Mattel’s New Inclusive Barbie Dolls

Mattel is betting on “a multi-dimensional view of beauty” as they continue to make Barbies that are more diverse and inclusive. Their latest cast of characters includes Barbies with vitiligo, hair loss, prosthetic limbs (made in collaboration with young disability advocate Jordan Reeves), and various other attributes. In fact, Barbie is now available in “five body types, 22 skin tones, 76 hair styles, 94 hair …

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1. The Most Impressive Fossil Discovered To Date Looking through photographer Robert Clark’s photo set for the June 2017 issue of National Geographic, taken at Alberta’s Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, one cannot help but feel they’re witnessing a character study still life from Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park.” Clark photographed their 110 million-year-old fossil of an armored nodosaur. Due to its undersea burial, elements of …