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Kid Stuff: Barbie

Posted by on Mar 20, 2011 in Kids Stuff | Comments Off on Kid Stuff: Barbie

She looks pretty good for 50, don’t you think? It’s rather amazing to see the impact a simple doll has had on American girls....

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Kid Stuff: Chatty Cathy

Posted by on Jun 24, 2010 in Kids Stuff | 1 comment

Toy makers had been trying to develop a talking doll for decades, but what they came up with was either cumbersome or unnatural. Then the...

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Kid Stuff: View-Master

Posted by on May 23, 2010 in Kids Stuff | Comments Off on Kid Stuff: View-Master

The stereoscope, a way of viewing 3-D images, wasn’t a new thing when View-Master began producing its first viewers and disks. So...

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