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Alone – The Pros Vs Team A&E

Think you could survive the solitude on A&E’s Alone? Survival on Vancouver Island comes down to the participants’ ability to build shelter, start fire, hunt for small game and fish and find safe drinking water. In an environment where it rains 217 days a year and temperatures average less than 4°C in winter, the items that…Read more

Meet The Bidders of Storage Wars UK

Auctioneer Sean Kelly is heading across the Atlantic to sell abandoned storage units and lock ups throughout the UK. Will these barmy bidders be able to out-flank, out-gamble and out-maneuver each other? Meet the bidders of Storage Wars UK!

Alone – Full Gear List and Prohibited Items

Each Alone participant brings clothing, safety, and survival gear to Patagonia but have you ever wondered why so many of the participants take very similar items or why they don’t take some items that would make their lives easier?

History’s Most Valuable Toys

Our childhood toys often represent years of fond memories and nostalgia. However, not all playthings are made equal. Here’s a look at some of the world’s most valuable toys.

The Best and Worst Items to Pawn

Have you ever wondered what are the best and worst items to pawn, in terms of their value and how much cash they can yield? Here’s a handy guide.

Pawn Loans Versus Pawn Sales: A Guide

Here is a handy guide on the difference between pawn loans and pawn sales, so you can learn the lingo in time for the next episode of Pawn Stars.

How To Become a Pawnbroker

With Pawn Stars becoming all the rage these days, check out what it takes to become a pawnbroker both internationally and here in Australia.

How pawning works: International laws

As a method of financing loans, there are understandably staunch laws in place for pawning. Read on to find what they are internationally.

The History of Pawnbroking

Pawnbroking has been a part of human history since antiquity. Here we trace its fascinating development, from ancient times to the present day.

What is Pawning?

In many ways, pawning is a safety net loan to a consumer. Find out what it is and the bare bones of how this lending process works.

History’s most expensive, valuable sporting memorabilia

Here are the top five most expensive or valuable pieces of sporting memorabilia in history. Many of these iconic items for sporting legends sold for millions.

A Nation of Hoarders

Aussie Pickers Lucas and Adam look as to whether Australia is a nation of hoarders.

Second Hand Car Buying Tips

Buying a second-hand classic car is risky business. It is a different story though for those with the knack for picking the right set of wheels. Choose well and watch the money-spinner draw in more than just admiring glances. NRMA motoring researcher Russell Linfoot throws Foxtel’s A&E fans a couple of pointers on what to…Read more

Picking: Separating Trash From Treasure

It is a hard, risky business separating trash from second-hand treasure. But if you like to get your hands dirty like the Adam McDonald and Lucas Callaghan from A&E’s Aussie Pickers, then Lady Luck may just reward you. The art of separating trash from treasure is a fine one.