Producers of the show have been looking for furs since mid-2010, and also sought to buy fursuit photography. Other announced episodes cover sleeping with a blow-drier, eating toilet paper and thumb-sucking, while past seasons featured eating chalk and extreme tanning.
Many furs fear a repeat of The Tyra Banks Show, whose host presented furry as a sexual fetish.
Contrary to popular belief, the furry fandom did not originate before the 1970's, nor were we the first anthropomorphic fandom.
Before the furry fandom originated there was another fandom called "funny animal lovers". Unlike the furry fandom, funny animal lovers viewed it as a hobby and there wasn't any porn of the characters, sexual aspect came later on
Last month, Project Aurora: Moonrise (review - video preview) – a 3D action/adventure game featuring a sword-swinging fox, Shade – took first place in the BRSD 2 competition, winning Latvian indie developer EanFox/Nauris Abolins 100 lati (~US$185). [tip: ostin/furryne.ws]
Chaser, a Border Collie, has been shown to have learned the names of 1022 objects. The researchers working with Chaser showed that she not only remembered the names of the objects but was able to understand certain aspects of language.
John Pilley – a master animal trainer – was getting a new puppy in 2004, just as a German study was released on Rico, a dog who learned the names of 200 objects. Pilley decided to find the limits of dog intelligence, and began language training with Chaser when she was five months old. Chaser's training continued for three years under psychologists Alliston Reid and John Pilley.
Ever wondered if you could stay with a fur rather than pay through the nose for impersonal accommodation? Welcome, Fur intends to help.
How many times you've seen [on FA] people writing journals about going somewhere and looking for lodging, or other people looking for roommates? I have given a place to stay to plenty of furs for many years, but most times I wanted to go somewhere I found out I had to pay for a hotel and, what's worse, I never knew if there were other furs in that place willing to meet other people. That's why I went for it and I'm developing this new site.
Currently in alpha testing, the site is open to interested users willing to give feedback.
It is known that he had a long-term illness, but not whether it was directly related to his death.
1. Guest of Honor news
2. Hotel Room Blocks are now Closed
3. Using Debit Cards at the Hotel for your room
4. Mini-Bars at the Fairmont
5. Elevator Etiquette
6. Dealers Room and Furry Market Place update
7. Live Animal Events
8. On-site Gaming
11. A note from our Operations department
Should dolphins be treated as 'non-human people'? That's the argument of some scientists and ethical researchers, who claim their sense of self, social talents, relative brain size, and ability to perform complex tasks put them second only to humans. [Soulskill/Slashdot]
The point was also made last year at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science – publishers of the well-known journal Science.
FWA's IT staff have been hard at work restructuring its registration system, myFWA.com. This new system allows users to register once, and pay at any time for not only convention registrations, but other services and products found at FWA, including items in the con store.
Local dining and convention schedules are also to be available by the start of the convention.