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Naughty Animal Crackers on eBay

If you come across a riled-up couple of animal crackers, hold onto them. They went for $7.25 on eBay. As a kid, and now, I'd probably just eat the humping cookies, unaware of the jackpot involved. [via Geekologie] Related Barack Obama's Partially Eaten Breakfast for Sale on eBay In Videos: Cheesus: Jesus in Cheetos Form Mother's Cookies Goes Bankrupt... More

Barack Obama's Partially Eaten Breakfast for Sale on eBay

Here Lies Hope, Half-Eaten on a Plate No matter who wins the presidency later this year, our country is doomed. That's because it's filled with people who see fit to auction off the remnants of a candidate's breakfast on eBay. In this case, a leftover bite or two of sausage and a little more than a quarter waffle abandoned by Senator Barack Obama at the Glider Diner in Scranton, Pennsylvania. But, Adam, you'll say, it's only one auction. One wayward American among many millions. Yeah? Well, as of 12:30 p.m. today, 23 morons have bid this thing up to $76. [via MenuPages Blog]"I like Ike" pin from the '52 election. I remember looking at it and the other pins she... More

Photo of the Day: Angry Cookie

It's not far-fetched these days to hear about auctions for foods that happen to look like something else (auctions that tend to not go anywhere), but this angry cookie has so far racked up $21.50 and it hasn't even hit the reserve price yet. This isn't a Virgin Mary sandwich—it's just a cookie that by chance of its chip and dough configuration looks somewhat angry or as though its on the verge of crying, perhaps because its right eye is melting into its body. If you want this no longer edible, but "hours of fun for the whole family"-providing cookie, place your bids.... More

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