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11-Year-Old $11K Richer After Selling Happy Meals Collection

You know all those annoying little toys that come with Happy Meals at McDonald's? If you're like me, you've probably got some rolling around under the seat of your car right now. Before you fish them out and toss them, you might want to reconsider....

Get your Cabbage Patch candidate doll on eBay

With only a week to go, the 2008 Presidential election has reached fever pitch. Are you a fiercely loyal voter? Wondering what you're going to do on November 5th when the election coverage slows down? Can't imagine life if the other team wins? Here's...

Frustrated by fundraisers

I had no sooner entered the preschool parents' orientation when I was hit with information about school fundraisers. There was a donut sale in the fall, artwork orders during the holiday season, and an auction in the spring. Oh, and the monthly pizza...

Spend the night at F.A.O. Schwarz

Our friends over at Luxist wrote about a charity auction going on where one of the better items up for grabs is a chance to spend the night at the F.A.O. Schwarz store in New York City. Well, not the whole night, actually. You and eleven friends (or,...

Harry Potter helps the blind

J. K. Rowling rarely signs copies of her books, but she signed seven of them -- one of each -- for the National Braille Press to auction off as part of their annual fundraiser. The event will take place October 26 and will be hosted by Jay Leno who,...

Man finds baby book on ebay

Bill Mack's mother did what many mothers before her and many mothers since have done, back in February, 1941. She put together a baby book. She put congratulatory cards, hospital receipts, a list of birth gifts, and birth announcements from the local...

Jessica Biel to be auctioned to highest bidder

Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive is about to make one young man a very happy camper. Even better, she'll help with medical bills for a teenaged girl in the process. Jessica Biel has agreed to a date with the highest bidder in a charitable move designed...

Christie's holding "Star Trek" garage sale

Are kids even into Star Trek anymore? Well, I admit it:  I was something of a Trekkie - especially The Next Generation (I'm sorry, but there's no man quite so attractive as Captain Jean-Luc Picard when he quietly commanded "Engage."  Sue...

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