On this day…in 1959

On this day in 1959, the first Barbie doll goes on display at the American Toy Fair in New York City. Eleven inches tall, with a waterfall of blond hair, Barbie was the first mass-produced toy doll in the United States with adult features. The woman behind Barbie was Ruth Handler, who co-founded Mattel, Inc. … [Read the full story]

10 reasons to live in Melbourne, by the Yanks

10. Smelly shoes pass off as art Those teddy bears must know someone with big feet. Anything and everything is art  in Melbourne.  It has no boundaries.  Though when a collection of shoes passes as an art installation, questions have to be asked. 9. Shop Sui you can’t eat Shop Sui is a boutique store … [Read the full story]

Roxxxy is the world’s first ‘Sex-Robot’

The world’s first “sex robot”, a life-size rubber doll called Roxxxy who can have real conversations with her owner, including about football, has been unveiled. The dark-haired, negligee-clad, life-size robotic girlfriend comes complete with artificial intelligence and flesh-like synthetic skin. Standing five feet, seven inches tall, the doll weighs 120 pounds, comes with five “personalities”, … [Read the full story]

Tony’s Quiet Time

Good evening to you all. Oh yeah, it’s been tough at the warehouse today. The boss had teams of us running around for a package that hadn’t been delivered, and we had to find it. We hunted high and low and after 5 hours of searching…we found it. The boss opened it up and it … [Read the full story]