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Rio Tinto Backs out of Pebble Mine Project

Tim Sohn | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Tim Sohn

This leaves Canadian mining company Northern Dynasty without a partner for development of the mine, a process it cannot afford to undertake on its own.

Buddha Mama: Positive Vibes Through Gold Jewelry

Lauren Kaminsky | Posted 03.17.2014 | Style
Lauren Kaminsky

Each of Nancy Badia's beautiful pieces embodies a positive lifestyle. Besides creating exquisite fine jewelry pieces, Badia, the jewelry line's founder and designer instills Buddhist values and intricacies to each of her jewelry "babies."

California's Historic Drought Brings Gold Rush

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 02.27.2014 | Green

Historic levels of low water have brought on a crippling drought in parts of California, but it may have also brought on a second gold rush. As re...

Here's How To Throw An Oscar Party

Mr. Kate | Posted 02.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

I want to throw an Oscar viewing party for my friends so I came up with some fun DIY decor ideas that are easy to do in your home, apartment or dorm.

A New Way to Buy Gold

Terry Savage | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Read More: Gold, Business News
Terry Savage

Why use gold to bet against a currency? History says that governments eventually always try to "print" their way out of financial problems. But gold can't be printed. That's The Savage Truth.

Will Fitch Downgrade the U.S. Over Debt Ceiling Drama?

Natalie Pace | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

When Standard and Poor's downgraded the U.S. AAA rating, on August 5, 2011, the Dow dropped 2000 points and gold soared to $1,895 an ounce. Are we at the brink of another downgrade by Fitch Ratings?

Trend Alert: Go for the Gold

Wanda Wen | Posted 04.07.2014 | Style
Wanda Wen

Unless you are finding yourself in sunny Southern California, we are all impatiently awaiting the return of blissful warmth and golden sunshine. Thankfully, spring is around the corner and gold is in the air! From Oscar statues to Olympic medals, gold is trending.

The Not-So-Hidden Costs of Gold Mining

Hippo Reads | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Hippo Reads

Today, gold's importance in the collective imagination is rivaled only by its status in the global commodity market where, until recently, it was considered one of the world's safest investments.

Will Gold Soar on the Dow Drop?

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

Last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped over 600 points, sparking a Gold Bug swoon. Rob McEwen, the executive chairman and chief owner of McEwen Mining has been in the gold mining business for 25 years. So, I turned to him for wisdom and experience on today's dance between the Dow and gold.

Proof That Weddings And Glitter Go Hand-In-Hand

Leila Lewis | Posted 03.27.2014 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

It's time to sparkle and shine! Weddings are a time for glam, so why not add some shimmer to your special day? As one of the hottest trends in weddings right now, glitter is a fun way to accessorize and glamorize!

An Ounce of Gold for a Pound of Cure

Kari Stoever | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Kari Stoever

But more than being a precious metal and a hedge against financial apocalypse, the world's gold binge is fueling one of the world's most deadly epidemics -- tuberculosis (TB).

2014: Investing in a World of Hyperaggressive Monetary Policy

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The growth of the U.S.'s bigger and broader productive economy has been stunted by bad policies and bank bailouts benefiting rent-seeking financiers siphoning off an outsized percentage of the nation's gross domestic product (GDP).

Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

All the Wrong Stuff

Christine Eilvig | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

I have spent many years feeling wrong and kept central parts of me hidden. And I have spend massive amounts of money, time and energy on fixing ever...

Golden National Treasures

Lauren Kaminsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Lauren Kaminsky

The initial segment of the exhibit displays tons of gold jewelry found at ancient burial sites of Kings & Queens in Silla's capital city, Gyeongju. Further into the exhibition are larger-scale items that were created after the adoption of the Buddhist religion.

Now's Your Chance to Own an Entire Gold Mining Ghost Town

Roadtrippers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

Need to expand your property portfolio? Ever dreamed of owning your very own ghost town? Get excited, because the old mining town of Seneca, Califor...

Daniel Radcliffe's Next Major Role

AP | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe has signed on to play British Olympic runner Sebastian Coe in a movie about rivalries o...

Fox & Goldline: Prospecting for Suckers

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 12.29.2013 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

When I wasn't screaming at the TV, or trying to sandblast off the disgust I was feeling, I wrote down what was being sold during each of the 150 commercials that ran in total during those programs.

Scientists Discover How Trees Get The Midas Touch

| Sid Perkins | Posted 10.23.2013 | Science

Money may not grow on trees, but gold does—or at least it accumulates inside of them. Scientists have found that trees growing over deeply buried de...

Directing the Next VMA Winner

Oren Mendez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Director: So you're dancing there, all golden, and five completely nude dancers join you.

The Gold in Your Wedding Band: Mined by Modern-Day Slaves?

Verite | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Verite

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgPeru is fifth largest gold producer in the world -- if illegally produced gold is taken into account.

Changes Approved For 19 Chemical Elements

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 09.25.2013 | Science

Nineteen elements on the periodic table — including gold, cadmium, arsenic and aluminum — are getting their atomic weights adjusted. The Interna...

The Fed Is Suspicious About Potential Leak

AP | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is concerned about suspiciously heavy trading of gold futures after its meeting last week that ...

Metal Misconceptions: What Is My Ring Made Out of?

Matt Meis | Posted 11.19.2013 | Weddings
Matt Meis

It is easy to get confused and intimidated by all the terminology that gets thrown around when you're standing at the fine jewelry counter.

Should Investors Own Gold?

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

No one can tell you today whether diversification into gold is a good idea, a neutral idea, or a bad idea. But almost everyone will tell you that diversification is generally a good idea.