Ah, tea — it’s the most widely consumed drink in the world, and a staple of the Asian (and, indeed, global) diet and lifestyle. But while its myriad health benefits are well-documented, the results of a new study might just be enough to give you pause before firing up the kettle for your next brew — particularly if you’re someone with the predilection for drinking your tea piping hot.
A team of researchers from Iran found that tea drinkers who preferred their beverage at temperatures of 60 degrees Celsius (140 degrees Fahrenheit) or higher and drank more than 700 ml (roughly two large cups) a day had a 90% higher risk of developing esophageal cancer compared to those who consumed less tea and at cooler temperatures.
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A northern Taiwan teacher has been hailed as the island’s “hottest teacher” after her photos in class went viral on social media.
Cheng Jhia-wen, 28, studies law at Chinese Culture University in Taipei and teaches an elective called knowledge-based economy and intellectual property at the Chien Hsin University of Science and Technology in neighboring Taoyuan.
Chuando Tan, the 52-year-old Singaporean daddy with unbelievably youthful looks, is now in China to pursue an acting career.
An incredibly good-looking airport technician in Xiamen, China, reportedly had his salary deducted by 10% for being “too handsome.”
A video showing the 25-year-old staff member walking on the tarmac while wearing sunglasses quickly went viral on the popular Chinese video platform Tik Tok, gaining more than a million views, according to CGTN.
A fire brigade in Liuzhou, in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region released a series of promotional posters earlier this month and it’s getting hot in here!
The fiery pictures have since gone viral across Chinese social media, with one commenter saying, “Really handsome! Salute to our national heroes!”, according to Shanghai Daily.
Moon Jae-in was elected South Korea’s new President on Tuesday but all eyes are on one of his handsome bodyguards.
The election comes after Park Geun-hye, the country’s first ever female president, was impeached over a corruption scandal.
The men of Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan are apparently just as steamy as the hot springs found in the region.
Located on the far eastern coast of the island of Honshu, Ibakira TV has released promotional videos of the prefecture’s various onsen, the bathing facilities and small traditional inns featuring semi-naked guys pouring hot water on their chiseled bods.
Southeast Asia is known for its beautiful beaches, tasty cuisine and being an inexpensive place to travel, but it’s hot guys that have really grabbed our attention.
Taiwan has unleashed a new bubble tea trend that employs the help of some actual “bobas”, known to be originally translated from the word “buxom ladies”.
The bubble tea is served in light bulb shaped glasses, but it’s probably more about who is serving the tea that has netizens, particularly in Thailand, going crazy for it.
A noodle shop in Thailand is becoming very popular not just for its food but also for its handsome, muscular guys who prepare it.
It’s no small coincidence that store owner Kritsada Saekwang, who is a fitness trainer at Rangsit University and a part-time model, is as attractive as his staff members.