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Edgar’s Blog: Growth of technology

Technology vs growth,

We all know that these two terms are strongly linked to each other. Technology is the base for growth and growth helps to make our technology better and faster. In the past twenty years I have seen a hugh difference in technology. Not so long a go it was very common to get this weird ringtone when you started internet up. Nowadays you have internet on the middle of the ocean.

Internet everywhere is now giving us the opportunity to listen to all different kinds music all the time! Just open Spotify and you are good to go. Alternatively just watch one of the thousands movies on Netflix (on your phone) while travelling on your business trip. Besides all these cool apps something else has changed a lot, images. When I think back playing on the Playstation the images were terrible compared with what we see today. We are now so used to cristal clear images that you almost think it can’t get any better than this. Start again, we have  the VR hype. Suddenly you are walking in the game and see everything around you as ……… reality.

I do like all this technology but it’s getting to point that it might become useless. Probably every iPhone has taken more photo’s than a professional photographer in the last forty years ago. And what do we do with it? Nothing… It’s just useless data. I think that if we want to keep growing in technology we should focus more on useful data or knowledge. Here are two cool videos:

One about celloscope that shows what a tremendous advancement has been made diagnosing patients in remote places like Africa, real time. Celloscope

And one that shows us what a massive change there has been in gaming over the last decades. Just think about it.

A double wall glass thermos bottle. With two different tea filters. Easy to use for any kind of loose tea. Perfect for Hot or cold tea.

Edgar’s blog: Cold tea

OMG it’s weather for cold tea!

With sunny days like last weekend I drink litres of my own cold tea! You all probably know that I love tea and can drink it all day. On hot sunny days I still want my tea and a cool refreshing drink too. That is why I make my tea cold. I have a few tea’s that work great for cold tea. I’ll explain how to make cold tea on the basis of my thermos bottle.

My Nuts 4 nuts loose tea:

This pure blend of nuts along with veggies, is one of my sweeter tea’s and  it has a hot summer pink colour. This blend contains no caffeine, sugar or any artificial ingredients, pure healthy goodness. Fill the tea filter basket of my loose tea thermos bottle with  2 teaspoons  of Nuts 4 Nuts loose tea. Fill up the thermos bottle almost to the top with water and put in the filter basket with the Nuts 4 nuts. Screw the lid on the bottle. Leave the lid a little loose. This way it will cool faster. Set it in the refrigerator for a 3 to 4 hours. If you are in a hurry and want a quick chill you can always use ready chilled water and ice.

My Spiced lemon grass loose tea:

Have you ever drank a spicy cold tea? Well I have and it’s great! The lemon grass along with pieces of coconut make this tea very refreshing. The chillie gives it a cheeky kick at the end. You can make this cold tea exactly the same as the Nuts 4 nuts. Put 2 teaspoons of spiced lemon grass in the the filter basket and set in my loose tea thermos bottle. If you prefer not tooooo spicy take out a chillie or two or just let it brew for a shorter time.

My Detox loose tea:

My best friend after over indulging hot or cold! With this tea I would recommend a different way of making it as a cold tea. Fill the tea filter basket of my loose tea thermos bottle with 2 teaspoons of Detox loose tea and set it in the thermos bottle. For green tea let the boiled water cool down a bit till it’s +/- 80 degrees. Slowly poor over hot water and let it brew for 5 minutes. Take out the filter basket including the tea. Let it cool down for a while. Then close the bottle and set in the refrigerator.

I used these teas as an example but of course you take any kind of tea and make it a cold tea. It’s a great beverage that is refreshing, healthy and my teas contain no added sugar. Just try it out and let me know what you think. If you make new sorts of cold tea I would love to hear your story.

Here is a video how to use my loose tea thermos bottle.