February 18 – floating soda

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Pictured is a traditional can of Diet Coke. Cans of this type of soda can float when submerged in water.

By: Dylan DaCunha, Editor

Cans of diet soda are denser than regular soda cans, so they float. This is because of the differing amounts of dissolved sweeteners.