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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Tips for buying a used motorcycle

    - Start with the type of motorcycle you want. Narrowing the field to a specific type, brand or model of bike makes it easier to research particular items -Although a dealership can be more expensive, it can provide assurances a private seller can't. Ask...
  • Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations

    Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations
    "Once you've seen it, you've seen it," said Tom Shutt of Hershey, Pa. Still, Shutt and his wife Martha returned Wednesday to Chincoteague Island in Virginia, their seventh trip since 2000, to see "it" — a herd of wild ponies swimming from...
  • Animal auction coming up on Aug. 9, hosted by Lake County Animal Services

    Animal auction coming up on Aug. 9, hosted by Lake County Animal Services
    A rooster, and several horses are among the animals that will be up for bid on Saturday, Aug. 9, when the Lake County Animal Services hosting an animal auction at 11 a.m. at the shelter at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares. The following animals will be up...
  • From gaudy to exquisite, jewelry seized by feds to hit auction block

    From gaudy to exquisite, jewelry seized by feds to hit auction block
    From over-the-top gaudy to understated elegant, diamonds, watches, jewelry, bullion and coins bought by federal criminals with stolen money will hit the auction block Friday. A 5.25-carat diamond ring, a ruby-eyed golden crucifix and a bejeweled...
  • Collecting is full of 'wild cards' that can be tough to value

    Q: I have an 11-in.-by-14-in. copper lithograph by Paul Ritter that I rescued from being melted down. I've done some research and all I can find is a little about the artist. Any info and possible value? A: The item seen in images sent is a flat sheet of...
  • Sotheby's and EBay to launch online art auctions

    Why not buy that Rembrandt online? E-commerce firm EBay Inc. and Sotheby’s auction house are betting you will.  The companies announced a partnership Monday creating online access to live auctions at Sotheby’s New York headquarters. ...
  • Sotheby's teaming with eBay for new online partnership

    Sotheby's teaming with eBay for new online partnership
    They are both giants in the auction industry but ones with vastly different traditions, not to mention different ways of doing business. Sotheby's, the venerated art auction house founded in the 18th century, will be expanding its online presence with a...
  • Uma Thurman to Bring 'Pulp Fiction' Back to Life Through Auction

    "Pulp Fiction" star Uma Thurman, who appeared as failed actress Mia Wallace in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 cult classic, is helping bring the film to life for one lucky fan and 55 of their closest friends. Thurman is auctioning off a night to watch a private...
  • Details loom large for Steiff bear hunters

    Q: I've tried to ID my teddy bear, but no luck. I have been told he' a Steiff bear, but I have not found a button on him. How can I have my bear appraised and identified? A: The bear seen in an image sent is light-haired with fluffy fur and pad feet....
  • Farming at the OC Fair: Students learn joy, sadness of raising livestock

    Farming at the OC Fair: Students learn joy, sadness of raising livestock
    For many of the students participating in the Junior Livestock Auction at the OC Fair, the auctions Saturday are a bittersweet moment, bringing the sadness of saying goodbye with the prospect of having their months of work rewarded. Below is a closer...