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Decorate Your Toilet and Help ACS

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Household, Internet, Misc. Tech

Chris Daughtry

If you recall, we told you about the Toilet Tattoos that jazz up your tank. Okay, they don’t play music or light up your life in the bathroom, but they may give you a bit of your fave celebrity. Creator Celeste Massullo went to the AMAs and brought along some of her designs, which have been autographed and are to be auctioned off on eBay February 11. Choose from Chris Daughtry, John Legend, apprentice Omarosa, Ernest Borgnine, Ne-Yo, Larry Birkhead, Telma Hopkins, and more. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Sociey.

(Thanks, Todd)

 

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Canadian Sells Son’s Guitar Hero in Protest of the Evil Weed

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet, Music, Videos

Guitar Hero IIIPoor Isaac. His dad caught him smoking pot in his backyard with a couple of buds and decided to punish him by selling his Guitar Hero III on eBay. The Canadian father went into detail about the circumstances surrounding the acquisition of the Wii game in the first place and offered to be talked out of it, but apparently the thought of the $9,100.01 bid was too much of a temptation and turned him into a Scrooge. We are not quite sure which one was the naughtier of the two.

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Who Needs Blue Suede Shoes When You Can Own the King’s Caddy?

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet, Transportation

Elvis Caddy

Elvis’ Estate has decided to sell a piece of the King that he personally customized. His 1965 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible is up for auction by Daniel Schmitt & Company through December 15 on eBay at a starting bid of $119,900.00. Co-created by Kustom King George Barris, the vehicle features 40 coats of gold paint, a gold-upholstered interior with guitar-shaped sun visors, and gold records mounted into the tonneau cover.

There is even low-rate financing available with payments of $1,220.00 with a down payment of $24,000.00. Unfortunately, the Caddy wasn’t finished until after Elvis’ death, but we are sure he have would said, “Thank ya vera much.” We think it is worth the price just for the tacky puffy dice on the rear view mirror.

 

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Yahoo Japan Melds With eBay

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Corporate News, Internet

YaBay logoYahoo Japan has teamed with eBay to create a joint auction. The service allows the two countries to bid on both sites. Designed for simplified transactions between the two countries, this means that not only will the Japanese be able to bid on the Terminator Endoskeleton, but Americans will also be able to get a hold of some of those items that are only available in that country. The service should be up and running by the end of March 2008 and, depending on its outcome, may be offered in other countries.

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Nintendo/PC Up for Auction

We like the retro look of this PC built into an old Nintendo and apparently so do a lot of others. Its creator spent about 50 hours and €800 (~$1,180.00) to make it and it is now being auctioned off on eBay France. The event will run through December 9, and the bid last time we checked was about €625,00 (~$917.00.) Check out its innards, outers, and ports on the video. Not a bad deal considering he is also tossing in some NES and NES 64 gear to go with it.

 

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Profiles In History Auctions Movie Memorabilia

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet, Misc. Tech, Movies

T2 Endoskeleton

Suppose you had an endless budget for the holidays. You could select the ultimate in gift giving at this upcoming auction from Profiles in History. Choose between the T-800 Endoskeleton from “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” ($80,000 opening bid,) Jean Luc Picard’s “Enterprise E” command chair from the Star Trek film ($45,000 open,), or a screen-used, full-scale T-Rex head from “Jurassic Park” ($60,000 opening bid.) For a few less bucks, you may be able to score Geordi’s Visor from “Star Trek: Generations” ($2,000 minimum.) Taking place December 13 and 14, if you win the lotto by then, show up yourself in Calabasas Hills, CA., or mail, phone, or fax a bid via eBay.

(Thanks, Marc)

 

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The Lazy Way to Score a Wii

WiiWant a Wii but don’t want the early morning wait outside Toys ‘R Us or Target? Two websites will help you to obtain the elusive game system. Wii Chat will tell you places to pre-order plus links to eBay sellers, if cost isn’t as important as availability. Wii Tracker goes one better. It lists particular stores’ availability on not only Wiis, but other hot items such as TMX Elmo, Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo DS, iPhones, and RAZRs. Sure, you could look for these yourself, but why bother when these kind folk have done it for you?

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Portable Studio Designed for eBay Merchants

Photo StudioAll eBay fanatics will be pleased to know that now there is a Photo Studio for showcasing your wares. Made of nylon, polyester, and plastic, the 20 x 20 x 20-inch device comes with an integrated diffuser screen, a camera tripod, and light and dark backdrops. When you are done using it, just fold it up into its carrying case. The deluxe model comes equipped with two high-output lights on adjustable legs. If the $29.98 or $59.98 price is too much, you can DIY, like this one from freshfodder made out of an empty Corona carton.

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Fergie’s Hummer Auctioned for Charity

Fergie's Hummer

You have another chance to own a piece of a celebrity. Fergie was so moved by the sentiment of Live Earth that she decided to sell her Hummer on eBay and donate all of the proceeds to Global Green. The auction is part of eBay’s attempt at helping to save the planet with its Giving Works program, which donates 10 to 100% of sellers’ proceeds to benefit environmental charities. The bidding war will go on until Sept. 14, with the current bid around $64,000. We were just thinking that with all the gas it takes to move a Hummer, perhaps a better idea would be to offer up a more fuel-efficient vehicle.

 

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Preggers Bot Up on eBay Block

Pregnant Animatronic

What costs $12,000, is pregnant, but will never give birth? That would be this audio-animatronic, custom designed female bot up for sale on eBay. She was originally designed to demonstrate ultrasound equipment but we guess that her owner no longer needs her services. The unnamed robot (we’ll just call her Mom,) can move her eyes, mouth, eyebrows, nod, turn, go up on her elbows, rotate, and curl her wrists. After programming, she could also sing to her unborn bot while moving.

If you are interested, the seller would be willing to send you a DVD of her performance. You had better hurry though, as the bidding is set to end September 2. Frankly, as talented as Mom appears to be, we can’t envision living with robotic hormones running rampant.

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