Dec. 17, 2010 was a nail-biter for the staff at the National Museum of Play. Its curator made the 250-mile trip from Rochester, N.Y., to New York where he sat in Sotheby's wood-paneled auction room. "It was our curator and a phone bidder—just...Show More Summary
If you’ve bought a light fitting in Canberra, Queanbeyan or the South Coast in the past 40 years, there’s a good chance you’ve visited Project Lighting. The Canberra-founded, family-run business has sold lights and light fittings since 1972. From its small beginnings in Altree Court in Phillip, it has grown to six locations across the ACT [...]
After multiple price chops in more than a year on the market, a Mediterranean-style mansion in San Francisco's Telegraph Hill neighborhood has finally sold for $9.98 million, according to Curbed SF. It first listed for $16 million in May 2014, property records show. Show More Summary
Monday was just another day for iconic musician Paul McCartney, but tickets to four of his five upcoming “Out There” Tour dates sold out in just a matter of minutes after going on sale via Ticketmaster earlier this morning. The 73-year-old musician excited fans last week by spontaneously announcing four [...]
The wearables market might be on the rise, but Android Wear doesn't seem to be driving the growth. Estimates suggest a mere 720,000 Google-powered watches were sold in 2014, whereas the Apple Watch has reportedly shifted 3.6 million units in the past three months.So where next for Android... Continue reading
This beautiful Parisian theatre poster from 1928 has just sold for $1,760 (about £1,146) on the AbeBooks marketplace. It promotes a French opera-ballet called The Golden Cockerel (Coq d’Or in French) by Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. The libretto derives from Pushkin’s poem, The Tale of the Golden Cockerel, which was based on a section of Washington Irving’s […]
The San Francisco Business Times reports that Barry Zito, formerly of the San Francisco Giants and currently a pitcher in the Oakland A's organization, has sold his Kentfield mansion for $8.15 million. He purchased the property for $8.863 million,...
A federal judge in Phoenix, Arizona just ruled that all dogs and cats sold in pet stores must come from animal shelters or non-profit organizations.
Just under seven months after Sony essentially sold Colorworks to Deluxe, the union weary post-production giant is about to face the ballot. The Motion Picture Editor's Guild has called a unionization election for late this week forShow More Summary
I would spend summers as a child in Newfoundland on the wharf with my grandfather, splitting and gutting fish and—because they would be thrown away otherwise—I cut out the cod tongues and sold them to tourists as a local delicacy.
In a case where retro has once again proven to be profitable, 900 Atari cartridges have sold for over $100,000. There had been an urban legend circulating that copies of Atari’s worst video game, E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial, had sold so poorly that hundreds of them had been buried in a landfill. Show More Summary
Serena Williams is looking to become the first woman since Steffi Graf in 1988 to win all four Grand Slams in a single season. The women's final at the 2015 U.S. Open sold out faster than the men's final for what is believed to be the first time in tournament history, as noted by Darren Rovell of ESPN. Show More Summary
TOWN SQUARE | A Creighton Farms estate -- between the Washington team's quarterback and coach -- will be sold in an auction later this month.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodians say that when human traffickers arrive in a village, they bring a storm and tears with them, an experience that Aya, sold into slavery when she was 16, will never forget.
Late each evening we go live on our exclusive new members-only site with links to all residential properties in the GTA listed and sold on that day. The reports includes all listings in the Greater Toronto Area published on the...
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Technically Incorrect: In a series of tweets, Markus Persson says he's never felt more isolated.
Mountains of money can lead to isolation and sadness, with no comfortable middle, according to Notch, the man who sold Minecraft for $2.5 billion. Hanging out in Ibiza with a
Remember that story of how Atari buried a bunch of their games in a landfill, and how they were rediscovered last year? Now, some of the recovered cartridges have sold for over $100,000. Read more...
hajandrade: books0977: Carl Vilhelm Holsøe (Danish, 1863 - 1935), Interior with a Woman Seen from Behind, oil on canvas. “The lady prepares to practice on the piano hammer Which Belonged to Holsoe and was sold at auction in 2012. The piano appears repeatedly in Holsoe’s paintings of interiors The auction house wrote.” Holsoe piano ;. Show More Summary