Posts tagged "soda"

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…

Newser | November 5, 2015 - 2:45 pm

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,…

Claire Hannum | September 17, 2014 - 2:30 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | March 6, 2014 - 4:00 pm

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…

Alyson Penn | August 11, 2013 - 4:00 pm

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…

Julie Gerstein | February 12, 2013 - 12:40 pm

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…

Newser | January 10, 2013 - 9:10 am

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…

Newser | June 4, 2012 - 11:50 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | October 10, 2011 - 2:40 pm

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…

Ami Angelowicz | July 22, 2011 - 1:20 pm

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,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 9, 2011 - 11:20 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2011 - 8:00 pm

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,…

Ami Angelowicz | November 5, 2010 - 4:50 pm

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,…

Nikki Dowling | April 1, 2010 - 5:20 pm