Every weird fact you need to know about Diet Coke

Yes, they include the explosion trick.


Mike Fenn


Published Dec 27, 2014   Updated May 29, 2021, 9:38 pm CDT

Did you know that Diet Coke cans are able to float while regular Coke cans cannot?

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This is just one of a handful of facts about the best-selling diet soft drink, which surprisingly hasn’t been around that long (Coke released it in 1982). In an effort to fight our collective ignorance of Diet Coke facts, BuzzFeed released a YouTube video highlighting the drink’s more interesting features.

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Hopefully this video enlightened you. Me? I’m off to the store to buy some Diet Coke and Mentos.

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*First Published: Dec 27, 2014, 8:31 pm CST