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Here is a template in PDF format of the Mastodon Paper-Toy.
You will need scissors, glue and a cutter. It may take a bit of patience as well ^^

poudingue.imfast.io/Paper-Toy/

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Almost as legendary as the white elephant, here is the white Mastodon !

It will be safe from the wicked hunters, on the welcoming grounds of your tiny desk.

PDF : poudingue.imfast.io/Paper-Toy/

(first version is here, in yellow, with a succinct step by step in photo : mastodon.social/@Poudingue/104)

Products based on insect protein enter the european human food market this year. Among other companies, french company Ÿnsect got the green light from the the EFSA (European Food Safety Authority).

ynsect.com/en/ynsect-on-track-

Link to EFSA report : "Safety of dried yellow mealworm (Tenebrio molitor larva) as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283"
First published in the EFSA Journal: 13 January 2021
efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/

Murmuration.

From latin "Murmuratio", for murmur, whisper.

"Starlings returning to their winter roost in a swirl after feeding. A starling flock like this is called a murmuration, a word that perfectly describes the rustle of thousands of pairs of wings."

Beautiful. Mesmerising maths in the wild.

youtu.be/V4f_1_r80RY

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A piece of paper is shoved under your apartment door one afternoon. Confused, you get up to investigate. The words "can you help me?" are scrawled on it, in red marker pen. It looks like your handwriting.

#PandemicGothic

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"All we know is Trump has gotta go….
We shot this video in secret in the dead of the night.
PEace
Chuck D and Flavor Flav"

"State of the Union", Public Enemy.

youtu.be/OQvDRe79F8k

From their 15th album, "What You Gonna Do When the Grid Goes Down?" released on 09/25/20.

Which includes a remix of the the unforgettable “Fight the Power”.

youtu.be/nNUl8bAKdi4

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by the way...

Meals based on vegetable protein sources (beans and peas) are more satiating than meals based on animal protein sources (veal and pork) - a randomized cross-over meal test study

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2
#vegetarian #vegan #food #health

From Neil Gaiman, 2/2 :

"(...)
So that's my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody's ever made before. Don't freeze, don't stop, don't worry that it isn't good enough, or it isn't perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life.

Whatever it is you're scared of doing, Do it.

Make your mistakes, next year and forever."

Neil Gaiman

From Neil Gaiman, 1/2 :

"I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.

Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're Doing Something.
(...)"

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“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things"

-- Arthur Schopenhauer

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Just a cool video. It's old but a nice one to watch again. Instead of making waves, make a ripple.

Ripple:

"Cambridge, Massachusetts, has become the first US city to mandate the placing of stickers on fuel pumps to warn drivers of the resulting dangers posed by the climate crisis."

theguardian.com/us-news/massac

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Dear web developers and admins,
please stop embedding Google's hideous #ReCaptcha into your websites. Its algorithm is faulty, forcing regular users to click dozens or even hundreds of fire hydrants, bicycles, or traffic lights each day. It puts a 'suspicious activity' flag on users who won't obey to Google's business model - such as people who don't sign into Chrome, use anonymity VPNs, or use browser extensions to suppress common tracking mechanisms. Enough is enough. Stop it.

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Good morning folk and friends from far and near!

Today I wish you the ability to disengage ✨

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Grandaddy recently released the sweet "Sophtware slump : on a wooden piano".
If you dont know this band yet, you are in for a treat. This piano re-version of the classic 2000's Sophtware slump is really nice.

youtu.be/ndnfFi8WL9M

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I proudly presents: The Small Christmas Game!
My cute, fun Christmas fetch game is now online and free to play!
Get your favorite snacks and get ready to get in the right Christmas mood!

You play as Anna, who’s coming home for Christmas. But the Christmas spirit is far away, since everyone is super stressed and busy. As you help people out, the village slowly gets more and more decorated until everyone is happy and can celebrate the holidays.

https://nuhn.itch.io/the-small-christmas-game

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"I'm so glad I found you," the customer said.
The clerk nodded politely and kept wrapping up the rare tome.
"But Arms&Armour is a strange name for a bookshop."
"We are not," the clerk said, "a bookshop. We sell all you need to defend yourself."
"Like swords? Ha ha."
"That too."

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