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Historical Artifacts

A History of Religion in 11 Objects

S. Brent Plate | Posted 05.14.2014 | Religion
S. Brent Plate

As profane and ordinary as the objects may be, they can also be extraordinary. Some things even become objects of transcendence.

Lee Harvey Oswald's Wedding Ring Going Up For Auction

Posted 10.22.2013 | Weddings

Just a month shy of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, one of shooter Lee Harvey Oswald's last remaining possessions i...

David Moye

Got $1 Million? President Obama's Used Chrysler Could Be Yours | David Moye | Posted 01.30.2012 | Weird News

If you think the price for Obamacare is too high, wait until you see what they want for the "Obamacar." A car that once belonged to Barack Obama --...

Rare Note From Reclusive Author On Sale

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.14.2011 | Books

A handwritten, one-sentence letter by reclusive writer J.D. Salinger is up for sale, the AP reports. The price? Owners of the scribble hope to...

Artist Tim Burke Recycles Detroit History, And Rescues Himself (PHOTOS)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Tucker

Detroiter Tim Burke calls himself an artist, a scavenger, and a non-practicing alcoholic. Devoted to the reuse of refuse, the 40-something sculptor us...