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Missing Restricted Military Gear Keeps Popping Up For Sale On Ebay

A few years ago, the Pentagon started misplacing some very expensive and highly sensitive equipment. As if that weren’t embarrassing enough, the equipment has since started appearing on sites like Ebay and Craigslist.


Buying A New Big Screen TV? Here's What You Need To Know

Thinking of picking up a new flatscreen TV any time soon? Whether you’re thinking of spending a motza on a massive OLED, curved, 4K extravaganza or just picking up a cheap second screen for the bedroom or kid’s room, there are a few things you should keep in mind when you’re shopping around.


eBay Australia Is Now Removing Auctions For Qantas Club Guest Passes

It’s no secret that there’s quite the market for Qantas Club guest passes on eBay and if you’re looking to pop into a lounge without the requisite credentials, a quick browse through the site’s auctions will undoubtedly turn up a pass or ten to satisfy your waiting-in-luxury needs. Well, that was the case up until now, with eBay Australia recently going on a Qantas pass purge.


A Working NES Inside An Ecto-1 Is Everything Great About The '80s

Got half a grand burning a hole in your pocket, a soft spot for classic gaming, and a love of Ray Parker Jr? Then eBay seller ultimatecustoms1982 has a convenient way to scratch all three of those itches at once with this custom-made original NES console shoe-horned inside of a die-cast replica of the Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1.


The Original eBay.com Hosted A Page About Ebola

According to a newly-published New York Magazine profile, eBay founder Pierre Omidyar sounds like a pretty weird dude. The lengthy piece not only documents the billionaire’s latest shenanigans, but also the origins of the world’s largest auction site. Funnily enough, Ebola plays a strange role in that story.


Alleged iPhone 6 Prototype Is Going For $US99,800 On Ebay

Someone is selling what they claim is an iPhone 6 prototype on auction at Ebay; as of this posting, bids are currently over $US99,000. The photos show the phone running a different version of the iOS software, one that looks similar to the factory test mode software shown in previous leaked images of prototypes.


eBay Is Splitting PayPal Off As A Separate Company

Ebay has just announced that it’s to split PayPal off as an independent, publicly traded company in 2015. The separation — which will see PayPal spun off, tax-free, naturally — means that eBay’s e-commerce business will be distinct from its PayPal payments unit.


This Portable XBOX One Gaming 'Laptop' Can Be Yours For Just $US1500

There are plenty of great things about the XBOX One, but not being able to stuff it into a backpack and take it with you on a road trip is definitely a downer. If you’ve got $US1,500 to spare, however, you might just be able to snag an Xbook One: a portable chassis with the guts of the XBOX One and a 22-inch screen.


A 4Chan Post Just Sold For $US90,900 On EBay

What is art? For this eBay seller it’s something as simple as a 4Chan post. Originally caught by Artnet, a vendor known only as “Artwork by Anonymous” turned the above piece of what would usually be everyday internet ephemera into a $US90,900 masterpiece. The lucky buyer also gets free expedited shipping.


One Dumb Trick To Take Pro-Looking Product Photos With Your Phone

Video: If you’re selling stuff online, a few high-quality photos can really set you apart from the hordes of shady-seeming eBayers. But what if you haven’t got a DSLR camera and a bunch of spendy lenses? HouseholdHacker has a trick that’s so stupid simple, you’ll slap yourself for not having thought of it.