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Discovering Joy and Magical Memories in Antique Shops
A self-proclaimed neat freak finds nostalgia and a new love of old things while browsing through cluttered antique shops.
The World's Most Valuable Vacuum Won't Even Clean Your Home
Who pays $4.4 million for a vacuum cleaner that doesn't work? The rich! And fans of Jeff Koons' art.
Grant's White House China Served Presidential Pizzazz
From scalloped botanical-themed plates and what are affectionately referred to as 'fish plates,' the White House China of Ulysses S. Grant and First Lady Julia Dent Grant dished out eclectic presidential tastes.
How Farrah's Poster Earned Wall of Fame Honors
Released in 1976, Farrah Fawcett's famous pinup sold 12 million copies, became the most popular poster in history and landed in the Smithsonian thanks largely to great timing, a killer smile and a red swimsuit. Here's the story.