Wednesday, May 16, 2007

calling all chicago white sox fans!

up for auction on eBay is an authentic chicago white sox 2005 world series ring.

a chance to meet Nelson Mandela!

where else could you get a chance to meet or let alone have tea with former President Nelson Mandela? and in South Africa, nonetheless. up for auction on eBay is this very special opportunity. 100% of proceeds will support American Friends of the Phelophepa Train, a nonprofit umbrella organization representing a group of registered children's charities who are committed to make a holistic difference to the health, social, emotional & physical needs of underprivileged, disadvantaged children.

some details about the listings:
Date: Before February 2008 at a date determined by the celebrity and the highest bidder.
Number of People (excluding celebrity): Two. Winning bidder plus one guest.
Location: Nelson Mandela Foundation headquarters, South Africa
Approximate Time With Celebrity: One to two hours
Total Duration Of Experience: Four days

Monday, May 7, 2007

what search term has beat out wii and ps3 on ebay?

webkinz. they are among the most searched products on ebay. for those of you that don't know what they are, webkinz are stuffed animals that come with a secret code. with it, you can access the virtual webkinz world, care for your webkinz, answer trivia, and interact with other "pet" owners. here's a sampling of some of the retired models - as you can see, prices are sky high!

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

would you PAY for an internship at GQ magazine?

well, the details of this opportunity make it actually pretty interesting. GQ magazine listed an auction on eBay for a month long internship at GQ, a chance to meet singer John Legend, a $1,000 designer wardrobe and a bunch of other cool things. the lucky winning bidder paid $30,200, all of which was donated to the following charities: Global Green, DIFFA, A Better Chance, Career Gear, & Justice For Children.

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

imagine cruising around town in this baby!

this may very well be my favorite ebay listing ever. up for auction is probably the most famous car in TV history - the Dukes of Hazzard car! there's a lot of history behind this car too - you have to checkout the listing description on eBay to learn more. and, well, it's not cheap either (we're fixing the unusually long price bug).

Robert Scoble charity auction - ipod shuffle and more!

Robert Scoble, prominent technology blogger and author of the popular book Naked Conversations - How Blogs are Changing the Way Businesses Talk With Customers, posted a listing yesterday on eBay for an ipod shuffle and three of his favorite hats from Google, Windows Vista and Firefox. It's only been a day and there are already 9 bids. And all the proceeds will be donated to Diabetes Research. Check it out and if you're in the market for an ipod shuffle or a fan of Robert, bid!