April 2012 Newsbytes archive
Just want to point out that, according to Equivamp, I might have won the Internet last month.
GreenReaper: Furry to Furry is now 20% cooler.
GreenReaper: The BBC enters Lybia’s rubbish-strewn pet markets, where vermin and rabbits destined for the pot meet endangered species.
crossaffliction: Some local news: pigs all over the highway I take to work every day.
GreenReaper: Why furries watch ice-hockey.
dronon: A new trailer for the anime film The Wolf Children Ame and Yuki. Also, yay Ursula! :-D
GreenReaper: Penguins fans get into the Anthrocon mood ahead of time by dressing up in bear costumes to scare the Philadelphia Flyers.
dronon: The largely forgotten late 80s Battle Beast toys may be re-released with new toys and a comic by IDW.
Equivamp: TIL WikiFur is a "section" of Wikipedia.
GreenReaper: Yes; I'm not entirely sure they didn't just make it up - I'm having a hard time finding a New Zealand member of the Furry Writers' Guild . . .
Higgs Raccoon: Instead of animals with human characteristics, here are some humans with animal characteristics: "The weirdest mating habits of the animal kingdom, explained using humans".
Equivamp: Furry Fandom listed as number 9 on The 20 Most Odd and Disgusting Fetishes Sure to Turn You Off.
crossaffliction: Meanwhile, Curious Read? listed as number 20,571 on "2,289,675 Sites Ripping Off Cracked.com's List Style Without Understanding How Cracked.com's List Humor Works."
Equivamp: I think you just won the internet.
dronon: Buta is an anime production from Japan's 2011 "Young Animator Training Project". (Thanks RainyDayMissy/reddit!)
GreenReaper: The Press has published a new article - with names this time.
Higgs Raccoon: But will they have furry models?
Fred: Hot political debate: should Toto (the Cairn terrier) become the official dog of Kansas?
GreenReaper: Rock hyrax sings surprisingly syntactic songs.
Equivamp: @Fred: I approve of the Cairn becoming our state dog. So cute.
Fred: Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown opposes law requiring Calif. Annual report on kangaroos in Australia.
Fred: A new YouTube sensation: watching a watchdog confront his mirror reflection for hours.
GreenReaper: Probably not the next furry fashion.
GreenReaper: Entry to the 2012 Cóyotl Awards has closed, with 51 nominees; two weeks earlier, officials released some interesting statistics.
GreenReaper: A Kickstarter project has been launched for The Book of Jade, a refresh of oriental expansion Jadeclaw for the new edition of furry fantasy RPG Ironclaw. [Tigbun]
Fred: NYC fines birdbath owners. This seeming bureaucracy has serious health implications.
GreenReaper: Our Review of Creampie (NSFW) has been updated.
GreenReaper: Meerkat underdogs “best at problem-solving”.
GreenReaper: Scientists clone polyunsaturated sheep.
Higgs Raccoon: ”First ever” Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles artwork up for auction.
GreenReaper: Scottish “highland tiger” in battle for survival.
Higgs Raccoon: Book: Rascal Raccoon’s Raging Revenge! asks: What if Wile E. Coyote killed the Roadrunner?
GreenReaper: FA now has an ‘official’ beta site.
dronon: The teenage life of young kangaroos are protected by forcefields.