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Where's the Gold in Your Data? Turning $500,000 Into $3 Billion

Peter Diamandis | Posted 07.11.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

The fact is that data are worth a lot of money. Google and Facebook built $100 billion-plus companies based on mining data. Shouldn't you?

20 Summer Etsy Jewelry Finds Under $50

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 06.25.2014 | Style

When it comes to accessorizing in the summer heat, the last thing you want on your body is heavy jewelry. So say goodbye to your statement necklaces a...

Striking Gold: How Anthem Blanchard Is Changing the Way We Look at Currency

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.23.2014 | Money
Steve Mariotti

Not only are there alternative currencies born every day, but Anthem Blanchard is resurrecting one from the past. Gold -- we wear it, we admire it, but what's all this hype about owning it?

Florida Fraudsters, Scammed Seniors and Lax Legislators

Jeff Joseph | Posted 06.18.2014 | Money
Jeff Joseph

This month, C-SPAN featured findings of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, which is investigating a 13-year rap sheet of gold investment scams targeting Florida seniors. The two-hour event revealed that current CFTC regulatory efforts aren't working. And, more importantly, it revealed why.

Fox News Is the Gold Standard of Television Journalism

Galanty Miller | Posted 06.16.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Why are we on the brink of disaster? If you don't know the answer to that, you're not watching Fox News. It's President Obama's fault! Or, as Greta Van Susteren innocently asks her guests each night, "Is this President Obama's fault?"

Daily Meditation: What Is As Pure As Gold

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

What to Expect at Couture 2014

Lauren Kaminsky | Posted 05.27.2014 | Style
Lauren Kaminsky

This week will kick off one of the busiest events for those in the jewelry industry -- three jewelry shows all concentrated in lovely Las Vegas. These...

Right-Wing Politics Is Not Just Pro-Business... It Is, Itself, a Big Business

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

One cannot understand right-wing politics without realizing it is primarily a profit-making enterprise. And, like other profit-maximizing organizations, it does whatever is necessary to drive its own profits.

The New Monetary Standard

Aurelia Condrat | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
Aurelia Condrat

Without any doubt in this moment we can not talk about the dollar but about the "energo dollar" or "petrodollar," currencies that are not within reach of the common people which ultimately bring prosperity.

Rio Tinto Backs out of Pebble Mine Project

Tim Sohn | Posted 06.09.2014 | 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 05.17.2014 | 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 04.26.2014 | 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 04.20.2014 | Business
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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...