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The Truth About Diamonds

Full article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rohin-dhar/diamonds-are-bullshit_b_3708562.html I've shortened the article to its important highlights but as a fair warning it's still quite long by imgur standards: Americans exchange diamond rings as part of the engagement process, because in...

Truth about Diamond

The $1.5-Million Solid Gold Godzilla Statue

There’s a pretty predictable pattern that merchandising for anime and youth-oriented movies in Japan follows. New hits get inexpensive trinkets, at a price point where kids can purchase them with their allowance. After a decade or two, higher-quality, items start to show up, like Sailor...

Gold Godzilla Statue

Buy a Gold-Plated Putin Phone to Show Your Love for Russia

President Vladimir Putin's jewel-encrusted likeness can now be found gracing a limited run of gold-plated iPhones, available for purchase at the princely sum of 147,000 rubles ($4,340). Italian luxury brand Caviar's "Supremo Putin" iPhone 5S boasts an 18-karat gold exterior, the back of which...

Pawn broker melted stolen family heirlooms

Stolen gold jewellery, watches and other family heirlooms were melted down by a west Auckland secondhand dealer who on-sold the precious metal and illegally earned about $250,000. Between January 2008 and April 2010, Robin Adrian Burgess, now 55, paid city thieves for gold. Those who didn't want...

Nike Launch Gold Neymar HyperVenom

HyperVenom goes gold in a Neymar exclusive that will be worn by the Brazilian throughout the knockout stages of the World Cup. With Iniesta’s bags packed and Cristiano Ronaldo on his way out, Nike’s hope of summer success turns to the tournament’s poster-boy. Neymar was primed to reach...

Nike Gold Neymar

Buy a solid gold goalie mask for just $12,500

Suppose you're an obscenely wealthy hockey fan. You've got wads of cash burning a hole in your pocket, and you're looking to spend it on something that says, "I love hockey, and I'm obscenely and perhaps even comically wealthy." Boy oh boy, have we got just the thing. Presenting Armori...

Solid Gold Goalie Mask

NZ$288/Roll Gold Embossed Toilet Paper

The humble loo roll is an item that almost everyone uses every day yet it seems to attract so little attention in the way of headlines. But when one enterprising soul decided to emboss toilet paper with 24 carat gold motifs, it’s unsurprising that he raised a few eyebrows. The tissue is...

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Gold Samsung Galaxy S5

Sprint and T-Mobile get the honor of being the first US carriers to sell the GS5 superphone in any color other than black or white. Yes! Sprint and T-Mobile have broken the US' dry spell when it comes to Samsung's more colorful versions of its Galaxy S5 smartphone. Customers can snap up the...

Gold Samsung S5

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X Still Marks Sunken Spot, and Gold Awaits

The discovery of sunken gold conjures up visions of instant riches: Swiss bank accounts and lazy afternoons on faraway beaches, daiquiris in hand. But the quest to salvage the S.S. Central America — which went down in 1857 in a hurricane off South Carolina carrying 425 souls, as well as...

Gold Bars Sunken

Fine for dealer who fixed scales in gold-buying con

Stall owner John Lynch was rumbled trying to buy chain after shaving 3g of its weight A dodgy gold buyer in Manchester has been fined £400 after he was caught trying to rip off an undercover officer. John Christopher Lynch, 60, was rumbled trying to buy a gold chain worth £140 for a...

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