American Junk Food Is Officially Ruining The Children Of The World

Food habits are getting worse around the world, even in countries with traditionally healthy diets. The reason, according to a new series of obesity studies, is Western junk food. And since the makers of said junk food specifically target children with advertising, the problem is only likely to get worse. » 2/23/15 6:00pm 2/23/15 6:00pm

The Super Bowl's controversial Coke commercial gets a nerdy re-edit

may have seen the ad Coke aired during the Super Bowl, where a variety of American sang "America the Beautiful" in their native languages. It was quite controversial, and by controversial I mean idiot racists hated it. Here's hoping they're equally enraged by this new version. » 2/04/14 8:00pm 2/04/14 8:00pm

Bartending robot mixes (and remixes) crowdsourced drink recipes

Start the first summer holiday off with a cool drink, courtesy of these three robotic arms. MIT Senseable City Lab, Coca Cola, and Bacardi have teamed up to bring you the Makr Shakr, an experiment in digital manufacturing and yummy beverages. » 5/24/13 2:30pm 5/24/13 2:30pm

Dr Pepper releases evolution advertisement, the Internet loses its shit…

Yesterday afternoon, Dr Pepper posted an image to Facebook depicting human evolution, and now everyone is yelling at one another. This has been a monumental waste of everyone's time. So let's talk about it. » 9/14/12 11:39am 9/14/12 11:39am

Coca-Cola: Proud sponsor of the 74th Hunger Games

One thing missing from Suzanne Collins' hyper-consumerist Capitol society was corporate sponsorship of the Hunger Games. This parody commercial rectifies that situation. Not only does Coca-Cola give you the caffeine and refreshment to keep you going in your battle royale, but that can comes in handy, too. » 3/24/12 12:30pm 3/24/12 12:30pm

In 1911, Coca Cola went on trial for being a killer brain tonic

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. » 11/03/10 1:45pm 11/03/10 1:45pm

Max Headroom Returns, Looks Fugly

Max Headroom screams 1980s louder than a pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarers and Soft Cell's "Tainted Love," but the BBC is bringing him back. The intervening years have not been kind to him, to say the least. Max Headroom was originally born as a video-jockey on the BBC's Channel 4, and starting this Saturday he'll be seen… » 11/30/07 9:45am 11/30/07 9:45am