Awesome Fresh Prince Rap Themed Answer To Physics Homework!

When you’re trying to find ways to keep yourself entertained whilst doing your physics homework, what better way than to answer the questions in the form of the Fresh Prince of Bel Air rap?

I can honestly say that it’s not something I ever thought of doing, but this kid’s Fresh Prince-themed explanation of Archimedes’ Principle might just be the best physics homework answer I’ve ever seen! Continue Reading

Solid Gold Brikk Haven iPhone 5 Case

If you have thousands of dollars lying around gathering dust under your bed and you can’t think of anything better to spend it on, then you might be interested in Brikk’s Haven series of iPhone 5 cases that are made from yellow or pink gold and other precious metals.

The Haven case range are not plated, they are solid metals. The gold case has 75grams of the precious metal whereas the platinum case contains 100g. They are artisan made and come in two halves that slide over the smartphone to protect the edges and the back of the device. They cost between $11,610 and $14,235 each. Continue Reading

Amateur Aussie Prospector Unearths Huge Gold Nugget Weighing 5.5kg!


An unnamed amateur prospector in the Australian state of Victorian has left experts in shock after discovering a gigantic gold nugget that weighs 5.5kg (177 ounces).

The man located the nugget lying 60cm underground near the town of Ballarat. He made the discovery using a state-of-the-art handheld metal detector on Wednesday.

In Australia, gold currently trades at approximately A$1,6000 per ounce which would mean that this huge nugget would be worth around A$283,200. However, because of its rare huge size and the fact that it weighs more that a kilo adds to the premium and experts are estimating that it is worth something in the region of A$300,000 ($315,000: £197,000).Continue Reading

Inside The UK’s Gold Bullion Vault

Those of you who are interested in gold reserves might enjoy this Periodic Videos short. University of Nottingham Chemistry Professor Martyn Poliakoff and video journalist Brady Haran venture inside the Bank of England’s Gold Bullion Vault and take a look around.

Poliakoff gives us some interesting insights into just how much gold is worth and why it is stored in the way that it is.