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Beck-Backed Company Facing Legal Trouble Over Scammy Practices

Salon | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

If you've ever listened to conservative talk radio, you've probably heard of Goldline, the precious metal seller endorsed by Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity ...

John Celock

GOP Legislator's Unconventional Payment Plan | John Celock | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

A Republican state legislator in Montana who once supported U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) for president is asking to be paid in gold and silver coins t...

Is This The World's Most Expensive Card?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.01.2012 | Money

Losing your credit card is a huge hassle. But losing a card that costs $100,000 is a whole different story. Sberbank-Kazakhstan, a Kazakhstani bank...

Jobs Data Won't Derail Fed

Michael Pento | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business
Michael Pento

The gold market dropped nearly $20 an ounce shortly after the U.S. Non-Farm Payroll report was released on Friday. However, after digging a bit into the report investors in the yellow metal should find those fears without grounds.

WATCH: Brooklyn Bouillon: Treating Bones Like The Gold Of An Animal

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.05.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Find out what makes a good stock from Rachael Mamane, founder of Brooklyn Bouillon, the first sustainable and traceable small-batch artisan stock company based in Brooklyn, NY.

'Superman' Germs Transform Toxin Into Precious Metal

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.04.2012 | Science

Can germs do what alchemists can't? Maybe so. Researchers at Michigan State University have found a way to coax bacteria to turn a toxic, liquid chemi...

Warning: Information Comfort Zones Are Bad For Our Collective Health

Harry J. Getzov | Posted 12.02.2012 | Media
Harry J. Getzov

It is crucial that we all work at becoming educated about the issues as the campaign heads into the home stretch. All of us must fight back against the urge to take the easy way out.

Typical Old Comic Book Ad Dept: Poop Or Gold?

Michael Kupperman | Posted 11.20.2012 | Comedy
Michael Kupperman


Why Mixing Gold & Silver Is No Longer A Faux Pas

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Gold prices are at an all-time high these days. (Chalk it up to supply and demand, emerging markets and all that good stuff that we learned in economi...

No Surprises in Pebble's 'Expert' Testimony Against EPA

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green
Joel Reynolds

EPA should move forward promptly, upon completion of the peer-review process, to protect the Bristol Bay watershed, its communities, and the irreplaceable wild salmon fishery that sustains them.

The Sloth Olympics (PHOTOS)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 10.03.2012 | Green
Lucy Cooke

2012-08-03-Screenshot20120803at3.04.02PM.pngWhat they lack in speed sloths make up for in arboreal acrobatics. In this event the slothletes must demonstrate their physical strength, agility, coordination and balance on the red bucket.

What's in It for Me?

Irene Tanner | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Altruism is a lofty aspiration. The do-gooders of the world are widely revered for their pureness of heart, selflessness and generosity. Could it be that they have an ulterior motive? Even if their reward is simply to feel good about themselves?

Mario Lopez Paints Himself Gold For New Underwear Ad

Posted 07.24.2012 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez A while back, we mentioned how Mario Lopez was in the midst of launching his own underwear line. Well, Rated M has arrived and n...

Why Falling Oil Prices Are a Good Buying Opportunity -- An Interview With Jim Rogers

James Burgess | Posted 09.11.2012 | Green
James Burgess

Falling oil and gas prices may offer some respite to consumers, but are they enough to help the economy or are they a symptom of deeper problems?

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 07.02.2012 | Books

"Gold" by Chris Cleave Simon & Schuster, $27.00 Published on July 3, 2012 What is it about? Two girls, Kate and Zoe, meet at age 19 when they bo...

State GOP Calls For Sovereignty

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

The Idaho Republican Party last weekend adopted a party platform that calls for the return to the gold standard, the end of the direct election of U.S...

Look Who's Buying Bootie!

Posted 06.16.2012 | Business

The super-rich have taken a cue from pirates. The share of wealthy investors buying up treasure has increased over the past five years, according ...

Mining Firm Doubles Up On Law Firms in Quest for Pot of Gold

Sarah Anderson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business
Sarah Anderson

A Canadian mining company has cleared a major legal hurdle in their quest to exploit gold in El Salvador.

Why Not To Invest In Gold

SmartMoney | Jack Hough | Posted 06.04.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: After sliding 6% in May, the price of gold jumped 3.7% on Friday. Skeptics say it is a temporary rise in a longer downturn. Fans of the...

Zach Carter

Mitt Romney's Financial Disclosure Shines Light On Lucrative Holdings | Zach Carter | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney released his personal financial disclosure form for 2011 late on Friday, publicly revealing a host of transactions involving...

Fireball Fragments Spark Space Rock 'Gold Rush'

Posted 05.14.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 05/12/2012 09:33 AM EDT on Scientists are on an epic treasure hunt for meteorite fragments from a spect...

Warren Buffett Calls for 90% Billionaire Wealth Tax (Satire)

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 07.07.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The multi-billionaire Warren Buffett recently pointed out that he's avoided tax for decades. Meanwhile he's accumulated massive wealth that he kept out of reach of the IRS. He insists that as a matter of fairness he should be made to pay more taxes too.

How I Spent A Gram Of Gold

Reuters | Felix Salmon | Posted 06.27.2012 | Money

It worked! Kinda. I took Matthew Bishop's challenge, and tried to spend a gram of gold like I would any other currency. And, frankly, didn't have a lo...

Utah Encourages 'Alternative' Currency

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.20.2012 | Money

Utah is making it easier for people to pay for things with gold and silver. Gary Herbert, Utah's Republican governor, signed into law in late March...

Unrest in Indonesia's Mines: Local Chaos and Global Injustice

Michelle Chen | Posted 06.09.2012 | World
Michelle Chen

Work recently resumed in the Grasberg mine of the Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold, but the suffering continues while officials and multinationals maneuver to manage Southeast Asia's resource curse.