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Only in America: Road sticky when wet

A highway is closed after hundreds of gallons of spilled soda freezes — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A stretch of highway in Exeter Township, Pa., was closed for nearly five hours during the morning commute after hundreds of gallons of soda spilled from a truck and instantly froze on the roadway. "Everyone knows soda can be bad for your teeth," said The Associated Press. But who knew it could threaten your morning commute, too?