Annual mileage is going to be different for everyone. Granny Smith may only put 3,000 miles a year on her Buick driving to and from church, but a traveling businessperson could easily rack up 30,000 miles in a year. 2004 U.S. Census data lists passenger cars as traveling an average of 12,500 miles per year.
Oddly enough, Coca-Cola, the world’s most recognized soft drink, was introduced in 1886 – one year later than a multi-flavored carbonated concoction called Dr Pepper. In 1885, a pharmacist named Charles Alderton was experimenting with several fruit-based flavors at the soda fountain and came up with a new drink.