Feb 202016
 
Dropping Lithium Into 7 Up

Most people don’t realize, but nearly all modern carbonated sodas originated at pharmacies, and were sold as health drinks that could ease stomach indigestion and other minor ailments. 7-UP actually used to contain lithium in it. 

So the scientists at Periodic Videos thought it would be interesting to drop some of the metal into a cup of 7-UP to see how it would react.