Posts Tagged ‘auction’
Elizabeth Taylor’s "The Mike Todd Tiara," estimated at $60,000 – $80,000, is shown in this photograph at Christie’s, in New York, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2001. Christie’s auction house is selling her complete jewelry collection in New York on Dec. 13-14. (AP Photo) Actress Elizabeth Taylor’s world-renowned collection of jewelry will be auctioned off in December..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
Now one small strip from the famed flag planted on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission is set to go to auction. It was one small step for man. Now one small strip from the famed flag planted on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission is set to go to auction. ‘This is..
The childhood home of Prince William’s wife Catherine was sold at auction on Friday to a local couple of teachers for £485,000 ($795,000, 545,000 euros). The childhood home of Prince William’s wife Catherine was sold at auction on Friday to a local couple of teachers for 485,000 pounds (S$977,624). West View, the four-bedroomed, detached..
Auction house Profiles in History said on Wednesday that it expects the draft lyric sheet to sell for more than $200,000 (£123,000) at a sale next month in Beverly Hills. It has the opening lyrics for the song, and a rough sketch by of four people in a room with windows draped in curtains. When..