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Why AriZona iced tea is still 99 cents after twenty-plus years

    You’ve seen the oversized AriZona Iced Tea “Great Buy! 99¢ ” can everywhere since 1998. How can they afford to make money? The .99 cent can is the advertising budget for AriZona. The cans are everywhere! The cans are advertising for the company. They sell other products in other formats where the pricing is comparable to other companies.

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    The last straw: Taiwan plans to ban straws

      Taiwan is home to some of the coolest drinks such as fresh fruit juices, soy milk, and smoothies. However, they are having a problem with plastic straws. The straws end up in the waterways, wildlife and mix with Taiwan’s food supply. The country’s most popular export is boba or bubble tea and without a straw, it renders the novelty useless. You need a straw to drink boba. Taiwan plans to have plastic straws and cups banned by 2030. Plastic straws are now outlawed in parts of Florida. Calfornia wants to take the ban statewide. The eyes of the world are looking for a biodegradable-straw solution.

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      Star Wars Darth Vader Stovetop Kettle

        This official Star Wars inspired kettle should be a hit with fans of the franchise. The body of the kettle is fashioned like Darth Vader’s helmet and the handle is a Lightsaber. You will be the envy of your circle of friends. Funny thing it almost looks like a Dalek, that should their next project.