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When Failure Creates Unexpected Success – New Coke

This Today I Found Out video tells the story of Coca-Cola’s spectacularly unsuccessful attempt to replace their original formula signature product propelled it to greater heights of popularity.
The part about people’s reaction to finding out they preferred the new formula to the old is particularly amusing, too.


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If You Have A Christmas Tree Your Cat Does Not Need A Christmas Present

It would be the same for toddlers too, but people still give them presents regardless.


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Paqui’s Carolina Reaper Madness Corn Chip – The World’s Hottest Chip

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Paqui’s Carolina Reaper Madness is billed as the world’s hottest chip.
They are marketed singly.
That’s right: one chip per serve.


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Death Star Toaster

Death Star toaster.
Fully armed and operational Death. Star. Toaster.
Details.
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Basil Fawlty Shilling For Specsavers

John Cleese revives his Basil Fawlty persona after 35 years for an ad for Specsavers, of all things.


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The Banned Lord’s Prayer Ad

There’s been plenty of coverage about the refusal by the a movie advertising firm in the UK to accept an ad featuring the Lord’s Prayer to be featured in cinemas.
Search around if you want to know more. There’s a variety of attitudes about the situation.
So, while the ad will not be seen by movie goers, it is being seen by far more people than had originally been intended.
Here it is.