From the caskets of presidential assassins to the chewed-up gum of pop stars, here are 10 of the craziest things people have bought, sold or attempted to make money from online.
Maybe she should've tried Craigslist? Perhaps that's what one Oklahoma mother is thinking today, after being busted allegedly trying to sell her own children on Facebook. Misty VanHorn, a 22-year-old mom of two, was arrested this week for what police say was a plot to sell both her young kids for $4,000 through the social network.
For now, VanHorn's children will live in protective custody, but the Internet churns on, selling — or trying to — some of the weirdest, most bizarre stuff you can imagine. From the caskets of presidential assassins to the chewed-up gum of pop stars, here are a few of the craziest things ever sold, or ever put up for sale, online.
*All figures in USD.
Persecuted Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is opening a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum on April 18. But prior to an 81-day detention by Chinese authoritie... More Persecuted Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is opening a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum on April 18. But prior to an 81-day detention by Chinese authorities in 2011, Ai's passport was confiscated, and he cannot travel to coordinate or even see his own exhibit. The Brooklyn show includes "Sacred," a depiction of his incarceration in six dioramas, in its first North American appearance. National Geographic met and spoke with Ai in Beijing where he lives.
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