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A Mixologist’s Guide to Creating an Actually Great Suicide Soda

Depending on where and when you grew up, you might know it by a different name. Some call it swamp water. Some call it a…

Ranking Caffeinated Beverages by How Effective They Are

Legend holds that caffeine was discovered at least 5,000 years ago, when a Chinese emperor named Shennong figured out that placing certain leaves in boiling…

How Does Seltzer Manage to Trick Your Brain?

Once an addict, always an addict. That’s essentially what Dr. Charlie Seltzer, a Philadelphia-based weight-loss physician (and yes, that is his real name), tells me…

Inside the ‘Exotic Snacks’ Hustle Where Rappers Buy Rare Sodas by the Duffle Bag

Sam is packing up a duffle bag behind the counter of his smoke shop in Northridge, California, like he’s filling it with cash. He’s about…