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Newsbytes archive for February 2018

Edited by dronon as of Thu 1 Mar 2018 - 02:22
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Contributors this month include 2cross2affliction, BlindWolf8, dronon, earthfurst, Equivamp, GreenReaper, InkyCrow, and Rakuen Growlithe.

Rakuen Growlithe: Ineffably sad: lonely gannet Nigel dies after five years with his concrete love.

dronon: Gaumont has optioned Usagi Yojimbo to potentially develop as an animated TV series.

Rakuen Growlithe: US student kills hamster by flushing it down the toilet, blames Spirit airline for her actions.

InkyCrow: This year's Sundance and Slamdance festival entries for animated shorts included notable anthropomorphic-themed entries (including Manivald, I Like Girls, and The Burden)

dronon: Deadpool at Anthrocon (news from last year)

dronon: National Geographic on reptile junk (probably NSFW)

Rakuen Growlithe: What happened to pet dogs after Chernobyl?

GreenReaper: If you ever wondered what a spineless hedgehog looked like, here's your chance.

BlindWolf8: Politics sure are ruff! Dog's gubernatorial bid crushed in Kansas

2cross2affliction: Early reviews of Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs out of the Berlinale Film Festival are very positive.

GreenReaper: Building bridges to survival: orangutan conservationists combat deforestation by Bornean palm oil farmers.

dronon: Culturally F'd begins its video series on the history of fursuiting.

Equivamp: A searchable database of the real names of furry convention attendees.

earthfurst: @CivetSolutions responds to recent privacy concerns (re "searchable database" in previous Newsbyte).

earthfurst: Tiny Pantheon, a kickstarter to make enamel pins of cute animal versions of Egyptian gods, by furry artist Mamath with 1,051 backers is at 1992% of goal with 14 days to go.

GreenReaper: Box a tiger, boast of sale: CBP sends you to jail.

BlindWolf8: Keep going! AI is making more realistic CG animal fur.

GreenReaper: Sibling red panda disapproval meme makes the Daily Mail.

dronon: The Kimba / Simba controversy.

dronon: (NSFW) Del Toro says that The Shape of Water sex toy is not accurate.

2cross2affliction: When too many birds of a feather flock together, the sky is apparently unable to load correctly in a viral photo of swarming starlings.

2cross2affliction: Zebras are striped because ... ummm, biologists will have to get back to us on that after they figure it out themselves.

dronon: Giant squirrel vs. coal industry barons.

dronon: Wonder Woman 2 may include Cheetah.

2cross2affliction: Mark Hamill may be taking a role in the third Gardians of the Galaxy movie ... if James Gun can figure out how to DM him on Twitter.

GreenReaper: Furries got talent? 13-year-old plots fursuit-building career; lists red pandas, wolves, foxes, raccoons and Dutch Angel dragons as past creations - she already has a $500 sale, prospect of a $1500 school commission.

2cross2affliction: Update: Wonder Woman 2 may include Kristen Wiig as Cheetah.

BlindWolf8: Suit up! Kigurumi may help normalize animal costumes/fursuits.



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What is it about this article that I've had to mark like 6 different comments as spam for advertising bitcoin nonsense?

"If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind."
~John Stuart Mill~

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Inclusion of prices and the word "sale", maybe?

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Who knows what evil lies in the hearts of bots?

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Yeah, thanks to the bots, this is the article that wound up getting be banned!

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