The San Francisco Mint Burned Its Carpets to Find $3,200 Worth of Gold

Even after the gold fever died down, gold itself was in the air in San Francisco—as long as you knew where to look. That place would be in the San Francisco Mint. In a majestic granite and sandstone building downtown, bullion was turned into gold coins—as well as lots and lots of gold dust. » 2/27/14 5:40pm 2/27/14 5:40pm

Wii Chewing Gum Comes in Rabbit, Zelda and Fit Flavors—Okay, Mint

Better than chewing on your Wii controller, or have the dog chew on your face (which ours has just done to Jesús, so guess who's off to see her husband in ER in a minute?) this official Wii chewing gum is a snip at four bucks. Normally, this is where I type something stupid, but it just doesn't seem appropriate. [GK… » 5/16/08 6:45am 5/16/08 6:45am

Hands-On With Mondo Mint: The Wireless Streaming iPod Dock

It's not an entry proper in our Battlemodo iPod Dock Bracket, but it's a worthy contender nonetheless. It's an iPod Dock with two bookshelf-quality speakers, which can take in audio input from the iPod, a USB connection or line in (a Zune). It even has a separate wireless iPod dock that can stream music from up to 100… » 6/26/07 3:30pm 6/26/07 3:30pm

LG Chocolate Now in Christmas Red and Green, Same Otherwise

The LG Chocolate. Other than the Motorola RAZR, it's probably the most hyped cellphone out there right now. And now you can get it in Christmas colors: cherry (red) and mint (green). That means that it's now available in black, white, cherry and mint. Four colors, people. One more than three, but one less than five. A… » 11/24/06 12:24pm 11/24/06 12:24pm