Pepsi was originally called "Brad's Drink"

Some of the soft drinks we know today originally started as patent medicines in the late 19th century — including Coca-Cola, which infamously contained cocaine. But when Caleb Bradham invented a drink in 1893 he set out to make it free of stimulants. It didn't even contain caffeine. He originally called it Brad's… »7/02/14 10:23pm7/02/14 10:23pm

How Jeff Gordon Scared The Crap Out Of Me With This Epic Prank

I keep to myself in cabs. But one thing that gets my attention is a driver with a neck tattoo telling me that he just got out of jail after 10 years and that the cop behind is making him nervous. And especially when he starts a police chase while yelling "I can't go back." I thought this was the end. »2/27/14 9:17am2/27/14 9:17am

Pepsi Wants Scent Capsules So Its Bottles Don't Smell Like Plastic

Cracking open a cold bottle of Pepsi, only to be hit by the smells of the chemicals in the plastic container instead of the cola, can ruin the experience. And for a company that's perpetually been a runner up in the Cola Wars, finding new ways to gain traction with consumers is vitally important. So through a patent… »9/26/13 4:00pm9/26/13 4:00pm

What Would Happen If Those Coca-Cola Polar Bears Really Drank Soda?

I once loved everything about soda. Its amazing refreshing ability, its sweetness, its bubbles—it was magic in liquid form. But of course it came with the cost of ridiculous amounts of sugar and calories. So I cut back. But for people who don't cut back on soda? Watch out. Here's what would happen if those cute… »10/10/12 8:20pm10/10/12 8:20pm