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Can Coca-Cola Help with Certain Types of Bowel Obstructions?

Most of the time, Coca-Cola is infamous for its linkage with many health risks. This includes heart disease, diabetes, and higher blood pressure. Although most of Coca-Cola’s benefits stem from its unconventional use as a de-clogger or a grease stain remover, research confirms that Coca-Cola can also be used to treat specific stomach blockages too.  …

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Do Hospitals Treat Delirium Tremens with Alcohol?

Delirium Tremens (DT) or Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium (AWD) is a severe and life-threatening form of Alcohol Withdrawal. Some symptoms include visual and auditory hallucinations, tremors, vomiting, diaphoresis, and more. But can some doctors actually prescribe alcohol to those experiencing this kind of withdrawal? Yes, hospitals can and will prescribe alcohol to patients with severe alcohol …

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What Did President Truman Have With His Breakfast?

Breakfast as we know it started in the early 19th century when the working class began adapting to regular office hours. Before this, people would work for a few hours, then have a meal by 10 am. But what makes former President Truman’s breakfast extra special? Former President Harry Truman started his mornings at 5. …

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Who Were the First People to Try Gatorade?

We all understand the importance of hydration. While water is the primary and most logical form of hydration. Drinks like Gatorade contain electrolytes, and sugar is efficient in replacing the micronutrients we lose during exercise. But did you know the iconic sports drink was not always appreciated? When Gatorade was invented, the football coach wouldn’t …

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Coca-Cola never patented their “secret formula” because they would have to reveal it to the public if they did.

Does formula mystery help keep Coke afloat? London (CNN) — Coca-Cola — the world’s ubiquitous brown fizzy drink — is staying afloat as the soda market shrinks, and many point to a marketing strategy around the so-called “secret recipe” as key to its resilience in a struggling industry. The Coca-Cola Company, which published its full …

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British breweries donated free beer to soldiers during WWII, but after D-Day, there was no room for it on the ships going across the English Channel. Spitfire mechanics and pilots worked together to modify pylons to carry beer kegs and deliver brews to the troops. Flying high enough chilled it.

Spitfire – bringing beer kegs to the men in Normandy RAF Spitfire – “Mod. XXX” Beer-Carrying Spitfires British breweries donated free beer to soldiers during World War II, but just after D-Day, there was no room made to ship it over the English Channel. Spitfire mechanics and pilots worked together to modify pylons to carry …

British breweries donated free beer to soldiers during WWII, but after D-Day, there was no room for it on the ships going across the English Channel. Spitfire mechanics and pilots worked together to modify pylons to carry beer kegs and deliver brews to the troops. Flying high enough chilled it. Read More »

Meet Jolt Cola, created in the 1980s as a stimulant for students and young professionals with the slogan “All the sugar, twice the caffeine!”

Jolt Cola Jolt Cola is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Jolt Company, Inc. (later known as Wet Planet Beverages). The cola drink was created in 1985 by C. J. Rapp as a highly caffeinated beverage. It was targeted towards students and young professionals, stressing its use as a stimulant in a similar manner …

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In fall of 2018, Starbucks’ coffee was found to have connections to forced labor plantations where workers were subject to debt bondage and unsafe working conditions. This was 8 months after they were named one of the World’s Most Ethical companies for the 12th year in a row.

Starbucks has a Slave Labor Problem Once again, Brazilian labor inspectors have found slave labor1 on plantations where Starbucks buys coffee. And not just any plantations, but ones that have been “certified” to Starbucks’ C.A.F.E. Practices standards. This marks the second time in nine months that this has happened, pointing to a huge systemic problem …

In fall of 2018, Starbucks’ coffee was found to have connections to forced labor plantations where workers were subject to debt bondage and unsafe working conditions. This was 8 months after they were named one of the World’s Most Ethical companies for the 12th year in a row. Read More »