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Weeping Angel Barbie

Ken, don’t stop looking at her. Don’t blink! Just slowly back away while maintaining eye contact. Sarah Franz-Wichlacz turned a Barbie doll into a horrifying predator from Doctor Who. Link -via Dude Craft

Ukraine’s Anime Girl and Real Barbie Meet Face-to-Barely-Human-Face

You know Anastasiya Shpagina (right), the Ukraine’s Anime Girl, and likewise, you’re probably also aware of Valeria Lukyanova (left), who calls herself Real Barbie. (If not, here’s a brief primer: They look like this all the time.) Because this universe is sometimes injust and bad things do happen, the two met up for a photoshoot. The [...]

Mattel’s All-Pink Cruise Line for Barbie Fans

Love Barbie? Love cruise ships? You’re really going to love this: The Royal Caribbean Barbie Premium Experience, an all-pink, all-Barbie extravaganza at sea, featuring such amenities as the Barbie Stateroom, a Mermaid Dance Class, and (of course!) a Fashion Show. For the average human person, this is probably too much pink and certainly too much Barbie. But [...]

Barbie Power Loader

Barbie and Ken aren’t together anymore, so it’s time to remove Ken’s stuff from the apartment. This power loader by Instructables member Mario Caicedo Langer will expedite the process. As you can see from the video at the link, it’s actually powered and ready for action. Link -via Super Punch

The Many Controversial Faces of Barbie

Barbara Millicent Roberts has weathered her share of bad press — impossible proportions, that nasty split from Ken, and of course, her sometimes questionable choice of clothing. But those little scandals hardly scrape the surface when you consider allegations of racism, abrief foray into cross-dressing (shown above, ‘Drag Queen’ Barbie), and her unwed, pregnant cousin. [...]

10 Really Bad Movies that Define “Bad Movies”

Yesterday I linked a story about the movie The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure. The children’s film opened last weekend in 2,160 theaters, and earned less than half a million dollars on its opening weekend. That means it only made $206 per theater, a record low for a movie in wide release (more than [...]

The Missing Links: Is Lake Erie Wrecking English?

Stickmen May Not Have Organs, But They Do Have Feelings The plight of the stickman doesn’t get nearly enough attention these days. Please be warned, his inevitable fate does produce a few NSFW phrases. * Dr. Seuss Was An Oil Man Before he created the beloved books you know him for, Dr. Seuss created ads for the [...]

11 Toys Worth More Than My Car

I drive a 2000 Hyundai Elantra with its factory original tape deck. It’s in “fair” shape — low miles but a lotta dents. MSRP for this thing was about $12,000, and Blue Book value is now around $3,500. Let’s take a look at some literal children’s toys that cost more than my [...]

Barbie Insulated Lunch Bag

Barbie Insulated Lunch Bag – $11.95 Attention Barbie fans! Are you looking for the perfect lunch time accessory? You need the very fashionable Barbie Insulated Lunch Bag from the NeatoShop. This adorable purse-shaped lunch box is excellent for toting your favorite afternoon meal.  Matching Barbie Stainless Steel Water Bottle also available.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop [...]

Every Item Inside the Time Capsule Nickelodeon Buried in 1992

In 1992, Nickelodeon got together with the Kids World Council (also known as “minors who were allowed to call in and vote”) to decide what was most important to kids at the time. Then they assembled those items, put them in a big orange time capsule, and buried it in front of Nickelodeon Studios in [...]