5 Ways to Create Chocolate Art At Home

It’s said that you eat with your eyes first. And there’s no doubt about it. Research shows that the perception of smell, taste, and flavor can be changed by a visual stimulus. That’s the impact appearance has over other senses. Read more

Things to Keep in Mind Before Starting A Baking Venture

Baking isn’t just a culinary art. It’s a great way to convert your passion into a source of earning. The baking industry is flourishing with time and turning into popular food service. The American Bakers Association reports that the baking industry contributes to 2.1% to the country’s GDP. This shows the impact of the baking industry in the development of the U.S. economy. Read more

6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Coke Vending Machines

While you might not think much of them other than just some convenient devices, serving you a refreshing pop-and-sip on a hot sunny day; the truth is Coke vending machines have a heritage full of amazing, fun and surprising facts.

From North America to the Far East, here are six entertaining and informational tidbits about Coke vending machines:

1) The very first Coke vending machine was actually an ice cooler

Manufactured by Glascock Brothers Manufacturing Co. in 1929, the very first Coke vending machine was an ice box that weighed 151 lbs. and could hold seventytwo6-ounce bottles of Coke.

2) Coke vending machines were used in World War II to boost troop morale

During the outbreak of Second World War, the Coca Cola Company pledged to provide free Cokes to all U.S military men to boost their morale. Five thousand “free dispensing” Coke vending machines were manufactured and distributed to military bases.

3) Coke’s North American fleet of vending machines dispenses an average of 15 beverages per second

There are more than 3 million Coke vending machines installed across North America. These vending machines, together, dispense an average of 15 beverages per second.

4) Some Coke vending machines consume zero grid-energy for nighttime illumination

Coke’s Ecoru/Solar vending machines come equipped with solar panels. These solar panels produce and store electricity during the day and use the stored energy for nighttime illumination.

5) There are Coke vending machines that dispense “free” Coke in exchange for a hug

Named, huggable Coke vending machines, these machines have been installed at different schools, university campuses and hospitals around the world. The first huggable Coke vending machine was installed in Singapore as part of Coca Cola Company’s marketing campaign.

6) A number of coke vending machine systems take part in charity work

Several coke vending machine systems donate a portion of their revenue for social welfare causes, including for the development of hospitals and clinics in remote areas, and for funding research into treatment of cancer.

About Classic Machines

Classic Machines is one of the oldest Coke vending machine restoration and repair service provider in the world. The company resources an experience of over 33 years in the industry and also deals in the wholesale of vintage Coke machines. For more details, call 615-540-3515 or email at brad@classic-machines.com .

Weight Loss Through Intermittent Fasting

Diets involving fasting have recently become quite popular among health and fitness enthusiasts. Intermittent fasting is not a type of diet in itself; rather it involves various eating patterns including periods of feasting and fasting.

People who follow intermittent fasting patterns have shown significant improvements in health, weight loss, improvements in cholesterol levels, and insulin resistance.

Here are some popular types of intermittent fasting that you can choose from according to your lifestyle and weight loss goals. Read more

Brunch Recipes to Try This Spring

From its relatively humble beginnings as a post-Sunday Church meal to its Gossip Girl glow-up, brunch has always been a staple of American culture.

Brunch is many things; it’s the perfect excuse to indulge in sweet treats for breakfast, a reprieve when you’re a bit hung-over from a particularly fun night of partying, and a way to bring the entire family together for a meal.

To make your next brunch really special, here are some recipes you can try this spring and summer: Read more

Red Velvet Inspired Desserts You Need To Try!

Red velvet is one of the most decadent cake flavors out there. The rich, chocolatey sponge and light cream cheese frosting makes for an amazing flavor explosion.

But even a slice of red velvet cake is heavy on the calories and our digestive system. So instead of consuming this decadent dessert, you can use it as an inspiration for less calorific dessert options.

Here are some red velvet inspired recipes you’re going to want to try out this weekend: Read more

5 No-Bake Desserts to Indulge in During The Week

Your dessert craving can kick off at any time of the week. You don’t always have to wait for the weekend to indulge in your favorite sweet treats!

There are many no-bake recipes that you can easily whip up during the week whenever cravings strike. The best part? These recipes only require a handful of ingredients! Read more

Easter Treats For the Little Ones

Easter time is to be spent with family. It’s a holiday that celebrates new life and encourages us to be grateful for all that we have. Read more

How to Combat Depression and Mood Swings with a Healthy Diet

Depression is one of the most common health issues in the modern world. With the increasing monetary, social, and psychological pressures, it’s no surprise that depression is prevalent among people aged 18 and above. With the increasing awareness of mental health and its effects on the quality of life, people are looking for natural ways to fight this problem. Read more

Warning Signs That You’re Losing Too Much Weight

According to an update by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Canada is among the most overweight countries in the world with an obesity rate of over 25.8%. With the rising rates of obesity, more and more people are looking for quick weight loss methods. Crash dieting and detoxing are gaining popularity among people over the age of 18.   Read more