Jul 18, 200608:05 AMThe Life
Blogger parlays paper clip into house
Jul 18, 2006 - 08:05 AM26-year-old Montreal blogger Kyle MacDonald has successfully consummated a series of 14 trades (via his blog and craigslist) which started with a red paper clip, and ended with the title deed to a house at 503 Main Street in Kipling, Saskatchewan (Canada).
In other web news, here's PostSecret, the community-art blog of Maryland resident Frank Warren. He's turned the world's secrets into a traveling postcard exhibition and a book.
And then there's the blog of Alex Tew, that 21-year-old Brit who earned seven figures in less than a year by selling advertising space at a dollar per pixel on his Million Dollar Homepage.
Finally, South Africa's Nelson Mandela will auction himself on eBay, starting in November...