The Chinese discovered it, the Japanese revered it, and the British went nuts over tea. Oh yeah, then Americans loaded it with sugar, lemon juice, and ice cubes. Tea has always been popular, even back when it was eaten instead of being made into a drink.
Learn the history of the second most popular drink in the world (after water) in this TED-Ed lesson from Shunan Teng. -via Geeks Are Sexy