Yes, it's true: down in Dixie they use Coca-Cola to wash the bugs off their windshield -- and that's at gas stations. But who am I to talk? I once washed down my father's gravestone with a bottle of Yeungling Black & Tan. There are many uses for the fabled soft-drink product in the red-and-white can . . . including some that use just the can. Here's a useful online video tip for anyone stranded without a match in a convenience-story parking lot. The candy is sacrificed in the process, but you can still drink the Coke.