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The Original 7-Up Was A Mind-Altering Substance

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business

Coca-Cola isn’t the only soda that started as a pharmaceutical elixir. 7-Up, the 85-year-old citrus soft drink, once went by the less-catchy nam...

Thirteen Years in the Making: Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster Talk About Their Film American Promise

Govindini Murty | Posted 02.06.2014 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

One of the enduring hopes of the digital age is that technology can break down the barriers between peoples and races. A film thirteen years in the making, American Promise follows two African-American boys from first grade through high-school, showing the challenges and opportunities young black men face in today's education system.

Rachel Tepper

7-Up Agrees To Drop Controversial Ingredient

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living

If you find yourself in need of a Vitamin E fix, you should no longer assume you'll get it from 7-Up. The drink's producer, Dr Pepper Snapple Grou...

Filmwax Radio Interview: Michael Apted on 56 Up

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.17.2013 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

At age 71, director Michael Apted is only 15 years older than the subjects of his lifelong Up series of documentaries. Though the age difference is almost negligible today, it was quite significant in 1964.

LOOK: 9 Vintage Junk Food Ads That Look Ludicrous Today

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

Have a sore throat? Perhaps a cocaine drop will help. Though it may seem bizarre now, the cocaine drop was offered as a cure in late 19th and earl...

Return of the Son of...: A Conversation With Dweezil Zappa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Dweezil Zappa has a new live record out titled Return of the Son of.... It isn't exactly a Frank Zappa greatest hits album, so here's what Dweezil was going for with the selections on this project.

Facebook Power! Michael Vick Shutdown

Heidiminx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heidiminx

One person started a group on Facebook. Others agreed with the message. Thousands collectively banded together to tell corporations to be more socially responsible. Companies listened.

The Best Worst Commercials You've Never Seen

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

7-Up. Condoms. Levis. Condoms. XBOX 360. More Condoms. Beer. And... Viagra. No, this isn't Bill Clinton's shopping list. These are just some of the products whose commercials have been recently banned -- And I have no idea why.