How to Render Hair with Cycles
If you've been to the Blender forums recently, you'll know that quite a few people are a buzz with new hair rendering feature of Blender Cycles. On December 9 2012, the first hair renders started appearing online, and since then it's grown from an experimental feature, into something stable. In fact, hair rendering will be included in the next official Blender release: 2.66, which is due out in the next week ;)
So what better time to get into it?