The sexy gold bikini worn by Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in “Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the Jedi” sold at acution for $96,000, E! Online reports. Fisher wore the skimpy costume in a scene in which she...
L.L. Bean's iconic heritage duck boots are by far the best shoes to wear in the rain or snow — even for fashion lovers. But last year they sold out by December (with back orders arriving very belatedly in April). And already this year we're facing similar shortages. If you're... More »
The US Marshals Service is selling another chunk of Silk Road bitcoins. The 44,341 BTC, to be sold in blocks of 2,000 bitcoin, will go on sale from 12:00 UTC to 18:00 UTC on November 5, 2016. These are the final bitcoins taken from Ross Ulbricht, alleged mastermind of the Silk Road. Show More Summary
Apple has begun selling official standalone Apple Watch lugs for accessory makers to create bands and straps for the watch. Sold through Avnet, one of Apple's authorized distributors, the lugs are stainless steel and come in both 38mm and 42mm sizes. Show More Summary
#Fashion! The Apple Watch Hermès are now available for purchase. But not online. These models are only sold in a handful of Apple Store and Hermès retail locations. Prices start at $1100 for the 42mm single strap option, which is available in black and brown (noir or gauvre), and a red strap (capucine) is available in the 38mm size. Show More Summary
American Apparel filed for bankruptcy early Monday morning. I think I understand why (besides the failure of the “get your product mentioned in a 5 Seconds of Summer song” strategy.) The populace at large has finally gotten wise to something I’ve known for a while: American Apparel doesn’t sell clothes. I have gone there many […]
Jabba the Hut has some expensive taste! Princess Leia's slave bikini from Star Wars: Episode VI is one of the most iconic costumes in the history of cinema — and also one of the most expensive! In the Profiles of History online auction on Friday, the sexy gold garment Carrie Fisher sported in Return of the Jedi [...]
In its first European deal for an off-air pilot, NBCUniversal International Studios’ new game show format QuizUp has been sold to the UK’s ITV. Based on the popular trivia app, this is one of the more talked about non-scripted offerings here at Mipcom. Show More Summary
For the first time in his career, singer-songwriter Don Henley has a Number One solo album, as his Cass County LP debuts at Number One on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart. Henley's first solo effort since 2000's Inside Job sold more than 87,000 units in its first week of release, according...
I’ve written in the past about SPG Moments, whereby Starwood Preferred Guest members can redeem Starpoints for tickets at sold out events including concerts, sporting events, cultural activities, etc. As a general rule of thumb the best use of airline miles is for flights and the best use of hotel points is for hotel stays. Show More Summary
Over the course of seven years, Volkswagen and its affiliated companies sold millions of diesel vehicles around the world — nearly 500,000 in the U.S. — with emissions control systems rigged so that the cars falsely appeared to meet environmental standards. While much of the focus has been on the carmaker’s alleged fraud and the financial cost to consumers and …
One Direction star Harry Styles may have made an incredibly generous gesture to a fan. During a sold out One Direction show at London’s O2 arena last week Harry spotted a fan waving a sign in the crowd. Harry saw Bournemouth University student Callie Worth waving a sign that read “I left University for this,... Show More Summary
Apple has praised the iPhone 6s for selling a record-shattering 13 million units in its first three days. However, a new report suggests that in Japan the 6s and 6s Plus actually sold 10-15 percent fewer units than last year’s iPhone 6. Show More Summary
The iPhone 6s is currently available in a dozen markets around the world, with Apple having sold more than 13 million units during the opening weekend, a new record for the company. However, some reports insist the two new phones are not as popular with consumers as their predecessors. Show More Summary
Enel Green Power has executed a large renewable energy asset sale in Portugal, as it looks to increase investment in developing markets. Enel Green Power sold renewable energy assets to First State Wind Energy Investment for €900 million ($1 billion). Show More Summary
Lego: Dimensions has sold better in its first week than the most recent releases in the Disney Infinity and Skylanders series. Lego: Dimensions has sold more copies in its first week than Disney Infinity 3.0 and Skylanders: Superchargers in the same time period. The three games are the main franchises in the Toys to Life […]
While Koenigsegg’s first model sold to the public was the CC8S launched in 2002, of which just six examples were built, there’s an even older car from the Swedish supercar marque. Recently, CEO and founder Christian von Koenigsegg revealed the inspiration behind Koenigsegg and how he actually went about raising funds to start it. With...
New Rochelle, NY, October 1, 2015--Based on measurements of radioactivity in samples of infant formula manufactured and sold around the world, researchers estimate that infants 1 year of age or younger who consume these formulas would...Show More Summary
In at least every extra-literary way, Garth Risk Hallberg’s highly anticipated City on Fire arrives unmistakably marked as the season’s extreme weather event. A $2 million book contract; film rights sold on the spot; 911 pages with deluxe fictional facsimiles of a DIY zine, handwritten letters, and faux-whiskey-stained typewritten manuscripts;... More »
A Washington DC mansion may have just set a record for the most expensive single-family home to ever be sold in the city, according to Curbed. The home, known as the Fessenden House, was listed with an asking price of $22 million back in March, which made it the most expensive on the market in the city. Show More Summary