If you do not believe in fortune yet, after reading the article, you have to agree that there are certain people in the world who do have a good fortune. Even though all inventions are made accidentally, there are certain discoveries that made people rich when they least expected. Without fuming the flames of suspense, let us find out the cases where fortune favored the poor.
Whale Vomit –
A little boy once found an unusual rock on a beach in the UK when his family went on a trip. His father later googled to find out that it was whale vomit. For those who do not know, whale vomit is highly valuable for the perfume industry. He sold the unusual rock or whale vomit for $65,000.
Coins Inside Wall –
Once a few kids found some coins near a wall in an abandoned house in Pennsylvania. After a few days again, they found more coins near the same wall. When their parents broke the wall, hundreds of coins fell from it and some of the coins were rare ones and some of them were over $10,000.
Rare Opal –
A miner from Australia had a weird habit of collection stones especially the ordinary ones. But one day, he found another ordinary stone but it was sparkling. It added it to his collection and after 14 years, one day he decided to take it to a stone specialist and he learned that it is a rare black opal worth 3 million dollars and it was later named as Royal One.
Buried Gold –
One day a person lost his gold ring in his garden and he bought a metal detector to find it out. The detector was showing signals that it was buried underground. When he dug up the area, he found gold of multiple kilos worth over $3.00.000.
Hoxne Hoard –
A British farmer named Peter asked his friend to bring his metal detector to find his lost hammer. Instead, his friend Eric found a treasure box full of jewelry that was worth over $15 million. The box is now available in the British Museum.
A teenager named Frank Epperson once put soda powder and water in a glass during a severely cold winter day. The glass had a stirring stick attached to it. When he returned he found something this is now called as the ice lollipops that made him crazy rich.
World’s most popular cold drink – CocaCola was discovered when John Pemberton was making a medicine for a headache. His assistant accidentally mixed coca leaves and cola nuts together in carbonated water and the rest is history. Never be afraid of experimenting.