Barbecue season is coming up, and that means dropping-sodas-on-the-ground season is about 5 minutes behind—so how can you enjoy your carbonated sugar drink (or if you're over 21, a carbonated fermented-sugar drink) without getting all sprayed and sticky? Well, that's easy: you tap the side of the can instead of the top. Don't believe it? Watch this local news segment to see it in action (skip to about 2:00 if you just want proof and not the explanation):

Sources: h/t Digg