Chinese bowl found at garage sale fetches over $2.2 million at auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 1,000-year-old Chinese bowl that was bought for a few dollars at a garage sale in New York state sold for more than $2.2 million at auction on Tuesday.

LOOK: Can You Guess What This Is Made From?

We thought we had seen just about every way to repurpose a sponge, but we were so wrong.

Artist Jeffrey Allen Price upcycles the common household item by creating works of arts out of them. What could he possibly make using these dingy scrubbers? Well, maps for starters.

WATCH: Police Tackles Gang Violence With Extremely Polite Letters

Police in Rochester, N.Y., have launched a new initiative that cracks down on gangs. At the core of it? Polite letters to individual members that explain why they should stop the illegal activity.

Adam Banner: Oklahoma, Human Trafficking and Facebook: How Not to Raise Funds for Bail

You can sell damn near anything online these days... or at least you can try.

As the Huffington Post recently reported, there's finally something in the great state of Oklahoma worth talking about besides the OKC Thunder:

According to police, Misty VanHorn of Sallisaw, Okla. tried (unsuccessfully) to sell her kids on Facebook.

How To Flirt With Strangers Without Being Creepy

Studies suggest that Wal-Mart is the No. 1 place where people encounter irresistible strangers.

So, how can you take advantage of this trend? YourTango says there are seven ways to make yourself more approachable and increase your chances of finding love.

$4 Million Worth Of Pot Found On Beach

About $4 million worth of pot was discovered on a California beach last weekend.

On March 17, about one ton of marijuana was found wrapped in plastic bags at Arroyo Quemada Beach near Santa Barbara, according to a news release from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office. An abandoned panga boat was also found nearby with more than 20 fuel containers.

Tiger Woods's Ex Mistress Questions If Lindsey Vonn Is His One And Only

Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn's relationship announcement came as a surprise to at least one of the golfer's alleged ex-mistresses -- and she says there could be 15 other girls who were just as shocked.

Sex, Drugs Lead To Nude Beach Blockade In Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin authorities announced Tuesday they will shut down one of nation's most popular nude beaches on weekdays after struggling for years to curtail sex and drugs on the sandbar and surrounding woods.

Man Storms Stage During Kansas City Mayor's Speech

Kansas City Mayor Sly James was in the middle of his "State of the City" address on Tuesday when a man walked onstage, knocked down a flag positioned behind the mayor, and proceeded to yell into the microphone, the Kansas City Star reports.

Public Prostitution In Paris May Be Legal Soon

Sexual solicitation may be illegal in France's capital city, but it might not stay that way for long.

If a proposal to repeal a 10-year-old solicitation law passes the French Senate latter this month, public prostitution could become legal in Paris, the Local notes.


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