Modern Midas

The omniprescence of gold plated, painted and leafed

Implications - If King Midas could see the world today, he would be pleased to see that people are actually able to enjoy lives significantly tinted with gold. With an abundance of products coated in gold, painted in gold or bearing gold leafing, it seems there is little which has been left untouched.
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