Brian's Interesting Stuff

I frequently find interesting stuff on the internet, but rarely knows where to share it. This is now the place to share it.

We consume an enormous amount of sugar, whether consciously or not, but it’s a largely misunderstood substance. There are different kinds and different ways your body processes them all.

Here’s a round up of some of the best new features in iOS 5 (iPhone and iPad)

Exciting developments! Once iOS 5 ships this fall, the BlackBerry is obsolete since the equivalent to BBM will then be on iPhones and iPads. There’s no remaining reasons to stay on BlackBerries at that point.

Apple made many big moves today. I’m extremely excited about iCloud. I’m eager to try Lion. I’m even looking forward to giving iTunes in the Cloud a spin, even if I do think it’s also just another island in the cloud.

The Mystery of the Canadian Whiskey Fungus http://goo.gl/W94Zx
Every once in a while I run across a well written story. This is one of those

Everyone loves ice cream bars in the summer. Those you get from the grocery store leave a lot to be desired .

Five great experimental features you can enable in Google Maps that solve a few annoying problems and make using the service easier, too.

The USA buys almost 1/4 of its crude oil from Canada and 1/8 each from Mexico & Saudi Arabia.

Do you eat fish? You’re may not be getting what you think you’re buying. I’m sure the problem exists in Canada as well as in the USA.

The tornado that deleted Joplin, MO left thousands homeless and without access to basic necessities like potable water. The PureSafe First Response Water Systems is a full water purification plant on wheels that could provide water for the entire town.