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Friday Morning Stir

-Coca-Cola Japan invents a vending machine that can keep drinks cool for over 16 hours without using electricity. link

-Gatorade matches Nike with its own tribute to female athletes, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Title IX (above).

-If you have an extra $3.5 million laying around and want to move to Malibu, you can now buy this real-life replica of the Flinstone’s home once owned by Dick Clark. link

-R&B singer Mary J. Blige on her portrayal in that controversial Burger King chicken TV spot from Mother: “It hurt my feelings and crushed me.” link

-Raleigh, NC-based shop Baldwin& hired Emily Kissee as account supervisor, er, “Hot Sauce” on the agency’s Burt’s Bees account.

-A little video to get sports fans into the 4th of July spirit. Firework to your head! link

-It’s time we stop blaming the world’s problems on bath salts, apparently. We should probably just blame Florida instead. link

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