This is truly, TRULY, the most disgusting article I’ve read in a long time.
The world’s largest cockroach farm is breeding 6 billion adult cockroaches a year and using artificial intelligence to manage a colony larger than the world’s human population – all for medicinal use.
It is part of the production process for a “healing potion” consumed by millions of patients in China, according to the government.
There are many cockroach breeding facilities in China, for use as an ingredient in medicine or as a source of protein for livestock feed. But no other facility can match the productivity of the farm in the city of Xichang, in southwestern Sichuan province.
Read more here: A giant indoor farm in China is breeding 6 billion cockroaches a year. Here’s why | South China Morning Post
Honestly I sometimes get so confused about this whole debate on whether Christianity and homosexuality can coexist.
It’s helpful when people like Christopher Yuan, who is a Christian who has struggled with homosexual tendencies in the past, come forward with a reminder of the the bible’s position.
Read more here
We found some of these caterpillars in the park nearby our place. We brought them home and this article has been a wonderful wealth of information about the caterpillars development.
We’re looking forward to when the butterflies emerge now!
— Read on butterflycircle.blogspot.com/2011/11/life-history-of-lime-butterfly-v20.html
From Wired’s new Masterminds video series:
This is utterly fascinating. It is true though that if you know how to blend into a crowd you can disappear. I’ve used that to slink away from parties I didn’t want to be in and no one knew I had left.
From ABC News (Australia)
China just keeps on evolving and evolving. With a country so big they really have resorted to some extreme measures to control their population. Not sure how this is all going to turn out in the end.
I bought myself the Logitech K380 recently. It’s a simple bluetooth keyboard that’s capable of being paired with 3 devices. This is my very short review of it. Continue reading “Logitech K380 Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard – A Quick Review”
Discovered this recently.
There’s a ton of resources here for leading a small group.
Bookmarked for future reference.
via Leading Small Groups | Cru
In the past I’ve been reluctant to accuse our worship teams of being primarily performers. I now believe I was wrong. Evidence suggests that most are performers, and the needs of the congregation they are meant to be ministering to are forgotten. Why do I say this?
via The Slow Killing of Congregational Singing – The Gospel Coalition | Australia
Chinese bike-share company Ofo is being sued by manufacturer Shanghai Phoenix Bicycles over “unpaid bills” that total nearly $10 million, according to a report in the Financial Times. It’s the latest in a series of setbacks for the company this year, and shows some of the problems that the on-demand bike companies are facing around the world.
— Read on www.theverge.com/2018/9/2/17811590/ofo-shanghai-phoenix-bicycles-lawsuit-bike-sharing
Things are looking down for the industry at large. After oBike in Singapore closed down I think people are more apprehensive to use shared bicycles if they have to put down a deposit.
Clearly the bigger problem is their inability to monetise their service in a sustainable way.