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2014-05-31 08:20:24

SHANGHAI, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --· -- Launch of Barbie Fan Bing Bing Celebrity Specialty doll. -- She joins Barbie in inspiring young girls to "Shine Your Way". -- 2014 will marks the 55(th) anniversary of Barbie as a global role model. Barbie® today announced the launch of the Fan Bing Bing Celebrity Specialty doll. The globally renowned actress made a special appearance to launch the doll alongside Robert Best, Barbie's chief designer for the Barbie Specialty line....

2013-11-23 23:02:46

Deals on Barbie Dream House, 3-Story Dream Townhouse and KidKraft Dollhouses revealed. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 The very first Barbie Doll House, the Barbie Dream House, was introduced in 1962, three years after the 1959 debut of the Barbie doll. The entire studio apartment, including the furniture, was made from cardboard. The modern Barbie house has come a long way from those humble beginnings expanding up to three stories and six rooms. Five Best Barbie Doll Houses...

Mothers Launch Bald Barbie Campaign For Cancer Awareness
2012-01-13 13:38:47

Mattel´s Barbie franchise – those glamorous toy dolls with notoriously unrealistic physical dimensions – may soon be making an unprecedented foray into the real world. If a growing community of Facebookers has its way, the next version of the iconic American plaything might ditch her golden locks for a chic smooth scalp. Just days before Christmas, friends Rebecca Sypin and Jane Bingham launched a Facebook page called “Beautiful and Bald Barbie! Let´s see if we...

2011-09-06 23:40:00

TNT marathon participant finds fundraising success in matching her passions with her network. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 When Sandi Holder learned that The Leukemia & Lymphoma Societyâs Team In Training (TNT), a Bay Area marathon training group, had slots available for the Nike Womenâs Half Marathon, she figured that it was meant to be. Several years ago, Sandi began a fitness journey that has resulted in her losing 100 lbs. and becoming an...

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2011-06-08 10:17:34

The US maker of the most popular doll ever created, Barbie, has been accused of contributing to the destruction of Indonesian forests and habitats of endangered species by the environmental watchdog organization outfit, Greenpeace, reports the AFP news agency. Greenpeace claims that the packaging used in Barbie and Ken doll packaging contained timber products from Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), which it described as a "notorious" destroyer of Indonesia's dwindling natural forests. "Barbie...

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2009-09-25 14:57:01

Hollywood's Universal Pictures and Mattel are developing a live-action movie based on the Barbie doll, film industry sources said. Variety said producers are working with writers to create a storyline for the picture. Mattel describes the thin-waist, big-bust miniature mannequin as the No. 1 girls item in the toy industry, the top doll property in the United States and the leading worldwide property in the traditional toy industry, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. Barbie is...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'