Playboy Mansion up for sale for $200 millions, reports say

Jan 10, 2016

Playboy Mansion up for sale for $200 millions, reports say

The Playboy Mansion, reputedly host to some of America’s most raucous parties and other shenanigans too graphic for print, is up for sale for $200 million, U.S. media said Saturday. Home of Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner, 89, the notorious building will be listed ...

Dime-nail to be auctioned

Dec 20, 2015

Dime-nail to be auctioned

Is it a dime, or is it a nail? In probably one of the oddest items to come to the world of coin collecting, Dallas-based Heritage Auctions has announced the sale of a Roosevelt dime that was accidentally — some say deliberately — struck ...

Dec 5, 2015

Colts owner buys Ringo's drum kit

A drum kit Ringo Starr used to record some of the Beatles’ early hits has sold for $2.2 million at auction to the owner of the Indianapolis Colts. Julien’s Auctions says Jim Irsay bought the 1963 Ludwig Oyster Black Pearl three-piece drum kit Friday ...

Nov 27, 2015

Bolivian women arrested for alleged Facebook baby sale

Bolivian officials said they have arrested two women on human trafficking charges: one for selling her baby for $250, the other for buying it after placing a “want ad” on Facebook. The top child-protection official in the eastern city of Santa Cruz told The ...

Nov 26, 2015

Man pleads guilty to stealing human brains from Indiana medical museum

A 23-year-old Indiana man pleaded guilty Wednesday to breaking into a medical museum and stealing preserved human brains and other tissue that he then sold online, authorities said. David Charles, of Indianapolis, pleaded guilty to six charges, including receiving stolen property, and burglary in ...

Titanic menu, JFK limo license plates head to auction block

Nov 7, 2015

Titanic menu, JFK limo license plates head to auction block

A menu from the last dinner served to first-class passengers aboard the Titanic before it sank in 1912 is among a few surviving artifacts from the ill-fated ship’s journey that were to be auctioned off on Saturday. The menu was up for bid in ...

Tokyo's famed Hotel Okura auctions furniture, memorabilia

Nov 5, 2015

Tokyo's famed Hotel Okura auctions furniture, memorabilia

Fans of Tokyo’s soon-to-be demolished Hotel Okura are getting a chance to purchase memorabilia from the ’60s-era modernist masterpiece, which has hosted world leaders, British royalty and even fictional superspy James Bond. The beloved hotel turned its lights off at the end of August ...