97. Coke Bottles

Curtis and I thought we were stumbling upon a miracle when we went to check out at Target last month.

:rctanglr coke:

That’s right friends, we had a square bottle of coke.

:more rctanglz:

At first we weren’t sure whether it was intended that way or not, but as soon as we opened it it went right back to the more familiar rounded shape. And it was the flattest Coke I’ve ever had.

:i couldn't even smile while drinking it:

Of course, this sparked some interest in rectangular cokes. So a quick internet search brought me up this beauty:

:rctanglr coke take 2:

Apparently student Andrew Kim came up with this idea, it’s greener and more convenient.

:square dranx:

:kim's thoughts:

Coke seems to be considering it, but no promises. Regardless, it’s pretty rectangular and pretty cool. Imagine, picking up an ice cold Coke and it always being a rectangle…dream. Also – check out the above link for some interesting debate over Square Coke.

August 15, 2010. Art, Culture, Food, Rectangles, Science.

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