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Late-night Red Bull for Britney

Britney Spears, rushed to the hospital this morning and placed on something called “psychiatric hold,” did something vaguely normal last night. She bought a case of Red Bull.
America’s favorite…

Ice the next hot thing?

Could an entrepreneur find the next convenience store refreshment frontier in ice?
Apparently, ice is not just for cooling your beverages anymore.
The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that fast…

Rock Star Revolt!

Not all rock stars like Rockstar, according to a recent AP report.
According to the story — which quickly got out onto the interwebs — Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker…

Gatorade inventor passes away

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Dr. J. Robert Cade, who invented the sports drink Gatorade and launched a multibillion-dollar industry that the beverage continues to dominate, died Tuesday of kidney failure. He…

Dasani Gets "Bad Product Award"

Consumers International, an international federation of consumer groups, recently announced its Global Bad Product Awards.  On the list was Coke’s Dasani water, which was included “for continuing the international marketing…

Cola Wars

This is fantastic. Courtesy of WTAE TV in Pittsburgh. Remember — shelf space is one thing, but a broken nose is another.
 

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