Weekend Links: Bizarre Barbies

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Barbie and her friends have had dozens of careers and costume changes over the past 55 years, but some of those incarnations have been weirder than others. Looking at you, Shaving Fun Ken.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is getting all the sympathy, but he’s not the only actor who is still, multiple nominations later, surprisingly short of an Oscar.

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How feasible does reading an entire book every week sound?

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Last-minute plane tickets can cost an arm and a leg, but in the days leading up to a big (and expensive) trip, when’s the absolute best time to book a flight?

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Human furniture is sometimes just too much for dogs to handle.

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March 9, 2014 - 12:00pm
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