Tuesday, February 19, 2019


Carmen Lopez Garcia, Spain's first blind female surfer who is to participate in the ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship, poses before training at Salinas beach

Blind Spanish Surfer Says Sea Sets Her Free, Goes for World...

By Sabela Ojea and Eloy Alonso SALINAS, Spain (Reuters) Carmen Lopez can only imagine what the sea looks like, but the blind 21-year-old Spaniard is...
Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner poses for a portrait at his Playboy mansion in Los Angeles

Gold ‘Viagra’ Ring and First Playboy Issue Sold in Hefner Auction

(Reuters)  A red smoking jacket worn by Playboy founder Hugh Hefner fetched $41,600 at an auction of the late publisher's possessions in Los Angeles, as...
Brian Grubb

Wakeskate Drone Tow for Grubb on Idyllic Slovenian River

American pioneer takes sport to the next level with innovative drone ride Brian Grubb is always looking to innovate in wakeskating and the American took...
A model displays the Richard Mille RM011 watch during Sotheby's auction in Dubai

Sotheby’s Holds Its First Auction for Watches in The Middle East

DUBAI (Reuters)  Sotheby's held its first auction for watches in Dubai on Monday, fetching a total of $2.6 million with 121 lots "This region has been...
Fine-art handler Tom Richardson poses with a jacket belonging to British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking ahead of an auction of items from Hawkings' personal estate at Christie's in London

Stephen Hawking’s Thesis, Wheelchair Heading for Auction

LONDON (Reuters)  From a copy of his PhD thesis to his wheelchair, items belonging to Stephen Hawking are headed for auction, offering fans of the...
"The Asprey", a Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph watch reference 2499, is pictured in Geneva

Time Is Money: ‘The Asprey’ Wristwatch Sells for Nearly $3.9 Million

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) A unique vintage wristwatch went under the hammer for 3.915 million Swiss francs ($3.88 million) in Geneva on Tuesday, auctioneer...
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