Listen to this article: Pearls have been coveted, rare and beautiful objects for thousands of years. Their difficult-to-harvest nature has always meant a larger price. Generally, that restricted pearls to wealthier owners. Ancient Romans were some of the first to find methods of faking a pearl (by coating glass […]
The King of Herrings is neither a king, nor a herring. It is not even a close relative to herrings. However, it is a rather large fish also known as the Giant Oarfish (or Regalecus glesne).