Do you have adblock enabled?
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(ITN News)   Man finds whale vomit worth £100,000. Must've tried eating the Jonas brothers   (itn.co.uk) divider line 6
    More: Interesting, sea salt  
•       •       •

7929 clicks; posted to Main » on 01 Feb 2013 at 10:17 AM (2 years ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



Voting Results (Smartest)
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


Archived thread
2013-02-01 09:21:47 AM  
4 votes:
images4.wikia.nocookie.net
Precious ambergris!
2013-02-01 12:17:33 PM  
1 votes:

TwistedFark: I think someone missplaced a decimal point there. Unless he found a 300 lb rock of ambergris, that stuff only sells for about 10 grand (US) for a kilogram.  I know I said "only 10 grand/kg" but gold is worth about 50 grand a kg as a point of reference and ambergris is not worth more than gold.


Based on your pricing...
10,000 dollars for a kilogram
6,000 pounds for a kilogram
100,000 pounds of ambergris
16 2/3 kilograms
36 lbs, not 300.

FWIW, I saw up to $20/gram

/were you the one that misplaced the decimal point?
2013-02-01 11:12:07 AM  
1 votes:

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: hitlersbrain: And for some reason we can't make this in a lab?

The whale tank takes up too much space.


If they can put one in a Bird of Prey they can damn well put one in a lab.

/transparent aluminum, how does it work?
//dnrta
2013-02-01 11:12:04 AM  
1 votes:
Fyi, ambergris is not vomit . It is formed in the intestines of sperm whales, and is either pooped out or kills the whale and is released post mortem.
2013-02-01 10:22:57 AM  
1 votes:
theinfosphere.org
"Who smells like freaking porpoise hork?"
2013-02-01 10:19:20 AM  
1 votes:
Futurama did it
 
Displayed 6 of 6 comments

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


This thread is archived, and closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »
Advertisement
On Twitter





In Other Media


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.

Report