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  • Stephen L. Carter: How Christmas and its meaning prevail

    Not long after some grumpy administrative Grinch at the University of Maine warned employees against the placement of "religious-themed" decorations on campus including candy canes, NASA announced that Christmas lights have become so bright that they are visible from outer space. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration released satellite imagery, both still and video, to show how much U.S. cities glow during the holidays.
  • Barbie is LinkedIn to social media, not necessarily to reality

    Barbie is LinkedIn to social media, not necessarily to reality
    Barbie has a LinkedIn page. Now can we get her some hips? She has 4,932 followers (as of Friday morning) and more than 150 careers under her teeny-tiny patent leather belt, all showcased on her 20-page resume. Her latest job is fake consultant to a fake...

    Toys R Us releases list of hottest toys for holiday season

    Toys R Us today released its list of the 36 hottest toys for the holidays, including "Toy Story" talking action figures, Bakugan Battle Brawlers and Barbie dolls. The retailer said it compiled its Holiday Hot Toy List by testing the...

    Hollywood takes its toy movies seriously (even if the Internet doesn't)

    When news broke in July that DreamWorks Studios had optioned the rights to make a movie based on the View-Master, that old binoculars-like toy through which you can see 3-D images, the reaction online was merciless: 'DreamWorks to produce film...

    Mattel reaches settlement over recalls of lead-tainted toys in 2007

    Mattel Inc. says it has reached an agreement to settle "virtually all" U.S. claims related to its 2007 toy recalls. The world's largest toy maker recalled millions of toys that year because they contained excessive levels of lead or had...