Titan Fusion

Alexandar Tzanov's Personal Blog

Tag: Today I learned

  • High-fructose corn syrup

    Why, why, why is this part of our food? I recently noticed that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is one of the main ingredients in maple syrup. Why? Am I buying maple syrup or am I buying maple flavored corn syrup? I’m so tier of reading the ingredients on various products’ packages and seeing high-fructose corn syrup listed. It seems […]

  • Verizon rep – being a long time customer is definitely important, but….

    I just got off the phone with a Verizon Wireless representative. I was inquiring about upgrading my phone and what kind of deal they could offer me. I had to revert back to a 5 year old phone due to a recent mishap with the mobile phone I was actively using. The deal they could […]

  • Developing a business website solo – I underestimated it.

    I have been working on and off on developing a business website with functionality other than this is who we are, this is what we do for some time now. It has been taking me some time now to make some progress on the DomainVentory.com project for Innovadix, because of duties like family, day job […]

  • Valve being bought by Google. Please say it isn’t so.

    Valve being bought by Google! That is a horrible thought, but there are number of web sites which are reporting this. Here are a few links: http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/09/17/google-valve http://techcrunch.com/2008/09/17/google-to-acquire-valve/ I decided to send Valve a quick email, and I think that everyone that is agains this happenign should do as well. Good morning, TechCrunch and TheInquirer […]

  • Helicopter birthday cake

    Now that’s a cool birthday cake, if not the best birthday cake ever. This cake is shaped like a helicopter and it has a functioning rotor. It’s not a cake like the ones you see created by professional cake creators/designers on the Food Network’s Cake Challenge show, but it’s a cake that everyone can make […]

  • soy sauce is what??

    One of the topics in today’s newsletter from Cookthink was soy sauce. I was surprised to learn that one of the ingredients I use when making beef jerky derived from leftovers. More precisely: When the Chinese were fermenting soybeans for a flavoring paste in the 2nd century BCE, they realized that the liquids left behind […]

  • Amazing Facts

    Here is a list of some amazing facts I found while browsing other blogs on the Net. It is impossible to lick your elbow. A crocodile can’t stick its tongue out. A shrimp’s heart is in its head. In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single […]