75 Pounds, 2-Feet Long, Worth $100-Million: The World's New Largest Pearl

August 26, 2016

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These are several shots of the world's new largest pearl, a massive 34kg (75-pound) behemoth that measures a foot wide and 2.2-feet in length. For reference, that's about the same size, but not shape, as of one of my balls. They pearl beats the previous record holder (the Pearl of Lao Tzu, aka the Pearl of Allah) by some 61-pounds. Now that's how I like to win contests: by an insane f***ing margin. One year I'm going to enter that Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest and eat every hot dog there, including the other contestants'. Plus at least 22-feet of raw dog coming out of the wiener-shaping machine. I'm a monster and I like to win. This pearl was actually discovered by a Filipino fisherman ten years ago in a giant clam, who kept it hidden under his bed for the last decade, clearly after reading Steinbeck's The Pearl and learned a thing or two. Unfortunately, a house fire and the need to move caused him to finally hand the pearl over to a local tourism officer, who will probably reward the man with little to nothing. I know how these things work. Fingers crossed it's just a whale's tooth and this guy's been playing everybody.

Keep going for a couple more shots.

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Thanks to n0nentity, who informed me if he'd been in that crowd in the last pic, he'd currently be the owner of the world's largest pearl.

  • Jay Koski

    That's not a pearl, it's God's used gum.

  • D3Fd0ck

    nah, its a chewed up piece of orbit gum. Godzilla was the one who spat that chunk out.

  • Zombie Renf

    I thought it was a news about the largest pierogi in the world.

  • Leo Salcedo

    i wonder how big was the oyster that pearl came from

  • Guesticle

    killed a protected giant clam

  • Frédéric Purenne

    So... 100 million dollars and you don't cash in on it, you just give it away? Why? (both aunt and nephew)

  • Jai Mico

    The government from that country probably took possession of the pearl, some third world countries abuse their power

  • Forblat

    Jesus Christ guys please take this shit somewhere appropriate. Like youtube comments.

  • Guesticle

    countries like england or usa(eminent domain)

  • "some third world countries"

    You're adorable.

  • Jai Mico

    What is your point Qiwi?

  • Ollie Williams

    I believe he is implying that all third world countries abuse their power.

  • Nah, he was implying that ALL governments abuse their power. (Ever heard of "Civil Asset Forfeiture"? The unconstitutional NSA spying? The "Patriot" Act? Jim Crow Laws? Eugenics? Overthrowing of democratically elected leaders of other nations? False flag attacks? etc for infinity and beyond)

  • Jai Mico

    Ok, yeah that is accurate.

  • Gingerbread

    ... and looking like something you would find inside the telepod after something went wrong.

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