p>While running a content marketing strategy, it is important to …

Marketing

The 10 Most Important SEO Tips You Need to Know

A lot has changed in the world of search engine optimization.<p>However, certain fundamental principles remain unchanged.<p>For example, targeting keywords …

Marketing

10 Tips to Work Smarter Not Harder as a Digital Nomad

Keep your space clean. Throw away things that you don’t need. Make sure that your desk is organized and you can easily find what you need.<p>Many …

Time Management

Your Aging Brain Will Be in Better Shape If You've Taken Music Lessons

Studies are showing that learning to play an instrument can bring significant improvements in your brain.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p>Are music lessons the way to get smarter?<p>That's what a lot of parents (and experts) believe: Studying an instrument gives …

46 Facts Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About

Today, there are about 400 million entrepreneurs worldwide.With the economy shifting worldwide, there is a continuous stream of individuals leaving …

Entrepreneurship

What to Eat in Tokyo (Besides Sushi and Ramen)

Here's the thing: Absolutely no one should skip sushi or ramen in Tokyo. But once you've tasted plentiful noodles and pristine fish straight from the …

Japan

How To Provide Proof Of Onward Travel (So You Don’t Get Kicked Off Your Flight!)

How To Provide Proof Of Onward TravelTravel TipsPlanning to travel internationally on a one-way ticket? You might have a problem. Some airlines and …

Costa Rica

TripAdvisor Is Launching an Airline Reviewing Platform That Will Change the Way You Travel

TripAdvisor announced the launch of an airline reviews platform, and we predict it will totally change the way travellers book their flights. The …

India’s Demonetization Is Having A Domino Effect On Credit, E-Commerce

Digital wallets are suddenly ubiquitous, but bigger changes are to come.<p>When graduate student Drew Newman went on vacation to India earlier this month, he found a nation in the throes of transformation. “Even in small cities, you’d see handwritten signs on tuk-tuks saying ‘We accept Paytm’ or …

Life and death on Thailand's lethal roads

<b>There is a ritual that is now very familiar to Thais, before the two big holiday seasons of the year, in late December for the new year, and in April for the Songkran Festival.</b><p>The government will set a target for reducing fatalities on Thailand's notoriously dangerous roads, exhorting Thais not to …