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Mom’s Pepsi Habit Contributed To Her Death

A British mother’s penchant for the highly caffeinated soda Pepsi Max apparently helped put her in an early grave. Victoria Lane, who’d struggled with mental health issues since surviving a bad car accident at 16, battled anxiety and paranoia. In an attempt to appease the dry mouth the prescription antidepressant fluoxetine gave her, her mother… More »


Surge Is Making A Comeback And The World Is Strangely Enthusiastic About It

The good people at Coca-Cola are bringing Surge back into our lives because the internet made them. Get excited, I guess? The citrus-y 90’s soda, which was sold from 1997-2003, was marketed as a soda or a pseudo-energy drink depending on the day. It was kind of like a poseur version of Mountain Dew but… More »


New App Can Track Exactly How Caffeinated You Are

Raise your hand if you’re a caffeine addict just like I am? (I’m guessing that’s about 99 percent of us, right?) If we are ready to be slightly horrified at our behavior, UpCoffee, a new app by the life-tracking wristband folks at Jawbone, explains exactly how much caffeine you consume each day. The app hopes to… More »


Guy Thinks It’s Hilarious To Bathe Himself In Pepsi

We’re not really sure what prompted this normal-looking dude, Nate, to take a bath in 312 cans of Pepsi, but by all means, man, do what you gotta do. (Methinks it might be a Pepsi Max commercial disguised as a viral video.) I personally like to cleanse in soap and water and drink soda, but… More »


Mountain Don’t: Mountain Dew Introduces “Breakfast Drink,” World Becomes A Little More Like “Idiocracy”

Further proof the end times are here: Mountain Dew would like to provide its “extreme”-loving customer base with something that they can properly guzzle in the morning hours, so they’ve created Kickstart, a carbonated soda drink that contains five percent fruit juice.

That five percent juice makes all the difference in the world. More »


Diet Soda Linked To Depression

Yet another reason diet soda may not be as good a choice as you assumed: A new study links it to an increased risk of depression, LiveScience reports. More than 263,900 US adults answered questions about their beverage consumption between 1995 and 1996, and about 10 years later, they were asked if they had been diagnosed with depression since the… More »


Banning Big Sodas: Nanny State Or Smart Move?

Mayor Bloomberg wants to ban sodas bigger than 16 ounces from being sold in New York City (with afew exceptions), and as the AP points out, he’s likely to get his way considering he appoints everyone on the city’s Board of Health. Read more…More »


Manly Men Will Only Drink Macho Diet Soda (That’s Dr. Pepper Ten’s Philosophy)

You’re probably expecting an avowed feminist like myself to put a diet soda commercial marketed to men with guns, ATVs and snake attacks on blast. It’s true, Dr. Pepper Ten’s new ad declaring “It’s not for women” is dripping with machismo like beads of sweat pour off a gator hunter in the Florida sun. But… More »


How Long Does Soda Really Stay Fizzy?

This guy clearly had way too much time on his hands at work. But I’m glad he did because I’ve always wanted to know how long Diet Coke stays fizzy for. If I drank Diet Coke. I don’t because I’m an aquaholic. But all the other Frisky ladies are DC enthusiasts. Now I… More »


Diet Pepsi Slims Down In Desperate Appeal To Gender Stereotypes

Is the traditional Diet Pepsi can too short and fat for you? Are you embarrassed to be seen holding it? No worries, girlfriend. PepsiCo. has announced it’s releasing a “taller, sassier, new Skinny Can” which is meant to celebrate “beautiful, confident women.” It’s like the Virginia Slims of diet sodas! Naturally, the new can will… More »


Quickies: Marijuana Soda for Sale & Snooki Films A New Reality Show

Canna Cola, a new $15 can of soda made from pot, will start selling on Friday at medical marijuana dispensaries around the country. It comes in grape, orange and lemon flavors as well, but is apparently less potent than other pot beverages on the market already. All we want to know is, will it still… More »


Do Not Want: Bacon-Flavored Soda

Jones’ Bacon Flavored Soda is a gastronomic experiment I don’t want to partake in. Two bottles cost $10 and come with a bag of cheddar bacon popcorn, bacon lip balm, and bacon gravy. The perfect gift for that special pig in your life. [AOL] … More »


Soda Lowers Dudes’ Sperm Count

Here in NYC everyone is freaking out because the governor, backed by the mayor, has proposed a tax on sugary drinks such as soda. But beyond just balancing the budget, it looks like this law could help guys in the sack. A Danish study found that men who drink a liter or more of soda… More »