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  • Dracula's Castle Up for Sale

    05/19/2014 7:51:16 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    Global Post ^ | May 13, 2014 | Jess Zimmerman
    Now you can own Dracula’s castle Transylvania's Bran Castle, long connected with Bram Stoker's indelible creation, is for sale. Count Dracula never lived in Bran Castle, in the Transylvania region of Romania, because he was a fictional character. But look, it’s a Gothic-looking castle in Transylvania — plus, Vlad the Impaler, the historical figure who inspired Bram Stoker’s indelible creation, was reportedly imprisoned here. So it’s no surprise that it’s commonly called “Dracula’s Castle,” and that (like Transylvania’s Hunyad Castle and Poenari Castle in Wallachia) it’s often linked with the vampire legend. And now, you can own it. If you...
  • Boeing 777-300 - ₫1500000 (for sale on craigslist Vietnam)

    03/15/2014 2:57:27 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 33 replies
    Craigs List ^ | 3-12-14 | Fariq
    Slightly used Boeing 777-300 for sale. Asking for $15,000,000 USD, or best offer (this includes all the snacks in the plane). Not much fuel in the plane at the moment, but it's in great flying condition. ABSOLUTELY NO JOY RIDES! SOLD AS--IS. NO TRADES OR RETURNS. ALL DEALS ARE FINAL. Ask for Fariq when calling and setting up appointments to see the plane. do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers
  • Most Luxurious Bunker Ever - The 1970s Cold War Era Home Built 26 Feet Underground (FOR SALE)

    09/08/2013 4:15:12 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 49 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 7 September 2013 | James Daniel
    Survive the apocalypse in style: Home that boasts a luxury bunker 26 feet underground with fake grass and simulated night and day House constructed in 1970s underground with three bedrooms and a 'fake' outdoors 'Outside' landscaping consists of trees, grass, rocks, a pool and even scenery with rolling hills and meadows in the distance House for sale for $1.7 million after it fell into forclosure From the street, number 3970 Spencer St. near Flamingo Road looks like any other American home. It's what lies beneath that would pique your interest. During the Cold War, there was a...
  • For Sale: Baby Only $100

    08/09/2013 9:49:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/09/2013 | Jim Denison
    Paul Marquez is a 23-year-old New Yorker. He is in jail today, charged with attempting to sell the baby of a woman he dated on Craigslist for $100. He has pled not guilty; a friend says, "he probably did it as a joke." He reportedly faces up to a year in jail if convicted. In Michigan, a woman was captured on video attempting to hire a "hit man" to kill her husband. "It was easier than divorcing him," she explained. The man she tried to hire was an undercover policeman. In a remarkable twist, her husband later testified in court:...
  • (Obamanomics) A New Mexico Woman Is Selling Her Soul On eBay

    07/06/2012 2:03:45 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 5, 2012 | Zachry Floro
    A New Mexico Woman Is Selling Her Soul On eBay People can sell their souls on eBay? A New Mexico woman named Lori is doing just that, and bidding has already jumped from $100 to $405 in just a day. Describing it as a "slightly used soul," Lori is offering buyers a "Carfax" so they can see the black and white marks her soul has accumulated over the years. Religious bidders can save Lori's soul through conversion or prayer. Pop culture abounds with examples of people selling their souls to the devil in exchange for money, however, this doesn't seem...
  • An SR-71 Blackbird Tail Fin Is For Sale On eBay For $1 Million

    06/02/2012 6:42:00 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 35 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | June 1, 2012 | Benjamin Preston
    An SR-71 Blackbird Tail Fin Is For Sale On eBay For $1 Million A tail rudder from the fastest airplane in the world could be yours for a cool $1 million. The seller didn't say if it was a spare part, or if it was once part of a functioning SR-71 Blackbird, which is an important distinction given the cost. When it debuted in 1964, the SR-71 Blackbird the mean looking surveillance aircraft that cruised high above the Soviet Union at speeds of up to mach 3.5 cost the U.S. Air Force $34 million per air frame....
  • Gently Used Submarine Base Yours for $17.5M (Sub Not Included)

    06/02/2012 3:18:53 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies
    DVICE ^ | June 1, 2012 | Eileen Marable
    Gently used submarine base yours for $17.5M (sub not included) Norway is joining a growing trend of governments selling off old infrastructure installations like cupcakes at a bake sale. They've recently listed the Olavsvern Naval Submarine Base on the real estate market, and hope to add a cool $17.5 million to their budgetary bottom line for their efforts. Submarine is not included in the asking price. That's a sure sign times are really tough folks. Since anyone who will buy this base is clearly a gazillionaire that's not likely to stop them. In addition to needing to bring your own...
  • SOLYNDRA - For Sale 47488 Kato Rd., Fremont CA (On The Chopping Block)

    SOLYNDRA For Sale Property Size Total building area is approximately 411,618 square feet (excluding mezzanine) o Manufacturing area: 287,448 square feet single story o Office building: 37,210 square feet two-story o Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) area: 86,960 square feet usable o Expandable to 739,232 square feet Building Highlights Highly visible world class manufacturing facility Frontage along Interstate 880 and Kato Road Headquarters style office area constructed to LEED Gold Standards Construction completed in October of 2010 The total electrical service: 22 Megawatts Facility is backed up by 2 diesel generators each with 2...
  • Michael Jordan home for sale for $29 million (Chicagoland)

    02/29/2012 9:22:36 PM PST · by STARWISE · 24 replies · 4+ views
    Sun Times ^ | 2-29-12 | Mark Konkol
    For Sale: Nine bedrooms. 19 bathrooms. One indoor basketball court. Den suitable for six NBA titles, five NBA most valuable player wards, two dunk contest titles and various championship rings and accolades trophies not included. *snip* Every weekend people from all over the world came to see Michaels house, Jordans former neighbor Lou Weisbach said. There would be 1,500 to 2,000 cars every weekend. Limos would bring Navy personnel. Having his number on the gate, some people tried to paint that negatively. But it wasnt about ego. He put it there so people could take a photograph to prove...
  • Hooters chain seeks buyer; could fetch $250M

    02/10/2010 3:55:50 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies · 1,092+ views
    New York Post ^ | February 10, 2010 | James Covert
    Hooters is rattling its cans on Wall Street. The Atlanta-based "breast-aurant" chain -- famous for the scantily clad waitresses who serve up its burgers and spicy wings -- is beckoning prospective buyers, sources told The Post. Hooters has recently shopped itself to a number of private-equity firms as sales have sagged with the recession, sources said. The closely held company, meanwhile, is in advanced talks with a Connecticut-based investor that has been granted certain rights of refusal on any potential transaction, according to one source.
  • Gov. Proposes Selling L.A. Coliseum, Other Properties To Raise Cash

    05/13/2009 5:55:01 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 30 replies · 856+ views
    LA Times ^ | May 13th 2009
    Gov. proposes selling L.A. Coliseum, other properties to raise cash Other state assets that could be put on the block include San Quentin State Prison and the Orange County Fairgrounds. The move could raise between $600 million and $1 billion, according to a proposal. By Michael Rothfeld May 13, 2009 Reporting from Sacramento -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to sell the Los Angeles Coliseum, San Quentin State Prison, the Orange County Fairgrounds and other state property to raise cash amid the state's growing fiscal crisis, according to a copy of a proposal reviewed by The Times. Sale of the properties,...
  • Man selling Obama's old Chrysler 300C

    01/15/2009 9:16:13 PM PST · by BAW · 13 replies · 616+ views
    Chicago Daily Herald ^ | January 15, 2009
    A luxury Chrysler sedan that President-elect Barack Obama drove before winning the White House is being auctioned off on eBay. Starting bid: $100,000. Tim O'Boyle, the general manager of a restaurant in Hillside, is selling Obama's steel blue 2005 Chrysler 300C Hemi on the Internet auction site, hoping to cash in on history. The price is a cool $1 million under eBay's "Buy It Now" option. "In my mind, it's a one-of-a-kind car," O'Boyle said Wednesday. Obama leased the car in 2004 at Park Plaza Dodge in Forest Park, and swapped it for a Ford Escape Hybrid in 2007. The...
  • Illinois Has Long Been For Sale

    12/10/2008 10:12:19 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies · 862+ views
    RealClearPolitics on Yahoo ^ | 12/10/08 | Dennis Byrne
    <p>So, do the rest of you now have some idea of the depth of corruption in Chicago and Illinois, and why some of us were so concerned about electing a president who emerges from this cesspool?</p> <p>There's no evidence to link President-elect Barack Obama to the latest scandal, but the arrest of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich for allegedly trying to sell Obama's now-vacant U.S. Senate seat and engaging in other attempted shakedowns appears to have stunned the nation, judging by the reaction of network anchors and other media. Brazen, appalling, unbelievable, they say. But for those of us who have spent a lifetime covering the news here, it's how it works.</p>
  • Barack Obama campaign soliciting 'soft money' for convention

    08/16/2008 5:51:24 PM PDT · by newbie2008 · 2 replies · 93+ views
    The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee has decried the practice and vowed to reform convention funding, but the Denver Host Committee was facing a budget shortfall. "Facing a large deficit in the Democratic National Convention budget, officials from Barack Obamas campaign have begun personally soliciting labor unions and others for contributions of up to $1 million. In exchange, donors could get stadium skyboxes for Obamas acceptance speech and other perks. Obama has regularly criticized politicians seeking large donations outside the framework of campaign finance regulations so-called soft money while touting the virtues of relying on small donations. But campaign...
  • The Weather Channel up for sale: report

    01/03/2008 5:09:32 AM PST · by NRG1973 · 41 replies · 1,588+ views
    Reuters ^ | December 3, 2008 | Ritsuko Ando
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. cable channel The Weather Channel is to be put up for sale and could fetch more than $5 billion, The New York Times said in an online report on Thursday, quoting people briefed on the auction. Media companies such as NBC, a unit of General Electric Co. (GE.N: Quote, Profile, Research), News Corp. (NWSa.N: Quote, Profile, Research), and Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O: Quote, Profile, Research) are interested in The Weather Channel and its popular Web site, weather.com, the report said. A representative for the company, a privately owned cable channel, was not immediately available for comment....
  • Eiffel Tower stairs up for sale

    11/19/2007 2:30:26 PM PST · by BGHater · 7 replies · 73+ views
    BBC ^ | 19 Nov 2007 | BBC
    The stairs were climbed by Gustave Eiffel to inaugurate the tower A part of the Eiffel Tower's iron spiral staircase is set to go under the hammer at an auction in Paris.The 4.5m (14.7ft), 20-step section, which once linked the tower's second and third levels, is expected to fetch up to 30,000 euros ($44,000; 21,000). It was one of 24 sections removed in 1983 to make room for new lifts. The 324m tower, built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 Universal Exhibition, is the world's most popular monument, drawing six million visitors a year. It was the tallest building...
  • For Sale: Godiva Chocolatier

    08/09/2007 7:28:41 PM PDT · by JACKRUSSELL · 46 replies · 929+ views
    Forbes.com ^ | August 9, 2007 | By Geoff Mulvihill
    (MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.)--Campbell Soup Co. is putting Godiva up for sale, saying the decadent Belgium chocolate does not fit with the company's focus on healthy, down-home foods. The Camden-based company announced Thursday that it has hired Centerview Partners LLC to advise it on what to do with Godiva Chocolatier, which the company has owned for more than 40 years, but says has never fit squarely into any of its main business units. Analyst Mitch Pinheiro, who follows the company for Janney Montgomery Scott, said the company would need to get around $900 million for Godiva to avoid diluting earnings. Pinheiro...
  • Woodstock's Famous Farm on the Market

    08/08/2007 3:04:41 PM PDT · by SmithL · 14 replies · 1,129+ views
    Bethel, N.Y. (AP) -- The famous farm near the alfalfa field that drew 400,000 people to Woodstock for three days of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll is up for sale. The asking price: $8 million. Roy Howard, the current owner, is packing it in after years of tangling with local officials over permits for reunion gatherings to mark the 1969, three-day Woodstock music festival that helped ignite a generation. Up for sale is the 2,000-square-foot house that belonged to dairy farmer Max Yasgur, along with a larger farmhouse, a barn and 103 bucolic acres about 80 miles north of...
  • Cheesy Judges (Wisconsin No Less)

    04/21/2007 1:36:26 PM PDT · by shrinkermd · 5 replies · 688+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 21 April 2007 | JOHN FUND
    Last year, candidates for state supreme court seats spent a combined $40 million nationwide. Earlier this month, a whopping $6 million was spent to win a single vacant seat on Wisconsin's state Supreme Court... ...The outlays in the Badger State came after a remarkable string of state Supreme Court decisions showing that the court didn't recognize many limits to its own power. And these decisions came as an extension of a long-standing battle between conservatives and liberals in the state. ...The contest for the vacant seat was between Annette Ziegler, a county judge favored by business groups, and Linda Clifford,...
  • CA: Pay to play - Pols hang 'for sale' sign on pension funds (CalSTRS)

    09/18/2006 9:58:47 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 389+ views
    San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 9/18/06 | Editorial
    Even as it tackled a long-term $20 billion gap in funding for the state's school employees, the California State Teachers' Retirement Board found time at its meeting last week to plug another hole: the millions of dollars that firms which handle, or want to handle, pension fund investments have donated to board trustees who are also elected officers. The state treasurer, the controller and the superintendent of public instruction, each of whom by virtue of the office sits as a CalSTRS trustee, all run for election or re-election statewide. That takes money. If they decide to run for higher statewide...
  • Gilligan's Island' boat up for sale

    08/27/2006 4:42:01 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies · 10,482+ views
    'Gilligan's Island' boat up for sale PARKSVILLE, British Columbia, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The S.S. Minnow, which gained notoriety for its role on U.S. TV's "Gilligan's Island," is being sold by a Canadian boat broker for just under $100,000. The New York Post said George Schultz is selling the 37-foot boat for $99,000 in British Columbia for its owner Scotty Taylor, who is parting with the large piece of TV memorabilia due to his increased age. Originally built in 1960, the wooden Wheeler Express Cruiser was visible in the popular TV comedy's opening credits starting in 1964 and Taylor, its...
  • (Portland, ME) Press Herald for sale? (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch)

    08/23/2006 11:00:41 AM PDT · by abb · 12 replies · 4,175+ views
    The Phoenix.com ^ | August 23, 2006 | Jeff Inglis
    Maines largest newspaper could have a new owner in the next two years Union officials negotiating new contracts at three Maine daily newspapers the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, the Waterville-based Morning Sentinel, and the Augusta-based Kennebec Journal have begun to assume that the papers will soon be for sale, given the magnitude of the cutbacks sought by management. If the union position were substantially weakened, that would make the papers which are struggling financially far more appealing to outside buyers. The papers are owned by the same family-run company that controls a majority interest in...
  • Hmmmm........Freudian Slip?

    08/15/2006 6:22:51 AM PDT · by Delores7 · 23 replies · 1,039+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | August 14 2006 | Jerusalem Post
    Well while thankfully things are quiet in the Mid East, I will take advantage of this and post the following ad which I saw while perusing the Jerusalem Post which speaks for itself. For Sale Jerusalem Israel 25 years selling exclusive property in the better neighborhoods www.property.co.il
  • BILL CLINTON - 42nd PRESIDENT, 1993-2001

    06/23/2006 4:23:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 151 replies · 4,892+ views
    New York Post ^ | June 23, 2006 | JASMIN K. WILLIAMS
    WILLIAM Jefferson Blythe III was born on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Ark. After his mother remarried, he took the family surname, Clinton. Clinton was a good student. He enjoyed playing the saxophone and even considered a professional musical career. While in high school, a fortuitous meeting with President John Kennedy led him to choose a life of public service.
  • AARP is Just Another Liberal Front

    01/15/2006 4:52:40 AM PST · by WaterDragon · 33 replies · 2,925+ views
    Oregon Magazine ^ | January 15, 2006 | Larry Leonard
    The American Association of Retired Persons began as an organization dedicated to improving the lives of our elderly. These days it is being run by leftists. When you become a member, part of your dues go to support their political agenda. It was Winston Churchill who said (in other words) that liberalism is a natural state for the young, and conservatism a natural state for the same people, only a few decades farther down the road. This is a true statement, as all population group surveys prove. The reason for the evolution is time and experience. Life drives out fairy...
  • Farm where Boone may be buried for sale (Daniel Boone)

    05/08/2005 7:36:42 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 50 replies · 2,372+ views
    MARTHASVILLE, Mo. (AP) - For sale: Portion of historic farmstead. Asking price: $1.2 million. May or may not be burial place of storied frontier explorer. No one disputes that Daniel Boone and his wife, Rebecca, were buried on the Bryan farm, near the Missouri River west of St. Louis. The 32-acre tract that is now on the market includes the original brick farmhouse and the Bryan family cemetery. But in 1845, 20 years after Daniel Boone's death, the couple's remains were supposedly reburied at Frankfort, Ky., in the state that Boone helped open to settlers. Some believe, though, that another...
  • CA: Democracy for sale - Fund-raising craze is a testament to Sacramento's failures

    03/30/2005 8:32:50 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 260+ views
    LA Daily News ^ | 3/30/05 | Op/Ed
    The gridlock in Sacramento has become so bad that the people's business has been turned over to the big money fund-raisers and the manipulators of public opinion. Last week, a Superior Court judge ruled that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger can raise unlimited amounts of cash so he can put directly to voters reform measures that the Democrat-controlled Legislature won't even consider seriously. It essentially sanctions both sides to engage in an unfettered cash-fest from special interests and to spend these fortunes on what almost certainly will be false and misleading advertisements. California is giving up the pretense of a representative democracy....
  • NYT: A Judge for Sale on EBay, Shipping Included, Isn't Laughing -- Unhappy tenant uses the Internet

    12/13/2004 5:50:51 AM PST · by OESY · 18 replies · 3,087+ views
    New York Times ^ | December 13, 2004 | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
    When Jerald R. Klein, a Manhattan housing court judge, got a call from a reporter yesterday morning, he had no idea why he was being bothered at home on the weekend. He did not know that his face was all over eBay. He did not know that he was for sale. "What are you talking about?" he said. "Yes, I am a housing court judge. But I'm not for sale." According to a posting on eBay, an online auction house, the 55-year-old judge would go to the highest bidder. After four days, the best offer was $127.50. The eBay advertisement,...
  • PRAYER REQUEST'S FOR GRANDMAC

    03/05/2004 6:43:48 PM PST · by GrandmaC · 168 replies · 330+ views
    PLEASE PRAY FOR GRANDMA C's (My website is free, if it gets too many hits I have to pay. Please only go there if you are really interested in more information by clicking on the Miracles) 2003 will be a year I won't soon forget. Last year (actually Christmas Eve 2002) I went to care for my Father who had had 3 strokes, cardiac & renal failure. I was up and down all night. I rarely got a break, you just could not leave him. Anyone who has cared for someone who is very ill for a long time, knows...
  • Wife for sale on net [was on UK Ebay]

    08/04/2003 11:42:18 AM PDT · by yonif · 3 replies · 484+ views
    BBC ^ | Wednesday, 30 July, 2003, 11:18 GMT 12:18 UK
    Andy Hoyle advertised his 30-year-old wife Mel on eBay.co.uk where the top bid was 640, but husband Andy said: "I couldn't let her go for that...really she's priceless. "I also had a man who wanted to swap Mel for a 1000cc Honda VTR SP1 motorbike, and he said he'd throw in the boots, gloves and leathers as part of the deal." The idea for putting Mel, a hairdresser up for sale came when the Wrexham couple were looking at a the eBay website where contributors put up goods for auction. "I asked Mel what we could put up and she...
  • What price for the Vikings? More than $500 million ( :-o )

    10/10/2002 12:35:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 300+ views
    Star Tribune ^ | 10/10/02 | Terry Fiedler
    <p>Jaye Dyer, who was part of the group that sold the Minnesota Vikings to Red McCombs for $245 million four years ago, takes a thoughtful pause when asked how much the team is worth today.</p> <p>"Maybe $400 million," said Dyer, former CEO of Dyco Petroleum. "I think anything above that is a very chancy investment."</p>