Lego Introduces First Female Scientist Figure

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Vol 49 Issue 36

Onion Sports’ NFL Week One Picks

OSN shares its expert analysis on the teams that will come away with victory in this weekend’s NFL Week One games: Ravens at Broncos OSN’s Lock Of The Week: Broncos — The Broncos will win this game in a 49-27 rout o...

Nicole Walden

A memorial service will be held Friday for Nicole Walden, the world’s first “Nikki,” who passed away peacefully yesterday at 92.
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  • The Onion’s Guide To Beach Etiquette

    The arrival of summer means that the nation’s beaches will soon be crowded with swimmers, tanners, surfers, and more, so it’s important for everyone to be conscious of each other’s space and needs. Here are some etiquette tips to ensure that everyone has a safe and relaxing time at the beach:

Innovation

Lego Introduces First Female Scientist Figure

Lego, which has been accused of marketing their products almost exclusively to boys and playing into gender stereotypes, introduced its first female scientist Minifigure this week, though the ratio of male to female figures in the Lego universe remains roughly 4 to 1. What do you think?

  • “But how will young women deal with the pressure of getting that perfect brick-like body and interconnected head?”

    Calvin Goode
    Pavement Sealer
  • “Do they include the cosmetics laboratory where she works?”

    Elmer Choi
    Historical Society Administrator
  • “I’ve got a town full of Lego men who are going to be real happy about that.”

    Casper Faires
    Botanist
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