How can you tell the difference between this new space junk and your old regular junk? Here's a guide.
Meteorite: hot to the touch; will burn through oven mitt
Discarded lawn mower: same as outdoor air temperature
School-bus-sized meteor: 7 to 8 grams per cubic centimeter
Broken-down school bus: up to 2 gm/cm(3), depending on seating capacity
Value on eBay
Meteorite: Over $1 million (minus shipping cost of approximately $10 million)
Old tires: zero
Curiosity value to neighbors
Meteorite: high. Put up a fence and charge admission.
Lawn junk: nil
Potential for reuse
Lawn junk: extremely high; that's why you've been saving it, right?