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Worlds Most Expensive Ingredients

SAFFRON Pound for pound, saffron is more expensive than gold, mainly because the harvesting process is so labor-intensive. Saffron is the dried stamen of the crocus plant: Each crocus produces just three stamens, and each of these must be hand-picked and air-dried. It takes about a football field’s worth of flowers to produce one pound of dry saffron, and about 40 hours ...

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The Biggest Underground City in the World is in Persia

The Underground City of Ouyi The underground city of Ouyi (Noushabad) in the northern Kashan – Isfahan province of Iran – is considered one of the masterpieces of ancient architecture. The biggest underground city in the world built 1500 years ago at the time of Sassanian Empire.

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Top 10 Cities That Didn’t Exist in 1960

Incheon The city of Incheon, in South Korea, is just miles from the North Korean border.  With a population of nearly 3 million, it is the third largest city in South Korea.  In 1994, the South Korean government, with a keen eye toward the future, decided to undertake a bold plan to reclaim land from the sea off the coast of ...

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