The Secret Life of Gummy Bears

Stuck in the Middle with You

It’s no secret around our office that I have an innate and unflinching affinity for anything sugar. But in all of my years as a cultivated candy connoisseur, I’ve never considered the mayhem that can be bred from a seemingly innocent mix of gelatin and water placed to process in bear-shaped molds. But the evidence is everywhere, as unearthed by brave and diligent Flickr reporters:

 Gummy Bear Movie, "Kill Bill"    attempt to escape

In retrospect, we should have seen this coming. Think about it: How many times have you torn off one of their heads and glued them back together –- sometimes on their kin?

Look At My Shiny New Hat    Help!

Since we don’t know how many gummy bears have actually been released into the world, there’s just one immediate solution: Eat them –- as many and as fast as humanly possible. It’s not too late.

Photos from furiousgeorge81, Latente ∞ "Oggi immanentizzo l’ Eschaton", visio0815, and de jäck Mamsäll.