Monday, April 1, 2013

Whale Vomit

A piece of ambergris.

OK, this sounds like an April Fools' Joke, but it's not! A boxer named Madge enjoying a run along a beach in the UK found a smelly disgusting (what else is new!) rock. Turns out it's ambergris, highly valued by the perfume industry. Read more about ambergris here and here.