Too Broke to Travel? This Agency Sends Your Stuffed Animals Instead!

If your wallet is a little too light to take that holiday vacation, a new service is offering an inexpensive way to live your travel life vicariously.. through your stuffed animals. Just don't blame them if your toys would rather visit the Cabbage Patch Kids headquarters instead of Las Vegas. » 10/23/13 8:59pm 10/23/13 8:59pm

'Colorful Hearts' Teddy Bear Recalled For Being Scary As Hell

Warning: Looking too deeply into this bear's eyes could scar you for life. Rather than being a source of comfort, as teddy bears were designed to be, this mess of a toy is the stuff nightmares are made of. Plagued with some kind of hearts-based skin disease (Is this what global warming is doing to all the polar… » 12/30/11 6:15pm 12/30/11 6:15pm

Hockey Fans Bombard Rink With 25,003 Stuffed Animals

As part of a yearly tradition, fans of the very cuddly-sounding Calgary Hitmen deluged the ice with stuffed animals as soon as the team scored its first goal. The team collected 25,003 animals, more than last year's total but still below the 2007 record of 26,919. The toys will be donated to the Alberta Children's… » 12/05/11 7:45pm 12/05/11 7:45pm

Boo, The Internet's Most Adorable Dog, Is Now An Adorable Stuffed Animal

Move over, Elmo. There's a new highly-coveted toy in town. What's that? You already did your holiday shopping this year? Tough shit. Gund has just announced a plush version of America's cutest dog. Kids — or, let's be real here, any adult with a soul — are going to go nuts over this thing. In fact, I'm announcing it… » 12/01/11 5:10pm 12/01/11 5:10pm

Fradulent Hedge-Funder Puts Insane Teddy Bear Collection Up For Auction

Tomorrow Christie's will auction 1,300 Steiff stuffed animals that belonged to hedge fund manager Paul Greenwood, who pled guilty to fraud earlier this year. The collection, valued at $1.5 million, includes a 1925 Steiff Harlequin bear worth $80,000. » 10/12/10 12:45pm 10/12/10 12:45pm

Police Save Kids From Stuffed Pony-Terrorist

Florida police blew up this abandoned toy because it was "suspicious" and had "things hanging off of it." Casualties: one stuffed horse, the dignity of the local police department, and of course, a thousand tiny Trojans. » 9/09/10 6:20pm 9/09/10 6:20pm

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

Unicorns, Flying Cats, and Yetis Up For Sale

Yesterday items from a Victorian taxidermy museum were auctioned off in England, including a winged cat, a man with an elephant's head, and a fanged monkey/bird creature. Today Show report after the jump. » 4/16/10 1:20pm 4/16/10 1:20pm

Doggy Style

If you're worried about your child learning about the harsh realities of the economic situation, get them a " Tini Puppini » 10/22/08 2:30pm 10/22/08 2:30pm," the new doggie divas! Forget man's best friend: "Tini puppinis are the most popular pups in town... They know that whatever they're wearing today, all the other pups will be wearing tomorrow!"…

"Is It Weird To Masturbate With A Stuffed Animal?"

It's time for another installment of Pot Psychology, the advice column in which everyone's problems are solved with an "herbal" remedy. (Note: Pot Psychology will appear on Fridays, not Thursdays, from now on.) In this episode, the wind beneath my wings, Rich, and I pull a Tyra and offer up a clip show of… » 4/10/08 4:20pm 4/10/08 4:20pm