Insects That Are SUPPOSED To Be In Your Food!

Insects That Are SUPPOSED To Be In Your Food!

Insects are inching their way to becoming a menu item on European dining tables after the food safety regulator approved mealworms as safe for human consumption. Wednesday’s announcement means grubs and beetle larvae could soon be ground down and used as a protein-rich flour to make pasta and bread, or consumed whole in stir-frys and other recipes. I’m old school, I liked it when they’d just show up in stuff.

A SpaceX cargo capsule splashed down off Cape Canaveral filled with 12 bottles of French wine and 320 grapevines. The wine and the vines have been orbiting the earth on the International Space Station for over a year. Scientists down here are going to take a look at how zero-gravity affected the vines while they were growing up in space. This is science, but it sounds more like, “how scientists get hammered and get the government to pay for it!”

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Now this is automation we can get behind … This week, during the all-virtual Consumer Electronics Show, Samsung introduced a trio of robots that can do everything from pick up dirty laundry and put away groceries to pour you a glass of wine. They’re calling, it, the opposite of a husband robot. (Food & Wine)