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I love the smell of francs in the morning

Have you dreamed of owning a money bin a la Scrooge McDuck? Your dreams can now become a reality.
posted by reenum on Dec 13, 2013 - 33 comments

A factor of 40

How Valve experiments with the economics of video games
posted by Artw on Oct 24, 2011 - 80 comments

Home Alone house for sale (I got nuthin').

The north Chicago house featured in the movie Home Alone is for sale. Asking price? 2.4 million dollars.
posted by zardoz on May 19, 2011 - 32 comments


WaPo sells Newsweek to Harman for $1.
posted by Rory Marinich on Aug 2, 2010 - 52 comments

Cross my palm with silver and your future I shall see

Palm is up for sale. Brief history and influence of this award winning maker of handheld devices. Does it have a future? [more inside]
posted by infini on Apr 12, 2010 - 90 comments

Remember that cool house from Ferris Bueller's Day Off?

Remember that cool house from Ferris Bueller's Day Off? Yeah...well it's for sale. Great house as long as you don't have a frustrated teenager and a Ferrari.
posted by punkfloyd on May 26, 2009 - 76 comments

For Sale: King of Pop

In April, an extraordinary auction will provide an unprecedented look into the private world of Michael Jackson. More than 2,000 items, ranging from personal effects and costumes to pieces from Jackson's private art collection as well as fittings and furnishings from his Neverland ranch, will be up for sale. The auction is so extensive, a six-volume book was printed just to detail every lot. [more inside]
posted by Ugh on Feb 15, 2009 - 36 comments

Toronto's Smallest House

Looking to buy a house in Toronto? Why not buy Toronto's smallest house (about 300 square feet), built in a former driveway. via.
posted by GuyZero on Oct 18, 2007 - 47 comments

BugMeNoLonger, Broken Coupon Codes

I love coupon codes, but I hate having to dig through all the ad pages with broken ones to find one that works. Behold: RetailMeNot.com, a site that ranks codes by success rate.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 5, 2007 - 44 comments

You're living in your own private island-o

Would you like to buy an island? Some are small and affordable. Others, not so much.
posted by dersins on Aug 17, 2007 - 49 comments

Johnston Atoll

Your Very Own Nuclear Island Getaway Johnston Atoll, described by J. Maarten Troost in his book The Sex Lives of Cannibals as the "vilest place on earth" is for sale.
posted by thedailygrowl on Jul 24, 2006 - 23 comments

Choose Your Illusions, Too

Illusions for sale : The Audience Dis*Member. The Ultimate Levitation. The Wakeling Sawing. The Classic Zig-Zag. And many, many more . If you can't conjure up that kind of scratch, you don't feel lucky or industrious, and your celebrity friends can't help, you could always try the Magic Auctions. Just watch out for that beautiful assistant!
posted by milquetoast on Nov 27, 2005 - 5 comments

Kiwi ingenuity at work

Time machine for sale. Not too novel, no, but the answers to the questions are great. "Its reassuring to me to know that it all works and i was on the right track. i alot of people thought i was dreamin, and said I was crazy and a dick head. the spatial retemporalizer was added after I sold it so can't help there."
posted by Wataki on Oct 4, 2005 - 14 comments

I'm really excited about this.

I'm really excited about this. A 42" flat panel plasma TV for under $3000. From Gateway, of all companies. This undercuts the Philips 40" price by at least $3000. How many of you would buy one of these instead of a 70" projection model for half the price?
posted by schlaager on Nov 2, 2002 - 39 comments

Super Exciting Moving Sale

Super Exciting Moving Sale "Do you own clothes? Do you love the Justice League of America? If you answered yes to either of the preceeding questions, then you are a prime candidate to be the proud new owner of the Batman Dresser. A picture of Al Pacino as Tony Montana will appear next to all sold merchandise."
posted by kirkaracha on Mar 8, 2002 - 4 comments

Virgin Blue

Virgin Blue, the newest domestic discount airline in Australia, are offering 1000 air fares for $1 each to celebrate their 1st birthday. The $1 fares could be purchased only after Saturday 4/4 at 12:00am AEST and only from their web site (sorry travel agents). I was hoping to pull off a $10 trip to Melbourne for myself and the rest of my family but unfortunately the site is totally down :(
posted by Jase_B on Aug 3, 2001 - 2 comments

You can own art by Dr. Suess.

You can own art by Dr. Suess. It seems that Theodore Geisel (Dr. Suess) in addition to turning out dozens of books beloved by children (and not a few adults) was also a serious artist, but he kept all the serious art in his home. He did this work just for his own pleasure, and for no other reason.

His widow has now offered much of that art for sale as lithographs and this link shows what is available. It is recognizably the same artist, but equally it is dramatically different.

Available also are pictures from the books.
posted by Steven Den Beste on Nov 19, 2000 - 6 comments

The opening bid for the Declaration of Independence, which went on sale at sothebys.com at 9am this morning, was $4,000,000.

The opening bid for the Declaration of Independence, which went on sale at sothebys.com at 9am this morning, was $4,000,000. I can't comment too much, because I work for the Sotheby's, but when the sale closes at 5pm today, it may be the most valuable object ever sold online. We're all going to stand in a big room from 4-5 today and watch the bids come in.
posted by grumblebee on Jun 29, 2000 - 13 comments

Get to Circuit City

Get to Circuit City before they realize their mistake.
posted by plinth on Mar 14, 2000 - 0 comments

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