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In what is sure to be interesting news to most of you–it was to us–pigeons are big business in the world of online auctions. We’re not talking about some new scooter brand or restorer of vintage SUVs, we’re talking about the actual birds that anyone from a big city probably refers to as rats of the sky. At an auction earlier this month, 178 pigeons were sold for an average price of over $15,000 per bird, but the big news is the impressively colored record holder Armando. Armando holds records for everything from “best one day long distance pigeon ever” to multiple wins at the national Limoges II races, and he absolutely smashed records by selling for 1,252,000 Euros, or just under $1.5 million US. As pedigree is just as important in pigeons as it is in any other race animal, seven of his youngsters were put up for auction as well, with an average price for those birds of around $25k.

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In short, this is a key-shaped multi-tool built of stainless steel that has all of the tools you need for everyday repairs for everything from light switches to bicycles. Bit driver. Protractor. Metric and Imperial rulers. Imperial and Metric closed wrenches. Bottle Opener. File. Scoring tip. Wire bender and bike spoke key. Wire stripper. Screwdrivers. 1/4 hex driver pocket. So you might need to throw in some hex bits for specific projects, but otherwise, the Geekey has you covered for almost all of your everyday repair needs. As if that wasn’t enough, the hexogon can also serve as a smoking bowl, with the shaft of the key hollowed out to serve as a pipe.