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  • December 16, 2013
    Because there is somebody out there who is rich and tasteless enough to literally want everything that they own gold-plated, Harrods in London is selling this 24k gold-plated X-Box One for £6000 ($9785). So, for $9,285 more than the regular version you get a shiny box. For re... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2013
    This is a BMW Z4 that was on display at the at the recent China Import and Export Fair in the Guangdong province. It's been painted gold and has a face, scaled wings and tail made from cut mountain yak bone. So if you were worried those yaks died in vain, you can rest a littl... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2012
    Because this is the sad, sad world we live in, Computer Choppers (think West Coast Choppers, then forget West Coast Choppers and think of a company that just coats electronics in expensive metals) is selling 24k gold-plated MacBooks. They're perfect for the person who wants th... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2010
    I didn't even know Batman had a van. Ooooor a blow-up Robin love doll for when he's crime-fighting out of town. So yeah, double-whammy. Anyway, this is a BatVan modded by some crazy Japanese fanboy. Although custom vans are just a bad memory in America, they are still hugel... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2010
    This gold and diamond encrusted Mario pendant recently sold on eBay for the low, low price of $2,600. Yes I bought it! Which is exactly why I didn't post it until after the deal was done. I can't have you stealin' my blang! What did I get for my hard-earned cashmoney?: Tot... / Continue →
  • July 20, 2009
    The Hi-Can luxury bed has everything you've ever wanted in a bed minus a bathroom and snack bar. Oh, and dancing pole. I like to strip myself to sleep. A theater screen pulls down at the foot of the bed for viewing television or movies. An integrated personal computer system... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2009
    Michael Jackson, donning his last piece of flair (possibly a Bedazzled glove), will be buried in a 14-karat gold coffin only befitting of a king (of pop. Alternatively, Neverland). The $25,000 container from Batesville Casket Company ("because every family deserves a Batesvil... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2009
    The Gold Bullion Wireless Mouse (not to be confused the the piratey USB hub) is actually plastic. Which is why it costs $35 and not $35 gajillion. To its credit though, it does have a scroll wheel. But still, why anybody would actually pay for this garish piece of bullionshi... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2009
    Everybody knows gold makes for quality audio cable and connectors, but how does it fare as an actual speaker exterior? Pretty freaking ugly if you ask me. But England's Gold Acoustics seems to think there's something to it, because their GA Star line of speakers come complete... / Continue →
  • January 11, 2009
    This is a picture of a Mercedes Benz that's been Bedazzled. It's a "customized Mercedes-Benz SL600, Luxury Crystal Benz, studded with 300,000 Swarovski crystal glass." It was on display at the recent Tokyo Auto Salon 2009 by auto-modder Garson/D.A.D. Oh, did I mention it's a ... / Continue →