| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:08 PM
A California couple on their daily walk with their dog, a walk they've taken for years, discovered what may be the greatest buried treasures ever found in the U.S.
The cache of rare Gold Rush-era coins is worth more than $10 million, a currency firm...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Startup venture 120 Sports is looking to create a kind of next-gen ESPN -- but without any live games, and lacking content from the NFL, the most popular sports league in America.
The company, whose equity investors include Time Inc., MLB Advanced...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:57 AM
China took the gold medal last year in purchases of the precious metal, becoming the world's largest consumer even as overall world demand was down in the face of rising stock prices.
Consumers bought a record 3,863.5 tons of gold jewelry, coins and...
| Feb 16, 2014
Silver has long been known for its ability to kill some of the nasty microbes that can make people sick. In hospitals, it's used to help burn victims, to combat germs on catheters and even to wipe out dangerous "superbugs" that have grown resistant to...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Discovery's first scripted project, the three-part miniseries "Klondike," opened to OK-but-unspectacular numbers Monday night.
Nielsen estimates that the two-hour premiere of "Klondike" averaged 3.4 million viewers and powered the net to its most-watched...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The new miniseries "Klondike" is Discovery's attempt to stake its claim in the modern-day gold rush of scripted drama.
Like its main characters, "Klondike" comes to a landscape both limitless and increasingly crowded. The series, which premieres Monday,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 12:30 AM
The slow fallout of a Colombian gold rush is given detailed, deliberate scrutiny in "Marmato," a highly conscientious debut feature from erstwhile photojournalist Mark Grieco that is equal parts passion and compassion project. Filmed over six years in the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
After getting over the fact the Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan affair was 20 years ago, those watching "The Price of Gold" - an ESPN "30 for 30" documentary devoted to the story - will probably realize the project, while perfectly respectable, is...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Playwright and actor Sam Shepard has a theory about looking to the rural life of yesteryear for entertainment: Nothing has changed.
The 70-year-old actor stars in the forthcoming Discovery Channel miniseries "Klondike," which tells the story of the last...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:15 AM
The Discovery Channel has struck pay dirt with reality shows such as "Gold Rush," "Gold Fever," "Jungle Gold" and "Bering Sea Gold." Now Discovery is digging for treasure in a new vein with its first scripted miniseries, "Klondike."
The period drama,...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market — what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus.
Instead, we're on track for a...