Video: What would it take to turn Boston harbor into tea?

What would it take to turn Boston harbor into tea? (video)
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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 into a giant cup of tea?

In this video, Reactions considers the math:


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