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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
Exclusive Webkinz World items from Amazing World
Ganz, the creators of Webkinz World , have begun a variety of cross promotion programs with their other games.
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 .
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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)
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.
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.
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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.
Barbie Exposure May Limit Girls' Career Imagination
The ubiquitous Barbie doll: she's been everything from a football coach to a surgeon.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
'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)
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.
Creative Loafing Tampa
The week in sex news
SEX ART Sensual nude photos of couples caught in intimate moments underwater : nerve.com Mesmerizing photos of dutch prostitutes: vice.com Challenging and strange portraits of femininity: slate.com Barbie's hacked phone reveals explicit nude photos of the iconic doll: nerve.com Gorgeous shots of nude women enjoying life in ... (more)
Feedback: The forgotten dolls of science
COLLEAGUES were recently racking their brains to remember the names of women whose contribution to science has been forgotten - as has happened to Marthe Gautier .
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Human Barbie and Ken Meet Face to Face
Valeria Lukyanova, 23 and Justin Jedlica, 32, are two cosmetically-enhanced models, who pride themselves on looking like real-life Barbie and Ken dolls.
Inside Bay Area
R.I.P Archie: A comic death
Not funny: OMG, they're killing off Archie, the wholesome, redheaded teen comic book character who's been around since 1941 and only recently made it into adulthood in the "Life With Archie" series.