California's Do LaB's army of dusty hippies is having its biggest year ever, leading the way for "Transformative" festivals.
RM Sotheby's auction on Lake Como this year brought in a massive $30 million, punctuated by a 1952 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta that sold for $7.4 million. Continue reading Ferrari 212 Barchetta highlights RM auction at Villa d'EsteShow More Summary
PacSun has gone under fire on Memorial Day of all days. The hip athletic clothing store sold an upside down American flag T-Shirt that’s rubbing some people the wrong way. In fact, some customers found the shirt to be “disrespectful” and “offensive,” especially on such a patriotic holiday. Show More Summary
Some time ago, Kidrobot announced a line of 3-inch Mega Man toys. They were to be sold in blind boxes for $11.99 each, with a 5-pack for $59.99. Then...we didn't really hear anything for over a year. Now, thanks to Vinyl Pulse, we know that they are still coming, and are set for a "summer" release date. Show More Summary
Looks like Time Warner is finally going to be sold. Charter Communications is just about ready to seal its long-discussed acquisition of Time Warner Cable in a $55 billion deal that could be announced as early as tomorrow. BloombergShow More Summary
Fossil Hunter Lottie, a new release by the company Arklu, has already become a huge hit for budding young paleontologists. Released for sale last week on Mary Anning's birthday, Lottie is already sold out on all online retailers, illustrating there is a strong desire from consumers for positive female role [...]
In 1966, George Barris purchased a 1955 experimental Lincoln Futura for $1. In 2013, he sold it for $4.6 million. Of course, it wasn’t any old car—it happened to be the original Batmobile. Barris, a custom car craftsman famous for his unique vehicles, spent $15,000 customizing the concept car for the Batman TV series, which aired from 1966 to 1968. Show More Summary
Believe it or not, dollar stores have been around since at least 1955 when Dollar General opened its first one in Springfield, Kentucky. Granted, a dollar went a lot further back then — equivalent to almost $9 today. Even so, that inflation has done very little to reduce the size of my local dollar store’s […]
Tourist in Vancouver: “I haven’t been able to find a post-office in Vancouver. Where are they?” Waitress: “Oh, the Canadian government sold off all the post-offices, now they just have kiosks in any pharmacy, so just go to the drug store down the street.”
"Yes, it's just a screenshot (not a painting). No, I did not give my permission and yes, the controversial artist Richard Prince put it up anyway. It's already sold ($90K I've been told) during the VIP preview. No, I'm not gonna go after him. Show More Summary
Do you have the winning Powerball numbers for the May 23 drawing? A $138 million jackpot is up for grabs, and will make your Memorial Day weekend even more memorable if you win. There hasn’t been a winner since a ticket sold in Puerto Rico matched all six numbers in the April 18 drawing. Show More Summary
Children who sold newspapers on the street in the early 20th century were called "newsies". Lewis Hine took many pictures of these kids as part of his crusade against child labor. See more »
By law, every commercially grown almond sold in the U.S. must be steam-treated or chemically fumigated. Who knew?
Jeff Johnson had to be tricked into using Instagram. Now he has one of the best accounts in the world—even if he’s not sold on using a cell phone for much of anything at all.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are in the clear, because they won't have to return any wedding gifts now that they've just hit their 1-year anniversary! Everyone we've spoken to says the same thing... they are as solid as sold can be. It…
With all the things you have to be concerned about in life, you'd think by the time you hit your 50s or 60s, you could stop worrying about having a good credit score. You may have bought and sold homes, paid off credit cards, successfully negotiated lease agreements, and paid off [...]
I know I’ve written about this awesome Hyatt gift card sale in the past and fortunately the opportunity has surfaced again! Currently, Hyatt gift cards sold at Raise.com are pricing out as high as 9% off and by using code TAKE5 you can get an additional 5% off. Show More Summary
For the first time in 76 years, a piece of Mexico’s oil and gas infrastructure has been sold to a foreign investor, and the deal will help bring fracked gas from Texas’s Eagle Ford shale region into Mexico. In this first major deal since...Show More Summary
A Crow Beaded Hide Cradleboard ? a rare example of Plains period beadwork and craftsmanship ? more than doubled expectations when sold for $137,000 May 15 in Heritage Auctions? American Indian Art, Pre-Columbian & Tribal Art Auction in Dallas. Show More Summary
Artworks by some of the most recognizable and sought-after names in the world of fine art, plus a mansion-full of magnificent antiques and home furnishings, will be sold in an on-site auction planned for Saturday, June 13th, at 1 East Parkway North in Memphis, in the 6,000-square-foot home of Rosemary S. Show More Summary