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Barbie's gadgets

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This collection of Barbie's gadgets, of late 1980s vintage, could be yours for as little as eight quid. Among the cargo cult delights are a computer, a stereo, a popcorn maker, a TV with cassette player (always tuned the…

Fifth-wave feminist Barbie welcomes us to Toy Fair

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The Birds Barbie doll gets her eyes pecked

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Presumably to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, Mattel is releasing this special, limited edition Barbie doll, modeled after Tippi Hedren's iconic pose: a single, soft white hand shielding herself from a horde of feathered rates…