It’s voting day here in South Africa, so I’m having a lie-in (as a non-citizen, no one wants my vote). Because everyone will naturally be out in queues (naturally!), I’m sharing an infographic to keep them entertained. It’s entitled “31 Incredible Facts About Gold”, some of which are actually pretty incredible. Like the fact that our bodies contain 0.2 milligrams of gold in them, ‘most of it in our blood’.


Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist

For more on gold, here are some older posts:

Happy Voting Day.

And, um – show ’em what you’re made of?

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