The good news of the day is that Bill Moyers is coming back to television next January. The bad news is that Coca-Cola seems to be winning its battle to fill the Grand Canyon with empty plastic bottles.
Forget about cavities. Doctors report in the International Journal of Clinical Practice that excessive cola drinking can cause paralysis and a host of other serious health problems. Extreme symptoms were suffered by people who drank as much as three liters of cola a day. That kind of soda binging is becoming less rare, says one doctor.
Fried Coke is all the rage at state fairs this year. Yeah, you heard that right: deep-fried nuggets of Coke-drenched batter, topped with whipped cream and more Coke syrup. Why not just implant columns of trans fats directly into the arteries?