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A litre of oil paint can cost $1,100. Here's why it's so expensive.

How lobster went from the 'poor man's protein' to the delicacy we eat today

A pair of Air Jordans can resell for up to $2,000. Here's why these iconic Nike sneakers are so expensive.

These melons can sell for as much as $22,500 each in Japan

A handbag expert explains why Hermès Birkin bags are so expensive

Why pink Himalayan salt is so expensive

What makes mānuka honey 100 times more expensive than regular honey

The pedigree dog market is growing. Here's why dogs like pugs and Samoyeds are so expensive.

Chocolate diamonds weren't always valuable. Here's how they went from cheap rocks to adorning Rihanna's $130,000 Grammys necklace.

Millennials make up 35% of US pet owners and are spending more on pet food than any other generation

The swiftlet farming industry has exploded, as more people eat bird's nest soup for supposed health benefits

Amtrak has lost money every year since 1971. Here's why train tickets are so expensive.

Marie Antoinette's pearl pendant sold for a record-breaking $32 million. Here's why pearls are so expensive.

The world's most valuable parasite, caterpillar fungus, can cost up to $63,000 per pound

What makes macadamia nuts the most expensive nuts in the world, at $25 per pound

Colorado became the first state to cap the monthly cost of insulin at $100. Here's why the life-saving drug is so expensive.