24-karat face mask. Incidentally, this spa once displayed a window sign reading “Go back to school with a teen facial!”
24-k gold-dipped, gold-filled capsules designed by Tobias Wong and J.A.R.K. $425 a pop.
3. Vacuum cleaners
Originally priced at $1 million, but currently on sale for $999,999.00! What a steal.
4. Barbecue Grills
$164,000. Grilling surface aside, every component of this is plated with 24-karat gold. Not sure if the BBQ grease would ruin this after one use, or give it an even more luxurious sheen.
5. Entire bathrooms
Found in the Hang Fung Gold Technology showroom in Hong Kong. Customers can use the 900 lb solid gold toilet for $128. Who could resist that opportunity to upper deck?
6. Chocolate bars
Because what kind of a lowly human being eats chocolate without heavy metals?
14-karat gold-plated slinky for the brattiest kid in class to jingle-jangle down their grand staircase. $99.99.
White velvet, 3.2-karat gold, and Swarovski crystal buttons, commissioned by 32-year-old Indian moneylender Datta Phuge to impress ladies. It only set him back $22,400! Worth it? Worth it.
9. Ice cream
Serendipity 3’s Golden Opulence sundae costs $1000 and features 23-karat gold leaf, gold dragets, dessert caviar, and more. Served in a crystal goblet with an 18-karat gold spoon.
At $5000, one could buy 7 regular iPhone 5s instead.
12. Credit Cards
$100,000 for a card of pure gold, diamonds, and mother of pearl inlay. Losing this would be a BITCH.
13. Instant noodles
Limited edition instant noodles in a gold leaf cup. Sold for £29.95, or $48 by current exchange rates.
18-karat gold-plated guitars by Jhoseph King. Starting price of $1 million and complete with pseudo-oriental iconography.
14-karat white gold, $17,000. Not sure if these are intended for actual infants or just wealthy adult babies.
16. No. 2 Pencils
Plated with a thin layer of 24-karat gold. I’m willing to be the dumpster diver who scrounges for the discarded shavings.
18-karat yellow and white gold, with a band of diamonds. $25,000.
£608 (~$1000) per kilo, or approximately $100 per slice. Serve with solid gold crackers?
19. More vibrators
22-karat gold with inlaid gemstones…ouch. $3,500.
21. Entire cars
As if flaunting a Mercedes isn’t already douchey enough as is.
- Owen Labrie was found not guilty of sexual assault charges stemming from a 15-year-old former student's accusations that he raped her at St. Paul's School. ›
- Former U.S. President George W. Bush delivered a speech honoring New Orleans' teachers during a visit marking the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. ›
- Police confirmed 71 people, likely refugees who fled Syria, were found dead in a truck abandoned in Austria. ›