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Saturday, June 30, 2018
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By Nydia Tungsten on June 28, "I saw a few videos with this song and decided to try my hand at it, and I figured why not show you all more of where we do this at. Every one of the shots was taped in a public area in the Sunweaver Island chain, where we live and play in the world we call Second Life."
Saturday June 30th
At Southern Cross
Cancer Kickin' Tunes all day long and into the night! We are raising funds for The American Cancer Society with this Multi-Team Event. Bring your kiosk along for the ride...........
8:00-9:30 Roseanne Aura-Cure Chasers
9:30-11:00 Aryon Dagger-Team Shadow
11:00-12:30 Cowboy Swansen-Cure Chasers
12:30-2:00 Madonna Daehlie-Team Shadow
2:00-3:30 Leza PTF Swansen-Cure Chasers
3:30-5:00 Otenth Paderborn -Team ACTS
5:00-630 A-Team-Friends For a Cure
6:30-8:00 Bella1 Abbot-Bonanza Country
8:00-10:00 Hollyrose24-Cure Chasers
Once again, thank you from The Cure Chasers and Team Shadow!
Malya Violetsong's reports on the MMO "Tera."
TERA Newsfox Malya, President of the Bixyl Fan Club of TERA (and Vice-President, with a vice only for fresh pepper!) reporting that the TERA Summer Festival has gone off without a hitch, since the posts were removed after mounting horses or dragons was deemed to be too perverted... Tonight at the Temple of the Wisdom Tree it seems the Vampirs are having a bloody-good time... not so much for their human hostages, but hit them with a holy spell and even Vampirs will run around high on the hog since they get turned into... hogs and their bacon gets fried! Holy bad pun-ch lines, Batnotman! Even the sloths in the temple are having a party! But it's a rather crappy situation for those who clean it up... trust me, at the moment the entrance smells like real big dump at the moment! Shaved ice, on the other hand, is this summer's coolest treat, and quite cold when it falls off it's cone and hits you. I recommend wearing strawberry red dresses like mine, so the stains of Vampir's Blood flavoring doesn't stain! ...much! Tank battles seem to happen here a lot for some reason! And being tanked, it is no wonder why the the players driving them can't hit anything! Anywho, this is Newsfox Malya of the Bixyl Fan Club of TERA, signing off! And autographs! This message was brought to you by TERA-Bull Vampir Repellant and Shaved Ice Flavorings, the vendor stall where the featherweight jokes are so bad they will tickle DJ SnowBuns into fleeing from last week's bakery as one hawt, cross Bun to say "BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!" No actual bunnies or DJs were tickled in response to the making of this advertisement, thank you!
Friday, June 29, 2018
See the pictures in Events.
Read Rita's reader submission in Other Grids, MMOs, and Games.
Skye Wishbringer and Amehana Arashi.
Read Deaf's story in Places.
"Volunteer Closing Party. -- We hope you are enjoying exploring SL15B for this whole week without lag or crowds! The closing party will be on Sunday 1st July at around 12pm SLT through to 4pm SLT. We will be at Mikati's stage for the explosion, then move on to Stage Left, The Serpent. Check notices running up to the weekend for more info."
*Addition* After the announcement on Thursday night, there was a correction saying the "Cake Explosion" was at 4PM, not Noon.
On Saturday June 23 at a little after 10:30 AM, the Giant Snail Racers had a cross-sim race that started on their home sim, and went through the sims of the Raglan Shire tiny community. The race had the usual zany antics of the Snail Races, with cannons launching the snails over gaps in the race track.
The order of those finishing went as follows:
Magnek Fang 1
Alden Cortes 2
BrianTopp Resident 3
CharlieCosmic Resident 4
Lobbie Riggles 5
Tindallia Soothsayer 6
Linn Darkwatch 7
Caleb Kit 8
Diego Savagard 9
ZackOakley Resident 10
The race was held in part to raise funds for the Relay for Life
SATURDAY - 6/30/18
EVENT: Cancer Kickin' Tunes
HOSTED BY: Cure Chasers and Team Shadow
EVENT: Game Night
HOSTED BY: Heroes Helping Heroes
SUNDAY - 7/1/18
EVENT: Fantasy Breedables Fennux Auction RFL Panel
HOSTED BY: Fantasy Breedables Fight Against Cancer Team
"Psychological Benefits of Walking in a Virtual Nature"
Friday June 29
9AM to 10 AM PST
By Benny Rigaux-Bricmont
For more information, Click Here.
Natmoud Island (52/137/28)
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"Updating Darwinian Evolution Part II: The Role of Sexual Selection"
Saturday June 30
9AM to 10 AM PST
By Dr. Stephen L. Gasior
"The most common conception of evolution is that the hardiest survive. Darwin proposed another type of competition–that for mates within a species. When competing for mating partners the ability to find the right match and display your wares become important forces shaping the evolution of physiology, chemistry, and the brain. This talk explores the science of sexual selection in humans. Sexual selection has been well established in animal species for half a century, but the ability to study it in humans is relatively recent. Using the documentary The Science of Sex Appeal as a scaffold, this talk helps us update Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. "
For more information, Click Here.
The Science Circle (61/127/32)
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Read Deaflegacy's interview in People.
With the Second Life Birthday coming to a close, the attention of residents on the lookout for goings-on across the Grid falls on the next big yearly event: the Relay Weekend. The sims are on the ground, and the track has been laid out, the one over the American Cancer Society sim made as a bridge.
Thirty sims make up this year's track. This is a little more than last year's track. Besides the yearly names such as Hope, Healing, Inspire, and others, there are also the names of continents added, such as Antarctica and Australia south of the ACS sim. And there are a few off-track sims set up for events, such as boating.
The Relay Weekend is on Saturday July 14 to Sunday July 15. Stay tuned for more updates and sneak peaks as the clock ticks to the big event.
Raft-Up" event. This was a six-hour Relay event held by the Sail for Life team. There was music, dancing, and lots of boats of all sizes.
Besides the Relay kiosks, one could also donate by purchasing tickets to a raffle. One would "add" the ticket, then touch the raffle drawing they wanted to enter. Single tickets cost 100L each, with larger amounts costing less per ticket. Among the prizes available were boats and sailboats.
team page shows them as having raised $1015 US dollars, or a little over 250,000 Lindens, Platinum level fundraising.
Image Credit: Debi Dast
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Read the story in People.
Read more in Extra.
Waya Snowpaw was the DJ for the first hour. Then David Csiszer sung live to the crowd. Following them was the band Quadradix. But there was someone extra among thing, singer Maxilillion Klene. It was in their hour that the money donated shot past the 100,000 mark. They were followed up by Nina Bing and Lyndon Heart.
The event raised a total of 153,200 Linden dollars. This was the biggest event that the Newser has seen at the Isle in months in terms of audience and cash donated.
To learn more about the Homes For Our Troops visit https://www.hfotusa.org .
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Club Cutlass: Best in 'O' and 'P,' Red and Black, Outer Space
The Happy Vixen: Superheroes, Bad, Tails, TBA, Scalies, Sharknado, Vampires, TBA, Pasties and Things
Club Zero Gravity: Best in Stripes, Come As You Are
Momtecito Bay: Taco Tuesday, After Dark,
Furry Fashion Lounge: Sci-Fi, Formal, Fantasy, Goth, Back to the Beach, 80s, Horror
Read the schedules in SL Clubbin'
Monday, June 25, 2018
Read Gemma's story in Design.
Read Deaflegacy's article in Places.
Sunday June 24 was the last day, at least officially, for events at the Second Life Birthday grounds. And people had one last chance to enjoy the parties there. And there were a number.
At 8PM the night before, it was the "Live Music with Dance and Special Light Show" by "Tuna Oddfellow. It wasn't at one of the stages, but at a special platform over 650 meters in the air. For those who hadn't seen his "Odd Ball" performances before, it was quite an experience. For those interested, Tuna has recently resumed his Odd Ball. Instant-message him to find out when his performances take place.
At 12 Noon at the Cake Stage, DJ Tantari.played some tunes for the crowd. She played her "Space First Stage" set of music.
For about two hours, the high-energy blue vixen wowed the crowd with her sci-fi tunes.
Not everyone listening was on two legs. At one point a black unicorn showed up.
The exhibits were up and running as always, though the action was mostly at the clubs
By late in the night, the events at Stage North (above), the Central Stage, and even Stage Left wound down. The action was at The Cake.
At 11PM, people gathered at The Cake for the last official party, and in a sense the last hurrah.
DJ A.F.I. (Ladigirl Resident), a real-life DJ from Hollywood California, spun the tunes.
Besides the regular-sized avatars, there was a giant, and a large anthro dragon.
But regardless of how we looked, we were there for the same reason, to end the celebrations with a bang.
Among those there was cake builder Mikati Slade.
But all good things must come to an end. And at Midnight, DJ A.F.I. closed her set with a display of fireworks.
But while this is the end of the official events, this is not the end of "The Birthday." The sims will remain up and open to the public until July 1, and so most of the exhibits will remain as well (It always seems at least one guy jumps the gun and leaves right away). And there is the tradition of the "Cake Explosion," which will be sometime later this week.
"Happy 15th Birthday Second Life."
"Hello! TERA's very own news fox and the president of the TERA Bixyl News Fox Fan Club (and vice president... with no vices!) here! Big news tonight! Participants of the PvP Battleground "Kumas Royale" found their challenge tonight to not so much be a piece of cake... as the battle was to bake cakes! Not as easy as pie, it would seem! As the red team got creamed with pies, it seems! Consensual, being a battleground, of course!
In the end, the strain proved to be too much for one Human as he ended up completely baked on his own brownies, which ironically did not score very high. In the end, it was a star player in another game who won and beat them all, eggs included. The one and only Naughty Nydia baked a cake so royale it became a total flush across the internet for the players in Kumas, their failed attempt becoming only a royale pain in the tail to clean up.
Signing off, live from the local studio TERA Bull Puns and News, the one and only News Fox Malya, Bixyl News Fox Fan Club President! This message was brought to you by the following sponsor: Half-Baked Puns-R-Us, where the puns are so stale, they make DJ Snowy go 'BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!'
Sunday, June 24, 2018
While the Cake Stage at the Second Life Birthday has been a longtime favorite, for the past three years, the Stage Left builds constructed by Faust Steamer have gotten some attention, and for good reason.
Faust has made his Stage Left builds with skill, with both detail and that they're able to move. This year's build, "The Serpent," has a huge snake winding around a dark, foreboding structure.
Not exactly the most comforting thing, seeing a huge enormous predator, especially when it's looking right at you.
But while the place may be scary, the music by the DJs are plenty of fun. Stage Left is at SL15B Mesmerize (128/227/25).
This is the last day of SL15B events. The sims will remain open to the public until July 1, but if you want to catch any more of the parties, stop by today.
Featuring this month InZoxi, Crazy Kobold Creations, Orange Toad Studios and Bullseye/Caboodle! As always, join us for live host/dj, prizes and discounts! See you there!
Come down, sail down or just TP over for the 6th Annual Blake Sea Raft-Up. Raffle prizes, live DJ's ALL day and of course boats and more boats. All proceeds benefit RFL and Sail4Life. It's a HUGE four sim party. Look forward to seeing u there.
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Read Gemma's article in Places.
Should be a crazy race. I'm not done setting out arrwos yet but if you want to test the track come on on over and follow the "snail arrows." Gullwing Coast Racers (129,91,30)
Everything you need is inside, theme is nature.
Any donation is welcome 500 suggested.
"This year not using the acorns, it's slingshots and cannons. Starts right here, crosses over on the bridge (leading to Raglan), then ends at the sili cube."
See you at the races.
Friday, June 22, 2018
See the pictures in Events.
Read Deaflegacy's article in Design.