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  • Make America Great Again 1/6 scale Donald Trump Doll

    03/04/2017 4:40:55 PM PST · by vannrox · 24 replies
    Action Figure District ^ | 5MAR17 | vannrox
    Enjoy. Links is below; http://action-figure-district.de/did-donald-trump/
  • German parents told to destroy Cayla dolls over hacking fears

    02/17/2017 3:13:37 PM PST · by Colonel Kangaroo · 20 replies
    BBC ^ | 2-17-2017 | BBC
    An official watchdog in Germany has told parents to destroy a talking doll called Cayla because its smart technology can reveal personal data. The warning was issued by the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur), which oversees telecommunications. Researchers say hackers can use an unsecure bluetooth device embedded in the toy to listen and talk to the child playing with it. But the UK Toy Retailers Association said Cayla "offers no special risk". In a statement sent to the BBC, the TRA also said "there is no reason for alarm". The Vivid Toy group, which distributes My Friend Cayla, has previously said...
  • 2,000-year-old clay doll dug up in one piece at Osaka ruins site

    01/30/2017 9:54:24 AM PST · by fishtank · 24 replies
    Asahi ^ | January 27, 2017 at 17:00 JST | By TAKASHI YOSHIKAWA
    2,000-year-old clay doll dug up in one piece at Osaka ruins site IBARAKI, Osaka Prefecture--A moon-faced clay doll from the mid-Yayoi Pottery Culture period (300 B.C.-A.D. 300) has been unearthed in near perfect condition at an archaeological site here, the first discovery of its kind in the prefecture. The charming doll, of a kind very rarely found intact, was unearthed at the Kori ruins, the Osaka Center for Culture Heritage announced Jan. 26.
  • Woman Claims She was Sexually Assaulted by Toy Figurine

    08/08/2016 7:21:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 21 replies
    MRC TV ^ | August 8, 2016 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Business is booming for a hibachi restaurant after a woman complained she was “sexually assaulted” by a toy used as part of the chef’s routine. While dining at Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Isabelle Lassiter claims she was sexually assaulted by a toy figurine that squirted water on her. According to the 911 call, Isabelle’s husband, James, said the chef “pulled out this little fricking doll with his pants down and he shot water at my wife out of its [expletive].” When an officer arrived on the scene, however, he noted the toy did not depict any male anatomy....
  • Little Girl Sings ISIS Song, Beheads Doll

    08/08/2016 9:26:09 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 29 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | 8/4/16
    A video posted on an ISIS Telegram account on August 4, shows a young niqab-clad girl singing an ISIS song and brandishing a knife. Against the backdrop of lyrics such as "My sword has been sharpened to destroy you," she then saws the head off a doll and drops the head on the floor. Little Girl: "State of Islam, attack and defeat the religions of heresy and the gang of the military. Instill terror, exterminate the leftover remnants (of the army), and slaughter." Background Nasheed: "Soon, soon you shall witness wonders. A fearsome struggle you shall see. The battles will...
  • Oxford company markets ‘Ebola Free’ nurse action figure

    11/10/2014 10:09:00 AM PST · by wtd · 2 replies
    Fox CT ^ | 11/10/2014 12:01PM | Doug Stewart
    Oxford company markets ‘Ebola Free’ nurse action figureOXFORD – Herobuilders, an action figure manufacturer that’s no stranger to controversy, has introduced an ‘Ebola-free’ nurse figure complete with a poked out eye.he doll bears a resemblance to Kaci Hickox, a Maine nurse who promised to defy quarantine for health care workers who’ve treated Ebola patients.Herobuilders has made headlines in the past with action figures based on politicians like Hillary Clinton, Presidents Bush and Obama, and Sarah Palin in addition to other names in the news. The nurse action figure wears a crop top, a black jacket and white pants. There is...
  • Toys R Us pulls ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls

    10/21/2014 8:05:21 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 52 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 21, 2014 9:18 PM EDT | Anne D’Innocenzio
    Toys Я Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC’s hit series “Breaking Bad” after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week. The dolls are based on the series about Walter White, a high school chemistry teacher who turns into a crystal meth dealer, and his sidekick Jesse Pinkman. The figures have a detachable bag of cash and a bag of methamphetamines.Toys Я Us, which is based in Wayne, New Jersey, told The Associated Press late Tuesday that the dolls are being removed immediately from its website and shelves. …
  • Artist: 'Average Barbie' body shape shorter, wider to show what a real woman looks like

    03/07/2014 8:21:18 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 72 replies
    myFoxDC ^ | 3-6-14 | fox5 reports
    Move over Barbie, there's a new doll in town that is making headlines. This is Lammily – and she's being called "Average Barbie." Her body shape is based on averages of data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. You can see in the above image that she's shorter and a little wider than the traditional Barbie.
  • Turkish divers "rescue" blow-up sex doll from sea

    09/23/2012 5:38:36 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 23, 2012 | Ayla Jean Yackle
    Turkish rescue workers retrieved an inflatable sex doll from the Black Sea after police were notified by panicked residents who mistook it for a woman's body ...
  • Parents: Cursing baby doll should not be sold (FReeper Parental Warning)

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Nationally sold baby dolls are causing a controversy because some say the toys utter a bad word. The "You & Me Interactive Triplets," which are being sold at Toys R Us stores in Orlando, are causing the uproar because one of the dolls can be heard saying what appears to be the phrase, "Hey, crazy b****." "Oh, absolutely. She's calling them a crazy b****," Kathy Wetter said. The dolls are recommended for children ages 2 and older, and there is no warning of explicit language on the packaging. Toys R Us said it has received a number...
  • Just in Time for Christmas - "Ambassador of Grace" Doll

    11/06/2011 11:51:57 AM PST · by LoveUSA · 32 replies
    A Tribute to Our Fashionable First Lady"Ambassador of Grace"She's confident. Beautiful. Independent. A mother. A role model. And the woman who has renewed a sense of glamour to the White House.She's, of course, Michelle Obama - and now you can own this first lady of fashion as a stunning, handcrafted collectible figurine.
  • Ailes: 'I hired Sarah Palin because she was hot and got ratings'

    10/05/2011 3:05:49 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | October 5, 2011
    Roger Ailes tells the AP that there was nothing political in his decision to hire Sarah Palin as a Fox News contributor. “I hired Sarah Palin because she was hot and got ratings,” he told Frazier Moore, AP’s television writer, in a long and wide-ranging interview.
  • Obama "Birth of Hope" doll

    08/12/2011 3:18:48 PM PDT · by pricilla · 31 replies
    Ashton-Drake Galleries ^ | 08/11/2011 | Pricilla
    Now you can own the Birth of Hope vinyl baby Obama doll for only $149.99.
  • Voice of Thomas Edison's talking doll, after 123 years scientists crack code of metal ring

    07/17/2011 6:25:08 AM PDT · by SanFranDan · 33 replies
    DailyMail.U.K. ^ | 15th July 2011 | John Stevens
    FULL TITLE: Voice of Thomas Edison's talking doll is heard again after 123 years as scientists crack the code of mysterious metal ring For decades it lay in the bottom of a secretary's desk drawer, its purpose unknown. But now, 123 year after it was made, the secret of this bent metal ring, which was found in Thomas Edison's laboratory, has finally been uncovered. Scientists have found that the microscopic grooves on the ring make up the tune of 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' and mark the world's first attempt at a talking doll and the dawn of America's recording industry...
  • Teen faces prison after sex doll prank goes awry (Prosecutors gone wild, kid faces 8 years prison)

    07/06/2011 2:09:59 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 111 replies
    WSVM ^ | 07/06/2011 | AP News
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - When 18-year-old Tyell Morton put a blow-up sex doll in a bathroom stall on the last day of school, he didn't expect school officials to call a bomb squad or that he'd be facing up to eight years in prison and a possible felony record. The senior prank gone awry has raised questions of race, prosecutorial zeal and the post-Columbine mindset in a small Indiana town and around the country, The Indianapolis Star reported in its Tuesday editions. Legal experts question the appropriateness of the charges against Morton, and law professor Jonathan Turley at George Washington University...
  • Fierce Obama SEAL Doll Released

    05/13/2011 9:31:31 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 81 replies · 1+ views
    nbcconnecticut.com ^ | May 11, 2011 | LeAnne Gendreau
    Hero Builders An Oxford company has released an action figure inspired by the capture of Osama bin Laden. Navy SEALs have become national heroes since news broke that they took down Osama bin Laden, so it’s fitting that the newest action figure from a Connecticut company is a fierce looking President Barack Obama as a SEAL. The minute Obama said late on the night of May 1 that the U.S. had found and killed bin Laden, Emil Vicale knew which his action figure company’s would make next -- Rambama. On Wednesday morning, Hero Builders released the Obama SEAL Team 6...
  • Would You Buy Your Daughter a Doll That She Breastfeeds?

    04/01/2011 3:08:51 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 28 replies
    Is this breastfeeding doll, aimed at young girls, the stuff of a pedophile’s fantasy? Or is it a harmless toy that teaches young girls the importance of nurturing and parenting–skills that she will need in the future? The doll, which hits U.S. stores this spring, is called the Breast Milk Baby, and has already been sold in the European market for a couple of years: A doll that imitates a breast-feeding infant teaches nurturing, the toy’s maker says, but some parents are outraged. Berjuan Toys’ “Breast Milk Baby” comes with a special halter top, ABC News reports. The top has...
  • Beware Kohl's matching "doll and girl" clothing

    12/26/2010 4:18:04 PM PST · by Ellendra · 19 replies · 2+ views
    12-26-10 | Me!
    Kohls sells clothing to fit an 18" doll, along with a matching outfit for the girl to wear. Nightgowns seem to be the most popular of these. Only, it seems someone forgot to set the dye! Perspiration from little hands causes the dye to bleed, where it then stains everything those little hands touch. (I work for a doll company, and we've been getting a lot of calls from people whose brand-new dolls are now ruined. Not to mention their sofa, carpet, wallpaper, etc, etc) Further details as they become available.
  • Meet Fatima, the 1st Islamic doll !

    11/19/2010 2:30:45 PM PST · by nmh · 44 replies · 3+ views
    Ynet News ^ | 11/19/10 | Dudi Cohen
    Innovations and inventions in Iran , and not just in the missile department : A number of products created specifically for the local market were revealed this week – an Islamic tie, Islamic doll and the 'Hijab Messenger' instant messaging software. ... The tie, which is based on Islamic values, was specially designed in the shape of a sword and decorated Prophet Muhammad's quotes. The tie's designer, Hemat Komeili chose the sword which represents the sword of Shiite Imam Ali, Mohammad's cousin and brother in law, who is considered holy in Iran. According to the designer, the inventive design received...
  • Obama 'Hope' Doll - Only $149.99

    09/14/2010 11:34:29 AM PDT · by Sad Hill · 49 replies
    Sad Hill News Blog ^ | 09.14.2010 | Sad Hill
    Throughout this recession Obama was busy creating jobs — website storefronts, mall shops and street vendors eagerly peddled Obama memorabilia allowing the general public to actually touch the 'birth of hope' and capture his moment in history. Alas, this once seemingly recession-proof industry is now struggling to survive. The Washington Post reports, “Sales peaked at the height of Obamamania, between the election and the inauguration.” “In Union Station, the souvenir shop once dubbed the Obama Store because of its mostly Obama-related selection has closed. [...] That moment in history is gone," said Molly Andolina, a professor of political science at DePaul...