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Dance to Dispense

So what you’re saying is I get to show off my Saturday Night Fever moves, in front of all the ladies, AND I get a coke? Where do I sign up?! I need more excuses to dance like an oddly shaped human-robot in my life. Besides, I will need all that sugar after sweating it [...]

Hokusai’s The Great Wave Painted Using Coke

(YouTube Link) Who knew that Coke and traditional Japanese art were the two great tastes that taste great together? Watch Phil Hansen go to work on a gigantic reproduction of Hokusai’s painting “The Great Wave of Kanagawa” using a most refreshing medium-Coca Cola! He will even show you how you can try your hand at painting with Coke, [...]

Company Logos Made from Tiny Versions of Competitors’ Logos

Graphic designer Stefan Asafti is fascinated by the history of brands and decided to play around with prominent ones this way. Among other logo mashups that you can find at the link are Firefox vs. Internet Explorer, Coke vs. Pepsi, and Canon vs. Nikon. Link -via reddit

Mentos Fail

(VideoBash link) When you drop Mentos into a plastic Coke container, you might have a rocket. Or it might not work at all. Or it might surprise you! -via I Am Bored

Coca-Cola Turns Highway Into Movie Theater

Video Link This might make a massive traffic jam a little more tolerable. As part of their “Spread Happiness” mantra, Coke put up a big screen in Bogotá, Colombia, so stranded people could at least be entertained by a movie while they waited for the jam to clear up. Cars not in seeing or hearing distance [...]

Steve Spangler’s Soda Geyser Car

Steve Spangler has produced several toys based on the Coke/Mentos reaction, such as the Mentos Geyser Tube and the Soda Geyser Depth Charge Kit. The newest, the Soda Geyser Car, was introduced at Toy Fair 2011, which is still going on in New York City. Cool Things has two videos of the car in action, [...]

Dragging a Coke Machine Down the Road

(YouTube link) Nicholas Nunley needed a little cash, so he did what anyone would do -he hooked a Coke machine to his car and drove off! Deputies from the McMinn County Sheriff’s department in Riceville, Tennessee chased Nunley as sparks flew from the dragging machine Wednesday morning. The Coke machine eventually disconnected from the car, but [...]