Watch thousands of ping pong balls flying launched by mousetraps

Pepsi celebrated the New Year with a cool visual experiment: They put thousands of ping pong balls on mousetraps, then they actioned one of the traps making the ball fall on the others triggering an epic chain reaction . » 1/09/15 6:47pm 1/09/15 6:47pm

Mirror Prank Shocks People With Horrifying Demonic Reflections

October 31 has come and gone and it's now time to start thinking about turkey and stuffing and shopping, but not before mentioning this wonderful Halloween prank by Pepsi that had moviegoers seeing more than just their faces reflected in these special haunted bathroom mirrors. » 11/03/14 9:18am 11/03/14 9:18am

A Remote Control Cooler Lets You Throw a Party From Your Hammock

It might already be September but there are still a few more weeks of summer to enjoy, especially with the kids back in school. So take a Friday off, throw a huge pool party for the office, and put a couple of Pepsi's remote control coolers to work delivering drinks and tunes to all of your guests. » 9/04/14 1:00pm 9/04/14 1:00pm

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 10:23pm 7/02/14 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 9:17am 2/27/14 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 4:00pm 9/26/13 4:00pm

Pepsi's Plastic Bottle Design Gets Its First Redesign Since 1997

Pepsi has redesigned the shape of its 16-ounce and 20-ounce plastic bottles for the first time in 16 years. Move the arrows on the slider above back and forth to see the a before and after comparison. » 3/22/13 12:59pm 3/22/13 12:59pm

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 8:20pm 10/10/12 8:20pm

Coca-Cola and Pepsi Caramel Color Is Carcinogenic

Bad news: Coca-Cola and Pepsi have a carcinogenic ingredient: 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI). More bad news: They are not taking it out, they are just reducing it to avoid having to display a cancer warning label in their cans and bottles. » 3/09/12 12:05pm 3/09/12 12:05pm

Why You'd Never Know There Was A Mouse In Your Soda

Pepsi is being sued by a Madison County, Illinois man who claims he found a mouse in his Mountain Dew. Ho-hum, right? But wait, Pepsi came up with the greatest defense ever: you'll never know you're drinking mouse! » 1/02/12 9:20pm 1/02/12 9:20pm

How Long Does It Take for Coke to Go Flat?

There's few things worse than a glass of flat Coke. OH WAIT, a glass of Pepsi is far worse. But anyway! An incredibly bored person wanted to find out exactly when Coke went flat so he timed it. » 7/22/11 9:06am 7/22/11 9:06am

America, This Is Just Too Much

Can't...stop *wheeze* laughing...at...the...cruel *big breath* irony of it all. This is no Photoshop japery like that "Seriously McDonalds" viral; this is the real deal, spotted at an American KFC. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's Flickr seals it. [SelfishGiving via Grist] » 6/15/11 12:20pm 6/15/11 12:20pm

Lady Gaga and 50 Cent's URL Shortening Service Sounds Dumb

Does the world really need another URL shortener? One backed by Lady Gaga, 50 Cent and Pepsi, at that? One that's run by a CEO described almost entirely by the fact that he lives on New York's hipster-laden LES (Lower-East Side)? » 6/15/11 5:00am 6/15/11 5:00am

The Future of Salt and Sugar Is Being Engineered in a PepsiCo Lab

The preferred way to think about the intersection of science and food lately is like this or this, when the reality is more like what's going on deep inside of PepsiCo, the largest food company in America. » 5/10/11 7:00am 5/10/11 7:00am

Behold Pepsi's 100% Plant-Based Plastic Bottle

Soda's bad for you, but plastics—especially the petroleum-based PET plastics used widely for bottles—are bad for everyone. Thankfully, after millions of dollars and years of research, Pepsi thinks it's cracked the code on a 100% plant-based PET bottle. » 3/16/11 3:20pm 3/16/11 3:20pm

The Pepsi-Coke Wars On Google StreetView

If you drive a Pepsi truck to 3800 Rue Ontario, Montreal, it davidcopperfieldly morphs into a Coca-Cola truck. At least, that's what happens if you do it in Google Streetview. » 9/27/10 7:40pm 9/27/10 7:40pm

Chug This and Die (Possibly)

How much caffeine and carbonation is inside the Japan-only Pepsi Strong Shot? The can says you have to wait 15 seconds to drink it. Or what? Or what?! [Inventor Spot via Awesomer via Nerdalicious] » 6/28/10 9:20pm 6/28/10 9:20pm

Pepsi's Dream Machine Kiosk Awards Points for Recycled Bottles

Pepsi and Waste Management are teaming up to make every kid's on-the-go recycling dream come true with Dream Machine, a giant, computerized recycling bin that doles out points for returned bottles. Because who needs deposits when you can have dreams. » 4/22/10 6:20pm 4/22/10 6:20pm

Pepsi Issues "Apology" For Offensive iPhone Dating App

Pepsi's "Amp Up Before You Score" iPhone app is intended to help men score with women (and brag about it with their friends on Facebook or Twitter). Not surprisingly, this has created something of a PR issue. » 10/13/09 1:40pm 10/13/09 1:40pm

MacGruber Shills for Pepsi, Changes Name to 'Pepsuber'

MacGruber, the gadget-heavy SNL sketch that always ends with an explosion, was heavy on someting else last night: Product placement. And not even a cameo by Richard Dean Anderson—MacGyver himself—could save these three commercials. » 2/01/09 10:00am 2/01/09 10:00am