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  Barbie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The doll was a Barbie in Midnight Red from 1965 and was part of a private collection of 4,000 Barbie dolls being sold by two Dutch women, Ietje Raebel and her daughter Marina.
Barbie of the Century for the bicentennial celebration is dressed in a red, white, and blue dress.
The "Art of Barbie" event and exhibition is held in London to commemorate her anniversary, raising funds for the Elton John AIDS Foundation [7].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barbie   (4637 words)

 Fifties Web Pop History - BARBIE!
Barbie is doing much, much better in life than I am.
Barbie was the inspiration of Ruth Handler, founder with her husband Elliot, founders of Mattel.
With the Twist 'N Turn Barbie of 1967, she also could be twisted at the waist, thus the name.
www.fiftiesweb.com /pop/barbie.htm   (422 words)

 Bolivia Web - The Outsiders - Klaus Barbie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Klaus Barbie was born in the village of Bad Godesberg in 1913.
In 1940, Barbie traveled to La Haya as a member of a research group with the only purpose of gathering information about the Jews "situation" in that city.
With their protection, Barbie, together with his wife and children, escaped to Latin America, where he spent a long and prosperous career.
www.boliviaweb.com /outsiders/barbie.htm   (414 words)

 Adventures In Plastic
Barbie began to tire of Ken's anti-social behavior and thus decided the next day to have both Blaine and Ken over for a cup of tea, whereupon they would both have an equal chance to charm her.
Barbie went to her bedroom to put on fresh clothes, and, upon returning to the lounge room, discovered Blaine performing his amazing flower pot balancing trick, an attempt to try and tip the scales in his favour.
Barbie jumped to her feet, pulled a baseball bat from her purse, and proceeded to trash the place.
www.adventures2006.blogspot.com   (1059 words)

 Barbie History
Barbie dolls’; soon to be boyfriend Ken, would be named after their son Ken.
Barbie has undergone a lot of changes over the years and has managed to keep up with current trends in hairstyles, makeup and clothing.
Barbie has a universal appeal and collectors both young and old enjoy time spent and memories made with their dolls.
www.dolls4play.com /barbiehistory.html   (627 words)

 TV ACRES: Dolls - Barbie (Mattel Toys)
Barbie is a miniature version of a young woman (11 and 1/2 inches), complete with breasts.
Variations of the Barbie doll have included Dream-Glo Barbie (glows in the dark); Magic Moves Barbie (arm swishes back her hair); the 1965 Astronaut Barbie (dressed in a glittered covered outfit).
The Barbie and Ken dolls were named after the real children of Ruth Handler, Barbie's creator and wife of Elliot Handler, one of the executives who founded the Mattel Corporation in 1945.
www.tvacres.com /dolls_barbie.htm   (677 words)

Barbie Allstar backpack is made with a heavy duty canvas fabric and has a roomy front zipper compartment for extra storage.
Barbie pencil case is 8" long by 3" wide with a depth of 2", and has zipper closure.
This Barbie Rapunzel backpack is made with a durable canvas fabric, and is standard backpack size with a height of 15" and a width of 13".
www.characterproducts.com /products/list.asp?chid=2   (347 words)

 The History of Toys and Games
Barbie was first introduced at the American International Toy Fair in New York in February 1959.
Mattel has given Barbie many different careers during her run as one of the world's most popular toys.
Barbie also keeps up with the latest technology—she got her first computer in 1985.
www.history.com /exhibits/toys/barbie.html   (304 words)

Given the barbie's importance culturally, we thought we would set out a guide for the uninitiated to allow them to conduct their own barbie, or if lucky enough to be invited to one, to ensure they behave in a way that is culturally sensitive.
It is for this reason that men gather around the barbie when the host is cooking, drinking their beer, and offer very specific advice on how he is going.
When planning snag numbers, don't forget that a barbie is not a small affair, and may go on for many many hours as beers are consumed throughout the day and into the night.
www.australianbeers.com /culture/barbies.htm   (1986 words)

Barbie has dated Ken since 1961, and after a long estrangement was reunited with her best friend Midge in the early nineties.
The "Art of Barbie" event and exhibition is held in London to commemorate her anniversary, raising funds for the Elton John AIDS Foundation [6].
Barbie Silkstone™ is introduced in this Collection; the distinctive pose and attitude for the new doll was designed by Anne Zielinski-Old [7], from a 3D digital mannequin earlier developed at the Royal College of Art for a "Virtual Catwalk" [8].
www.barbie.ws   (4383 words)

Yes, every Barbie has her Ken. Elena's, also a gift, changed his name to Kenneth R. and is into essential oils and essences that center the soul.
Most Barbies marry their Kens but Elena's is co-habitating with hers and doesn't care who knows it.
She's got her own Barbie laptop computer with Internet account, a Barbie compost pile and a complete line of Barbie homeopathic products for the home and office where she works as a personal injury lawyer helping people whose self-esteem was damaged by their dolls.
users.crocker.com /~bwatson/barbie.htm   (654 words)

 Inventor Ruth Handler Biography
This can be seen in the history of Barbie's clothes, and even her various "face lifts" to suit the times; in her professional, political and charitable endeavors; and more recently in the multi-culturalizing of her product line.
She named the doll "Barbie," which was the nickname of her real-life daughter.
If you think Barbie is just a child's plaything, you'll think again after reading this fascinating, funny, and far-reaching biography of the pointy-breasted, slim-waisted, high-arched gal who changed the way we think about dolls and ourselves.
www.ideafinder.com /history/inventors/handler.htm   (1615 words)

 Klaus Barbie
Soon after the outbreak of the Second World War Barbie was promoted to second lieutenant and was with a SD detachment during the Western Offensive.
Barbie fled back to Nazi Germany and after the war was recruited by the United States counter-intelligence corps (CIC).
The crimes of Barbie became an issue during the trial of René Hardy for treason in 1947.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /GERbarbie.htm   (441 words)

Here, ready to ride on a gleaming XL 1200c Sportster 1200 Custom, Barbie doll brings her own glamour to the open road with her long red hair and riding gear complete with distressed faux leather and fur, studs, buckles, and the official Harley-Davidson logo.
Harley Barbie #3 is absolutely gorgeous with long dark brown hair, brown eyes, and dark lipstick, and a red chiffon scarf tied at her neck to add a touch of sophistication.
Barbie doll wears a fl and orange leatherette jacket atop a sleeveless, white and fl tee, both emblazoned with the official Harley-Davidson logo.
www.barbies.s5.com /harleybarbie.html   (648 words)

Barbie wore fashions that mirrored the funky trends found on dance floors across the country, as well as chic designer looks that came in vogue in the late 1970s.
With Barbie doll's original fans now in their twenties and thirties, Barbie collecting began attracting adult women as well as little girls.
Barbie - with her humble beginnings as a teenage fashion model - has transformed herself into best friend, confidante, and fearless adventurer.
www.41vogue.com /Barbie.htm   (1153 words)

 Barbie online - information and memorabilia. 80's Toys/Games, 80's Toys and more!
Part of Barbie's appeal was the fact that she was different than any other doll on the market (in the 1950's, the large majority of toys for little girls were baby dolls).
Barbies and their outfits changed with the fashions of the times, they've even recently changed their body shapes slightly in response to pressure from groups claiming Barbie's unrealistic proportions were partly to blame for the increase of teenage anorexia.
Barbie is still seriously out of proportion though and is still just as fashionable, changeable and glamourous.
www.doyouremember.co.uk /memory.asp?memID=3142   (857 words)

 Anti Barbie Club, Official
"The most readily expressed reason for rejecting Barbie was that she was babyish, and girls saw her as representing their younger childhood out of which they felt they had now grown," said Dr Nairn.
"It's as though disavowing Barbie is a rite of passage and a rejection of their past." The study also found that while boys expressed feelings of nostalgia and affection towards Action Man, girls' attitude to Barbie remained hostile.
Barbies are not special, they are disposable and rejected," said Dr Nairn.
www.antibarbie.com   (368 words)

 A Linux Distro for Barbie?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Barbie Wizards guide girls through the process of partitioning their disks, formatting volumes, mounting Samba shares, and installing packages.
An animated Barbie informs the user that she can work with existing Windows partitions, but would prefer that BarbieOS be allowed to format the entire disk and remove Windows volumes for maximum cootie protection.
GPL, but Mattel has stated that any of its copyrighted artwork, logos, and references to Mattel and Barbie must be removed in any distributions derived from the BarbieOS source code, and so must the Click-Click-Pay proprietary front-end for the Debian apt package management system.
www.divisiontwo.com /articles/barbieOS.htm   (1166 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Barbie - Fairytopia: DVD: Barbie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Barbie's home in Magic Meadow is under threat, her flower home is poorly and she must now seek out the help of a Fairy called Azura.
Barbie Fairytopia has all the allure of the previous titles and continues to appeal to children across the generations, delivering positive messages that empower young girls to be all they dream of being.
This is the best barbie film ever.They used excellent names for fairies and the enchantress was a bit funny i supose.Can't wait till the book comes out.After this there is a new film called Barbie and the magic of Pegasus.Get that one if you love horses.
www.amazon.co.uk /Barbie-Fairytopia/dp/B00079FGSK   (670 words)

 Visible Barbie Project
The Visible Barbie Project is part of the Foundation for Unnatural Research's long-range plan for advancing the state of human knowlege of things that no normal person would ever think to wonder about.
After enough of the hair was cleared out to restart the bandsaw, the subject was moved to a more stable position for the remainder of the sectioning process.
Barbie® is a registered trademark of Mattel, Inc., which is not affiliated with or responsible for any of the contents of this webpage.
www.trygve.com /visible_barbie.html   (738 words)

 National Barbie-in-a-Blender Day!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
So when Utah artist Tom Forsythe took this photograph of Barbie in a blender as part of a series of critical fine-art Barbie photos, Mattel got pissed.
If you're just concerned that Ken will be lonely after Barbie's been blended, you should consider having him follow Barbie in her trip to the hereafter.
We have no idea-- Barbie blending is a new art form and we're all forging this path together.
www.barbieinablender.org   (910 words)

 Deni's Vintage Barbie Collection
Barbie's history is covered in greatest detail from 1959-1976.
If you are looking for vintage outfits for Barbie and friends, these are a must have, for helping to identify which pieces belong to which outfits.
Included in this book are fashions produced for mainly Barbie only, from the period of 1967-1972, known as her MOD era.
www.dolls4play.com   (1346 words)

 BARBY IS BAD - The Alternative Catalogue
Disclaimer This site is a parody on the Mattel children's doll "Barbie™" and has nothing to do with the original doll, character or website.
Barbie® is a registered trademark of the Mattel Corporation and the image of Barbie® may be protected under copyrights or trade dress of the Mattel Corporation.
Viewers are advised that certain of the images contained on this website may not be appropriate for young children.
barby.bertisevil.tv   (98 words)

 Plastic Surgery Barbie and Ken
Cindy Jackson was born in 1956 on a farm in Ohio and like most little girls, said "Barbie was her idol".
I must interject here that I'm puzzled as to what happened to the "I don't want her body, I want her life" statement, and she didn't take that fortune and pursue some educational options to become that doctor or astronaut.
It was during these years that she realized she had indeed managed to attain her childhood dream and chose the Deep and Meaningful Barbie Life of starting her own plastic surgery referral service, the Cosmetic Surgery Network.
www.anomalies-unlimited.com /OddPics/Barbie.html   (722 words)

 Barbie In Holland Info Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Barbie In Holland organiseert elk jaar 2 Barbie Verzamelbeurzen.
De Barbie In Holland Verzamelbeurzen worden al vele jaren georganiseerd en genieten een grote belangstelling onder Barbieverzamelaars zowel in Nederland als in de landen daar buiten.
Barbie ® en de bijbehorende handelsmerken zijn eigendom van Mattel Northern Europe B.V. Gebruikt met toestemming van Mattel Northern Europe B.V. Al het gebruikte beeldmateriaal is eigendom van Barbie In Holland en mag niet zonder schriftelijke toestemming van Barbie In Holland gebruikt worden.
www.barbieinholland.nl   (339 words)

 Barbie - Barbie Dolls and Barbie Accessories!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Find out how Barbie is doing her part in the fight against breast cancer.
A relaxed-looking but significantly thinner Cezanne Visser, also known as "Advocate Barbie", appeared briefly in the Pretoria High Court yesterday after a month in Weskoppies Hospital where she underwent psychiatric evaluation.
The sex crimes trial of Cezanne Visser, alias Advocate Barbie, was postponed to March 13, 2007 in the Pretoria High Court on Wednesday.
www.debtsea.info   (586 words)

 Otaku Barbie
Also included is a tacklebox containing all of Otaku Barbie's™ art supplies and a portfolio which she uses to lug around her (mostly traced) fanart creations from one convention to another.
All it takes is a slight twisting of Otaku Barbie's™ scalp and she goes from dowdy geek to...
Otaku Barbie™ LOVES the cosplay scene, not caring how many times she's been groped by unshaven perverts, (or hentai, as they're known in Japan,) or that Sailor Mercury's hair is actually supposed to be BLUE.
amethyst-angel.com /otakubarbie.html   (479 words)

 suicide bomber barbie
There is one simple way for the United states to decrease very significantly, the plague of terror in the world, and that is just to stop supporting and participating in it.
Religious and capitalist dogmas struggle within Barbie’s idealised form, in an artwork of potent incongruity.
Suicide Bomber Barbie draws attention to certain kinds of moral, emotional, and political equivalence, which uncomfortably exist within the nationalistic and political systems that contain them.
www.theculture.net /barbie   (293 words)

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