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Texas No Longer Accepts “Last Meal” Requests for Death Row Inmates After Lawrence Brewer, A White Supremacist, and Convicted Murderer, Ordered a Feast and Refused to Eat It.

The last meal of a condemned prisoner is a customary ritual before execution. In many countries, the prisoner is given the right, within limits, to choose his or her last meal. But did you know Texas no longer allows this?  After Lawrence Brewer, a convicted murderer, ordered a feast and refused to eat it in …

Texas No Longer Accepts “Last Meal” Requests for Death Row Inmates After Lawrence Brewer, A White Supremacist, and Convicted Murderer, Ordered a Feast and Refused to Eat It. Read More »

What is New Coke?

The Pepsi Challenge, a blind taste test that pitted Coca-Cola and Pepsi against each other, proved that most people preferred Pepsi. With their long-spanning competition, Coca-Cola released a new recipe of Coke to gain the majority’s interest, a sweeter and lighter version called New Coke.  As a desperate measure to redeem themselves from the Pepsi …

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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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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 …

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