Unabomber Collectibles Sell for $190K

The Unabomber auction has ended, and over $190,000 was raised for his victims. The hottest item was a collection of Kaczynski's personal journals that went for $40,676, while his iconic hoodie and sunglasses sold for $20,025. » 6/03/11 8:15am 6/03/11 8:15am

The Best Deals Still Available from the Unabomber Auction

If you're anything like we are, you sit around in your free time and ask yourself, "Hmm, what's going on with the Unabomber auction?" Well, we can tell you this: bidding is brisk on the marquee items, but there are still some great finds of historical significance that are seeing little action. » 5/25/11 8:40am 5/25/11 8:40am

Unabomber's Manifesto, Sunglasses on Auction Block

Last year, a Montana real estate agent was offering "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski's "very secluded" 1.4 acre Montana spread for a pretty decent asking price of $69,500. It even came with chopped firewood. And now, the U.S. Marshals Service is putting a trove of Unabomber collectibles up for auction online, starting next… » 5/13/11 5:40am 5/13/11 5:40am

Irony Alert: Unabomber's Stuff to Be Auctioned Off Online

A San Francisco court ruled that the writings and possessions of Theodore Kaczynski, the famed Unabomber and enemy of internets everywhere, will be sold online to pay restitution to his victims' families. Ah, the irony. » 1/10/09 1:00pm 1/10/09 1:00pm

My Room II Is Still A Bastion of Antisocial Shut-Ins the World Over

Way back in the archaic Internet days of 2004, Gizmodo brought you word of a self-contained bite-sized sanctuary called My Room » 11/16/08 1:30pm 11/16/08 1:30pm. Now, in the present, Yamaha seems determined to keep its stranglehold on the social pariah demographic with My Room II. What's new for 2008? Try "increased comforts" like touch screen…

Unabomber Beats Polaris in World's First Man v Machine Poker Game

It was a hard-fought game, but man just edged it over machine in what was billed as the "First Man-Machine Poker Championship." Phil Laak, also known as the Unabomber, and Ali Eslani battled it out against Polaris, a software program, for a purse of $50,000. Click for a closer view all the details. » 7/26/07 9:30am 7/26/07 9:30am