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  • November 7, 2014
    This is world's smallest gold and silver chess set, crafted by jeweler Sal Knight (and available on Etsy for $1,900). It's not the world's smallest chess set overall though, because a quick Google search told me so. Still, it is the world's smallest made out of precious metal... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2014
    This is the solid gold Godzilla statue crafted by the Ginza Tanaka jewelry company to celebrate Godzilla's 60th birthday. Did you get him anything? I got him A NUKE TO THE FACE. The statue stands 24-centemeters (~10-inches) tall and weighs 15-kilograms (~33-pounds). You can... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2014
    This is a list of the sixteen most expensive substances in the world (above, LSD). Is it accurate? No clue, do I look like a fact-checker to you? I still believe in f***ing chemtrails. I'm joking, and I judge anybody who does. # 16 - Saffron - $11/gram # 15 - Gold - $56... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2014
    This is the bronze Smaug sculpture created by artist John Howe and WETA Workshop. Each one costs $4,900 and is a 3-D replica of the Smaug pictured on the 1991 paperback versions of The Hobbit (which John illustrated). Do you think you're brave enough to slay a dragon? Becaus... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2014
    Finally, some decent Happy Birthday and wedding themed ass-wiping paper! This is the $250/roll gold foil embossed toilet paper produced by German manufacturer Tissue Design (previously: $1.3-million a roll 22-karat gold toilet paper -- this is the pauper's version). It's not ... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2014
    This is the $230 14k gold plated 'Lucky Bones' necklace designed and sold by Onch Movement. Now listen: Valentine's Day is literally right around the corner and I want you to buy this for me. I pour my heart and soul out to you constantly, and I deserve a little something in ... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2014
    Because what better way to let the special lady in your life know you think she's wonderful, here's a ring designed by Paul Michael Design (of Pokeball and Triforce ring fame) and inspired by Wonder Woman's golden headband/tiara. I know a girl that would love to wear this. Sa... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2013
    Because there is somebody out there who is rich and tasteless enough to literally want everything that they own gold-plated, Harrods in London is selling this 24k gold-plated X-Box One for £6000 ($9785). So, for $9,285 more than the regular version you get a shiny box. For re... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2013
    This is a BMW Z4 that was on display at the at the recent China Import and Export Fair in the Guangdong province. It's been painted gold and has a face, scaled wings and tail made from cut mountain yak bone. So if you were worried those yaks died in vain, you can rest a littl... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2013
    This is the $1,376,900 AUD (~$1,300,000 US) roll of 22-karat gold toilet paper sold by the Toilet Paper Man in Australia. You think the Toilet Paper Man always wanted to be the Toilet Paper Man when he was growing up? "I'm gonna be up in everyone's asses!" he probably told ki... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2013
    These are Shine brand rolling papers. They're made out of 24-carat gold and cost $55 for a pack of twelve. That's about $4.60 a paper. But you know what? YOU ARE THE COOLEST, RICHEST DUDE YOU KNOW AND DESERVE THEM. All the ladies are gonna be like, "Damn, is he smoking gol... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2013
    This is the engagement ring of Jake the dog's face from 'Adventure Time' that Josh Adams used to propose to his girlfriend Saori Tsujimoto. She said yes. Me? I would have said MAYBE. Just kidding, I would have said "YES, YES -- A THOUSAND TIMES YES!" then called my parents ... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2013
    This is a beautiful quadrocopter tour of Bodie, California. In the late 1800's and early 1900's Bodie was a prosperous gold-mining town. By the 1940's it was a ghost town. Will business ever pick back up? It's unlikely. Will my mom ever remember to pick me back up from sch... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2013
    This is the AK-47 that guitar maker Jimmy DiResta turned into a fully functional guitar for Wycleaf Jean. It carries a powerful message. One about...Haiti? Okay so maybe I don't know what the message is, or if there even is one. Not everything has to make some sort of socia... / Continue →
  • February 21, 2013
    Caddisfly are a species of moth-like insect that, when in their larval stage, spin a web of silk and attach whatever materials they have around them to it for protection before climbing inside to pupate. So you know what French artist Hubert Duprat gave them? A beret, baguett... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2013
    A prospector in Victoria, Australia, unearthed a 177oz (~11-lb) gold nugget he found using nothing but a metal detector (oh yeah? Well I found gold using nothing but a pan and my own two eyes!). The gold itself is worth just under $300,000 by weight, but the piece will likely ... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2013
    Metal Gear Not So Solid. This is Pimpri-Chinchwad native and number one stunna Datta Phuge modeling the $230,000 22-karat gold shirt he had made to help attract women. It weighs in at around seven pounds but feels much, much heavier on my heart. Datta also sports several add... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2012
    This is a $100 One Ring replica created by WETA Workshop and available from ThinkGeek. Unfortunately, they're not going to be back in stock until late February, so you can forget about Christmas listing one. But when they are available you can also get a sterling silver Chain... / Continue →
  • November 29, 2012
    This is a solid gold 2x4 LEGO brick for sale. Apparently they were awarded to employees and business partners of the company back in the late 70's and early 80's when I was just an ugly baby with a big head who crapped himself all the time. This brick is 25.65g of 14K gold (0... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2012
    This is the incredibly ridiculous Russian 'Sberbank Visa Infinite' credit card. It's made of pure gold and has 26 diamonds in it. It makes me hate wasteful rich people even more than I did before, which was already a lot. The card costs $100,000 to obtain, $65,000 of which g... / Continue →