If you thought you couldn't afford a standard 71-inch TV, LG's 24-carat gold 71-inch TV will have you throwing up your arms in defeat. The display is part of a set of gold speakers, DVD players, and subwoofers—all made out of gold and all ridiculously extravagant. We suppose the profit margins are much higher selling electronics made out of precious metals to Bond Villain types like Richard Branson. [AVING]
LG Makes a 71-inch, 24-Carat Gold TV
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Twenty years ago The Matrix was released. It was a game changer for action films and special effects back in 1999. And it made a generation of teenagers including yours truly) beg their parents for floor-length leather jackets. One could explain the Matrix itself simplistically as a form of augmented reality, where humans are plugged into a faux world - most of whom are unaware that that the real world is well and truly fucked. Two decades later augmented reality is becoming increasingly prevalent for real, which begs the question - does The Matrix still actually hold up?