$1.2 million in gold bars found stashed in Boeing 737’s bathroom

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A hidden stash of gold bars worth $1.2 million was found in a commercial jet’s bathroom on Tuesday, according to officials in India.

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Worth their weight? Dubai offers dieters gold for shedding pounds

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In Dubai, city of opulence and excess, the obese are worth their (over) weight in gold. 

In an effort to fight increasing obesity rates, the tiny Emirate has once again outdone the world in flashy extravagance by tantalizing dieters with a one-time offer: a gram of gold for every kilogram (2.2 pounds) lost over the course of a one-month challenge.

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$4.2 million for Christmas tree? This one’s made of gold, and Disney characters

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For those seeking a glow to their Christmas this year, a jewelry store in downtown Tokyo has just the answer: a pure gold revolving “tree” covered in Disney characters such as Mickey Mouse, Tinker Bell and Cinderella.

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