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A Dumpster Dive into Toronto’s Rate-Supported Budget

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Raccoons that we are, we pick apart Toronto's poorly understood waste, water, and parking budgets. The rate-supported budget is the neglected middle child of city budgets. Uncontroversial and depoliticized,1 it passes every year without much fuss. Show More Summary

More Than A Dozen Raccoons Attacked A Couple Walking Through The Richmond District

This is the second big raccoon attack in two months, prompting concerns from residents that the city isn't doing enough to protect them. [ more › ]

Pizza rat now has some serious competition from a cuter creature in NYC.

last monthHumor / odd : Happy Place

New York City now has pizza raccoon, which may be superior to the legendary pizza rat. Pizza rat first encountered competition when double pizza rat was discovered. Pizza raccoon was spotted enjoying a slice in a tree in Central Park. Show More Summary

Early Addition: Bushwick Font Creator Seeks Donations

Because Adele is back and quoting Lionel Richie, check out today's mid-day links: raccoon pizza, Industry City Distillery, very interesting Halloween Parade Grand Marshal, penguin meets soulmate, Millennial moms, Andy Kaufman hologram on tour, Bushwick typeface, and bulldog puppy attack. Show More Summary

Here's How the Automobile (And Youth Culture) Led to Raccoons Taking Over Germany

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The butterfly effect is a funny thing. You never know where one discovery will lead. Take the automobile: It changed the world, transforming cities and small towns. And it also led to raccoons leaving America—and, possibly, taking over Europe. Read more...

Extra, Extra: N Train Delayed By Raccoon On The Tracks

Citi Bike swallows parked car, raccoon causes subway delays, Russell Simmons is praying for the poor people his company screwed over, and more day-end links. Follow Gothamist on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. [ more...

Exploding Transformer, Errant Raccoon Knock Out Power To Thousands Of San Franciscans

Huge swaths of San Francisco found themselves without power Saturday, after two separate incidents took out lines across the city. [ more › ]

Capcom announces first-person shooter Resident Evil Umbrella Corps

Capcom has just announced Resident Evil Umbrella Corps, a first-person shooter spin-off from its survival horror series. Due for release in 2016, Umbrella Corps looks like a cross between Resident Evil Raccoon City and Call of Duty. It's a competitive shooter, with teams fighting in zombie-infested surroundings. Read more…

The Prospect Park Zoo Now Has Three Adorable Little Piggies

In many parts of the country, pigs are viewed as pretty standard fare on any working farm. In New York City, where a pileup of raccoons is enough to electrify the Internet for a solid day, pigs are exotic creatures worthy of the same fanfare as pallas cats and marmosets. [ more › ]

At Home With Moscow's Raccoons

"The Raccoon House", located Khotkovo city in the Moscow Region, is both a nursery and a petting zoo of sorts where visitors are able to feed and play with the home's sizeable population of raccoons. It also serves as a "Raccoon Museum" where you can learn all kinds of interesting facts about these smart furry creatures.

Mets find a baby raccoon in their weight room

Look out, the New York Mets may have a rally raccoon.The baby critter sneaked into the clubhouse weight room at Citi Field before Sunday’s game and darned if the team didn’t go out and end Los Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke’s scoreless streak at 45 2/3 innings.Read full article >>

Raccoon Gets Loose in Citi Field Weight Room, Mets Cage It

Although they didn't find an alligator in the dugout, the New York Mets were in for a bit of a surprise when they found a critter in the Citi Field weight room on Sunday. A raccoon had somehow made its way into the training facility....Show More Summary

Raccoon invades the New York Mets' weight room

The New York Mets found an unexpected visitor prowling inside the weight room in Citi Field Sunday. ESPN’s Adam Rubin broke the (...)

Toronto Erects a Memorial for a Dead Raccoon Left in the Street

5 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo: Jason Wagar) Rest in peace Conrad, a beloved procyonic resident of Toronto. He passed away unexpectedly on the side of a street. On Thursday morning, a human of the city informed the local government services that a dead raccoon needed to be removed. Show More Summary

When A Raccoon Died, A City Rallied Around It In Mourning In The Most Creative And Cute Way!

Sometimes, there's a man — er, raccoon — that brings together society in a way that mere mortals cannot. That man ringtailed bandit reared its head Thursday night in Toronto, bringing the Canadian city to a standstill, united by mourning, love, and acceptance. [ Related: Pet Store Protest After An Animal Is Beaten To Death! ] It all [...]

City's Candlelight Vigil For Dead Raccoon Makes Us Feel Like Jerks for Ignoring Roadkill All These Years (PHOTOS)

Post by Adriana Velez. A raccoon died on a busy city street. But that raccoon will not be forgotten, thanks to a flood of Twitter memorials. Was ever a raccoon so well loved, so well mourned?  Actually, it's not so much that the raccoon was loved. Show More Summary

Resident Evil returns to Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan is getting another Resident Evil attraction. Previously, in 2012, the theme park hosted a Halloween-timed horror extravaganza that transformed the park into Raccoon City, while the following year it added a shooting gallery activity called Biohazard: The Real. Show More Summary

Let's Laugh At This Drunk Raccoon Getting Sloppy In A Beer Warehouse Because We Never Get That Wasted

Raccoons: if they're not running amok in John Varvatos stores in SoHo, then they're kicking down doors in Bed-Stuy, Park Slope, the Bronx, and City Hall. The raccoons own this city, and if they want to break into our beer warehouses and trip the pink elephant fantastic, than we can only stand by in awe like video uploader Phillipp Scott. [ more › ]

Skyjacked Signs Off

6 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

We bid farewell to the city's sky-highest Twitter account. Rob Mac, better known as @Skyjacked793 or “the man who tweeted photos of a raccoon atop a sky crane,” has just announced his resignation as crane operator, bringing an end to photographs from new heights. In a Twitter post made late Tuesday night, Mac said, “As it turns out @jeffkearns you saw my last lift […]

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