You can buy these epic movie props on eBay right now

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Trends on Wednesday 29 January 2014

Let’s face it, you’ve gotta love eBay. It’s got something for everyone, particularly movie lovers. If you’re into that sort of thing, you can find props from all kinds of films, both iconic and lesser-known. Here are just a few interesting examples of movie props you can find on Ebay right now. The internet is […]

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Anti-stress Screaming Kettle

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By Annie Churdar in New Products on Saturday 14 September 2013

For those of you who just need a moment to decompress and de-stress throughout the day, consider investing in a Screaming Tea Kettle. It combines the calming effects of hot tea with the catharsis of screaming as loudly as possible. It’s the perfect piece for your office cubicle, the dinner table, your school desk, or […]

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Heat sensitive shower tiles change colours as it warms up

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By Annie Churdar in New Products on Friday 30 August 2013

Do you want a shower experience worth raving about? Take a gander at these stunning, made-to-order heat sensitive shower tiles. Inspired by the Northern Lights in Alaska, the tiles start out at room temperature as plain black tiles and the begin to move through an incredible colour spectrum as they heat up. And this isn’t […]

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Saddest excuses for wind-up toys as found on eBay

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 16 April 2013

We have a weakness for wind-up toys, and what’s the greatest about these is that they can be completely random and daft. Here’s some of the best ones we raked up from eBay.

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Pre-loved, pre-1970 space toys

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 16 April 2013

Ebay is a strange, strange place — it essentially hosts a bunch of stuff that people have and want to get rid of. Recently I’ve become quite fascinated with looking at its listings of space toys from before 1970. These are future-themed toys from the past, so it makes so much sense to actually see […]

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Proof that people pay for stories on eBay

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 7 August 2012

If an object comes with a story behind it, does its objective value increase? Significant Projects, a work by journalist Rob Walker and author Josh Glenn, flirted with this idea by putting up curious thrifted items with elaborate made-up pasts for sale on eBay. The final bids of the objects ended up escalating way higher than their original asking price. Still, $81 for an ugly cup? $56 for a kitschy bobblehead? Really?

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The Anti-Portfolio of a VC company

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By Tristan Rayner in Cool Websites on Wednesday 26 January 2011

Bessemer Venture Partnershas been Venture Capital investing since 1911. While they’ve had their successes (Skype), they’ve had their complete screw ups as well. Perhaps their worst pass? Google.

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Buy the secret to Banksy’s identity on eBay

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By Tristan in New Trends on Tuesday 18 January 2011

Someone is selling the secret to Banksy’s identity on eBay. Just who is the subversive British street artist has been a topic of much debate. Now the truth is near: ‘If you win this auction, I will mail you a piece of paper revealing the true identity of Banksy’. It’s yours if you’ve got $US1 million or so to spare.

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