Newsbytes archive for August 2019
dronon: After making a photo tribute to The Lion King, former MythBusters and Unchained Reaction co-host Adam Savage, who now hosts Savage Builds on Science, says his fursona would definitely be a lion. [tip: @ADesertHare]
GreenReaper: It took a tragedy for Canada to act, but activists are starting to get the funding and legislative support they need to save North Atlantic right whales from fishing gear and shipping in the Gulf of St Lawrence.
dronon: In World of Warcraft news, the Worgen are getting a re-design, and the responses have been pretty positive, despite the lack of tails. There's a hope that the Vulpera will become an Allied race.
earthfurst: Video released yesterday: Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels (Disney remix) (1 min, 10 sec). Todrick Hall song with rude words. Clips with Shere Khan, Kaa, Ariel, Flounder, Philoctetes (satyr), Bambi, Max Goof (?), cats, Sebastian, Pegasus, Simba, Pumbaa, Timon, etc.
GreenReaper: Turning SF Zoo's "Zoomanity" ad on its head, UK retailer Marks and Spencer is promoting its back-to-school uniform range with animal-headed kids. [tip: Eclectic Badger]
2cross2affliction: YouTuber Patrick H. Willems discusses "The glorious horror of Cats".
GreenReaper: Paddington Bear featured on newly-minted UK 50p coin, promising an extended visit to the Tower of London to all who defy StudioCanal's heavy-handed censorship of Paddington fan-art.
GreenReaper: Flayrah Kindle Edition is going away with the removal of all blog-style periodicals from Amazon's publication platform; but you can still get updates via RSS (Newsbytes), Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, LiveJournal (Newsbytes) and Dreamwidth (Newsbytes).
dronon: Sloth furry arrives three days late to convention. [Worth mentioning: Tica in the 2014 Furnal Equinox dance competition.]
GreenReaper: Hoodied rat is next phase in game development.
GreenReaper: A price on their fins: conservationists seek trade limits to save critically-endangered, shark-like rays with striking wedge-shaped heads from overfishing at this year's CITES summit.
BlindWolf8: Guy Fieri Encounters Furries at County Fair.
2cross2affliction: The Fur Force cosmetic set (featuring Fennix the fox at 1200 Vbucks) is available in the Fortnite Item Shop now; smash code Flayrah! (Just kidding. Flayrah does not have a Fortnite creator code.)
GreenReaper: Paris Jackson gets roasted (and apologizes) for using "furries" to refer to zoophiles while lumping them in with "molesters" and "pedos" to criticise their attempted association with the LGBTQ+ community.