The real joy of this article is, scroll through all the bickering over Syria and you find this:
Who knew that whale vomit was worth upwards of $10,000 per pound? An 8-year-old English boy certainly didn't know after finding a chunk of it on a beach. His whale spew, he later found out, could be up worth up to $63,000. The reason it's so pricey is that perfume makers use it to prolong the life of their scents - a thought next time you spray on that Chanel No. 5.