Newsbytes archive for February 2020
2cross2affliction: A YouTuber covers the troubled creation of a classic for furries Star Fox Adventures.
GreenReaper: Penguin vocalisations have been found to follow the same 'laws' as human speech on brevity for frequently-used words, and shorter syllables for longer words, in an apparent first for non-primate language research.
GreenReaper: Jasper and Jinx to Tom and Jerry: a brief history of the classic cat-and-mouse duo - born from the minds of animators Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera - from the original 1940s shorts to today's Flash equivalents.
2cross2affliction: Cats cast members Rebel Wilson and James Corden explain the importance of visual effects while presenting for the Oscars. (The Lion King didn't win, either.) [Link only works for IP addresses in the U.S.]
GreenReaper: A squabble over crumbs between mice who may never see the sun wins over online voters for the Natural History Museum's popular wildlife photography award; a mother jaguar and her cub makes the runners-up list.
GreenReaper: Over a hundred Australian species are feared to be closer to extinction, after an estimated billion animals died in the flames - in many cases taking their habitats with it.
GreenReaper: How do you tell if a fursuiter is overheating? Opalescent temperature-sensitive fur.
dronon: Neopets may be considered for an animated series. [tip: Arrkay]
dronon: A teaser trailer for Riverdance - The Animated Adventure. [tip: Tempe O'Kun]
GreenReaper: Malmö denizen @NymNion reflects after being forced to cut his NordicFuzzCon stream short; staff apparently saw his Twitch chat filled with hate and meme-spam from what one follower called 'edgy boys' (not helped by clips on r/LivestreamFail).