Gatorade Unveils Sugarless Drinks

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppDon’t sleep on Gatorade Gatorade rolled out its first sugarless drink, Gatorade Zero, this week. The drink contains neither sugar nor carbs, yet it has most of the same flavors and similar prices as sugared Gatorade. The sports drink company has dominated the market for a good deal of the 53 years that it has been in business. According to Euromonitor International, the Pepsi subsidiary controls 75% of the sports drink market. Gatorade’s dominance stems largely from its marketing campaigns. Gatorade’s “Be Like Mike” campaign,…

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Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, Will Other Countries Follow?

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppCanada will legalize recreational use of marijuana in September. The Canadian government passed the bill to approve the drug by a vote of 52-59. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and government officials had initially wanted to make marijuana legal by July 1st. However, it will take eight to twelve weeks for provincial and territorial governments to undergo legal processes and set up for retail sales.  Following Uruguay, Canada is the second country to legalize marijuana nationally. While each province will contain their own personalized rules for…

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Movie Review: Incredibles 2 (and Bao)

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppThis past weekend, I bought tickets to go see the sequel to one of my favorite children’s movies. I’m talking about the Incredibles 2. This movie has been in production for fourteen years after the first Incredibles film, released in 2004, garnered international success. Obviously, I was expecting a phenomenal production. However, I left the theater feeling a little disappointed by the final product. Incredibles 2 was a very good movie, but when compared to the first one, I felt that it simply lacked the…

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Trump Threatens More Tariffs on $200 Billion Chinese Goods

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppMonday evening the White House announced that it would add more tariffs to $200 billion worth of Chinese goods if China imposes tariffs on $50 billion worth of U.S. goods. However, China announced these tariffs as a response to the 25% tariffs on $50 billion Chinese goods that the U.S. announced on Friday.  China is also not the only one the U.S. intends to raise tariffs against. Some people believe that the U.S. is trying to start a trade war. U.S. President believes these tariffs…

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Giant Hogweed Creates Issues in Several States

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppIn Richmond Virginia, a dangerous plant species was spotted by officials. Giant Hogweed can cause severe damage with just a touch. People who interact with this plant can receive third-degree burns or even permanent blindness when rubbed on the eyes. Clarke County reported the plant, bringing attention to the harmful plant in other states. Environmental officials confirmed sightings in Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington.  Giant Hogweed stems are hollow, with a diameter of two to four inches. There…

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