“Two Southern Classics, One Legendary Taste,” is the marketing language emblazoning every bottle of Cheerwine Kreme, the unholy combination of, well, soda and doughnuts. While Krispy Kreme has graced the tastebuds of us Yankees for some time now, Cheerwine remains uniquely Southern. I’m not from the South, and…
Yesterday, The New York Times published a provocative opinion piece by a Cornell medical school professor that argued for adding lithium to our drinking water. It’s an interesting idea! It is not, however, a new one. In fact, one of America’s favorite soft drinks used to contain the mood stabilizing element.
Forget coffee. Forget juice. Forget milk, damnit. Mountain Dew wants you wash down your Wheaties with an energy drink. Nope. Nope. Nope. We're not going to do that.
You might think that if you're mixing a cocktail it's only the liquor you should worry about. But new research suggests that the type of mixer you use also plays a role in how the booze affects your body.
It is a little-known fact that one the most outrageously unhealthy drinks in the world — Coca Cola — has its roots in a health craze of the Victorian Age. The history of sodas offers us a window on a strange time when medicine became a tasty, intoxicating treat.
Apparently caffeinated beverages are not teaching the world to sing in perfect harmony.
Does everything really get better when you add the Inception soundtrack? You tell me after watching this Coke ad. You'd better watch out. You'd better not cry. Because Santa needs to go deeper. BWWWAAAAHHHHMMM.
In March 1911, a federal lawsuit against Coca Cola (The United States Government vs. Forty Barrels, Twenty Kegs Coca-Cola,) began in Chattanooga. How come? The US government alleged that Coke's added caffeine was a deadly poison.
Any fan of Futurama will recognize Slurm as the official soft drink of the 31st century. You remember the slogan—"It's highly addictive." But if a recent trademark filing by Twentieth Century Fox is any indication, Slurm could be coming to store shelves sometime in the less distant future. The "Slurm" trademark…