According to the latest industry data after four years of outselling Pepsi, Diet Coke is back in the No. 3 slot for top sodas in the U.S. Other sugar-free brands are also dropping quickly. Continue reading… “The decline of the diet soda drinker”
On Thursday, the New York City Board of Health voted to ban the sale of sugary soft drinks larger than 16 ounces at restaurants. This is a move that has sparked intense debate between public health advocates and beverage industry lobbyists. When did sodas get so big in the first place?
Jobs on Twitter
While Twitter seems a bit like the Wild West these days with lots of unknowns and rumors of potential riches, it may hold promise for people in unexpected ways: new jobs. With around 13 million current users (and a projected billion, as predicted by the unauthorized leaking of proprietary Twitter corporate documents), Twitter promises free access to a market ripe for a constant stream of new, value-added information on a minute-by-minute basis — that we know.
The energy required to produce bottled water is up to 2,000 times more than the energy required to produce tap water.
Most people who buy bottled water have access to clean drinking water virtually for free (in the US, tap water costs less than a penny per gallon, on average). Nevertheless, the consumption of bottled water continues to grow, far surpassing the US sales of milk and beer, and second only to soft drinks.
In a survey Japanese muggers prefer Pepsi 2-to-1 over Coke,
so the Coke machine disguise is regarded as a safe bet
Japanese artist Aya Tsukioka has come up with some unique solutions for Japanese women who wish that they could escape notice by transforming into wallflowers. Her invention is a skirt that can be pulled up to transform its wearer into a vending machine, camouflage that is a lot more common than a wallflower, especially on the streets of Japan. (Pics)