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9 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Mattel's First-Quarter Showed Improvement: Should You Play?

Shares have dropped nearly 20% year-to-date due to poor 2013 sales for three core brands.

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17 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Human Barbie reveals no make-up selfie

REAL life doll Valeria Lukyanova has posted a selfie on her Facebook page shocking fans who think she looks "much better" natural.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KRAV-FM Tulsa

The Walking Dead: This Michonne Doll Is Awesome, But Can You Buy One?

's katana queen got her own Barbie-esque treatment thanks to artist Peewee Parker, who repaints dolls and posts the images on Flickr .

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Z100

PHOTO: Human Barbie Takes MAKEUP-FREE Bikini Selfie

We have all seen the photos of Valeria Lukyanova, The Human Barbie, where she looks almost exactly like a Barbie Doll.

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BroadwayWorld.com

the Tlao Barbie and G.I. Joe to Open 6/18 at The Complex Ruby Theatre

Hollywood Fringe Festival Favorite, Master Storyteller, and Voiceover Artist, Bill Ratner, the cartoon voice of G.I. Joe's "Flint," returns in 2014 with The True Life Adventures of Barbie and G.I. Joe.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Toy, Electronic Arts, BioWare, Video Games, Mass Effect, The Campaign

The Tribune

Weak Barbie sales weigh on Mattel 1Q

Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Save the bunny: Fill your baskets with fun

Easter is on the way and an Easter icon is rapidly vanishing. In stores across America, chocolate bunnies are flying off the shelves, destined for childrens' Easter baskets .

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E! Online

Human Ken Has a Penis, Idolizes Michael Jackson & Slams Human Barbie Again

Plastic Ken dolls might not be anatomically correct, but the real-life version of Barbie's guy is fully equipped downstairs.

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Related Topix: Toy, Michael Jackson, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Human Barbie posts makeup free photo; Valeria Lukyanova's doll face is beautiful

The Human Barbie has taken off all her makeup to show what the real Valeria Lukyanova looks like in a picture posted on her official Facebook page.

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The Daily Beast

Meet the Real Life Ken DollBy Erin Cunningham

It took Justin Jedlica 149 cosmetic procedures to look like this. He says Michael Jackson and Joan Rivers were his idols, while the Real Life Barbie is just faking it.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Toy

Mon Apr 14, 2014

AndPOP.com

Tweet2Meet With Fifth Harmony

Don't you ever just want to pick up the girls of Fifth Harmony and put them in your pocket because they're just so darn cute? be able to soon as Lauren Jauregui, Normani Hamilton, Ally Brooke, Camila Cabello and Dinah-Jane Hansen have teamed up with Mattel to produce a Fifth Harmony Barbie doll line - one of pop culture's highest honours! To us, it ... (more)

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TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Researcher danah boyd on the weird science of teen online behavior

Remember " Weird Science ," the 1985 John Hughes comedy about two teen dweebs who use their computer, some wires and a Barbie doll to engineer their dream woman? After sparks and explosions, the dust settles and a partially clad Kelly LeBrock appears in the doorway, ready to transform the once-bullied "zeroes" into heroes.

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Related Topix: Weird Science, Comedy Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Toy, Weird

CBC News

Hamilton mom gives Barbies a multicultural makeover

It was about a year ago that Queen Cee Robinson tried to find a doll that looked like her daughter and had a revelation - there weren't any.

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Merced Sun-Star

Artist who insists he's not a feminist has a crowdfunded hit with...

Next to regular Barbie - that unrealistically proportioned nemesis of "normal" female bodies everywhere - the more compact stature and rounder curves of "Average Barbie," created by Greenfield, Pa., artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm, looked like a healthier version of the female form to many who saw it online.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Real Bollywood

Human Barbie posts stunning selfies sans makeup online

London, April 13: Human Barbie, Valeria Lukyanova, has revealed her "true self" by posting some stunning selfies online without wearing her ususla "plastic-like" makeup.

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New York Daily News

Stasi: Don't listen to the haters, Rev. Al Sharpton

The Rev. Al Sharpton addresses the Media Apr. 8, 2014 at National Action Network headquarters about being an informant for the FBI and a NYPD Mafia Joint Task Force in the 1980s.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Great gifts to put in the Easter basket

Hippity hoppity the Easter bunny is on his way to deliver sweet treats and other goodies to boys and girls.

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Scientific American

Barbie Exposure May Limit Girls' Career Imagination

The ubiquitous Barbie doll: she's been everything from a football coach to a surgeon.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Mail

'Human Barbie' Valeria Lukyanova goes cosmetics-free (almost) in selfies

'I fear I will see his face on my wedding night': Teenager speaks out after former teacher is jailed for 20 years for having sex with her when she was 14 Grandmother, 34, arrested for leaving five children with no food at filthy, feces-strewn home while she gambled at casino Revealed: The Obamas paid just $98,169 - a tax rate of 20.4%- on their ... (more)

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BroadwayWorld.com

the Savannah Disputation, Sex and Education and More Make Up Penguin Rep's 2014 Season

Penguin Rep Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Joe Brancato and Executive Director Andrew M. Horn , announces the slate of plays and special events for its 37th season.

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