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John Coster Mullen was driving his truck to a warehouse in Oshkosh Wisconsin when he told me that he owns uranium. He’d been talking on the phone for about hour, and I hadn’t been able to ask a single question about the project that has consumed a quarter century of his lifethe reverse-engineering of America’s first nuclear bomb. I was too engrossed to interrupt. The news of uranium, though, made me stutter.

Steve Wozniak's name may be on the shipping label for one of the devices, but it isn't the Woz selling it or more than a dozen other Apple prototypes currently available on eBay. Seller Hap Plain just happened to pick up the Cinema Display with Woz's name on the label while on the hunt for other, rarer Apple products.

Horses are the one inescapable fact of Lexington, Kentucky -- home to BreyerFest, the model horse Comic-Con, an annual convention for one of the last hobbies nearly untouched by culture at large.

Two pages from one of Herge's Tintin comics sold at auction at Artcurial yesterday for €1.05 million ($2 million). While not a record, the price demonstrates the robust nature of original comic book art, even outside of the superhero comics.