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The Most Vintage Bottle of Whiskey in the World Just Sold for Over $100,000

You don't even have to be a fan of whiskey  to appreciate this news. What's believed to be the oldest bottle of bourbon in the world recently sold for $137,500 . In April, Skinner Auctioneers announced that it would be auctioning off the Old Ingledew Whiskey, which was believed to be bottled in the 1860s by Evans & Ragland in Lagrange, Ga. This week, the vintage bottle of bourbon was bought by The Morgan Library & Museum in New York for more than triple the price of pre-auction estimates (between $20,000 and $40,000). A hand-typed label that's visibly taped on the bottle reads, "This Bourbon was probably made prior to 1865 and was in the cellars of Mr. John Pierpont Morgan from whose estate it was acquired upon his death. As far as is known, there were no Bourbon distilleries in Georgia after the Civil War." Carbon 14 dating conducted in 2021 revealed that the whiskey was likely produced between 1762-1803, according to Skinner. This suggests the hist

This McDonald's Menu Item Is Selling for More Than $50,000

The McDonald's BTS meal , which recently launched in the United States, is causing a worldwide fan frenzy. So much so that one oddly shaped McNugget , which was allegedly part of that meal, is being sold on the internet for a whopping $50,000 (at the time of writing). You heard that right, a perishable food item whose actual value is negligible, is selling for thousands of dollars on Ebay . The item was first listed for only $0.99 several days ago but has since received 156 bids which currently put its price tag at $50,900. The description of the "used" item says that the average shelf life of a McNugget is about 14 days, and this one will be delivered to the highest bidder before the expiration date. RELATED: Here's What a Food Critic Said About McDonald's New BTS Meal But what's so special about this McNugget, besides the fact that it comes from the hyped collaboration meal with the biggest pop band in the world? Well, its shape doesn't fall into one