Amid theof gold in the gadget world, we've often thought that the was among the most decadent. That it was used to control the shower just added to its outrageous uselessness.
But for the more practical-minded gold fetishist (talk about an oxymoron), there's now a remote that can be used for everyday media appliances--and it's only $55,000. The "Gold RC1," made by Denmark-based Lantic Systems, not only controls entertainment devices but also "burglary alarm, lights, curtains, air-conditioning, and surveillance of navigation systems," according to BornRich. All in solid gold.
And for the thrifty among us, there's even a standard version for only $1,050. An ideal stocking stuffer.