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Daily mythology: Silkworm

“According to an ancient Chinese legend, one day in the year 2640B.C. , Princess Si Ling-chi was sitting under a mulberry tree when a silkworm cocoon fell into her teacup. 120 more words


Insects a delicacy for Vietnamese foodies

By Vuong Bach Lien

To many foreigners, Vietnamese are considered adventurous eaters – not afraid to devour the whole animal, blood and guts included. Insects are also on the menu. 851 more words


glowing, silks, goats,

injecting silkworm eggs with jellyfish or coral DNA

Silkworms, Swathes and the Dead by Ramsha Ashraf



It feels, again, like being a silkworm

Cocooned in a shell built upon its own saliva,

Reflecting the memory-aches,

With one thread hanging out of the shell… 196 more words


Fallacy: only silkworms make silk

A fallacy is something that is not true.

Only silkworms make silk is a fallacy.

Silk is a natural thread, or fibre (fiber).

Spiders produce silk to make their webs. 80 more words

Is silk sustainable?

Silk is one of the most luxurious types of fabric used in the fashion industry and also in products for the home. You can find it in cushions, pillow and duvet covers, bedspreads, lampshades and others. 789 more words


Chinese Mantis eats Silkworm for lunch 

Yesterday, I got a baby Chinese mantis from East Bay Vivarium, one of the best reptile stores in the Bay Area!

It’s super cute and tiny, about the length of my finger tip.

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