Knut The Polar Bear To Be Stuffed And Put On Display; Outcry Ensues

The idea of Knut, the polar bear who died suddenly last month, being stuffed and put on display at the Berlin Zoo might seem a little creepy, but is it worth protesting over? While Knut fans have been campaigning for his remains to be treated in a more dignified way, others are mocking the controversy, saying it's… » 4/13/11 11:10am 4/13/11 11:10am

The Gendered World Of Vermont Teddy Bears

As a favorite toy of both boys and girls, teddy bears seem fairly gender-neutral, but that isn't the case at the Vermont Teddy Bear company. While most bears "for him" are professionals, those "for her" are "Bear-Foot and Pregnant." » 8/27/10 12:38pm 8/27/10 12:38pm

Confessions: I Love My Stuffed Ferret

A new survey shows more than a third of adults travel with a stuffed animal, including 25% of dudes. I'm a bit embarrassed to say so, but I can relate. » 8/25/10 1:15pm 8/25/10 1:15pm