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Plain old flash drives are boring. Which is why I decided to sacrifice a teddy bear and make a more interesting one. When put together, it looks like your average teddy bear. Pop off the head, stick it in your computer, and you have a really funny data-storing USBear.

I first saw this wonderful idea here  and decided I would try my hand at making it. You can even buy these now. But making it is more fun. And less expensive.

Step 1: Choose Your Victims and Gather Your Materials

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I used an old teddy bear and a 4Gb flash drive. Make sure that the bear is small enough to be practical and that the flash drive is large enough to be practical and has a cap.

You will need:

1 Teddy Bear
1 Flash drive with cap
Hot Glue Gun & Glue
Sewing Needle
Thread (color of bear)
Sewing scissors

Step 3: Glue, Sew, and Glue Some More (Head)

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First, put a little glue either on the bottom of the cap (closed side) or in the hole in the head where it will go. Then put the cap in your bear's head, open side exposed. It should stay there fairly well as it will now be glued to the stuffing.

Next, take your needle and your thread and sew up the sides of the neck, leaving only enough room for the cap in the middle. Then, seal the edges around the flash drive with some glue. Be generous with your glue, it keeps the whole thing together.
 
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tcompton12 years ago
This was an awesome tutorial. I have a little mini monkey USB now! 8D
band-aid3 years ago
Very easy and very cute, my first craft...ever! Thanks!
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jessejwk (author)  band-aid3 years ago
That looks great! I love the monkey. Glad you decided to make one.
beaver843 years ago
I love taking apart things and putting universal serial buses in their place! It's so fun!
inhaos3 years ago
genius!
next time i would try hello kitty ....
chicopluma3 years ago
man!!! there is a tedy bear with his head stuck in your laptop!!!
SBUX3 years ago
i think for a twist i would sew the face of the teddy bear and just pop it off or zipper it open xD
I laughed out loud when I saw this. You have my vote-this is hilarious!
jessejwk (author)  videogamemaster3 years ago
Thanks, glad you liked it!
Your welcome! Ehm..... How do vote? (I feel stupid :D=<-----drooling smiley)
jessejwk (author)  videogamemaster3 years ago
Oh! That contest ended a long time ago. I was one of the finalists. I should remove that plug.
Oh. Lol. Okay, Congratulations
catfacepip3 years ago
That is so awesome XD I'm sure that's how top spies keep their information secure :p
vkyo3 years ago
Haha I bet some of the girls will squeal when I go to rip a teddy bear's head off and then plug his body into my laptop to gather vital data.
vkyo3 years ago
Decapitated teddy bear. :'( HOW COULD YOU?!?!?!

Just kidding. I'm gonna make myself one of these sometime soon. 32GB teddy bear :D
xtreker153 years ago
Did you make the stool in the first image?
jessejwk (author)  xtreker153 years ago
Nope
lundora3 years ago
That's just awesome, I'm going to make one. :D
ocampolm3 years ago
Thanks! I've been wanting to make one of these.
maniacse3 years ago
nice, i try this one... :)
Tinworm3 years ago
hahahaha, especially love the cute ...hanging-out-of-the-drive... look

funny
EGT19843 years ago
I have a morbid sense of humor. When I finished mine I noticed that the USB could still be seen. So I tied a small hangman's noose and glued it to his body and a dot on the back part of his head, so now the head is on a sort of hinge. I think it is rather funny.
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jessejwk (author)  EGT19843 years ago
Haha that looks great. Just in time for halloween, too.
Holcan4 years ago
I sew as close as i can and then glue it?
ikeike404 years ago
HI
jessejwk (author)  ikeike404 years ago
Hello there.
What a great imagination, I love this idea... Thanks for sharing... :D
prodo1234 years ago
it has the laptop for a head! xD
Awesome! ya know what would make it more eye catching? adding fake blood around the neck! yes i know its violent, but my mind works that way
liam014 years ago
This is awesome!
well its a usb bear alright but dont call it a USBear it spells usb-ear which its not
jessejwk (author)  northernmagnet4 years ago
Now someone definitely has to make a USB Ear.
well that would be gross and illegal... oooooooo pick me (not)
jessejwk (author)  northernmagnet4 years ago
I'm sure you can find a fake ear somewhere... now you've got me thinking.
well you made a usb bear (cool btw)
pr_salvaje4 years ago
this is cute
jessejwk (author)  pr_salvaje4 years ago
Thank you :)
ChrysN4 years ago
Aww poor teddy (this is so funny)!
Kaelessin4 years ago
heh heh! this is cute and grisly (pun intended) at the same time! how heavy is the bear? i would imagine that that would put a bit of torque on the usb port of your laptop no?
jessejwk (author)  Kaelessin4 years ago
Since it's only filled with cotton balls and little plastic beads, it's really not that bad. As long as the bear is small enough, it should work. The flash drive is pretty firmly in there, so mine holds just fine. I dod wonder about that in the beginning, but no, it hasn't been a problem. (If it is, you can still use it on laptop on a flat surface, as in the second and third picture).