Adding a fresh twist to cans of pop

The “bottle can” – an aluminum can with a screw cap – is the latest product design from Japan likely to take the world by storm: “There hasn’t been much change in the world of beverage cans since the stay-on tab replaced the ring-pull tab in the late 1980s. But now Japan has put a new twist on the old can, and it’s coming your way.

The ‘bottle can,’ an aluminum can with a screw cap, has taken Japan by storm, as consumers show a growing thirst for its novelty value and the ability to re-close it like a bottle. Now the can is set to take on international markets.” —Taipei Times [via girlhacker]