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December 2007 Archives

Snowbank auction attracts bids of over $3,000

Bids for a two-metre mound of snow being offered on the internet auction site eBay climbed to over $3,000 Monday.

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Wiser's rolls out holiday cheer for Roughrider fans

Wiser's has released a little holiday cheer for Saskatchewan Roughrider fans hoping to celebrate the toast of the town.

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Santa's mailbox flooded with 6M letters in 2006

The post office at the North Pole was flooded with some six million letters in 2006, according to the Universal Postal Union, an international group representing 191 postal agencies.

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Drivers pinched by $148K parking tab

It can be hard enough to pay for holiday gifts without being charged $148,000 just to park a car.

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Marie Antoinette's pearls to go under the hammer

Pearls that once belonged to the last Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, are expected to fetch up to £ 400,000, or about $827,000 Cdn at auction Wednesday.

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'Save endangered species, buy endangered feces'

For gift-givers looking for an unusual and distinct present, the International Rhino Foundation is auctioning off dried and mounted specimens of rhino poop.

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Give your suit a shower, designers say

Australian Wool Innovation Ltd. designers say they've created a suit that won't take you to the cleaners.

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Billionaire buys truffle for record price

An unusually large white truffle sold Saturday for $330,000 US, a new world record.

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