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Kylie Jenner In Black & Gold Leather Mini At BBMAs: Love Or Loathe?

Get it, girl. At the Billboard Music Awards, Kylie Jenner was on hand to present but first things first, she hit the red carpet! She rocked a black and gold leather mini and, we have to wonder, was she trying to channel her inner Michael Jackson? Flaunt it when ya got it, girl. On May 17,...

Kylie Jenner Gold Leather

Beyoncé is wearing a gold Apple Watch band that you can’t buy

And if you could, it'd be way more than $17,000 Nowhere on Apple's website will you find a solid gold link bracelet for the Apple Watch. Jony Ive never mentions it at any point in this video describing the gold watch's creation. But in a set of photos posted to her website, Beyoncé just...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 edge get 24K gold treatment

Gold-plated smartphones have existed since the last decade and used to be in possession of select few. But now, anyone with a taste of extra bling and lots of cash to burn can get their latest Samsung smartphone gold plated. Karalux, the Vietnamese gold-plating shop, offers such versions of the...

Samsung Galaxy S6 24k Gold

Americans poop up to $4.2B in precious metals every year

Poop could be a gold mine — and that’s no load of crap! You could be flushing a fortune in feces down the toilet in the form of tiny nuggets of gold and other precious metals that could be mined, according to research presented Monday at the national meeting of the American Chemical...

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Woman Sheds 32 Kilos To Win 32 Grams Of Gold In Dubai’s Weight Loss Contest

              Indian expat Sharada Serigara has won a weight loss contest that rewarded a gram of gold for every kilo lost, by shedding 32kg in roughly two months. The businesswoman, who beat more than 7,000 other contestants in the...

Sharada Serigara Dubai Gold Image

Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold

Apple Inc launched its long-awaited watch on Monday, including yellow or rose gold models with sapphire faces costing up to $17,000, but investors questioned whether Chief Executive Tim Cook's first product would be a breakaway hit. Apple's first new device since Cook became CEO will be...

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Underwear made of silver draws cash

Manhattan-based menswear brand Mack Weldon, known for combining silver into its cotton and Lycra underwear and T-shirts, gets $4 million in funding. Forget silver bangles and earrings. Underwear made of pure silver is the latest craze. Manhattan-based Mack Weldon, a three-year-old menswear...

Mack Weldon Underwear

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since...

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Chinese herdsman stumbles onto a 17-pound gold nugget

Imagine it! You’re walking along and nearly trip over a 17-pound (7.85 kilograms) gold nugget. File that under a most improbable gold bonanza. But that’s exactly how it played out for one lucky sun-of-a-gun farmer in China. Berek Sawut, a Kazak herdsman from Qinghe County in Altay...

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Monday Morning Find: Vintage Gold Zenith Chronograph, Oversized in the ’50s, Just Right Today

Fashions may change but quality design never goes out of style—especially when its preserved like this. This oversized Zenith chronograph is 18k gold and dates to the 1950s. "Oversized" is a relative term (just look at the evolution of mobile phones), but it's safe to say that in the 1950s...

Zenith 18k Gold Watch Picture