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23 Flavors of Dr. Pepper – Part 3

In addition to the taste test that Paul and I conducted earlier, I’ve come up with a few more flavors that are possibly in Dr. Pepper. We somehow stumbled upon Coka-Cola’s wikipedia page (which, by the way, is amazing) which lead us to OpenCola’s page after awhile. OpenCola is the open-source version of Coka-Cola, so [...]

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Snickers Charged: The biggest waste of money yet

I just saw my first Snickers Charged in a “healthy” vending machine at work. Being hungry, and having enough money, I decided to get it and see what was “healthy” about it. Well, the “charged” pertains to the fact that it contains 60mg of caffeine, not any healthy ingredients and was most likely miscategorized. Being [...]

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23 Flavors of Dr. Pepper – Part 2

Paul and I conducted a little taste test last night using both hot and cold Dr. Pepper poured into glass cups. Here is what we came up with using Dr. Pepper with high fructose corn syrup. Hot Dr. Pepper smells like: -Boiled dried fruit (raisins and apricots to be exact) -Cherry Syrup -Lip Smackers brand [...]

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23 Flavors of Dr. Pepper

Now, we should know by now that a large, well-established company such as Dr. Pepper wouldn’t actually disclose their secret formula for the most beloved drink in Texas (at least among programmers). There are some good guesses floating around, though. One that is undergoing large scrutiny is prune juice. The company denies straight up that [...]

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