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How much sugar do they really put in soft drinks?

You know soda pop isn't the greatest drink to consume, but do you know how much sugar they really put in soft drinks? Find out the answer here.


The Cola Wars: Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi Quiz

The Cola Wars: Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi Quiz

Many of us can't recall when Coke and Pepsi weren't duking it out for worldwide domination. Prove how much you know about cola at HowStuffWorks. See more »

All Hopped-up: Beer Quiz

All Hopped-up: Beer Quiz

Are you well-versed in all things beer? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Does whole milk spoil faster than skim milk?

Does whole milk spoil faster than skim milk?

When it comes to milk, does fat content determine how quickly it spoils? Find out if whole milk spoils faster than skim milk at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Mind-blowing Alcohol Facts

10 Mind-blowing Alcohol Facts

Surprisingly, America's Puritan forebears drank far more liquor than Americans of today. That's one of 10 mind-blowing alcohol facts from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Should I pay any attention to my beer's 'born-on' date?

Should I pay any attention to my beer's 'born-on' date?

While some brands proudly display their beers' 'date of birth,' others hide it. Should you pay attention to your beer's 'born-on' date? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Bartending Quiz

Bartending Quiz

Think you can pass our bartending quiz? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of all things bartending! See more »

Noble Hops: The Beer Styles Quiz

Noble Hops: The Beer Styles Quiz

Think you can pass our beer styles quiz? Crack open a cold one and take our quiz to find out! See more »

Bottoms Up!: The Bitters Quiz

Bottoms Up!: The Bitters Quiz

Think you can pass our bitters quiz? Test your knowledge to see how much you know about this often underused bartending tool. See more »

Shaken, Not Stirred: The Mixology Quiz

Shaken, Not Stirred: The Mixology Quiz

Think you can pass our mixology quiz? Test your knowledge to see if you have what it takes to craft your favorite concoctions. See more »

Does beer really make you fat?

Does beer really make you fat?

Does beer really make you fat? Not according to the beer commercials! Get the truth from HowStuffWorks. See more »