Souvenirs have a tendency to skew way, way kitschy, especially when they're tied to major events like the Olympics. But these souvenirs—designed by a group of industrial design students—put a totally new spin on the traditional tat, and the results are pretty awesome.
The eBay auction for the server that once hosted the WikiLeaks documents, including Cablegate, has finally come to a close with a winning bid of $33,000. There's only one problem: the winner is a 17-year-old boy who used his dad's account to bid and is in no position to cough up the cash.
Stealthily pocketing an actual, physical piece of a national monument is a modern-day no-no. But back in the day, it was pretty common to sneak a little something special to remember your trip by. The bizarre souvenirs that remain give us a glimpse at how tourists of the past memorialized their experiences.
Collectors Weekly has a fascinating piece on a tour of H. Fishlove & Co.'s factory, where they make Whoops, the original fake vomit. And while experts know the ingredients, apparently the formula is as closely guarded as Obama's underpants.
What stories would these pens tell of some of the fabled ballparks in baseball history? They're made of the wood from stadium seats that were removed when those famous ballparks were torn down or remodeled. Now you can own a piece of Yankee Stadium, Dodger Stadium, Wrigley Field, or Ebbets Field, and each pen is laser…