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Couple Makes Shocking Find While Walking Their Dog

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Northern California couple out walking their dog on their Gold Country property stumbled across a modern-day bonanza: $10 milli...

5 Things You Must Tell Your Grandma About the Ads on FOX News So She Doesn't Get Scammed

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

Over the course of 5 hours between October 24 and 25, I wrote down every commercial that aired on FOX News during shows hosted by Brett Baier, Gretchen Carlson, Shep Smith, Bill Hemmer and Greta Van Susteren because I wanted to know what was being advertised. Here's what I found.

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.

Treasure Hunter Cashes In With Big Find

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.15.2013 | Miami

Captain Greg Bounds is accustomed to dredging up "beer cans, fishing weights, and ... garbage." But on Saturday, he made quite the find when he un...

Gold Is Poised to Rally Mid-Summer

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

Wall Street's rally has tarnished gold's allure, but that could all change over summer, when politicians go to war over the debt ceiling, particularly if Fitch makes good on their downgrade warning.

LOOK: Huge Gold Coin Discovery In Irish Pub

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | World

A building fire has led to an incredible treasure discovery in Ireland. 81 gold coins were found beneath the floorboards in Cooney's pub in the tow...

John Celock

GOP Legislator's Unconventional Payment Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Mysterious Recluse With Millions Stashed In The Garage Left No Will Or Known Relatives

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.17.2012 | Money

Officials responding to reports of a foul odor at the home of a Nevada recluse may have been surprised to find the man's lifeless body -- he'd been de...

Judge Says Family's $80 Million Fortune Belongs To Uncle Sam

Posted 09.10.2012 | Money

The family of Philadelphia coin dealer Israel Switt hoped to cash in on the $80 million fortune they discovered when they drilled open a safety deposi...

1,000-Year-Old Coins Unearthed At Crusader Battleground

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

HERZLIYA, Israel, July 11 (Reuters) - A 1,000-year-old hoard of gold coins has been unearthed at a famous Crusader battleground where Christian and ...

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...

Man Finds Huge Surprise Inside Safe He Bought On eBay

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.17.2012 | Business

UPDATE: James Labrecque has countered the original report and now reportedly claims "the buyer never found any money." There's nothing better than ...

Mystery Salvation Army Coin Donors Give $10,000 Over 15 Years, Finally Reveal Identities

Posted 01.20.2012 | Impact

In Gettysburg, Penn., part of the magic of Christmas has included a mysterious gold coin anonymously dropped into a Salvation Army red kettle every ye...

Stranger With Big Heart Puts Diamond Ring in Salvation Army Kettle

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2012 | Weird News

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Talk about ringing in the holidays. An anonymous donor dropped a diamond and sapphire ring worth $2,000 into a Salv...

Weekly Pulse: The Republicans' War On Women

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger The entire federal government might shut down over birth control. Yes, birth control. This special e...

Forrest Fenn's Forbidden Treasure

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 02.27.2013 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Forrest Fenn, a legendary 80-year-old Santa Fe art dealer, has written a memoir in which he gives clues to finding a real treasure chest that Fenn has hidden in the mountains north of Santa Fe.

Gold-Dispensing ATM Machine Makes Its Debut In America

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Shoppers who are looking for something sparkly to put under the Christmas tree can skip the jewelry and go straight to the so...

'Glenn Beck' Sponsor Goldline To Testify Before Congress

Mother Jones | Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Glenn Beck's favorite gold company is getting hauled up to Capitol Hill Thursday for a grilling over its allegedly deceptive business practices. And t...

NYC Treasure Hunt: Puppet Pirates Buried $10,000 In New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

We Lost Our Gold announced their treasure hunt back in June, but the actual search for $10,000 in gold coins officially starts right now! Video clu...

US Mint Suspends Sale Of Gold Coins

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Mint is temporarily halting sales of its popular American Buffalo 24-karat gold coins because it can't keep up with soarin...