Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour sells $21.5 million guitar collection and donates proceeds to fight global warming

Some of Daid Gilmour's guitars which were sold at auction recently, the proceeds going to fight ...

Best known as Pink Floyd's guitar virtuoso, Dave Gilmour converted his guitar god cred into money last week, donating it to the greater good. Just as Eric Clapton had done before him, Gilmour auctioned his guitar collection and gave the proceeds to a cause. Gilmour's immense contribution to combating climate change, resulted in numerous smashed auction records along the way.

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Peugeot e-2008 SUV bolsters the compact crossover EV market

The e-2008 electric SUV is Peugeot's second all electric vehicle, producing 100kW (136 hp) from its ...

Peugeot's second generation 2008 SUV was announced today, and will be available with electric, petrol or diesel powertrains when it hits showrooms later this year, with the 100kW (136 hp) electric version becoming one of the first urban electric crossovers available.

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Spectacular children's cars at Bonhams 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale

Beautiful replica cars are regularly available at auction and make an ideal gift for your "works ...

Most major collectible car auctions these days contain a few childrens cars, sometimes of extraordinary quality and considerable worth. Bonhams 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale contains several scale cars built just for children with a 1929 Le Mans 4½ Litre Blower Bentley replica with royal provenance the pick of the bunch. Others include a 1939 BMW 328, a 1933 MG J2J4 and a 1998 Formula 1 McLaren MP4-13.

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Lumi lamp containing computer and projector could be a form factor of the future

One of the Lumi's prime focusses is on interactive learning and creative storytelling, where the mixed ...

bIOSlab's Lumi is a chic desk lamp with a built-in computer and projector that promises a clutter-free workspace, projecting a 20-inch infrared touch screen on your desktop or an 80-in wall projection screen suitable for home theater, plus a bunch of quite versatile applications for interactive learning and creative storytelling combining artificial intelligence and augmented reality.

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World Championship-winning 1992 Williams-Renault for sale

Nigel Mansell takes the win in the 1992 British Grand Prix at Silverstone on 12 July ...

This Williams-Renault FW15B dominated the 1992 F1 Championship season. Nigel Mansell won nine times, beating Ayrton Senna's record of eight Grand Prix victories in a season, against a field that boasted Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher. Mansell took five of those wins, plus a second place, in this car. It's for sale if you have very deep pockets.

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An original James Bond "Goldfinger" Aston Martin DB5 heads for auction

RM-Sotheby's estimate for the screen-used Aston Martin DB5 is $4 million to $6 million. With 25 ...

One could be excused for thinking that the market for gadget-laden Bond-style Aston Martin DB5 automobiles could become a trifle crowded in the next year or two. Aston Martin has plans to produce 28 Bond DB5 replicas at $3.5 million each and now one of the original movie cars from Goldfinger is heading to auction during Monterey Car Week.

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Aston Martin's $7.65 million DB4 GT Zagato Continuation track car peeks out ahead of Le Mans debut

Each Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Continuation is constructed to the highest quality using a blend ...

Aston Martin's DB4 GT Zagato Continuation will make its public debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2019 on June 14-16. The limited edition (19 only) will become the most expensive new Aston Martin in company history when deliveries begin during Q3 of this year, with a price tag of £6 million (US$7,633,000) plus taxes.

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Three landmark scientific artifacts go to auction this week

There are three landmark scientific artifacts set to go to auction this week

This week looks like being the most spectacular of the scientific auction year with three landmark auctions of scientific documents and specimens crossing the block. The three important artifacts are a 13-m (43-ft) Diplodocus skeleton at Aguttes in Paris on June 13 (US$1.5 million to $1.8 million), one of three original copies of Luca Pacioli's Summa de Arithmetica at Christie's in New York on June 12 ($1.0 million to $1.5 million) and a presentation copy of the first edition of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection at Bonhams in New York on June 13 ($ 200,000 to $300,000).

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