Afri-Cola, a cola soft drink manufactured in Germany, released this bizarre ad in 1968, which can produce an instant and genuine WTF from the viewer??! After living in Germany for 5 years, I can proudly say that I never once saw this drink anywhere. Let’s just say that Germans can have a rather odd sense of humor, to say the least.
Posts from the ‘Food & Health’ Category
A Los Angeles artist by the name of William Malark took part in an experiment on LSD in the 1950s given by a Dr. Nicholas Bercel from UCLA. What ever became of Mr. Malark? Who knows…
Who knew there was a song devoted to the Slurpee? The 7-11 drink sells 7,290,000 gallons of the beverage every year and is now almost 50 years old although the drink goes back even further as its predecessor was the Icee.
Learn more about the slurpee here.
A nice little roundup from NPR. Tax payer dollars at work.
An interesting mashup of common breakfasts around the world. When I visited Austrialia a long time ago, I was pretty horrified at the whole concept of vegemite. Probably the most salty condiment I’ve ever eaten, Australians slather this on to bread like we do here with peanut butter. I vowed never to eat it again. But perhaps one of the rites of passage to adulthood is to gain an appreciation for weird foods like vegemite, caviar, lutefisk and more. I recently had marmite, the British version of vegemite and found myself very much enjoying it on my morning toast.