Conservatives believe the recent ruling on Utah's anti-polygamy statute is the inevitable consequence of the marriage equality movement; Coca Cola is trying to stop people from drinking tap water; meanwhile, Silicon Valley techies are arrogantly promoting class war in San Francisco. These discoveries and more after the jump.
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.
The results of a big European study of the artificial sweetener confirm those of a huge U.S. study released last month, which found no link to cancer. Go ahead, pop that Diet. Mr Pibbs.