A 56-page document handwritten by Alan Turing will be auctioned off in April, with part of the proceeds (it's expected to fetch over $1 million) going to charity. The manuscript dates from 1942, Turing's Enigma Code-breaking days, and contains musings on mathematics and computer science. » 1/20/15 1:20pm 1/20/15 1:20pm

Rare Artifacts Have Surfaced from the Jack the Ripper Case

It's been over 125 years since Jack the Ripper prowled the streets of London, but here's something new: artifacts tied to the case are heading to the auction block. » 12/04/14 1:00pm 12/04/14 1:00pm

The auction of Ray Bradbury's sci-fi art collection ends tomorrow, September 25th. Included in the auction are Bradbury's "The Burning Man" print, which became the cover for Fahrenheit 451; a Charles Addams painting that became the cover for From the Dust Returned, and Bradbury's collection of animation cels. [Live… » 9/24/14 4:30am 9/24/14 4:30am

Peter Capaldi Wrote The Doctor A Report Card—And It Isn't All Top Marks

We know that Peter Capaldi has long been a huge fan of Doctor Who, but if he were the Doctor's school teacher, Capaldi would actually give him pretty low grades. » 6/10/14 10:40am 6/10/14 10:40am

Keep your guinea pig protected with a rodent-sized suit of armor

If your guinea pig routinely dashes off into armed combat (or just likes the look of scale mail), you might want to outfit him or her in this handsome suit of armor, perfect for rolly-polly rodents. » 6/15/13 11:00am 6/15/13 11:00am

Win These Bids And Build Your Own Historic Spacecraft

Space auctions are awesome events where you're sure to find a few rare gems from the American or Soviet space programs. The recent "Space & Aviation Auction" at RR Auction is going to start on May 16 and end on May 23 and you can bid on 858 items. These lots cover a large portion of the US space program from the… » 5/09/13 12:31pm 5/09/13 12:31pm

Twenty Awesome Covers From The US Space Program

The upcoming 2013 April 18 Space Exploration Signature Auction by Heritage Auctions brought us these fine document covers. Manuals, guidebooks, press kits, reports, brochures - all with cool artworks and typography. Enjoy! » 3/28/13 1:20pm 3/28/13 1:20pm

Watch the original Batmobile sell for the first time at auction

Yesterday, the original Batmobile from the 1966 Batman television series went up for public sale for the first time ever at the Barrett-Jackson house in Scottsdale, Ariz. So how much did the George Barris-built car go for? And how much excitement was there buzzing about that auction house? » 1/20/13 8:30am 1/20/13 8:30am

The original Batmobile is going on sale for the first time

Before the 1966 Batman TV series first aired, auto customizer George Barris purchased a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car from the Ford Motor Company for $1, a car he would transform into the iconic Batmobile. Since then, the car has never been sold, remaining an unobtainable piece of pop culture memorabilia. This… » 12/02/12 8:30am 12/02/12 8:30am

Prop auction offers Cylon blood, Iron Man's legs, and Hulk heads

Propworx is hosting a seriously huge auction, selling off an incredible selection of memorabilia, including a couple of legs from Aliens' Queen, Starship Troopers Hero Morita Rifle, a jar of Mr. Green's blood, Hulk heads, BSG's star-maps, Baltar's Cylon testing kit, and more. Out of our way — we want to bid on… » 2/21/11 3:59pm 2/21/11 3:59pm

Become an evil henchman with this HYDRA truck from the Captain America…

For those readers aspiring to be nefarious peons in a supervillain organization, this vintage Berliet military truck emblazoned with the HYDRA insignia from Captain America: The First Avenger should suffice nicely. Several HYDRA trucks are being auctioned off in March. » 1/19/11 1:37pm 1/19/11 1:37pm

All the stuff we'd like to buy at the Back To The Future prop auction

Back To The Future producer Bob Gale mentioned they were auctioning off memorabilia, but we had no idea there would be so many goodies. Check out the greatest scores, including the exceptionally rare Eric Stoltz vanishing photograph. » 11/04/10 6:30am 11/04/10 6:30am

Buy the Terminator's scorched cyber-arm from the original movie!

In one of those "life imitates cyber-awesomeness" moments, an art director on the original Terminator movie rescued this cyborg arm from a special-effects explosion - just the way Cyberdyne did in T2. And now it's for sale! » 6/24/10 1:54pm 6/24/10 1:54pm

Lost's Hurley and Carlton Cuse are ready for the fan backlash

Jorge Garcia and Carlton Cuse took a few moments to talk about the finale with us, and how they both were choked up by what happens. Plus, DVD finale secrets and readying for the inevitable fan backlash. » 5/20/10 10:00am 5/20/10 10:00am

How To Make Yourself Infamously Immortal

Your body will die, but your name can live on forever... Or for however long it'll take for people to forget about comic creator Mark Millar's next project. He's auctioning off the name of his Nemesis lead character for charity. » 2/09/10 5:00pm 2/09/10 5:00pm

The Worst Props From The Terminator Salvation Auction

The cash-strapped Halcyon is having a huge auction, and every single scrap of crap from Terminator 4 is up for sale. There's an aged microwave, Moon's messed-up bra — even a mysterious silver go-go dancing outfit for Helena Bonham Carter. » 12/03/09 7:30am 12/03/09 7:30am

You Can Have Your Very Own Starfleet Shuttle Simulator

Ever wanted to own your own Starfleet shuttle? A Utah school district happens to have a working simulator of the Star Trek-inspired USS Galileo up for auction. The $1000 reserve hasn't been met, so you can still take Galileo home. » 11/03/09 6:20am 11/03/09 6:20am

Own a Tyrannosaurus Rex of Your Very Own

If you've ever wanted to own a piece of prehistory (and have cash to burn), you'll want to check out the natural history auction taking place at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas on October 3rd. For between $2 to 8 million, you can pick up Samson, one of the most complete T-Rex skeletons ever assembled. And if your… » 9/14/09 4:37pm 9/14/09 4:37pm

These Are The Droids You're Bidding For

Fancy getting a one-of-a-kind Star Wars figure and helping charity at the same time? Check out the wonderful Empire Muggs Back auction from Lucasfilm, helping the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Click through for examples of some of the awesome figures available. » 8/02/09 11:00am 8/02/09 11:00am

Support Artistic Freedom Logically By Bidding On Pope Trek Art

Want to do your bit for free speech and come out of it with a beautiful piece of Paul Pope Star Trek art? Here's your chance to bid on a page from Wired's Spock strip, with proceeds to the CBLDF. » 7/20/09 10:40am 7/20/09 10:40am