Are the New LEGO Friends for Girls Sexist?

January 14, 2012 by  
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LEGO rang in 2012 by launching a new line of toys , LEGO Friends, which are aimed at girls 5 and up. No big deal, right? Actually, to some it is a big deal. A petition was launched at Change.org is demanding that LEGO to stop selling out girls with the new collection, arguing that the new line of toys feeds young girls a narrow set of stereotypes. So far, some 30,000+ people have signed the petition already. Will you join them? Head over to our sister site Inhabitots to read our analysis of the issue and vote in our survey. MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: change.org , Inhabitots , lego , lego friends , marketing , minifigs , parenting , parents , petition , sexism , toys

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Everything You Need to Know to Deal With Electronics on Christmas Day

December 22, 2010 by  
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NOT a recommended disposal method; Photo by youngthousands via Flickr Creative Commons Christmas day is nearly upon us, which, for many people, means a new collection of electronic gadgets. And that means figuring out what to do with the old devices. There is always the good old fashioned and green give-it-to-a-friend-who-needs-it option.

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Nike Debuts Latest Collection of ‘Considered Design’ Products

November 5, 2009 by  
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Nike will debut a new collection of athletic footwear Saturday made with environmentally preferred materials.

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Johnson Controls: The Quiet Company Raises Its Voice and Its Profile

November 5, 2009 by  
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Though a giant in the buildings and automotive industries, Johnson Controls Inc. was long considered a quiet company — seldom a major presence outside its lines of business.

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