Le Thé à l’anglaise by Michel Barthélemy Ollivier, 1766 (Wiki Commons/Michel Barthélemy Ollivier) This article originally appeared in Deutschlandfunk Kultur. Translated from the German by Jefferson Chase.
A statue of Alexander von Humboldt in Berlin. ([martin] / Flickr) This article was produced by Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media Institute. Alexander von Humboldt was born on September
Alexander von Humboldt “was one of the last people to hold essentially all scientific knowledge in one head” Happy Birthday, Alexander von Humboldt. Tomorrow marks 250 years since the birth of the Prussian