. Rest assured, these rather misleadingly-named eggs arent eggs which have been stored for 100 years; theyre preserved for just a few months. But thats still enough to turn the yolk dark green and the white brown.
. There arent many meals which involve risking your life. One of Japans most notorious dishes is the fugu, or pufferfish, which can be lethal if its toxic parts are not correctly removed. Over 20 people have died in Japan after eating the fish since 2000.
. The Cambodian delicacy of fried spider is something of an acquired taste. These little chaps are tarantulas, served with a lime and black pepper dip in the Phnom Penh restaurant Romdeng. According to Clive Graham-Rangers book with Luu Meng, Cambodias Top Tables, the restaurant serves over 200 a week.
. Probably high on the list of things not to tell your mother you did on your gap year is snacking on a witchetty grub, an Australian term for the large white larvae of several moths. They were traditionally foraged by Aboriginees.
. If you turned up your nose at liver as a child, youd better look away now. Shiokara is a Japanese dish made from marine animals such as squid which are fermented in their own viscera. Its no wonder that its often gulped down and followed by a shot of whiskey.
. Grasshoppers are loaded with protein, and are a popular delicacy in many parts of the world. In Asia, youll find them fried and sold in street markets, while in Mexico, a type called chapulines are often served with lime and garlic. Last month, the Mexican chain Wahaca launched a grasshopper dish at one of its London branches.
. Fancy trying a live octopus? Sannakji is a traditional Korean dish of octopus cut into small pieces and served while the tentacles are still squirming. Unsuprisingly, it presents something of a choking hazard.
. We all know that tequila is a product of the tequila plant, or blue agave. But did you know that people also enjoy ant larvae which is harvested from the plants roots? Mexicans supposedly call this unusual snack "insect caviar.
. If larvae leave you hungry, why not try a few beondegi? These silkworm pupae are traditonally served as a snack in Korea.
Tong zi dan
. Perhaps one of the most eyebrow-raising foods the world has to offer is the Chinese deliacy tong zi dan, or virgin boy eggs. Every spring in the city of Dongyang, eggs are boiled in the urine of young schoolboys.
. When in Rome, do as the Romans. In Iceland, this means taking a nibble of hakarl decomposed shark. The shark is buried to ferment in its own fluids for several months, then cut into strips and hung up to dry.
Baby mice wine
. Another drink supposed to have beneficial health properties is baby mice wine, wine filled with well, you guessed it. Thankfully, we couldnt find a picture.
. Cockscombs, the fleshy growth on the top of chickens heads, might not strike you as an immediate supper ingredient. But in Italy, theyre a crucial aspect of a famous sauce called cibreo. Combs also have a place in French gastronomic history, where they were traditionally used as garnishes.
. The Swedish like nothing more than a bit of herring - preferably as sour and fermented as possible. The smell of surstr?mming is so strong when you open the container that its generally eaten outdoors.
Rocky mountain oysters
. The name sounds rather exotic, until you discover that this American dish is actually nothing more than deep-fried bull testicles. It was reputedly a favourite of the American Wests cowboys, and is often found at festivals.
Black Ivory coffee
. Last year, a coffee called Black Ivory became one of the worlds most expensive brews, at $1,1000 per kilogram. For that price, you can expect a smooth, full taste.... and perhaps a slight earthy hint of elephant dung. Yes, this coffee is made from beans eaten by Thai elephants, then plucked from their droppings.
. Bored of eggs boiled, scrambled or fried? Then try yourself a balut ? a fertiliized duck embryo boiled in the shell.
. With a nickname like that, its little wonder this traditional Alaskan snack hasnt caught on. Eaten by the indigenous Yupik people (pictured), it involves chopping the heads off fish and burying them in the ground with their innards until they achieve the required tang.
Fried Brain Sandwich
. Largely a dish of the past, these used to be popular in the Central United States until mad cow disease became a concern. Although people still eat them, serving brain from a cow that is over 30 months old at slaughter is no longer legal in the United States.
. Ant larvae harvested from the roots of the agave plant, these are considered to be a delicacy in Mexico. In fact, they are sometimes even referred to as insect caviar . It is said that they taste like butter but slightly nutty.
Birds Nest Soup
. For hundreds of years the Chinese have used saliva nests in their cooking, primarily in this soup. While there are many varieties, birds nest soup as a whole is one of the most expensive foods on the planet with the red nest variety costing up to 10,000 USD per bowl.
. A popular dish in parts of china where the shrimp are eaten alive but stunned in a strong liquor prior to consumption. This recipe is also popular in parts of the United States but it includes an intermediary step known as cooking.
. One of the worlds most expensive varieties of coffee it can reach up to 150 USD per pound. It is made from coffee berry beans that have been defecated by Civets, small mammals native to Southeast Asia.
. In indonesia they love these little stinkers. Supposedly though, they taste like bitter sunflower seeds without the salt. Chew quickly.
. Usually eaten in Scandinavia this delicacy is made from aged stockfish and lye. Yes, lye. The corrosive alkaline substance also known as caustic soda is used to soak the fish for several days. After being removed from the lye the fish is so corrosive that it requires almost a week long bath of cold water just to become edible again.
. Coming to us from Sardinia, this dish is best described as a sheep milk cheese containing live insect larvae. The scariest part? Although the larvae are only about 8mm long they can launch themselves up to 15cm when disturbed. Bon apetit!
. Generally found on Mopane trees (hence the name), this caterpillar is an important source of protein for millions of people in Africa. Typically they are dried out and eaten as a crispy snack.
. Fairly cheap, these can be found in most Japanese grocery stores for about 1 USD. It tastes something like squid and should be boiled prior to consumption. Once again, don?t forget to season.
. In some Asian cultures these are used for soup and sometimes they are infused with alcohol to extract medicinal properties. The process, however, supposedly takes years.
. The Farsi name of this dish literally translates to head and hoof and for good reason, as these are the central ingredients used to prepare it. While the main ingredient is cow feet, the head and stomach also contribute.
. Very much like sannakji, this time the octopus is eaten whole. Like some of the other foods on this list though, it doesn
. Considered a delicacy in Cambodia, it is said that fried tarantula first became popular during the food shortages under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime. After Pol Pat was ousted though, the fried tarantulas stuck around and Cambodians today eat them like candy.
. To make this Scottish meal all you need is a sheep. First, take out the heart, liver, and lungs. Then boil them in the stomach for about three hours. Don
. As far as brutality is concerned, this dish is hard to beat. Having been banned in several countries including Australia and Germany it consists of the customer picking out the animal they would like to eat from a tank. The chef will then fillet it before their eyes
. The puffin is a species of Auk that inhabits the northern hemisphere and its heart is considered a delicacy in Iceland. We spared you the picture but next time you see a cute little puffin on the side of the road just try to imagine yourself snapping its neck and ripping out its innards. Heartless.
. This yummy-looking, yellow, spiky fruit from Southeast Asia seems normal in pictures. But the durian has something that truly makes it stand out: A strong, foul smell. The durian?s smell has been compared to rotting flesh, sewers and dirty socks and is so persistent that it has been banned from several hotels in Asia and is not allowed in many airports around the world.
Benefits of Tamarind
. The sapwood of the tamarind tree is pale yellow. The heartwood is rather small, dark purplish brown, very hard, heavy, strong, durable and insect resistant. It bends well and takes a good polish and, while hard to work, it is highly prized for furnit
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Rules to play Caber Toss
. Why run? Another Local Hero / Judge / Athlete Mike Qutermous, would pick up my caber and turn it without taking a step. Or picked the caber with one hand, took a few steps at a fast walk and turned it single-handed. Obviously the need to run is re
. Exit Country Code + 55 + Area Code + The Number The Brazil country code is 55. The nationality of Brazil is Brazilians.The capital of Brazil is BrasiliaLargest Cities in Brazil by population: Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Brasilia, Fortalez
. Shutter speed is a measure of the time the shutter is open, shown in seconds or fractions of a second. The faster the shutter speed, the shorter the time the image sensor is exposed to light; the slower the shutter speed, the longer the time the imag
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. Your lips lack the same amount of melanin found in the rest of your skin, so there is less natural protection against the environmental elements, says Dr. David E. Bank, founder and director of the Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic and Laser Surgery.
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. King Henrik may be hockey greatest goalkeep in action, but there nothing safe about the Swede style choices. Lundqvist ever evolving wardrobe off the ice runs the gamut from fashion forward Calvin Klein Collection gear to the most proper Hugo Boss bl
Rules to play Shot Put
Place the shot under your jawbone
. Stick the shot underneath your jawbone next to your neck. Keep your right elbow raised so the arm can push directly into your neck.
. Be yourself, be confident with who you are, and love the skin you are in. Whether your on a date or just with your friends, always remember that they love you for who you are, so never try to be different or someone else. Friendship, family and love
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Go Tell It On The Mountain
. Go tell it on the mountain, Over the hills and everywhere, Go tell it on the mountain, Our Jesus Christ is born. When I was a seeker I sought both night and day, I asked the Lord to help me, And he showed me the way. Go tell it on the mountain,
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. An alcoholic beverage is a drink that typically contains 3%
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. If youve nailed Tips 1 3 youre doing great but Tip 4 is where many people struggle including me. In a time with so much technology around us, its hard to turn off Angry Birds or the Kardashians and take 30 minutes to get lost in a book. When is the
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. Average cost for a oneweek summer trip: US $1,952 Week offering the best bargain: August 24 to 30
Benefits of Radicchio
Radicchio is lactucopicrin
. The bitter principle in radicchio is lactucopicrin (intybin), a sesquiterpene lactone which is a potent antimalarial agent and has asedative and analgesic (painkiller) effect. Green radicchios subtle bitterness compliments fatty, salty and tart ingre
Learn to Swim
Try a backstroke first
. Similar to a flutter kick with a minor change, float flat on your back, and do a flutter kick with your legs. With your arms, do the "crawl" motion, lifting one arm straight into the air and keeping it straight as it re-enters the water next to your
. Lets show a little respect. When lunging, step the left leg back behind the right, bending the knees and lowering the hips until the right thigh is almost parallel to the floor. Remember to keep the torso upright and the hips square.
What to Eat in Delhi
. Indias take on ice cream kulfi is a frozen dairybased dessert traditionally made by boiling milk until it reduces and condenses then sweetening cooling and freezing it in clay cups or in long narrow molds with a stick. Its commonly flavored with spic
Precautions while using Centrifuge
. Discontinue use of any centrifuge that does not have a lid and do not retrofit the unit with a lid that does not have a latch. All personnel should follow universal precautions when performing centrifugation and other functions that may expose worker
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. By the time of his death, Mandela had come to be widely considered the father of the nation within South Africa, and the founding father of democracy, being seen as the national liberator, the saviour, its Washington and Lincoln rolled into one. Mand
Precaution while using Contact Lenses
Never use saliva as a wetting agent
. Your mouth is one of the dirtiest places in your body, says Steinemann. After you remove the contact, follow care instructions given to you by your doctor, or on the case of the contact. If they are single use contacts, discard the lens immediately.
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. Aikido is a unique martial arts form on our list in the way it approaches fighting. Developed in Japan, Aikido was founded by Morihei Ueshiba to integrate his religious beliefs with his studies of philosophy and the martial arts. One of Ueshiba s pri
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. Becoming a better writer will create better career opportunities and increase productivity.
. Exit Country Code + 692 + Area Code + The Number The Marshall Islands country code is 692. The nationality of Marshall Islands is Marshallese.The capital of Marshall Islands is MajuroLargest Cities in Marshall Islands by population: Majuro, Mejit, N
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You Must be Less Talkative
. Do not be talkative. A healthy conversation is good however talking too much can irritate interviewers.
. This bear is a resident of the Yellowstone National Park. But, he thinks he owns the place, stealing lunches and so on.He sure is included in the list of cartoon characters because of his status as a famous cartoon.Another Hanna-Barbera cartoon serie
Benefits of Fenugreek Seeds and Leaves
. Herbal tea made out of fenugreek powder is very good in bringing down the temperature during high fevers.
Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks of India
Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary
. Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Kaimur District of Bihar and is near Bhabhua. It is the largest sanctuary in the state and occupies an area of about 1342 km?. This Sanctuary located in the famous Kaimur hills range.
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. Go to Home Depot, buy a length of crown molding at least two inches deep, and nail it to the wall to create a picture ledge. Id do it in a family space, like a kitchen or a hallway. Buy standard frames and pop in your childrens art or family photos a
Rules to play Foosball
. Once a match has begun, no player may practice either his serve or shot on either the table being played or on any other table. This rule applies during time outs and between games. Practice is defined as either moving the ball (by contacting it wit
Indoor Plant Care
. People who love the looks of a succulent and ease of care, jade plant offers thick, lush leaves and visually interesting branches. Although it grows slowly and has the potential to live from your kids' birth until their high school graduations at lea
Benefits of Kiwi Fruits
Protection against Asthma
. Eating vitamin Crich fruit such as kiwi may confer a significant protective effect against respiratory symptoms associated with asthma such as wheezing.A study published inThoraxthat followed over 18,000 children aged 67 years living in Central and N
Benefits of Green chillis
. Green chili releases endorphins (hormone for feeling good) into the human brain and that helps improve good mood. The American Institute for Cancer Research reports that eating rich capsaicin sources like green chili peppers may help inhibit the grow
Rare Flowers That Are Stunning To Look At
. Flame lily, also known as Gloriosa superba, is a climber with spectacular red and yellow flowers, but all parts of the plant, especially the tubers, are extremely poisonous and can be fatal if eaten.
. The German Shepherd (German: Deutscher Sch?ferhund, German pronunciation: (formerly known as Alsatian and Alsatian Wolf Dog in Britain) is a breed of large-sized dog that originated in Germany. German Shepherds are a relatively new breed of dog, wit
Beauty Skin Care Tips
. Cucumber slices may be the international symbol for eye depuffers, but anything thats chilly will work to tone down darkness and bags. The coldness restricts blood vessels, which reduces swelling and puffiness. Limit your application of bagerasers to
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Benefits of Plum
The antioxidants power of plum
. The antioxidants power of plum and their phytonutrients cease the development of breast cancer cells without killing healthy cells. Total antioxidant strength of plums measured in terms of ORAC (Oxygen radical absorbance capacity) is 6259
Friendship Compatibility between Leo and Capricorn
. Leo and Capricorn - Friendship Compatibility Profile : When Leo and Capricorn form a friendship, they find in one another a supportive teammate. Capricorn is conservative, hard-working and traditional in outlook and design. Leo sees the value of dili
Makeover Tips for Cheeks
Pinch your cheeks
. Work gently, making little pinches up and down both cheekbones. Small pinches likes this may not make your cheeks plumper, but this practice can give your skin a naturally blush, making your cheeks look brighter as a result. Brighter cheeks look plum
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
. A Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a small Scottish breed of dog in the terrier family. The breed has a very long body, short legs, and a distinctive top-knot of hair on the head. A character in Sir Walter Scott's novel Guy Mannering has lent the name to th
Benefits of Bitter Gourd
. Bitter gourd can also treat premature greying of hair. You can apply freshly squeezed bitter gourd juice on your grey strands. Doing this once in every ten days will reduce grey hair growth. It helps in preventing from the diabetes mellitus as it con
Ways to be a Daredevil on Your Vacation
Go Heli Skiing in Canada
. A skier jumps down a slope while heli skiing at Selkirk Tangiers in British Columbia, Canada.
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. The Harbin festival is the largest ice and snow festival in the world, the festival starts on January 5th and lasts one month.Ice and Snow World features illuminated full size buildings made from blocks of 2–3 feet thick crystal clear ice directly ta
In the Vedas
. Vishwakarma is visualized as Ultimate reality (later developed as Brahman) in the Rig Veda, from whose navel all visible things Hiranyagarbha emanate. The same imagery is seen in Yajurveda purusha sukta, in which the divine smith Tvastar emerging fro
Benefits of Zucchinis
Helps in Weight Management
. Zucchini is effective for weight management due to its healthy combination of high fiber and moisture content and a low calorie content.It is beneficial for weight management as it controls your appetite by filling you up with water and fiber. Thus,
Rules to play Petanque
. The area where a petanque game is played is called a terrain from the French word terrain. Games can be played out in the open in a public park, say where the terrain is essentially unbounded, or played on a marked terrain with marked boundary lines.
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Free Spirit Spheres
. These spheres were created with the concept of oneness in mind, so the floor, walls and ceiling create one continuous space unlike a conventional building. They utilize biomimicry and are designed to fit into a forest setting without altering it. Fre
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. These dimensional red hues varying from burgundy to intense reds are HOT this season.
Precaution while using LPG
. Close the regulator knob to
Indoor Plant Care
. Surely you've seen this indoor house plant in many homes, since it has such a pretty, curving white blooms and dark leaves and at the same time it's super easy to grow. Best care you can give this plant is by a heavy watering. When the potted soil i
Benefits of Kumquat fruit
. When the kumquats are divided into multiple species the nameFortunella obovata(orCitrus obovata) is used for this group. TheJiangsu kumquatorFukushu kumquatbears edible fruit that can be eaten raw. The fruit can be made into jelly and marmalade. The
Benefits of Garlic
Grow beautiful hair with garlic
. Garlic could end your hair loss problems because of its high levels of allicin, a sulfur compound similar to that found in onions, which were found to effectively treat hair loss.
Rules to play 9 ball Pool
Object of the game
. Nine Ball is played with nine object balls numbered one through nine and a cue ball. On each shot the first ball the cue ball contacts must be the lowest numbered ball on the table, but the balls need not be pocketed in order. If a player pockets any
Teacher Student Relationship
. The relationship that a teacher and student share is of trust, respect and devotion. Teachers influence their students by shaping their rational and moral virtues and hence, play an important role in molding the society as a whole. The education syst
Friendship Compatibility between Aries and Taurus
. Aries and Taurus - Friendship Compatibility Profile : When Aries and Taurus form a friendship, theirs is a natural union of amicability, represented by Taurus, and ambition, represented by Aries. This relationship represents balance. Aries wants to j
Tips to succeed in Work
. Do your research on the company beforehand, and come prepped with a few questions. Ask for the name of your interviewer, and research his or her background online. Then, when the interview is over, send a thank you note immediately.
Benefits of Chives
. You can begin harvesting about six weeks after planting or as soon as established plants resume growth in the spring. As you need leaves, cut the outer ones right back to the base. Use them fresh or frozen; they do not retain their flavor well when d
Most Expensive Pieces Of Jewelry In The World
Queen Mary s Diamond Riviere and La Peregrina Pearl
. It has an estimated price of $1,828,224. This was owned by Englands first female ruler Queen Mary. It is considered to be one of the worlds most exclusive jewels that include a Diamond Riviere. It was crafted from 34 old cut authentic diamonds set in
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Ride the Trans Siberian Russia China
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. This moisturizer is particularly good for thinning or delicate skin. 2 tbsp apricot kernel oil 1 capsule evening primrose oil 3 drops each essential oils of sandalwood and neroli Pour the apricot oil into a clean dark glass bottle. Prick the capsule
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Focus on creation
. Think about what you can bring to the world, and create that.
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Do not spray the refrigerator
. Do not spray the refrigerator with waterwhile it is plugged in, as it may cause anelectric shock.Commercial refrigerator and freezer units, which go by many other names, were in use for almost 40 years prior to the common home models. They used gas s
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Make it a double header
. Youve got all day, so why not take in two events? Hate basketball and your main squeeze is addicted to it? Get tickets to a game. Despise musicals? Surprise your spouse with tickets to a show. Sucking it up just this once will win you major brownie p