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Your Treasure May Not be Real

Most of us have already figured out that our money isn't real (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this show). Manhattan gold merchant Ibrahim Fadl discovered this we he found that several 10-ounce gold bars,...
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Legendary City of Gold May Have Been Discovered

In the 1500s, the Conquistadors penetrated the jungles of Honduras in search of a legendary city said to be filled with gold (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this show). Hernando Cortez and his...
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Internet CEOs Bankroll Asteroid Mining

A new gold rush is on! Google executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt (along with filmmaker James Cameron) are backing a plan to mine gold and other precious metals from asteroids.

They've formed a company called Planetary Resources, which will start out by developing...
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Secret of the Ancient Alchemists

Bacteria have been discovered that turn ordinary metal into gold. This sounds great, except that if there is too much gold, it will become worthless?it's valuable because of its rarity. For instance, Diamonds are actually much more common that we think, but they are kept artificially scarce?and thus expensive?by limited mining by a single South...

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Confederate Gold?in Canada?

Randy Boswell reports in The Ottawa Citizen that Canadian treasure hunter Bob Brewer has found Confederate gold and silver coins which he believes are part of the treasure of a secret society called the Knights of the Golden Circle. The Knights buried millions of dollars in gold at various sites in the U.S. and Canada in the 1860s, waiting for...

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