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

"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

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

This beautiful packaging was made for christmas lights, in the 50's. 

Mazda was a trademarked name used by General Electric from 1909 through 1945 for incandescent light bulbs. (Nowadays Mazda is mostly associated with the Japanese automobile manufacturer.)

Also, Ahura Mazdā is the highest deity of Zoroastrianism (600 BC), where Mazdā means "wise" or "wisdom".

I really like those fairy lights.

Black Friday is over for this year. You might be one of those who took pride in not feeding Amazon on this occasion.
But you, how do you feed yourself ?
Are you pride of that as well ?
If you need inspiration for your next action, and you think it makes sense to fight the companies that brutalize animals, exploit workers, accelerate global warming and endanger public health, you'll certainly be interested by directactioneverywhere.com

"Hawaii is offering free round trips to remote workers who want to live there temporarily"

edition.cnn.com/2020/12/05/bus

Time to put on my favorite shirt and I'm on my way !

Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

girlswhocode.com

"Which countries shatter glass ceilings with gender-balanced cabinets?"

Rwanda
The small East African nation of Rwanda boasts by far the best record for female representation in politics.

Ethiopia
Former diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde was elected the first woman president in October 2018, and women’s rights lawyer Meaza Ashenafi was appointed its first female chief justice the following month.

And also Canada, Colombia, South Africa, Iceland, New Zealand..

reuters.com/article/idUSKBN284

Studio Ghibli keeps on sharing stage photos of all their works. Among other movies, November update includes images from Totoro, Pompoko and Porco Rosso !

ghibli.jp/info/013381/

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I am flabbergasted by the cover of Reborn, a 1978 album by James Hughes Bell (alias Orion).
Many have suggested that his voice was indistinguishable from Elvis Presley.

(you can check how he actually sounds on archive.org : archive.org/details/OrionRebor)

GERTRUDE STANTON KÄSEBIER (American, 1852-1934) :

Portrait of a Young Woman, circa 1900-1910.

Starting this month, Studio Ghibli will be sharing stage photos of all their works. This month they are providing images from 8 movies, for a total of 400 images.

ghibli.jp/info/013344/

"The Embrace", Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 1st prize.

"'Shafts of low winter Sun highlight the ancient fir tree and the coat of the huge tigress as she grips the trunk in obvious ecstasy and inhales the scent of tiger on resin, leaving her own mark as her message."

nhm.ac.uk/discover/news/2020/o

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