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Yes, People Are Selling Their Skin For Advertising

Well, it's not speculative fiction after all. It seems a man, one Nathan Bullman, is offering his neck as advertising space to the highest bidder on eBay. He is trying to secure funding for school. Bullman posted a 10-day eBay auction Monday in hopes of earning enough money to get a degree. The 28-year-old says he is willing to get a permanent tattoo, advertising the highest bidder's website or company logo.

"I knew if I was going to do this and be different, because people have tried something like this before, that it was going to have to be something that people saw every day, no matter what I was doing or where I was," he said. "So I knew the neck was a perfect location, you can't miss it."

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