On Tuesday, Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, received the prestigious Dickin Medal, the highest military decoration awarded for valor in the UK. She’s the first American K9 to receive it. While serving, she led over 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, and found over 40 explosives. She lost her leg when an IED detonated as she was searching for weapons. Thank you for your sacrifice, Lucca.
A very furry story from the history of the space race! Khrushchev’s move strikes me as brilliant: half, “we may be engaged in a cold war, but we’re still human!” and half, “the dogs we sent to space are already having babies. How’s NASA coming along?”
Apparently, Pushinka (which means “fluffy" in Russian) was examined before arriving at the White House to check for listening devices.
WHERE DID THESE RANDOM ASS SEB VIDS FROM STEPHEN COLBERT COME FROM?!?!?!? I FEEL LIKE THEY WERENT MEANT TO BE UPLOADED BUT ARE YOU TELLING ME THAT YOU JUST HAD THESE GEMS LYING AROUND THAT YOU WERE GOING TO KEEP FROM US??? DAMN IT WHY IS HE SUCH A NERD
Fuck, I did something for my AU in color? Shit, figures it would be Zenyatta, he deserves it.
Just a little something I cooked up for my cryptid au: zenyatta as a kitsune/fox spirit. He’s kind of an amalgamation of both Chinese and Japanese fox myths, including the life orbs that kitsunes possess and the nine tails that chinese foxes tend to possess. In this he is not as old as you’d think; probably older than in the game (maybe 30ish? as opposed to in his 20s), but not the thousand year old exaggeration most fox spirits deal with in folklore. He also has many forms, including a human male, which I have drawings for but haven’t perfected yet, so it’s not appearing on this reference sheet. LMAO. Just know he has feminine features and tends to be just as skinny as Zen himself is. He can move through forms at will, and while he stands by ‘true self is without form’, his true form is that of the fox with nine physical tails. It’s just difficult to hide when youre a nine-tailed fox. Human is a lesser used but much stronger disguise, if needed.
In this AU, the Shimadas are actually bonded to dragon spirits that made a pact with the human family so that the line of eastern dragons wouldn’t go extinct. Genji’s dragon sacrifices his life force to save Genji when Hanzo tries to kill him, causing him to actually be half dragon (when he says the dragon becomes him, he literally means it in this au LMAO). Maybe one day when I’m not tied up with werewolf boy Jack, I’ll do a side story on them. I put a lot of thought into this design just because I love Zenyatta and I couldn’t NOT do anything with him. If I actually make a comic though, remains to be seen.