Splenda And Several Other Products That Could Potentially Murder Your…

I was on JetBlue yesterday morning without headphones, but CNN was on the TV and the following question (or a reasonable facsimile) flashed across the screen: Is Splenda bad for your health? And I silently mouthed "NOOOOOO!" Not my favorite calorie-free sweetener! Then I read about it in today's New York Times » 9/23/08 4:30pm 9/23/08 4:30pm, and…

Vintage Soda Ad Shames Women Into Drinking Tab


Above is a 1970s TV spot for Tab, and it's probably the creepiest soda commercial we've ever seen. As the first diet soft drink of The Coca-Cola Company (and the second diet soda ever), Tab was marketed to women as a way to keep slim, and thus, keep a man. As the voice over says, "When you can't be with him, be in… » 1/25/08 4:40pm 1/25/08 4:40pm