10 Bizarre And Unusual Uses For Gold



Food & Drink

The allure of gold is so strong that some companies have even included it in their food and drinks. Several alcoholic beverages, such as champagne and vodka brands, include gold flakes mixed in to create a unique visual presentation. Meanwhile, the same flakes are also used in cooking to decorate cakes and desserts as the thin gold is edible.

Wiring

Certain properties of gold make it an ideal conductor of electricity. This has made the material an essential part of wiring, circuits and almost any computer chip that has ever been made since the 1930s. It’s even possible to buy special cables with gold plated connectors that stores claim will improve signal strength and quality.