Tagged With coca-cola

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Most of us definitely haven't thought about what a car would do if we put other liquids in an engine that runs on petrol. But cars are running on all kinds of stuff these days, right? Like electricity, and so on? That's what I hear. It's worth a try to put Coke in the tank, in case fuel prices go up and we all get desperate.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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When you think of Coca-Cola do you immediately think, wow, I'd love to have a coffee at the exact same time? Then, today, your dreams have come true. Coca-Cola has revealed 'Coca-Cola Plus Coffee No Sugar' and Australians will be the first in the world to taste it.

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Coca-Cola was originally marketed as a nerve tonic and substitute for morphine. No, really. Over the past 130-odd years, consumers have used the beverage as a DIY solution for almost every problem you can imagine. This infographic looks at 50 alternate uses for Coke; from neutralising jellyfish stings to cleaning your toilet.

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Pepsi Max will soon be dead. In a bid to reverse tanking sales, PepsiCo has made the unusual decision to re-brand the diet soft drink as "Pepsi Zero Sugar". Apparently, a significant segment of the population didn't realise is was sugar-free so they're spelling it out on the label. (With any luck, this will mean an end to those stupid "live life to the max" adverts. Hurrah!)

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This week, the iconic Coca-Cola bottle celebrated its 100th birthday. To mark the occasion, the American-style BBQ restaurant Surly's has brewed up a new menu that uses Coke as the primary ingredient. No really. The specials on offer include Coca-Cola BBQ chicken wings, a pulled pork candied apple sandwich with Coca-Cola BBQ sauce and Coca-Cola glazed pork spare ribs. Read on as we don our bibs and investigate...

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Today, Coca-Cola's iconic Contour bottle turned the ripe old age of 100. To celebrate, we've hand-picked 25 Coke articles from the Lifehacker archives, including taste tests, cleaning hacks and instructions on how to brew your own. Cheers!