The soft drink Coke that was introduced by the Coca-Cola company way back in 1886 is not only a tasty drink, but it has other useful abilities. Many different people have loved Coke for many years,and over 200 countries buy it as of today. Now we have more good reasons to buy Coke.
1. Rust no More
Coca-Cola can do the trick with removing rust from your small objects. You put whatever small object that got rusty, like a penny, in the coke to bathe overnight and then by scrubbing it off in the morning. The rust will come off easier with this Coke bath. If you have rust on larger chrome items, just use the Coke to wet a piece of coarse cloth and scrub the rust spots off the chrome.
Are your Windows Dirty?
The great thing about Coke is it contains citric acid that works to remove rust and also does an excellent job for car windows that have too much muck caked up on them. Just pour the Coke over the window and wipe off with a damp cloth. Be sure to get the sticky stuff off, left from the sugars in the drink. You do not want ants walking across your windshield, do you?
2. Tasty Marinades
Coke is a great addition to barbecue. You can make some great barbecue sauces and some delicious marinades with this miracle soft drink. You can use Coke in slow cooking recipes or on the stove top. There are many recipes to be found on the internet if you want to know what type of Coke recipes there are available. Coke themselves have recipes right on their site. You can even use Coke as a glaze for ham.
The reason Coke is such a great addition to cooking is because the sugars create a glossy coat, and it remains caramelized. The citric acid in the drink acts like lemon and gives the food a little bit of a tang.
3. The Stinky Skunk
If you ever had to deal with stinky skunk smell because it got on you or your dog, Coke will help with that stench. Make sure you pour the coke all over yourself while in the shower, wait a few minutes and then go ahead a rinse. It is also a treatment for your hair, so this will be an added benefit. By the way, if you see a skunk, run the other way.
4. Coke is Even Great for Pain Relief
Jellyfish stings could be quite painful, and when you are at the beach, you usually wouldn’t have anything with you that can help with the pain. The best idea is always to bring some Coke with you. If it does happen, you are ready to deal with it. Just pour the miracle soft drink over the sting and it will help relieve the pain. The other alternative is adding urine on the sting. I would rather use the Coke than urine, and I think you would too. Coke can help relieve the itching with any bug sting.
5. Help your Blackened Pot
Is your pot black from over cooking food or is it discolored due to some acidic foods? If so, Coke can do the trick once again. Add as much Coke as is needed to cover the blackened area. Just be sure to add a little bit over an inch before placing it on the stove. Just simmer the coke and in about an hour it will be ready to get cleaned as usual.
6. Grease Stains on Clothing
If you know a person who is always working with grease, I bet that the stains can be a problem. A less expensive solution than buying those fancy stain removers is to add a can of Coke to the wash along with the detergent that you usually use. Run the greasy clothes through the regular cycle. Coke will also help to removeblood, and it also can remove smells from your stinky clothes.
7. Are Bugs Bugging Your Garden?
Take a tray or a dish and place it in the garden where the bugs are feasting on your plants. Add Coke to it and the snails, slugs, and other pesky bugs will decide to take a drink, and they will not leave the dish or tray. Now you won’thave to worry about buying pesticides to rid your garden of these creatures. The azaleas and gardenias will love any leftover Coke, so just throw it on them.
8. Not Feeling Too Good
You can use Coke for many different illnesses. It is known to soothe the upset stomach. Just let the soda go flat and you can sip it. Nausea can be subsided by this drink too. It can help a sore throat by coating it, and it helps those suffering from diarrhea.
9.Mentos and Diet Coke Equal Boom
Well, it is more like a volcano than an explosion. Either way it will be guaranteed to go everywhere, so don’t do this inside. What happens is that there is a chemical reaction between these two winning products and it causes the soda to foam up and start flying out of the bottle like a volcano. There isn’t any heat, though, but still interesting to watch, from a distance.
What More Can Coke Do?
Believe it or not, Coke can take gum off of the bottom of a shoe, out of hair, and clothes. Just add the Coke to the area, wait a few minutes and then scrape it off with a blunt knife. At least use something that can help remove it without cutting.
10. Toilet Cleaner
Yes, it can remove the lime stains amongst other stains out of the inside of your toilet. Just add a can of the miracle drink to the water and let it sit. I would let it sit overnight and then scrub come morning.
These ideas of Coke usage are just amazing. I cannot understand how someone figured out how Coke does all these wonderful things, but I am glad they did. It certainly is a list worth keeping.