You can buy anything on the internet. And some people buy anything. From used pregnancy tests of celebrities to entire towns, as long as you’re willing to cough up the dough, you’re just a few bids away from owning anything you want.
1. Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Source: NY Daily News
Sold for $28,000 in 2004.
Religious fanatics are everywhere, and they’ll buy anything if it bears any resemblance to anything holy no matter how ridiculous it might be.
A grilled cheese was cooked in a way that it seemed to carry a portrait of the Virgin Mary. The sandwich had been over a decade old and supposedly never went moldy. It was purchased by the internet casino, GoldenPalace.com and even had the grilled cheese go on a world tour. The money it made on the tour was then donated to charity.
2. Britney Spears’ Pregnancy Test
Source: Shutterstock / Tinseltown
Sold for $5,001 in 2005.
Stalkers and creepy men love to go through a person’s garbage and find anything to sniff and add to their shrine of obsessed fanaticism. So who wouldn’t want to buy a pregnancy test that an alleged star peed on? A pregnancy test that was found in the garbage of Britney Spears’ Los Angeles hotel and the Ottawa radio station sold it for $5,001.
GoldenPalace.com purchased this item again.
3. William Shatner’s Kidney Stone
Source: Shutterstock / s_bukley
Purchased for $25,000 in 2006
The Star Trek actor and Emmy winner sold his kidney stone to GoldenPalace.com for $25,000.
4. Hollywood Sign
Source: Shutterstock / logoboom
Sold for $450,400 in 2005.
The original Hollywood sign was purchased by Dan Bliss. “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed owning it, and I think someone would enjoy having the opportunity to have that claim to fame,” he said.
He finally put the sign up for sale in 2005 on eBay which fetched him $450,400.
5. Justin Bieber’s Hair
Source: Just Jared Jr
Sold for $40,668 in 2011.
Ellen DeGeneres hosted Justin Bieber on her show back in 2011. The pop star let Ellen cut his hair and put it up for auction with the proceeds going to an animal rescue organization. The hair fetched a price for over $40,000.
What is it with fangirls and hair? She probably tried to do voodoo with it to make him fall in love with her.
6. Adspace On A Guy’s Forehead
Source: Business Wire
Purchased for $37,375 in 2005.
Ads are everywhere, and a web-page designer decided he had prime real-estate for ad space on his forehead. He put it on sale on eBay. Snorestop purchased his head for $37,375. When the CEO, Christian de Rivel, commented on the acquisition, he said, “I look forward to an enjoyable association with Andrew — a man who clearly has a head for business in every sense of the word.”
7. Lunch With Warren Buffett
Source: NY Daily News
Purchased for $2.3 million in 2015.
Warren Buffett is one of the richest people in the world worth $61 billion today. He is known for his philanthropy and even pledged to give away 99% of his fortune. Every year he auctions off an invitation to lunch on eBay and uses the proceeds to support GLIDE. Last year, lunch with Warren Buffet was sold for $2,345,678.
It was purchased by a Chinese gaming company called Da Lian Zeus Entertainment.
8. World’s Largest BBQ Pit
Source: YouTube – random awful
Purchased for $350,000 in 2015.
People love to BBQ, but whoever purchased the largest BBQ pit must have a lot of hungry mouths to feed. The pit is the size of a bus and has seven smokestacks. It was dubbed “The Indisputable Cuz,” and can cook four tons of meat at the same time.
9. Pharrell’s Weird Grammy Hat
Source: AV Club
Purchased for $44,100 in 2014.
Some celebrities will sell their used clothes on the internet to make a few extra bucks as well. Arby’s bought Pharrell’s oversized fedora hat that he wore during his Grammy performance earlier this year. He used the proceeds to help From One Hand to AnOTHER, an organization that provides learning and arts resources for underprivileged kids.
10. The Town Of Albert, Texas
Source: Tales Maze
Sold for $2.5 million.
An insurance broker, Bobby Cave, bought the entire town for $216,000 back in 2003. He put it up for sale in 2007