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GoldieBlox buries Barbie with powerful Apple '1984' homage

The startup that won itself the chance to run an ad during the Super Bowl releases another spot, for a new action figure for girls. In it, little girls say to hell with conventional ideas of beauty.

By November 6, 2014

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Barbie book implies girls can't be coders; Mattel apologizes

Mattel says a Barbie book that suggests girls can't handle computer code doesn't reflect its brand vision. That won't stop the uproar surrounding the title, which is still available to buy.

By November 19, 2014

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Plane hits buffalo during takeoff

COO of Indian airline SpiceJet says it's inexcusable that a buffalo was allowed to wander onto a runway at Surat airport.

By November 7, 2014

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Economist: We'll help you survive an elevator ride with Eric Schmidt

Would you be worried if you got into an elevator with Google's executive chairman? That's the question asked by a new ad featuring Google's executive chairman.

By November 7, 2014

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GoldieBlox: Construction toy gets girls into engineering early

Step aside, Lego Friends. GoldieBlox is doing construction toys for girls the right way by combining stories with building skills and keeping the color pink down to reasonable level.

By September 19, 2012

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The startup that won itself a Super Bowl ad

GoldieBlox, a company that makes toys to teach girls about engineering, wins an Intuit competition and gets a spot during the big game.

By February 2, 2014

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Sole female, minor coder wins hackathon with anti-spoiler app

17-year-old Jen Lamere won the grand prize for a Chrome app in her first solo coding competition.

By May 8, 2013

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Girls with Nerf guns: Toy retailer creates gender-swapped catalog

A Swedish toy catalog goes equal opportunity by handing boy toys to girls and vice versa. Why is this such a big deal?

By November 26, 2012

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Castle!: A construction kit that lets RPGers storm the walls

Castle Foundry aims to take tabletop game environments to a new level with a stackable castle kit.

By November 20, 2012