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# barbie - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

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

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

# barbie - Thursday 12 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge People are praising a Barbie video that aims to teach girls to stop apologising Barbie

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

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

# barbie - Monday 12 March, 2018

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

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

‘How could they turn her into a Barbie?’

# barbie - Friday 9 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge 12 random facts you didn't know you wanted to know about Barbie Barbie

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

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

# barbie - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here's why Bratz dolls were far superior to Barbies Bratz V Barbies

Here's why Bratz dolls were far superior to Barbies

They set the perfect example for kids.

# barbie - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

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

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

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

# barbie - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Mattel has just released a new Ken Doll with a man bun and people have mixed reactions Hipster Ken

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

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

# barbie - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

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

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

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

# barbie - Thursday 28 January, 2016

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

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

# barbie - Thursday 12 November, 2015

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

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

Real life (well, in glamorous New York).

# barbie - Sunday 31 May, 2015

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

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

# barbie - Sunday 23 November, 2014

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

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

# barbie - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge #FeministHackerBarbie is the internet's perfect response to a sexist Barbie book Barbed

# barbie - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge The new 'Normal Barbie' has spots, freckles, and tattoos Lammily

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

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

# barbie - Friday 7 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This six-second Vine is the ultimate in 'NOOOOOOOO' Noooooo

# barbie - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Barbie doll appears to be saying something VERY rude Potty Mouth This post contains a poll

This Barbie doll appears to be saying something VERY rude

Er, what was that Barbie?

# barbie - Monday 25 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 things you didn't know you didn't know about Barbie Life In Plastic

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

From her middle name to her birthplace.

# barbie - Thursday 4 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's what Barbie would look like if she was a real woman Living Doll

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

Got the one and only walking, talking…

# barbie - Sunday 17 March, 2013

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

7 amazing things you got for free as a kid

They filled you with happiness.

# barbie - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

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

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

# barbie - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Cancer survivors launch campaign for a ‘bald Barbie’ doll Bald Barbie

Cancer survivors launch campaign for a ‘bald Barbie’ doll

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

# barbie - Sunday 5 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge FBI warns new Video Barbie could become tool for paedophiles Barbie

FBI warns new Video Barbie could become tool for paedophiles

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

# barbie - Thursday 21 October, 2010

From The Daily Edge Diamond necklace Barbie sells for over $300,000 Barbie Bling This post contains videos

Diamond necklace Barbie sells for over $300,000

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