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'She is what the child wants her to be': Barbie is turning 60 this year and shows no sign of slowing down
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'She is what the child wants her to be': Barbie is turning 60 this year and shows no sign of slowing down

Jan 2nd 2019, 10:51 AM 11,573 Views 7 Comments

The first Barbie doll made her debut in March, 1959 – today 58 million Barbies are sold each year in more than 150 countries.

People are praising a Barbie video that aims to teach girls to stop apologising
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# Barbie

People are praising a Barbie video that aims to teach girls to stop apologising

Jul 12th 2018, 6:03 PM 6,250 Views 3 Comments

“Idk when Barbie started doing TED Talks, but I’m here for it.”

Salma Hayek was not at all impressed with Barbie's version of artist Frida Kahlo
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# Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek was not at all impressed with Barbie's version of artist Frida Kahlo

Mar 12th 2018, 3:32 PM 4,588 Views 1 Comment

‘How could they turn her into a Barbie?’

12 random facts you didn't know you wanted to know about Barbie
# Barbie
# Barbie

12 random facts you didn't know you wanted to know about Barbie

Mar 9th 2018, 9:00 PM 92,408 Views 0 Comments

Did you know she kick-started an A-lister’s career?

Here's why Bratz dolls were far superior to Barbies
# Bratz V Barbies
# Bratz V Barbies

Here's why Bratz dolls were far superior to Barbies

Jun 25th 2017, 7:00 PM 61,671 Views 3 Comments

They set the perfect example for kids.

Barbie's boyfriend Ken is now multiracial, has several body types and may even have a man bun
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# New Fella

Barbie's boyfriend Ken is now multiracial, has several body types and may even have a man bun

Jun 21st 2017, 10:24 AM 13,581 Views 62 Comments

It’s part of Mattel’s drive to make its iconic dolls more diverse.

Mattel has just released a new Ken Doll with a man bun and people have mixed reactions
# Hipster Ken
# Hipster Ken

Mattel has just released a new Ken Doll with a man bun and people have mixed reactions

Jun 20th 2017, 3:40 PM 4,077 Views 1 Comment

It’s only been three years since people stopped wearing them.

Amy Schumer has hit back at people who said she's 'too fat' to play Barbie
# Where's The Shame
# Where's The Shame

Amy Schumer has hit back at people who said she's 'too fat' to play Barbie

Dec 7th 2016, 10:07 AM 6,078 Views 18 Comments

“Is it fat shaming if you know you’re not fat and have zero shame in your game?”

Barbie is getting a makeover - to bring her more in line with reality
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# On Trend

Barbie is getting a makeover - to bring her more in line with reality

Jan 28th 2016, 11:07 PM 18,216 Views 29 Comments

The nigh-on 60-year-old doll is a global icon. Unfortunately, experts have never seen her proportions as being humanly possible.

The Honest Barbie Instagram perfectly sums up the struggles of being in your 20s
# So Real
# So Real

The Honest Barbie Instagram perfectly sums up the struggles of being in your 20s

Nov 12th 2015, 8:20 AM 6,241 Views 3 Comments

Real life (well, in glamorous New York).

Meet the toy that is doing its little bit to bring down Barbie
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Meet the toy that is doing its little bit to bring down Barbie

May 31st 2015, 5:00 PM 28,668 Views 33 Comments

Lottie is the creation of a Donegal-based company with global ambitions.

Weird Wide Web: A sexist Barbie book, a handy spy tool and Russians watching you right now
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A sexist Barbie book, a handy spy tool and Russians watching you right now

Nov 23rd 2014, 11:30 AM 9,799 Views 7 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

#FeministHackerBarbie is the internet's perfect response to a sexist Barbie book
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# Barbed

#FeministHackerBarbie is the internet's perfect response to a sexist Barbie book

Nov 22nd 2014, 2:30 PM 4,799 Views 5 Comments

Barbie is no fool.

The new 'Normal Barbie' has spots, freckles, and tattoos
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# Lammily

The new 'Normal Barbie' has spots, freckles, and tattoos

Nov 20th 2014, 8:00 PM 4,446 Views 2 Comments

Designer Nickolay Lamm has created stickers that give the dolls a “realistic makeover”.

This six-second Vine is the ultimate in 'NOOOOOOOO'
# Noooooo
# Noooooo

This six-second Vine is the ultimate in 'NOOOOOOOO'

Nov 7th 2014, 3:55 PM 14,858 Views 3 Comments

NOOOOOOOOOOOO.

This Barbie doll appears to be saying something VERY rude
# Potty Mouth
# Potty Mouth

This Barbie doll appears to be saying something VERY rude

Sep 16th 2014, 8:45 PM 3,970 Views 4 Comments

Er, what was that Barbie?

6 things you didn't know you didn't know about Barbie
# Life In Plastic
# Life In Plastic

6 things you didn't know you didn't know about Barbie

Nov 25th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,459 Views 6 Comments

From her middle name to her birthplace.

Here's what Barbie would look like if she was a real woman
# Living Doll
# Living Doll

Here's what Barbie would look like if she was a real woman

Jul 4th 2013, 9:28 AM 5,027 Views 1 Comment

Got the one and only walking, talking…

7 amazing things you got for free as a kid
# The Best Things In Life Are Free
# The Best Things In Life Are Free

7 amazing things you got for free as a kid

Mar 17th 2013, 8:15 PM 35,759 Views 92 Comments

They filled you with happiness.

Barbie banned in Iran as part of "soft war" on western culture
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Barbie banned in Iran as part of "soft war" on western culture

Jan 17th 2012, 2:20 PM 3,229 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile, there are calls for a bald and beautiful version of the doll to be made in the US.

Cancer survivors launch campaign for a ‘bald Barbie’ doll
# Bald Barbie
# Bald Barbie

Cancer survivors launch campaign for a ‘bald Barbie’ doll

Jan 11th 2012, 9:34 PM 5,280 Views 30 Comments

A Facebook campaign asking Mattel to manufacturer a Barbie undergoing cancer treatment is gaining worldwide steam.

FBI warns new Video Barbie could become tool for paedophiles
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# Barbie

FBI warns new Video Barbie could become tool for paedophiles

Dec 5th 2010, 4:12 PM 1,230 Views 0 Comments

US authorities say the doll, which has a built-in camera, could be used to record child pornography.

Diamond necklace Barbie sells for over $300,000
# Barbie Bling
# Barbie Bling

Diamond necklace Barbie sells for over $300,000

Oct 21st 2010, 4:10 PM 1,087 Views 0 Comments

The most valuable Barbie in the world sports no less than three carats of diamonds around her neck.