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6 hrs ago | CBC News

'Entrepreneur Barbie' trivializes female empowerment, critic says

Mattel Canada unveiled a well-dressed, cellphone-toting version of its iconic doll - called Entrepreneur Barbie - in Toronto on Wednesday.

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Yesterday | CNN

US Toy Market: Toys Make Even The Toy Makers Happy

The types of toys we love are those that our children can cuddle up with, teach certain skills, and have some sentimental value.

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Related Topix: Toy, Toddlers, Family

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bayside

Fifty Years of Fun

It was a big white, blue, green and black vinyl case. It had a silver clasp on the side and a black plastic handle on the top.

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Bizcommunity

Why translation is only step one for success in international markets

KFC succeeds in China, where Home Depot, Mattel and eBay could not, by localising the brand itself and not just its collateral.

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Cancer Treatment

Petition Convinces Mattel to Make More of Ella the Chemo Barbie

The information provided on CancerTreatment.net is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her health professional.

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Brandflakesforbreakfast

the new "popular girl" of social media

In an effort to shed the "airhead" image, Mattel has taken an interesting step with the Barbie brand - by setting the fictional character up with a Linkedin account .

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

FansShare

Dakota Rose releases new YouTube video

While we have seen a few women going to some drastic measures over the years, in a bid to make themselves look like a human Barbie doll but, while a lot of these women are having thousands of dollars worth of surgery done, there is one young in particular who is showing you how to get a very similar look, without having to have any surgery what so ... (more)

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Clickz

San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge from below

ClickZ wants to bring out your inner child, by launching a Vine competition that encourages you to show off your favorite action figure.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Mail

Barbie and...Capper? Karl Stefanovic tries to set up America's real ...

Barbie and...Capper? Karl Stefanovic tries to set up America's real life Barbie who has 'LLL cups' with Australia's 'perfect plastic man' former AFL player Warwick Capper Single mother-of-six, Lacey Wildd, who has had 46 cosmetic surgery procedures to date to look like Barbie, is looking for her real life Ken.

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Related Topix: Toy, Medicine, Plastic Surgery

The News-Messenger

Woodville library offers summer reading fun

Being an only child for several years until her sister came along, my oldest daughter had to find ways to keep herself occupied when I was busy and not able to play with her.

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Examiner.com

Meet Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova's rival: Plastic surgery-free Alina

Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova has competition: Plastic surgery free Alina KovalevskayaHuman Barbie Valeria Lukyanova has competition: Plastic surgery free Alina Kovalevskaya Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova has competition: Plastic surgery free Alina KovalevskayaHuman Barbie Valeria Lukyanova has competition: Plastic surgery free Alina Kovalevskaya ... (more)

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Eunice Taylor: Mesa teacher's aide led life of creativity

Eunice Ann Sullivan Taylor was creative and meticulous. Whether she was making cards, clothing, cakes or just cleaning, she was meticulous in her methods.

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Related Topix: Mesa, AZ, Toy, Tempe, AZ

Fri Jul 04, 2014

IcNetwork

Rachel Mainwaring on childhood fads

Despite a number of Welsh firms bidding for the work the contract was won by SBW Advertising, whose headquarters is in Bristol Welsh rugby was shocked today by Gerald Davies' decision to leave the WRU board.

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Stuff.co.nz

Life in plastic, it's fantastic

Ukrainian Valeria Lukyanov, known for her 18-inch waist and eyes that are almost as big as her breasts, has competition in the Barbie lookalike department from a fellow Odessian.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Western Star

Pasadena Academy students get boxed up for arrival at graduation

Arriving at your high school graduation in a limo or an antique car may have been a big thing at one time, but it seems like the students at Pasadena Academy have taken making an entrance a step higher.

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Neatorama

Two Girls Show up at High School Graduation as Boxed Life-Size Barbies

Paige Downton and Alyssa Vincent wanted to do something original for their graduation from Pasadena Academy in Pasadena, Newfoundland.

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New York Magazine

villains Meet TVa s Best Female MonsterOrphan Black's Helena will...

"I also had pleasant day. I went working and shopping," Helena says to an imaginary companion across the table, midway through season one of BBC America's Orphan Black .

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FansShare

Valeria Lukyanova is the Human Barbie but there is more to her than just thata

Over the past few years we have heard more and more about the name Valeria Lukyanova , with the Ukrainian model making some very surprising statements along the way, leading to her getting ridiculed by many people around the world.

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Daily Mail

There's a new 'Human Barbie' in town: Another real-life doll - from ...

Get ready for weather havoc on the Fourth of July: Brooklyn Bridge damaged and parts of New York flooded by nasty storm ahead of hurricane expected on holiday weekend Grieving US mother who phoned Vatican to say she no longer believed in God after death of her son is stunned to get a call back No more Godfathers? Vatican considering banning ... (more)

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Related Topix: Toy, Mafia, Israel, World News, Middle East

Erie Times News

Pa. artist has crowdfunded hit in doll with realistic proportions

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

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