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Barbie has a fashion Instagram and it's all kinds of amazing

No but guys, seriously, Barbie has her own fashion account and it's all sorts of incredible.


Related Topix: Barbie, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Wed Aug 27, 2014


The Image Fetishes of a Para-photographer

Robert Heinecken, "Periodical #5" , offset lithography on found magazine , 12 1/4 A- 9 inches.


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Constructing Bigger Bankrolls

I'm an associate editor at Forbes, part of the team responsible for our signature issues: The Forbes 400 and World's Billionaires.


Related Topix: Bratz, Syracuse University


Heck of a humor

We recently attended a cousin'swedding, and it was lovely. All weddings are lovely with all that new beginning and fresh love stuff and 'till-death-or-dirty-socks-do-us-part propaganda.


Related Topix: Wedding, Barbie

Tue Aug 26, 2014

She Knows

Monster High Inner Monster dolls are cool but amazingly sexist

Eve Vawter has been writing for online and print publications since you were in diapers.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Barbie


S.J. educators, staff learn about gender identities

STOCKTON – Lori Duron's youngest son didn't obsess about Bob the Builder or Thomas the Tank Engine or any of the other toys that you'd typically find in the boys section of a store's toy department.


Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Barbie, San Joaquin, CA, University of the Pacific, Preschoolers, Family

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Human Barbie: New Doll in Town

The 29-year old model from Ukraine has claimed the title of "real-life Barbie doll" or "Human Barbie" since 2012 after winning "Miss Diamond Crown of the World" and posing for several photos, some erotic, in Russian media.


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The Escapist

From Urban Warfare to the Demise of the Neopets Economy

Hello, Escapist readers! As part of our partnership with curation website Critical Distance , we'll be bringing you a weekly digest of the coolest games criticism, analysis and commentary from around the web.


Related Topix: Neopets, Distance, Refract Studios, Video Games, Ferguson, MO

ESchool News

'Miss Possible' doll creators engineer plan to vie with Barbie

A newly minted female engineer and one in the making have developed a successor to last season's groundbreaking GoldieBlox, a line of engineering kits geared at girls.


Related Topix: Barbie, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Human Barbie: What dads need to tell their daughters

Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Marc Mani spoke with INSIDE EDITION about three women who have transformed themselves into human Barbie dolls.


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Los Angeles Times

'Console Wars' revisits the '90s clash between Sega and Nintendo

In the "console wars" of the early 1990s, I was in the trenches. Joystick in hand, I fought under the banner of Super Mario for Nintendo against the evil Sega and its not-so-super Sonic the Hedgehog.


Related Topix: Sega, Sonic the Hedgehog, Video Games, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, Sonic The Hedgehog, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Barbie, iPhone

Sat Aug 23, 2014

DVD Verdict

Monster High: Fright On / Escape from Skull Shores

Monster High: Clawesome Double Feature is the latest offering from the Mattel brand of ghouls.


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Psychology Today

Confessions of a Bad Mother

My daughter was only in nursery school when Mattel toy makers launched a fashion doll named "Barbie," with an adult body and clothes for her tall, curvy figure.


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Teen Vogue

The Scary Truth About Sun Damage - and Everything Else You Missed ...

While we here at Teen Vogue HQ are busy creating tons of fresh new web content every week, we're also perpetually reading stories from all A VERY poignant reminder to wear sun protection everyday.


Related Topix: Fashion, Fall, Barbie

International Business Times

Meet New Human Barbie on the Block: Lolita Richi is Just 16, Claims She Never Had Any Plastic Surgery

Move away Valeria Lukyanov, there is another human Barbie named Lolita Richi and she claims to be all natural with no plastic surgery ever done.


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Hasbro Could Return 20%

Barbie is having a rough year, and it's not because little girls have stopped wanting toys.


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Minot Daily News

Move over LEGO: Here comes Entrepreneur Barbie

Lego's groundbreaking female-scientists set sold out almost immediately after it was released this month.


Related Topix: Barbie, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wave

A newbie ventures into Anaheim's home show and leaves with big dreams and a potato bag

I have to confess I'd never really been to a home and garden show, even though I've owned a home and something that passes for a garden for nearly 20 years.


Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Yorba Linda, CA, Barbie, Santa Ana, CA, Games, Board Game

Grub Street

Fast-Food-Toy Ban Could Be Very Effective

New York City councilmember Ben Kallos recently introduced legislation to ban fast-food toys that accompany unhealthy kids' meals, and our friends over at the Science of Us asked a marketing professor if it's an effective strategy to combat obesity.


Related Topix: Barbie

Daily Star


And while some of them admit to having a little help in the form of plastic surgery and a truck-load of make-up, others claim their doll-like appearance is completely natural.


Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Barbie


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