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Accused Murderer Jodi Arias Makes A Killing On eBay

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

UPDATE (Oct. 18): As convicted murderer Jodi Aria's art website continues to generate controversy, a prison official has told ABC News there is little...

LOOK: What's So Special About This Nickel?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business

One of the oldest U.S. nickels in existence is worth way more than just five cents. A 1792 nickel, one of the first coins ever minted, sold for $1....

For $75,000, He'll Change His Name To Bidder's Choice

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.08.2013 | College

A law-school dropout saddled with debt is auctioning away his name on eBay, allowing the winning bidder to legally rename him for two years. The biddi...

This Guy Just Sold His Last Name

Posted 12.14.2012 | Small Business

While most of us brainstorm resolutions we'll kickstart at the beginning of the new year, one entrepreneur is preparing to begin 2013 with a new name....

Celebrity Collector: Moe Prigoff

Reyne Haines | Posted 02.12.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

I was completely enamored with Storage Wars the first time I caught it on TV. It is the ultimate in gambling and I live vicariously through my friend Dr. Prigoff, or "Moe" as they call him on Storage Wars: Texas.

Ridiculously Expensive Whisky Up For Auction

Posted 12.11.2012 | Money

How much would you be willing to shell out for a bottle of whisky? This week, an extremely rare bottle of Glenfiddich single malt scotch will goin...

Rare Napoleon Artifact Sells For Big Bucks At Auction

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2013 | Money

PARIS, Dec 3 (Reuters) - A rare letter in which French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte vowed to "blow up the Kremlin" fetched 10 times more than expected...

Historic Church May Sell First Book Published In North America For Millions

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.01.2012 | Religion

A Massachusetts church is considering selling its first edition copy of the first book published in North America, but the debate over the rare book's...

What Art Can You Get For A Million Bucks?

Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts

Christie's Auction House in New York recently announced the final price tag on its Fall Postwar and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, boasting a whopping...

Sotheby's Scores Its Biggest Night Ever With a Smashing $375-Million Auction

ARTINFO | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

NEW YORK -- Rich in world-class offerings of Abstract Expressionist and Pop Art, Sotheby's contemporary evening roared to the tune of $375,205,000, th...

LOOK: This Painting Is For Sale For MILLIONS

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.14.2012 | Money

Feel all warm and fuzzy remembering Bob Barker's legendary run as host of "The Price Is Right"? Well, come on down to eBay where you can score an e...

Canoes And Dentist's Chairs: What The Government Is Auctioning Off

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business

Where do you go when you need a used jet engine, 36,140 lbs of aluminum shavings, or a pack of 731 belts? To the government surplus auction, of course...

Pop Culture Meets Christie's Auction House

Posted 11.09.2012 | Arts

The line between pop culture and fine art is a precarious delineation -- just ask Andy Warhol or Roy Lichtenstein. Actually, why not ask Britney Spear...

A $10 Million Sponge?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

An artwork by Yves Klein, Papa Smurf of the art world, is heading to Christie's this fall, boasting a hefty price tag. The 1958 work, titled "Accord B...

From The Streets To The Auction House

ARTINFO | Posted 12.17.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

This afternoon, Doyle New York hosted the first ever street art auction held in America. The sale included 46 lots and works from the 1980s through th...

Asia's Biggest Art Stars Battle At Auction

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.05.2012 | Arts

A slew of Asia's biggest contemporary art stars are ready to stir the waters of the auction world this week, as works by internationally known figures...

Someone Bought THAT On eBay?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.30.2012 | Small Business

What if -- for some reason -- you wanted to buy the mummified carcass of a cat slam-dunking a mummified bird? You may think you'd be out of luck. But ...

The Pope Is Back

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

A version of Francis Bacon's screaming pontiff is heading to Sotheby's New York this fall. The untitled "Pope" painting, created circa 1954 by the Bri...

Cowboys Fans In For Online Surprise

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.21.2012 | Sports

Football fans wandering over to Cowboys.com for the scoop on America's Team might be in for a surprise. The address is now a primarily gay dating site...

David Lohr

Legendary Outlaw Butch Cassidy's Colt .45 To Be Auctioned

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.20.2012 | Crime

A pistol that once belonged to legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy will be auctioned on Sept. 30 and is expected to fetch upwards of $250,000. Maile Pin...

Dirty, Filthy And Really Valuable (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.12.2012 | Money

Want to make your car really valuable? Cake on the grime and put it up for auction! OK, it's not that simple. You need to start with a classic car....

Kandinsky Expected To Sell For $30 Million

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born painter famous for his vibrant colors and early abstract techniques, is set to break records at Christie's this No...

Christie's To Auction Of 'Inoperable' Apple-1 Computer For Huge Sum

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 08.29.2012 | Technology

Die-hard Apple fans rejoice — Christie's announced today that it will be auctioning off this fall an original Apple-1 computer... that doesn't work....

Barry's Prank Works On 'Storage Wars'

Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

Good-humored "Storage Wars" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on A&E) star Barry Weiss is always looking to pull one over on his fellow buyers. On the latest episo...

The Mogul Behind "The Scream" Mystery

Posted 07.12.2012 | Arts

The mystery buyer behind the record-breaking sale of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" has been identified as billionaire Leon Black. The Wall Street Journa...