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A coroner in New Zealand said that the consumption of massive quantities of Coca-Cola is what likely killed a 30-year-old mother of eight. The woman’s family says she was addicted to the soda and would consume 10 liters of the beverage a day. Her health had deteriorated so badly that she had to have all of her teeth removed because of decay, and she suffered terrible withdrawals if she went without her Coke. She went into cardiac arrest and died in February 2010. In a statement, Coke said, “We believe that all foods and beverages can have a place in a balanced and sensible diet combined with an active lifestyle” and that "grossly excessive ingestion of any food product, including water” could be dangerous … Discuss

 

After a tough break-up, it's important to do things that make you happy. It's all part of carving out your new identity for yourself, rediscovering who you are as a single person and creating new memories that are independent from some of the painful, rose-tinged ones of you and your ex. So you might want to learn how to play a new instrument. Or, perhaps, take up judo or yoga. Or, maybe, you'll do what this New Zealand man did and build a secret bunker in the house of your ex—complete with food, trap doors and peep holes. The important thing is that you're doing things that help you cope and move on. Nobody can judge how you choose to do that. Except for maybe that last one about building the bunker, in which case a judge will sentence you to jail ... Discuss