Original 1989 Batmobile is on eBay for $500,000

If only you have been living on the 10th planet of your solar system then you can be excused for not knowing about the Batmobile. All the earthlings and maybe even aliens from close by planets are aware of the vehicle used by our superhero Batman. And here’s your chance to sit behind the wheels and drive one such original Batmobile made for the Batman movie that starred Micheal Keaton (I love his eyes) and Jack Nicholson (I love his wickedness). Of the five cars built for the movie, this one on eBay is the number five car. If you’ve got half a million, that is $500,000, lying under your bed then swap it for this1980 Batmobile that will be a priceless addition for you garage. Although Batman could swing from Gothic clock tower on his Batline, he too needed this wild beauty to cruise around his town. Hey what about parking? Do you think that you are skilled enough to fit it into a standard parking spot?

Batmobile is on eBay


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eBay pulls Vista laptop pwned in hacking contest

An eBay listing for the Windows Vista laptop that was successfully compromised at last week's Pwn2Own hacking contest was removed after the online auctioneer said it violated terms the forbid sales of items that might do harm.

Shane Macaulay, who felled the machine with code that attacked a weakness in Adobe Flash, posted the listing late Monday night, California time. Within two hours, he said in an interview, he received an automated email that said the auction had been suspended.


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Match It For Pratchett

Help match Terry Pratchett's $1 million ( £500,000 ) donation to Alzheimer's Research.

This site has been up for less than 24 hours and we have already had several hundred visitors. Most of them are from Live Journal but we are now getting traffic from Google and a few other places. So far the Donation Jar has raised over $100 which is a great start from a small number of people. I think it shows how much pleasure and joy Terry Pratchett and his writing has brought to people all around the world.

Terry Pratchett & Sky One, Colour of Magic for Charity

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The World's Greatest Music Collection? 3 Million Records, 300,000 CDs, 6 million+ Song Titles

From Thomas Edison to American Idol, this is the complete history of the music that shaped and defined five generations. 3 million records and 300,000 CDs containing more than 6 million song titles. It's the undisputed largest collection of recorded music in the world. About half of the recordings are new and never played, and every genre of 20th century music is represented. There are countless rare recordings worth hundreds, or even thousands of dollars each on the collectibles market. Organized and cataloged, the collection is meticulously maintained and housed in a climate-controlled warehouse. The estimated value of this amazing collection is more than $50 million.


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eBay Bans Negative Feedback For Buyers; Everyone Be Good Now

The fees on sold goods were actually higher. Now, the company has banned sellers from giving "negative" feedback on buyers. This is quite an interesting move. Years back, eBay was often held up as the epitome of user feedback/rating systems.


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Auction watchdog says eBay is illegal in France

A French Government watchdog is trying to shut down eBay in France. The Council of Sales regulates auction houses and has said that the site should be bound by strict French auction rules.

The French eBay site does not have one of the Council's permits to operate as an auctions service and so does not have to abide by regulations which were made law in 2000. This, said the Council, gives it an unfair advantage and should change.


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Canadian loses $20K in phony eBay sale

A Canadian man was scammed out of $20,000 when he tried to buy a car through eBay.

Shaqir Duraj, a baker from Calgary, thought he was dealing with a reputable seller because the person had a 98-per cent customer satisfaction rating. The refugee from Kosovo had already made high-ticket purchases off eBay, buying a big oven for the bakery he owns.


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eBayer punts Wii for £1m

This auction is for a brand new nintendo wii including 3 games which are wii sports, call of duty 3 and tiger woods 07. There is also 8 months warrenty with it as i bought it July this year from a GAME store in Cardiff. This is boxed with all the packaging and has only been used a handfull of times.

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Buy a Texas town on eBay

Bobby Cave, owner of a town called Albert, decided this year to sell. Then a friend mentioned the online auction site eBay Inc. Now, with the click of a mouse — and at least $2.5 million — Albert could be yours.

After spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to clean up and restore the 13-acre town about 50 miles north of San Antonio, Cave said he’s ready to move on to his next venture.

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Elvis is Alive Museum closing, contents for auction on EBay

If Elvis were here today, he might say: "Thank you, thank you very much" for the 17 years an odd Missouri outpost has been making the case the King never died.

But the burden of proof soon will fall on someone else's shoulders.

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Mercedes Benz limousine said to belong to Pol Pot for sale on eBay

A listing on the online auction site reads "For sale - one classic 1973 Mercedes Benz stretch limousine ... previously used by one infamous owner Pol Pot, who led the Khmer Rouge during its genocidal regime from 1975-1979." Bidding is due to end Tuesday.

Mercedes Benz 1973 Stretch Mercedes - owned by Pol Pot

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The Linux Number Plate (L1NUX)

This is the "real" L1NUX plate as opposed to the L7NUX plate previously auctioned on EBay. This is the first time this plate has been put up for sale since it was released in 1993.

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