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When a can of Coca-Cola is poured into a beaker of “stomach acid”, it spits off black smoke then erupts into a sludgy black mass.

But while it makes you dread what’s happening to all those foolish people who poison their insides with nasty soft drinks, experts say the experiment doesn’t represent what actually happens when you down a can of Coke.

Fire Department Photos

When a can of Coca-Cola is poured into a beaker of “stomach acid”, it spits off black smoke then erupts into a sludgy black mass.

But while it makes you dread what’s happening to all those foolish people who poison their insides with nasty soft drinks, experts say the experiment doesn’t represent what actually happens when you down a can of Coke.