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25,000 Teddy Bears

Youtube Link Just look at all the teddy bears! The Calgary Hitmen, a Canadian hockey team, hold a charity event for kids in need. Once a year people are invited to bring teddy bears to the stadium and throw them into the rink, this year they collected 25,000 teddy bears. It took nearly 45 minutes to [...]

10 Horrible Things We Do to Teddy Bears

I would like to draw your attention to a horrible epidemic of toy abuse. Teddy bears are being treated like objects in that we find ways to hurt, maim, and destroy them in the name of recycling, art, politics, or even entertainment. It’s not that Ursus teddius domesticus is an endangered species (quite the contrary), [...]

The Missing Links: T.Hanks A Lot

Trampoline Bridge! Oh. My. God. Trampoline Bridge. Tram. Po. Line. Bridge. That makes me feel like this. Speaking of The Simpsons… * Happy 55th Birthday, Dan Castellaneta Celebrate the birth of the voice of Homer Simpson by discovering four Simpsons controversies that didn’t end in lawsuits. * T.Hanks for the Great Costume Ideas This clip from The Colbert Report is [...]

Teddy Roosevelt’s Historic Losing Streak Is Over

Getty Images After more than 500 losses, Teddy Roosevelt has finally won his first Presidents Race. (Yes, the Rough Rider won the 1904 presidential election, but until today, he had never won the Washington Nationals’ mid-game Presidents Race.) On the final day of baseball’s regular season, Teddy came from behind to beat his fellow Rushmores – George [...]

The Missing Links: Teddy Roosevelt’s Gridiron Glory

Behold the World of 2000 Why do visions of the future always dwell on flying things? Flying cars. Hoverboards. And, in this case, winged humans. * The Greatest Shot in the History of Paralympic Table Tennis Watch it here. * Become A Filmmaker for Only $15 The amazing screenwriter Charlie Kaufman is looking to produce his first animated film, [...]

Why Can’t You Remember Being a Baby?

There are probably blackout periods you can’t remember at all from your childhood, and the memories you do have are likely hazy and garbled. Although pretty much everyone experiences this phenomenon known as childhood amnesia, its causes are still somewhat of an enigma. Here are 4 hypotheses that might explain why you can’t remember much [...]

24 Vintage Photographs of Abe Lincoln Being Awesome

Abraham Lincoln’s personal secretary John Nicolay believed that no photograph could capture Honest Abe’s essence: “There are many pictures of Lincoln,” he said, “[but] there is no portrait of him.” Over 130 photographs of Lincoln exist—here are a few you may not have crossed before. This daguerreotype, taken around 1846, is the earliest known photo [...]

Watch This Polar Bear Learn to Crawl

(Video Link) It looks more like an animatronic teddy bear than a baby killing machine. I want one! Via Cute Overload

Everybody Conga!!!!!

(Video Link) Teddy bears might not actually have picnics, but apparently real bears love to dance. I don’t know about you, but I would sure jump in this line! Via Cute Overload

The College Graduation Speech You Wish You’d Heard

Author Charles Wheelan’s first job after college was to write commencement speeches for a governor, offering "tidbits of wisdom" to graduating seniors, which was quite remarkable given [...]