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 be sold for significantly more due to it's unique nature. Man, why couldn't I have been the one to find a giant gold nugget? You know how much different my life would be like if that had been me? "The exact but with a replica of the golden idol from 'Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark' on your mantle?" Haha, yeah. Maybe break down and get myself a microwave too.
Hit the jump for a video of brobro showing the thing off.
Thanks to Rev Dr Dom, who I invited on a gold-prospecting trip this weekend but in reality we're just going to get super drunk and sing sounds real loud.
David Crisp is a British hospital chef. But not on the weekends! Oh no, on the weekends he's a treasure hunter. Which is how he found this pot of Roman coins. Oh man, I remember when I used to metal detect on the beach. One time I found two gold teeth. You should've seen ... / Continue →
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 →
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 →