Here’s an at-home experiment you can try.
Take a can of “classic” Coca-Cola and a can of Diet Coke, and without opening either one submerge them in water. A deep sink or a bucket will do the trick. You’ll find the can of Diet Coke rises to the top, while the Classic Coke stays sunk. Can you guess why?
The answer lies in the chemical contents of the Diet Coke — in fact, in the very distinction that makes it “Diet”.
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