FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | October 04, 2018
What would it take to turn Boston harbor into tea? (video)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2018 — On December 16, 1773, the Boston tea party protestors threw more than 340 chests full of tea — the equivalent of about 18 and a half million teabags — into the harbor. Would that be enough to turn the harbor into a giant cup of tea? In this video, Reactions considers the math: http://youtu.be/zME0L1HXqfM.
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