Global warming. Overpopulation. Dwindling resources. A Trump candidacy. There are countless reasons to fear the future, but today, there may also be a reason to have hope: Coca-Cola has re-registered the trademark for Ecto-Cooler.
If you opened a sealed can of water from the 1950s and drank it, what would happen? Would you die? Only one way to find out.
Ever wonder why beer never comes in plastic bottles? It’s because it affects the brew’s quality. But a major Japanese beer company has new plans to make a beer-friendly plastic bottle.
Good coffee tastes amazing, can be a great comfort, and is fun and easy to make well with the right tools. Coffee is also good for you, having been shown to make you smarter, help you lose weight, keep you alive longer and kickstart your exercise routine. Today we’re going to knock down coffee’s barrier to entry by…
Great news for those of you who opt for tea in the morning instead of coffee. In a study published in the Molecular Nutrition & Food Research journal, researchers have found that a key antioxidant chemical in green tea, epigallocatechin-3 gallate (or EGCG for short), boosts the production of neural progenitor cells…
If plain old water doesn't quench your palate, but you don't want to spring for a fancy flavor-enhanced pre-bottled alternative, feast your eyes upon the Aqua Zinger DIY H2O infuser. It lets you imbue your water with everything from fresh fruit essences, to spices, to candy corn.
When computer graphics was in its infancy—well before CG dinosaurs appeared—a simple 3D model of a teapot was used for testing software and new rendering techniques. And the simple lines of Normann Copenhagen's Geo thermos is reminiscent of that time when CG was comparatively primitive to what we see on screen today.
Before you get too excited at the prospect of conveniently spraying hot coffee or other beverages directly into your mouth, this $16 insulated water bottle masquerading as an aerosol can is actually lacking any kind of propellants. So what could have been a revolution in refreshment, ends up being nothing more than a…
Contraptions like the SodaStream let you mix up your own carbonated beverages at home, but the devices are far from portable. And carrying a six-pack or bottle of soda when camping is extra weight you don't need. Thankfully an enterprising gent named Pat has created a powdered beer and soda alternative that can be…
Even though its design was on the cutting-edge of tea leaf infusion technology, when the Teatanic struck an ice cube on that cold April morning it was forever doomed to cling to the side of a mug lest it sink to the bottom and be lost.
Maybe when I take long walks through my neighborhood I want more than one beverage to quench my mighty thirst. As thirsty fellow, I'm excited to learn that soon I will no longer have to choose between beverages again. We are living in a two-drink minimum future people.
The clincher in Pepsi's new "social" vending machine platform is the ability to gift Pepsi beverages—and retrieve your gifted beverages—which is kind of awesome, putting vending machines at the same level of 2000s-era commerce as other electronic stores, say, iTunes or Amazon.
Later this year, you might spot a new addition to your local grocery store—these recycled Coca-Cola shelves, which are the first shelves ever to be recycled 100 per cent. Made from corrugated cardboard, they'll be re-used until they fall apart, and then recycled into brand new ones. Minus the stickiness of Coke…
Here in England, arguments are still raging over whether milk should be added to a cup before the water, or after. There's one thing Blighty is united in, however: national disdain for any machine attempting to manufacture tea.
Apparently robot missions to Mars are now passe, because NASA's gotten into the business of making electrolyte-packed sports drinks and naming them after Tom Wolfe books about...um...NASA.
This slick looking concept, called Vertigo, warms a beverage and some food, by way of a hand crank, in just minutes. Just keep it away from airports.
Sure, the U-Fizz is a fun little toy. You could make homemade Sprite, orange soda, or experiment with wackier flavors. But this gadget has a dark side: ungodly fizzy creations that anger the soda gods.
Having had Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, Pepsi, Microsoft Cola and Wal-Mart's own brand cola in our blood streams, all at mutually exclusive time points in our lives, we considered ourselves cola connoisseurs. How wrong we were. We were fools, for coladom has a new king and its name is