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Yagana Shah

9 Horrible Product Remakes That Should Never Have Happened

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty

Change can be good, but when it comes to certain things, you just can't beat the original. Any time something is good enough to be remade, visionaries...

The Worst Product Flops Of All Time

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business

The larger the company, the greater its capacity for taking risks. While pouring millions of dollars into market research and advertising campaigns ca...

John McCain Is Sick and Tired of His Outrage!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Lester & Charlie

Not since New Coke have we as a nation seen a disaster that both sides of the aisle can agree on. America is now unanimously and officially outraged that the IRS would have the audacity to target political groups -- groups that publicly despise taxes and call for the end of the IRS.

Will Social Security Cuts Be the Democratic Party's 'New Coke'?

Dave Johnson | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Dave Johnson

If there is one thing that the Democratic Party is "known for" -- their "brand" -- it is starting, expanding and protecting Social Security. Now this brand is at risk.

16 Epic Product Fails

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.28.2012 | Business

Apple launched its maps application earlier this month, much to the chagrin of the many Google Maps fans of the iPhone world. The product was indeed s...

Strange Food Myths And Conspiracy Theories

TruTV.com | Posted 07.30.2012 | Weird News

America's favorite pastime may officially be baseball, but unofficially it's eating. From hot dogs to apple pie, we love our food. But what do we ...

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.

Jason Linkins

How New Coke Explains Why We Should Celebrate The Super Committee's 'Failure'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.29.2012 | Media

As the congressional super committee deliberated throughout the fall, the media got us locked into this notion that if they were unable to come up with an agreed upon plan, this constituted a "failure," while an approved-by-super-committee strategy for curbing the debt constituted a "success." The problem with that thinking is that there was never any indication that suggested they could deliver an intelligent plan, just as there was never any indication that Coca-Cola's attempt to alter its classic recipe in 1985 wouldn't end up as the unalloyed failure that it did. In both cases, what's been deemed a "failure," for all anyone really knows, may have actually been a dodged bullet.

Six Brands That Have Come Back From The Dead

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: It is not unusual for brands to disappear. It is unusual to see major brands resurrected. Scores of brands like New Coke, Circuit ...

Has Coca-Cola's Top-Secret recipe Been Leaked? Not Really

Daily Finance | Bruce Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Coke (KO) is the real thing, at least as far as American consumers are concerned. A fixture on the cultural scene almost since its 1886 introduction, ...

The Gap Logo, New Coke and the Legendary Walter Landor

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

The introduction and subsequent rescinding of The Gap Logo unleashed a series memories of my younger self and the visionary designer Walter Landor.

Google News and the Arrogance of Cyber-Power

Richard H. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Richard H. Smith

Every morning my first Internet destination has been Google News. Until this week -- when Google News rolled out what detractors have called its "New Coke," which, to my mind, presents a technical nightmare and an aesthetic atrocity.