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Bid High & Prosper: 10 Star Trek Collectibles That Are Beyond Amazing

Star Trek Beyond is finally here, and there's nothing like a new Star Trek movie to make us want some cool merchandise. Check out 10 weird and wonderful Star Trek collectibles that you can find on eBay.

Use Pokémon Go to Support Local Businesses and Save

Pokémon Go is continuing to grow in popularity and many businesses are beginning to jump on board in an effort to attract customers. Supporting these local shops can save you money in more ways than one.

10 Super(Natural) Ghostbusters Collectibles

Between the two original films and the animated TV shows, the 80s and 90s gave us more Ghostbusters goodies than we could ever hope to collect! We pored over eBay to find some of the best (and weirdest) Ghostbusters memorabilia, from things you probably had, to things you never knew existed. Enjoy!

The Future of Xbox Could Have a BIG Impact on Your Wallet

The Xbox E3 panel introduced two new consoles, as well as cross-platform gaming. And as it turns out, Microsoft is trying to make you choose between price and power. Read on to find out why.

10 Amazing 'Independence Day' Collectibles for the Super Fan

Independence Day: Resurgence debuts this weekend, and if you're as excited as we are about the sequel to the 1996 film, then check out our list of the best ID4 collectibles found on eBay. They show the extent of the movie's pop culture saturation, from toys to gadgets to enormous pinball machines!

The 10 Best Things to Buy With That Amazon Prime Now Coupon

Amazon is taking $10 off first-time Amazon Prime Now orders of $20 or more. Believe it or not, that's one of the best dollar-off coupons we've seen from the mega-retailer in years. This coupon yields some fantastic deals on household necessities.

Microsoft Drops the Price Even Further for the Xbox One

When Microsoft recently dropped the price on the Xbox One, we speculated that prices could drop even further around the holidays. Turns out, we didn't even have to wait that long.

Microsoft Just Dropped the Price on the Xbox One, But There's a Catch

Microsoft recently announced a price drop for the Xbox One. However, if you think this is a great time to buy a new console, that's not necessarily the case.

TMNT WTF: Celebrating 32 Years Of Terrible Turtle Toys

Another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film comes out this year, marking 32 years of TMNT being a thing that exists! Over that time, a lot of dubious merchandise has been created. We consulted the experts to help us create a top 10 list of the worst TMNT junk ever made!

10 Cool & Crazy X-Men Collectibles You Need to See

While we wait for X-Men: Apocalypse to hit theaters, let's celebrate the many merchandising blitzes from the X-Men's long and storied history. Here are 10 mutant marvels found on eBay, representing some of the best (and weirdest) X-Men collectibles out there.

10 Strange & Totally Awesome Captain America Collectibles

While we wait for the debut of Captain America: Civil War, check out 10 of the best — and strangest — Captain America collectibles ever made, including a Mr. Potato Head, a gumball-dispensing belt buckle, and more. Let this romp through Captain America's retail history get you even more amped up!

Rumors: Is a Solo Han Solo Video Game Coming Soon?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple iPhones, Han Solos, virtual realities, and more? Neither are we! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

48 Major Retailers That Offer Free Shipping, and How to Get It

A lot of online stores will ship your orders for free, but those bargains often come with limitations. To help you navigate, we've put together a list of 48 retailers that offer free shipping, and some tips on how these deals work.

Lights, Camera, Auction: 5 Terrible Product Placements in Movies and TV

Hershey's pulled off a marketing coup when Reese's Pieces were featured in E.T.. But other companies haven't fared so well, from fast food chains to sneaker brands. Here's a look at the five worst attempts at product placement. (Spoiler: Poor Bing is on our list twice.)

Rumors: Will the Next Mass Effect Game Get Political?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Mass Effect: Andromeda, Call of Duty, vacuum cars, and more? Well, neither are we! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Rumors: Will Luigi Headline Nintendo's Next-Gen Console's Game Line Up?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Luigi, Windows 10, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Here's Why it's Important to Avoid Buying Game Keys From Sketchy Resellers

The tradeable nature of game keys makes them easy to distribute, and easy to exploit. We're taking a hard look at all the ways you can buy keys, from the aboveboard to the pretty unethical. Do you have to trade your morals away to get a great deal on a PC game? Nope! Read on to see why.

Free Candy & Car Washes: 8 Examples of Super Customer Service

Most tales of customer service stories are complaints, but what about the others? From lifetime service to enticing freebies, these companies lead in keeping customers happy.

Rumor Roundup: Ghostbusters Video Game? Brick-and-Mortar Amazon?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Ghostbusters, iPhone 7, Batman, and more? Well, neither are we! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Amazon Just Made it So Much Easier to Get a Great Discount on Video Game Preorders

For awhile now, Amazon's been quietly discounting select video games for its Prime members. Now, the mega-retailer is expanding those savings to a flat 20% off all titles in-cart.

Rumor Roundup: Play as Link's Daughter? Slim Xbox One?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Link's daughter, a slim Xbox, Left 4 Dead 3, and more? Well, neither are we! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

10 Retro Gifts on Every '90s Kids' Christmas Wishlist

If you know someone who grew up when Koosh balls and Captain Planet were the hottest things going, they're sure to love everything featured here. Give the gift of nostalgia, and help your buds remember their worst haircuts!

11 Stores That Offer Christmas Eve Pickup — And One That Will Deliver the Same Day!

Christmas Eve is just a couple days away, and if you're short a few gifts, we've got your back. We've rounded up 11 stores that will let you shop online and pick up your items in-store on Christmas Eve. Even better, one of these retailers will hand-deliver your items to you.

We're Daydreaming About These 8 Super-Extravagant Celebrity Gifts

Among the land of extravagant gifts, some presents are so over the top that they make a Tesla look like its Hot Wheels equivalent. Here we present eight gifts that marked special occasions with especially noteworthy excess.

Rumor Roundup: Appearing As DLC, Yoda Is? GTA Subscriptions?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Grand Theft Auto VI, Star Wars DLC, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest speculation from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Our 10 Favorite Classic Holiday Commercials — in GIF Form!

Christmas has provided the backdrop for some truly heartwarming, memorable, and just plain weird commercials. We look at GIFs and YouTube videos of our favorites.

These Are the Toys You're Looking For: The 11 Coolest Vintage Star Wars Figures

It was no easy task, but here are what we consider the 11 coolest vintage Star Wars figures, mixing some of that galaxy's most popular characters with a few of its strangest aliens. How many of them did you have?

Gift Ideas for Him: Deals for Every Guy on Your List

Whether it's your dad, brother, husband, friend, or coworker, chances are there's at least one member of the less fair sex for whom you need to get a gift this holiday season. As such, we've rounded up a handful of this week's best Editors' Choice deals to help you cross them off your list. Even better, all will ship for free in time for Christmas so you don't need to even leave the house.

10 Darth Vader Collectibles That Will Bring You to the Dark Side

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens soon hitting theaters, we've scoured eBay for 10 Darth Vader-themed collectibles that you've probably never heard of. For a guy who spent most of his screen time being a rotten jerk, we sure do love the Dark Lord of the Sith!

17 Gifts That Seem Expensive, But Really Aren't

During the holidays, it's natural to have the urge to splurge on gifts; after all, nothing is too good for our parents, siblings, spouses, and dear friends, right? But just because you shouldn't blow a bundle on them doesn't mean that you can't blow their minds. Here's how.

The Most Dangerous Toys of 2015: Watch Out for Poo-Dough That Isn't Gluten-Free

Why chance ruining the holiday by getting your kids toys that will harm them? That's not very cheery and in the spirit of things! To make sure you don't spend Christmas in the ER, check out W.A.T.C.H.'s list of the season's worst toys.

10 Radical Retro Gifts for '80s Kids

From Masters of the Universe to Rainbow Brite, all of the brands that '80s kids grew up loving are back in one form or another. Gleeful nostalgia is one of the best gifts you can give a person, so check out 10 killer retro gifts that'll make 'em respond with words like "radical" or "tubular."