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Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy-company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration.

Real-Life Barbie

21-year-old Russian Valeria Lukyanova has become an internet sensation in 2012 for her doll-like features. She sported a long blonde hair and perfect body making her look like a real life Barbie.

Barbie in News

Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Firefly Expands Character Line With the Amazing Spider-Man
Firefly is proudly expanding its character line with the launch of the new Spider-Man Fun Pump Rinse. By offering more character variety, Firefly ensures that parents and children can choose from a wide range of options when selecting the ultimate dental duo to battle cavities and prevent tooth decay

Barbie Jetter Accepts Role of Executive Director With The Divorce Center
The Divorce Center, Inc., a non-profit organization of professionals from multiple disciplines providing support and education for people going through separation or divorce, today announced that Barbie Jetter will fill the newly-created role of Executive Director for the organization

Black Like Who?: Exploring Race and Representation
BIRMINGHAM, AL--(Marketwired - June 18, 2015) -

New Survey Finds Moms Would Rather Show Up Late to Work Than Let Her Children Skip Brushing Their Teeth
According to a new Kelton Global survey(1), 9 out of 10 American moms admit that they will go to extreme measures to get their child to brush every morning and right before bedtime. More than half say it is their most important job as a mom -- more important than getting their kid dressed for school, ensuring they eat a healthy breakfast or even getting Mom to work on time.

In This Moment Ready Major U.S. Tour; Trek Celebrates Blockbuster New Album, "BLACK WIDOW"
Atlantic recording group In This Moment has unveiled plans for a major U.S. headline tour. The dates begin April 17th at The State Theatre in Portland, Maine, and then continue through late May (see below itinerary). Special guests for the trek include Butcher Babies, Upon A Burning Body, and The Nearly Deads. For complete details and ticket information, please visit inthismomentofficial

Highlights for Children and MEGA Brands a Great Fit in New Kids Puzzles Partnership
COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - January 28, 2015) - Leading family media brand and publisher of the best-read children's magazines in North America, Highlights for Children Inc. today joined MEGA® Brands Inc

Let's Make a Deal: Coupon Usage Rose 45 Percent This Holiday Season
According to the National Retail Federation, holiday retail sales increased 4 percent in 2014. While consumers may be spending more, they're also focused on saving more. In fact, one-third of holiday shoppers say they used coupons when shopping online this season, a 45 percent increase over last year, according to a new study from DealScience

Grammy Nominated Charli XCX Premieres New Video for "Doing It" (Ft. Rita Ora)
http://youtu.be/Km3agvlyRmM "Charli XCX continues her reign as pop's queen of collaboration with her latest, Rita Ora-featuring single 'Doing It.'" -- BUZZFEED Critically-acclaimed new album SUCKER is out now:iTunes: http://smarturl.it/SuckerSpotify: http://smarturl

South Beach Hotel Welcomes Guests During Art Basel Show
Miami's South Beach hosted its 13th annual Art Basel Show in December 2014 at the Miami Convention Center. The four-day spectacle attracted more than 70,000 visitors, including Kate Hudson, Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, and Miley Cyrus. Works of international artists were showcased at 67 galleries from 31 countries as well as throughout the Miami Beach neighborhoods

TISVA Launches its Innovative Spring 2015 Collection
Business Wire IndiaTISVA launched its elegant spring collection of decorative lighting among a galaxy of artists, designers and architects, at the TISVA Studio in Mumbai. The event was a celebration of taste – both of fine gourmet and lighting aesthetics.   The evening was graced by Michelin starred Indian Chef Vikas Khanna

Hyderabad’s Start Up Shel Studio Design n Events LLP Launches Kiyaa
Kiyaa—India’s First and Own 100% authentic Fashion Doll hits the market Now available online on Snapdeal, Amazon, RedLily ​ The pride of India, Kiyaa, has realistic India face, features, contemporary teenage character, carries heart & soul of the nation. It is the doll for girls and collectors who are looking for a doll that represent real India girl says T

Make-A-Wish® International Celebrates World Wish Day®
Make-A-Wish® International will celebrate its annual World Wish Day® on 29 April, with thousands of people across the globe. This year, Make-A-Wish is asking individuals across the globe to take part by visiting worldwish

The One World Doll Project Announces First Order From Walmart
The One World Doll Project, a subsidiary of One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO), is excited to announce that Walmart, the world's largest retailer, has placed its first order for the Prettie Girls!™ multicultural fashion play dolls. The One World Doll Project's core focus is to be the leader in promoting multiculturalism and diversity within the fashion doll category

Mattel Crashes the Mall With Fun and Games
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Mattel Canada executed an unexpected and engaging event that is generating buzz on social media. In September, Mattel Games took to the mall to surprise shoppers with some truly impromptu fun

Christmas Trees and Toys Delivered to Your Suite at Mexico's Velas Resorts
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - September 22, 2014) - Tree decorating, presents and holiday-themed programs are all part of the Christmas Experience at Velas Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit

.CLUB Is First to Reach 100,000 Domain Names Sold
.CLUB Domains announced that it has sold its 100,000th new domain name today, setting a record as the first new generic top-level domain (gTLD) to sell 100,000 domains and continuing its streak as the best-selling new domain extension. Entrepreneurs, brand owners, popular entertainers, corporations, domain investors and more from around the world have registered their own

Some Things Shouldn't Stay in Vegas: Small Businesses to Be Decked Out With High-Impact Ideas and Insights at Sage Summit 2014
Frank Sinatra once said, "Luck be a lady tonight," but Sage North America is going all in on green that small businesses will find their luck at what will be an immersive education experience known as Sage Summit 2014, taking place July 28-31, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Start-Ups' First Order of Business This Summer: Head to Las Vegas for Sage Summit 2014
Start-up businesses crave advice and insights from experts and other small business owners in order to better manage and grow their businesses, and at Sage Summit 2014, that's exactly what they'll get

Ten Additional H-E-B Stores to Carry The Prettie Girls! Dolls; Meeting With 80 Store Managers Helps to Accelerate Distribution
One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) ("One World") announced that its subsidiary, The One World Doll Project ("OWDP"), has received orders of the The Prettie Girls!™ multi-cultural dolls from ten additional H-E-B Stores (HEB Grocery Company, LP) on the heels of a presentation by One World founder, Trent T. Daniel, given to roughly 80 H-E-B store managers.

Renowned Doll Designer Robert Tonner Endorses One World Dolls; Stating an Interest in Collaboration
One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) ("One World") announced that its subsidiary, The One World Doll Project ("OWDP"), received an endorsement letter from globally recognized collectors doll designer and founder of The Tonner Doll Company, Robert Tonner, where Mr. Tonner remarked to Stacy McBride-Irby, "I was quite pleased with what I saw

What Happens in Vegas at Sage Summit 2014 Will Help Mid-Market Businesses Grow With Confidence
What happens in Vegas will stay with you the rest of your life. At least, that's what Sage North America is hoping for mid-market businesses at Sage Summit 2014

H-E-B Increases One World's Distribution of The Prettie Girls! Dolls Within the Chain -- H-E-B Plus! Store Makes Its First Order
One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) ("One World") announced that its subsidiary, The One World Doll Project ("OWDP"), has received an order to deliver the The Prettie Girls!™ multi-cultural doll line to the H-E-B plus! store in Pearland, Texas -- a chain operated by the HEB Grocery Company, LP (H-E-B).

One World Holdings Receives Endorsement From the Doll Genie -- "...We Guessed Right and Prettie Girls Dolls Sales Are Great"
One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) ("One World") announced that its subsidiary, The One World Doll Project ("OWDP"), received an endorsement letter from specialty online retailer, The Doll Genie (www.DollGenie

One World Holdings Receives Accolades From H-E-B Retail Distributor Executive -- "...I Knew That These Dolls Were Going to Be a Success..."
One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) ("One World") announced that its subsidiary, The One World Doll Project ("OWDP"), received a glowing congratulations letter from H-E-B's (HEB Grocery Company, LP) Regional Vice President of HEB - Houston Urban East, Mr. Terry Williams, citing, "..

The Must-Have Dolls of 2014 - The Prettie Girls! In-Store Retail Launch Is a Success
ONE WORLD HOLDINGS, INC. -- The One World Doll Project, a subsidiary of One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) yesterday announced that this past weekend marked the launch of the in-store retail distribution of The Prettie Girls! line of multi-cultural dolls -- and the results far surpassed expectations

Prettie Girls Accelerate Roll-Out Into H-E-B Stores; One World Doll Project Set to Initiate Sales Activation
One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) ("One World") announced today that its subsidiary, The One World Doll Project ("OWDP") and HEB Grocery Company, LP ("H-E-B") have accelerated the proposed timeline to roll-out The Prettie Girls!™ multi-cultural dolls into H-E-B stores

The Prettie Girls to Be Sold in H-E-B Stores; One World Doll Project Becomes Approved Vendor to Texas' Largest Privately Held Hypermarket
One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) ("One World") announced today that its subsidiary, The One World Doll Project, has become an approved vendor to major regional hypermarket store chain, HEB Grocery Company, LP ("H-E-B"), where H-E-B will now begin carrying The Prettie Girls!™ multi-cultural dolls.

Superstores Discuss 2014 Distribution of The One World Doll Project's Prettie Girls
One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) ("One World") announced today that its subsidiary, The One World Doll Project, has engaged in a series of discussions with several big-box superstores, to secure major distribution across the country for The Prettie Girls!™ multi-cultural dolls.

One World Holdings Broadens Reach -- Major Online Retailer Distributes The Prettie Girls
One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OWOO) ("One World") announced today that its subsidiary, The One World Doll Project, secured a distribution deal with major online retailer Wayfair LLC, to carry the line of The Prettie Girls!™ multi-cultural dolls on Wayfair.com.

Hotel's Location by Mall of America and Package Deal Add Up to Spring Break Fun
Spring is officially here, and even if the weather isn't cooperating, a spring break has certainly been earned and hotel deals near Mall of America are setting the pace for some well-deserved family fun.

BERNINA of America Adds Three New Experts to WeAllSew
BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to introduce three new Experts for its WeAllSew blog. IDILVICE, Camille Roskelley, and Amy Smart will join the community of BERNINA Experts who supply project ideas, patterns, tips and techniques to fuel creativity and enhance a love for sewing

Canadian Dragons' Den Top Game Changer Fragrance Debut UK
The 7 Virtues® award winning fragrance collection made with natural essential oils from nations rebuilding is launching for the first time in the UK exclusively in Selfridges, London. The launch date September 21 is in honour of United Nations International Day of Peace.

United Reservation Services Highlights the Best Destinations to Shop this Holiday Season
United Reservation Services, a top vacation club provider, reveals a few favored shopping destinations for the holidays.

Family-Friendly Holiday Gift Choices
Looking for fabulous, affordable holiday gifts for your family and friends? Lifestyle expert Lynn Becker has great recommendations:

T.B. Penick Receives ASCC's W. Burr Bennett Award for Safety Excellence
For the second time in three years, a nationwide panel of The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has honored San-Diego-based T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc. with the prestigious 2013 W. Burr Bennett Award for Safety Excellence, this time in the General Contractor category.

Majesco Entertainment Company Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 ended July 31, 2013.

Majesco Entertainment Company Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 ended April 30, 2013.

Dryer Vent Wizard Technicians Uncover Critter Hideaways
When spring and summer arrive, Dryer Vent Wizard (DVW) franchisees across the country experience a noticeable increase in business, though not for reasons accounting and other financial experts might predict.

Majesco Entertainment Announces E3 2013 Line Up With Distribution Partner Little Orbit
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, announced today its line-up for this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) being held in Los Angeles, June 11-13

Four Major International Trade Fairs Open in Hong Kong
More than 2,700 exhibitors from around the world are participating in four international trade fairs that opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).The HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Asia's largest, the HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and the Hong Kong International Stationery Fair continue through 10 January

Kids' Hot Holiday Gifts & Apps
No kidding! The holidays are all about the children. What gifts and apps will they enjoy receiving the most?

Without an Established "Must Have" Item, Toys Experience Record Low Shipments Heading Into 2012 Holiday Rush
According to data released today from Panjiva, the B2B platform powering the business of global trade, toys could be challenging to find on store shelves this holiday season. In fact, shipments of "toys" have fallen more than 13 percent from last year and have fallen to their lowest levels since 2007, when Panjiva first began tracking such information

Chequed.com to Sponsor Webinar on How to Avoid False Positives When Hiring
WHO:Chequed.com, Inc., an online reference checking and pre-employment testing provider used by HR professionals, and Fistful of Talent, a leading blog presenting all sides of the talent equation. WHAT:Will sponsor a complimentary webinar titled, "The Ballad of Ken and Barbie: Why We're Destined to Commit False Positives When Hiring (and what to do about it)

Back-to-School 'Must-Haves' for Students of All Ages
For millions of students, it's suddenly back-to-school time once again. What will be the "must-haves" for the new year? Seasoned lifestyle expert, Cindy Piccoli, has some great recommendations.

CustomInk Offers Mud Runners Custom Artwork and Fonts to Create "Mud Duds"
Over the past five years, the popularity of "mud runs" -- cross country races with obstacles -- has exploded. It's estimated that more than one million people have participated in this new genre of adventure sport

FrontRange Solutions Announces Paul Petersen Will Head Up the New GoldMine Business Unit
FrontRange Solutions, a leading provider of IT Service Management, IT Asset Management and Customer Service Management solutions, announces they are separating their two core businesses so they are able to increase their focus on their unique markets

Modern girls prefer video games over dolls
Computer games have replaced dolls as the most sought after toy for girls for the first time in half a century.

Nicole Kidman did not fake peeing on Zac Efron in 'Paperboy'
While out promoting her movie 'Paperboy' at Cannes, Nicole Kidman revealed that the scene, which saw her urinating on her co-stars Zac Efron's face was real.

Nicole Kidman sent pics of herself in 'provocative positions' to film director
Nicole Kidman has revealed that she had to do her own hair and makeup due to budgetary constraints for her new movie 'The Paperboy', and took photos in "provocative positions" and texted it to the film's director Lee Daniels.

'Genius' Brit girl age 4 joins Mensa with IQ of 159
A four-year-old girl has stunned academicians with an IQ of 159, just one point below Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein.

Barbie to get bald makeover for kids with cancer
Barbie's makers Mattel are going to make a bald version of the doll after two mothers whose daughters lost their hair due to cancer treatment, launched a campaign.

New Internet craze sees teens turning themselves into real Barbies
Young girls are fast becoming Internet sensations not because of their vocal skills or dance moves but due to their resemblance to living dolls.

Jessica Biel wants to become 'very, very bad'
Jessica Biel has revealed that she wants to wipe out her good girl image.

Kristen Stewart goes topless in 'On the Road' trailer
Kristen Stewart seems to be breaking out of her 'Bella Swan' mode as she is seen going topless in a car with similarly undressed Garrett Hedlund and Sam Riley in the trailer for her new film, 'On The Road'.

Hudson still wonders how to dress her new body
Jennifer Hudson has revealed that she is still trying to figure out how to dress her new figure.

Pattinson and Stewart to be turned into dolls
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are set to be the feature of a new set of 'Twilight' toys released by Barbie manufacturer Mattel.

'Lambassador' Sam Kekovich slams MJ, Kim Kardashian and Gaga
Footy legend Sam Kekovich took aim at the King of Pop Michael Jackson, reality TV star Kim Kardashian and the young for being obsessed with technology in his eighth address to the nation.

Campaign calls for 'bald' Barbie for young cancer survivors
A campaign that has taken roots on Facebook and other social networking sites has put tremendous pressure on toy company Mattel to create a bald Barbie for young cancer survivors.

'Ken doll' Warnie shares pearly white smiles with Hurley at charity event
Shane Warne looked more like Barbie's boyfriend Ken all decked up and suited, as he stepped out with his lady love Elizabeth Hurley in New York for a charity event.

Nicki Minaj Barbie doll to be auctioned for charity
Nicki Minaj has revealed that she is very thrilled that toy company Mattel has created a Barbie Doll in her likeness.

Heidi Montag planning to pen tell-all memoir
Heidi Montag, who recently announced the break up of her marriage, is reportedly planning to write a tell-all autobiography.

New 'tattooed' Barbie doll blasted as 'overly-sexualised and inappropriate'
A new tattooed Barbie doll has been criticised by parents' groups as "overly-sexualised and inappropriate."

Aqua's 'Barbie Girl' voted worst song of 1990s in Rolling Stone poll
Aqua's 'Barbie Girl' has been voted as the worst song of the 1990s in a poll organized by the Rolling Stone magazine.

US mum boosts 4-yr-old daughter's b**bs, buttocks for beauty contest
A US mother has sparked public outrage by implanting fake br**ts and a padded bottom under her four-year-old daughter's dress that she wore during her appearance in a beauty contest.

Jessica Alba's 3-yr-old daughter 'excited' to welcome younger sibling
Jessica Alba, who is expecting her second child with husband Cash Warren, has revealed that she is preparing her three-year-old baby daughter to welcome her younger sibling into the family.

Iconic Farrah Fawcett snap's Barbie version to raise funds against cancer
Barbie dolls producer Mattel has decided to pay tribute to late actress Farrah Fawcett by immortalising her iconic 1976 photo in a striking red swimsuit in the form of a Barbie with its proceeds being sent to charity.

Farrah Fawcett's iconic snap's Barbie version to raise funds against cancer
Barbie dolls producer Mattel has decided to pay tribute to the late actress Farrah Fawcett by immortalising her iconic 1976 photo in a striking red swimsuit in the form of a Barbie with its proceeds being sent to charity.

Simon Cowell reveals new 'cuddly pink panther' looks in 'X Factor'
Simon Cowell left everyone shocked with his cuddly 'pink panther' makeover during his appearance in the US 'X Factor' auditions recently.

I always wanted blonde hair like Pamela Anderson, says Megan Fox
Megan Fox has revealed that as a child she always wanted blonde hairs like 'Barbie and Pamela Anderson'.

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