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Fact Check: Coca-Cola's New Anti-Obesity Ad

Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Coca-Cola's first "Coming Together" advertisement -- aimed at addressing the company's role in obesity in America -- was released this week. And with ...

Coke's Ad on Obesity Is Brilliant

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Obesity prevention funders can continue to fund dozens of small local or regional anti-soda/anti-junk food campaigns that will have limited impact. Or, they can try something different -- like banding together and funding one brilliant national counter-marketing campaign.

Coke's 'Doc Pemberton' May Actually Be Disgraced Confederate General

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

When the Coca-Cola Company launched "New Coke" in 1985, it hoped its updated take on the iconic soda would re-energize sales. Instead, consumer reacti...

When Is A Pop Just A Soda?

Posted 09.30.2013 | Taste

Or a coke?

PHOTOS: The Disappearing Ghost Signs Of The Rust Belt

Randy Fox | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Randy Fox

Ghost signs are nearly the equivalent of what cave drawings were to our early modern day explorers: signifiers of how previous lives lived, worked and maybe the kind of beer they drank or the cigarettes they smoked. While these ghost signs populate many towns in our country, they are in the process of leaving us. As the wrecking ball flies and mundane urban renewal efforts commence, we're losing more relics every day.

How Much Exercise Does It Take To Burn Off A Coke?

Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living

Coca-Cola's UK website is offering a new calorie calculator that not only tells you how many calories are in some of their drinks, but also offers an ...

Is Bravo Serious?

Posted 10.26.2012 | TV

Bravo is developing a drama that could be billed as "Mad Men" in the '80s. According to, the show will be based on the Coke vs. Pepsi adv...

How I Stopped Smoking Crack and Built the Life of My Dreams

Tommy Rosen | Posted 12.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Tommy Rosen

"On the night I almost died from smoking crack, there was no conscious understanding of what was happening in my mind or body. I was reduced to a state of depravity, like an animal whose only purpose was to never come down from the rush."

Reinventing the Model for Solving Global Ills - Six Lessons from the Clinton Global Initiative 2012

Joan Michelson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Joan Michelson

How do we make solid, faster progress in solving the world's most intractable problems?

McDonald's and Coca-Cola -- An Unhealthy Alliance

Michele Simon | Posted 09.13.2012 | Food
Michele Simon

While it's obvious that the soda industry would be on the defense, largely missing from the debate so far has been the role of the fast food and restaurant industry as a significant driver of soft drink sales

Coke Makes First Shipment To Myanmar In 60 Years

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2012 | Food

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co said on Monday that it shipped its flagship cola to customers in Myanmar, its first delivery to the country in 60 y...

Fast Food Employees Threaten To Kill Managers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

The Colonel may have a mutiny on his hands. Four KFC and Pizza Hut chains in Nepal have suspended their operations after employees reportedly attac...

Coke, Pepsi Racing For A Better No-Calorie Soda

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 09.25.2012 | Food

NEW YORK -- Coke and Pepsi are chasing after the sweet spot: a soda with no calories, no artificial sweeteners and no funny aftertaste. The world's t...

Why Mayor Bloomberg Needs a Refresher in High School History

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Nicholas Ferroni

We would like to think that the government consists of men and women who are intelligent, logical and selfless individuals; sadly this is often not th...

Teen Hospitalized For Addiction To Coke -- No, The Other Kind

Posted 07.12.2012 | Food

18 year old Zoe Cross really loves Coke -- so much that she has been drinking around 18 pints of it a day for the last four years. The Sun reporte...

Old Man Allegedly High On Cocaine Flees Imaginary Croatians, Cops Say

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.27.2012 | Weird News

Cocaine is a hell of a drug. And it caused hell for Peter Bauer who, armed with a .38-caliber handgun, allegedly spent his Tuesday morning running ...

Coke To Enter Myanmar For First Time In 60 Years

AP | CANDICE CHOI and MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 06.15.2012 | Food

NEW YORK -- The Coca-Cola Co. plans to start selling its drinks in Myanmar for the first time in 60 years, following the U.S. government's decision to...

Starbucks For Democrats, Dunkin' Donuts For Republicans?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.14.2012 | Business

Here's one more thing Republicans and Democrats can disagree on: brands. A new study shows that the products we prefer fall along political lines, ...

Coke Profits Off Egyptian Jew's Seized Property

Edwin Black | Posted 06.07.2012 | World
Edwin Black

For 15 years, Egyptian-Jewish businessman Refael Bigio has been battling a goliath corporate adversary, The Coca-Cola Company. Bigio charges that Coke...

Coke And McDonald's On Soda Ban: 'New Yorkers Deserve Better Than This'

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | New York

* Coke says consumers already see calorie counts * McDonald's calls ban misguided * Bans in other places could follow By Martinne Gelle...

Cocaine Study Shows Drug's Surprising Effect On Brain

| Posted 04.24.2012 | Science

Although cocaine makes people feel more alert and on top of things in the moment, it can leave users vulnerable to a much slower brain in the long run...

NRA Becomes Toxic When Exposed to Light

Daniel Gross | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Daniel Gross

When exposed to the light, the NRA's agenda becomes toxic. And Americans want nothing to do with those who conspire to bring about the gun lobby's dangerous "guns everywhere" vision they saw played out that February night in Sanford, Florida.

As Donors Flee, Corporate Front Group ALEC Whines That Critics Are Trying to "Eliminate Discourse"

Zaid Jilani | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Zaid Jilani

The campaign to hold ALEC responsible represents the best combination of free speech and the free market. ALEC hates that, but that's because ALEC doesn't stand for the free market or free speech at all.

This Coke Machine Takes Hugs Instead Of Money

Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

A great hug can mean warmth, safety, comfort and a bunch of other mushy feelings. The only thing that could possible make it better? A free Coke. ...

I'm With Stupid: Artificially Creating Pepsi's Next Big Mess

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.09.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I predict that Pepsi Next will be a colossal failure for Pepsi. It won't be as big a flop as New Coke was, but that's just because Pepsi's not as big as Coke.