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Throwback Thursday: the Big Jim Sports Camper!

“Big Jim” was yet another toy franchise that was handed down to me from my older brother in the 1970’s to me a little kid in the early 1980’s.  238 more words

Fashion Doll Friday: Mattel Hermione Granger

Hermione in her coat.

Hermione with her wand.

Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series.

I had not considered getting Hermione until Naomi rang me up from Adelaide where she was on holidays and said that she had seen the Harry Potter dolls on sale there and they were quite nice. 233 more words

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Generations Foundation 2018 Holiday Toy Drive kicks off

The Generations Foundation 2018 Holiday Food and Toy Drive campaign kicks off Nov. 15 and continues throughout the holiday season.

The goal is to supply a new toy to thousands of Montreal-area children who may not otherwise receive a gift. 331 more words


#1651: Big Barda



“Born on the evil, warlike planet Apokolips, Barda was specially trained in all forms of combat by Granny Goodness. However, she fell in love with Scott Free, a child of peaceful New Genesis raised on Apokolips, and used her warrior skills to help him escape to Earth. 611 more words


Cryptocurrencies added to Scrabble world list

By Moris Beracha.-

Although many investors are still skeptical about bitcoins, cryptocurrencies around the world continue to gain ground. Digital currency, as it is also known, has been traded by soccer players, concert companies, bicycles, among others. 190 more words

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Barbie Pushes Girls' Limitless Potential With "Dream Gap Project"

This is the most beautiful and heartbreaking thing at the exact same time.

As reported directly from Mattel Toys, Barbie® (yes, the doll herself) announces the Dream Gap Project, a multi-year global initiative to raise awareness around limiting factors that prevent girls from reaching their full potential. 607 more words


The Barbie Zombie Apocalypse

Today a coworker told me about the Barbie Zombie Apocalypse House in Kirkland. I don’t care much for the undead part of Halloween but often use “zombie apocalypse” as an example of how humans might function in a crisis. 423 more words