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The Scary Truth About Orange Juice

Is the orange juice you feed your kids all that good for them? It's orange juice, right? How can it be bad? Here are 5 shocking facts you might not have known...

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Posted by Jimm - November 10, 2012 at 9:35 pm

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Five Things You Can Do With A Six-Pack Of Coke

Coca-ColaToday, May 8th is the 125th anniversary of Coca-Cola.  It was originally sold as a patent medicine by pharmacist John Styth Pemberton in Georgia.  Pemberton was a Confederate soldier who was wounded in the Battle of Columbus, Georgia in 1865 and saw others around him becoming addicted to morphine.  He thought by creating a medicinal drink, he might be able to help people.  His first carbonated beverage, known as Coca-Cola came from use of the coca plant and the kola nut.  Cocaine was not used in the recipe.  While Coca-Cola is a great drink, there are plenty of other things you can do with a six-pack of this tasty, refreshing beverage.  Here is a list of five useful things you can do with the six-pack (after you drink one of them). Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - May 7, 2011 at 10:46 pm

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Five Modern Companies That Helped The Nazis

World War 2 was a long time ago, but people still remember how evil we considered the Nazi Party.  This group of people, led by Adolf Hitler, exterminated millions of Jews.  They didn’t stop there, though.  They also went after the Gypsies, Freemasons, Homosexuals, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Polish academics and intellectuals, the mentally ill, handicapped people, the unemployable, and even unruly German kids who, today, would be considered to have ADHD!  The Germans were looking for a perfect race and the Nazis didn’t discriminate who they killed.  So how could any company that we shop at today have been involved with supporting their cause?  Believe it, there were plenty and they all weren’t German!  Sure, we’ve all heard the story of the Volkswagen, but these helpful companies might just surprise you!

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Posted by Jimm - November 12, 2010 at 2:21 pm

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The Origins Of Our Favorite Soda Pops

Soda Pop In AmericaSome people refer to them as pop, soda pop, sodas, or just plain coke.  They are carbonated beverages that are often sweetened with sugar or corn syrup.  They’ve actually have been around for centuries.  Started by medieval Arabic chemists as a way of curing diseases, soft drinks made their way to Europe by the 1200s where a popular beverage known as Dandelion & Burdock was sold in Britain.  Today, we all know the names of our favorite pops.  Here are five of the most popular found here in the United States and the origins how they came to be. Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - September 21, 2010 at 9:16 am

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Five Uses For Coca-Cola

Uses For Coca-ColaEmails have been circulating the internet for years about how bad Coca-Cola can be, but Coke also offers a lot of good qualities (other than drinking).  Who knew there were so many uses for Coca-Cola?  This is a list of everyday uses for Coke that will make you want to keep a case of it around the house – just in case!  Feel free to add in any other uses that you find for the use of Coke, as well.  Our readers love to find out all they can: Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - August 18, 2010 at 10:12 am

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History For The Rest Of Us. It Happened on May 8th

In this new series to make history less boring for normal people, we’ve looked at stuff you might have learned in high school, but were too bored to care about.  By making history fun, we tell it like it was in a way you want to hear about it.  Plus that, we throw in all of the sex, violence and back-stabbing that no one talks about! Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - May 8, 2010 at 5:51 pm

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