An exceptionally rare and fully-functional Nazi Enigma M4 enciphering machine used during the Second World War has sold for a whopping $365,000, setting a new world record at auction.
It’s a special day, and I’m not just talking about Force Friday Eve: It’s my birthday! I’ve known for years that I share my birthday with a few interesting entities like Charlie Sheen. But there’s one thing I did not know I shared a birthday with until today: 20 years ago, a little company named eBay was born.
If you've always wanted to dabble in cryptocurrency speculation but you were just waiting until you could acquire some Bitcoin that you knew was FOR SURE used in digital drug deals, I have some good-ass news for you: the United States Marshals Service is auctioning off 50,000 Bitcoins seized from Ross Ulbricht's…
The original Phasers from Star Trek have almost been lost to history - only two surviving props from the 60's remain. But now, 47 years after it first appeared on screen, one of them is going up for auction next month.
A hero as popular and long-lasting as Batman is bound to get some weird merchandise over the years. That said, I'm not sure anyone was expecting an ultra-rare trading card of Batman's bathroom break to be one of those things, or for it to be on eBay for three and a half thousand dollars.
Part of the appeal of Laika's stable of films is their fantastic hand-made aesthetics. They're all stylistically interesting, but the commitment to traditional stop-motion animation is what makes them so great - and also means that next month you could own a little bit of Coraline, Paranorman or Boxtrolls!
It's no surprise that rare toys can go for big money, but it's all the more surprising when it's a defective one that brings in the big bucks - especially from such a recently released toy like this Princess Peach Amiibo, which recently sold on eBay for just over twenty-five grand.
You might look at this and baulk, thinking 'that's not the 1966 Batmobile though!', but this is the very first officially licensed Batmobile, having preceded Adam West's TV ride by 3 years - and it just sold for a pretty penny at auction.
Todd McFarlane's cover to The Amazing Spider-Man #300 is one of the most recognisable comic book covers in History - and now the original artwork is going to auction, and expected to fetch a pretty penny.
Bond fans, start counting up the pennies in your piggy banks - you'll only need 100,000,000 of them to afford this modified Lotus Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me that's shown up on eBay.
Holy crap. The Prop store are holding an auction in London this Thursday on over 300 movie props - and there's a lot to love. Ripley's Flamethrower? Arnold Schwarzenegger's Terminator 2 outfit? Leeloo's Braces? A Death Star Turbolaser!? SOMEBODY HIDE MY WALLET BEFORE I DO SOMETHING REALLY STUPID.
Luke wasn't always a Skywalker; the original title of A New Hope was The Adventures of Luke Starkiller as taken from the 'Journal of the Whills.' A signed early edition of that script is part of a super cool selection of Star Wars memorabilia up for auction, including storyboard sketches and concept art.
Ever fancied sitting on the Iron Throne in the Baratheon line? Well, if you've got the hefty chunk of change wanted, you might be able to pretend that you can with this crown from Game of Thrones, from Profiles in History's upcoming Hollywood auction.
Bonhams auction house is gearing up for a big "History of Science" sale on October 22. Among the many intriguing lots is a slab of unique glass used during one of the darkest scientific pursuits we've ever embarked upon: The Manhattan Project. But don't worry. It's not radioactive.
Doc Brown himself recently lied to us about the existence of hoverboards. But if you've got the cash, an original hoverboard (albeit, still non-hovering) could soon be yours.
The sky is blue, water is wet, and the digital world is oriented landscape. But almost 30 years ago, that last truth wasn't exactly self-evident. Back then, Apple and others were experimenting with vertically-oriented computers. And it made more sense than you might think.
Chris Martin and Bono played a duet on a $1.6 million piano, Jenna and Barbara Bush worked the room, and a computer was sold for $977,000. Though Vanity Fair contends that Jony Ive and Marc Newson’s Sotheby’s auction on Saturday was “unlike the typical Sotheby’s auction,” it still sounds like pretty typical rich…
For as much as Richard Branson would like to convince us otherwise, regular folks like us have precious little chance of ever leaving the comfort of Earth's atmosphere and venturing into space. But that doesn't mean you can't own an item that already has.
Architecture-with-a-capital-A isn’t always regarded as one of the more playful creative fields, but give the pros a good cause and they just might surprise you. London-based developers Cathedral Group enlisted the star-studded talents of 20 top UK architects and firms to make a custom dollhouse for an upcoming…