Tag Archives: auction

Mark Zuckerberg’s Original FaceMash.com For Sale

Before there was Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg created its ancestral prototype FaceMash, built from his Harvard dorm room in one October night in 2003. Eventually FaceMash evolved into what is now known as Facebook, but FaceMash will always hold a piece of social networking history. Now, anyone with a barrel of cash to spare can purchase FaceMash.com for themselves. The URL ...

Read More »

Stuff You Might Not Have Known About eBay (Infographic)

So much to buy, so little time (and money). eBay launched a revolution of eCommerce which adopted the auction style of buying and selling, providing an equal outlet for both entrepreneurs and people just trying to get rid of the crap in their attic. The amount of business that flows through eBay these days is just overwhelmingly vast. Over $60 ...

Read More »

Winston Churchill’s Lisp-Inducing Dentures Sold For $23,700

Churchill’s voice was so important to his image, when he was forced to get dentures, he had them specially designed to preserve his trademark lisp. According to the son of Churchill’s personal denture designer and maintenance man Derek Cudlipp, Churchy was also known for throwing his teeth around when things weren’t going quite his way. “When my father’s call up ...

Read More »

Autopsy Intruments Used on Elvis Presley For Sale

If you’re anything like me and were hoping to purchase these tools just so you can lick the stainless steel and ingest whatever Elvis-fluids might remain in an attempt to gain The King’s super rocking powers, forget about it. Unfortunately these tools have been thoroughly cleansed. All of the items used in the autopsy and funeral preparations will be offered ...

Read More »

The $12 Million Ferrari

The word “Testarossa” has a certain ring to it that makes any man worthy of the title smile. Long a favorite Ferrari model by collectors, this 1957 Ferrari 250 Testarossa is the pinnacle of luxury. It recently sold for $12.2 million at an auction in Italy. There’s only 22 of them in existence and fashion mogul Ralph Lauren owns two ...

Read More »

Star Wars Dub: Coolest Record Ever Available on eBay

This is the sort of thing you can only find on eBay these days. Let me introduce “Star Wars Dub.” Perhaps the geekiest reggae recording ever produced (and by master producer Phil Pratt, no less.) And this is no average Star Wars Dub record. This is the special edition blue vinyl version. As of this posting the album was bid ...

Read More »

A $4,000 Nintendo Wii? We’d Rather Choke

Sure, the Wii might be the worst damn console in history according to our very official and scientific calculations. But the Nintendo gaming platform must have its fans out there somewhere, right? So, for all three of you at the Pleasantville Senior Rest Home, we’ve got a real treat for you and your saggy-diapered, Wiimote-wielding asses. Pimped out with an ...

Read More »

Gold iPhone 3G Hits eBay Circuit

Recession? What recession? This 24-karat gold iPhone 3G has made its way onto the auction site eBay in hopes that it’ll draw a high bid. While I don’t doubt it will, whoever ends up winning must not be affected by the current economic crisis. You can buy it now for a mere $1016.72, which is pennies for people like Bill ...

Read More »

Cute Girl To Auction Off Her Virginity

I know college can be expensive but this story is ridiculous. 22-year-old Natalie Dylan needs money to pay for graduate school but doesn’t feel like working an honest job to obtain it. Instead, after learning that her sister had made mucho bucks from being a prostitute for three weeks, she decided to auction off her virginity to pay for her ...

Read More »

Eddie Van Halens Guitar For Sale

If you’ve ever dreamed of being Eddie Van Halen, now is your one and only chance. Kevin Dugan, the designer behind Eddie’s guitar from his 1986 Van Halen 5150 tour and Van Halen’s Crew Chief for 25 years, is auctioning off that very same guitar for around $35,000 to $48,000 with a starting bid of $25,000. With a price tag ...

Read More »