Thursday, February 3, 2011
10. Noka Chocolate, Vintage Collection $854 per pound
Probably the simplest dessert on the list, the Vintage Collection provided by Noka Chooclate comes in at an expensive $854 per pound.
9. Golden Opulence Sundae $1,000
Made of the best of the best, the Golden Opulence Sundae, provided by New York City restaurantSerendipity 3, will add $1000 to your bill.
8. The Brownie Extraordinaire $1,000
Yo can try this dessert next time you’re on the East Coast of the U.S.- if you’re willing to dish out $1,000. The Brownie Extraordinaire is sold at Brule, a restaurant in the Tropicana Resort located in Atlantic City, New Jersey
7. The Sultan’s Golden Cake $1,000
If you’ve ever wanted to try an edible brick of gold, this dessert is definitely for you. It’s available at the Ciragan Palace Kempinski Hotel located in Istanbul, for the hefty price of $1,000.
6. Macaroons Haute Couture $7,414
Macaroons aren’t too hard to find in today’s world. They are simply two meringue puffs that are held together with butter cream.
5. The Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence $14,500
They say food presentation is very important, and when it comes to the Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence, there is no doubt.
4. Frrrozen Haute Chocolate $25,000
Another Serendipity 3 dessert, the Frrozen Haute Chocolate is definitely a drink that no one will ever forget. At the price of $25,000, you can enjoy the frozen drink with the consistency of a slushy that contains a variety of cocoas from over 14 countries
3. Platinum Cake $130,000
Created by a Japanese pastry chef named Nobue Ikara, the Platinum Cake rings in at the tiny price of $130,000, and is any platinum lover’s dream.
2. Strawberries Arnaud $1.4 million (READ TO KNOW WHY).
As we’ve all heard, things are not always what they seem, and this saying applies to the Strawberries Arnaud perfectly. If you go to Arnaud’s restaurant in New Orleans’ French Quarter, you see nothing more than a bowl of strawberries topped with cream and mint. Yet, somehow they are worth $1.4 million? Look a bit harder and you’ll find a one-of-a-kind 4.7-carat pink diamond once belonging to Sir Ernest Cassel, an English royal finance advisor.
1. Diamond Fruitcake $1.65 million
For many of us, Christmas is all about spending time with family, enjoying a nice meal, and of course spending money on gifts for everyone. But, would you be daring enough to dish about $1.65 million for cake?
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Animals can rain from the skyRaining animals is a relatively common meteorological phenomenon, with reported from many countries throughout history. The animals most likely to drop from the sky in a rainfall are fish and frogs, with birds coming third. Sometimes the animals survive , especially fish, suggesting a small time gap between the extraction and the actual drop.
The universe is beigeCosmic Latte is the color of the universe, according to a team of astronomers from Johns Hopkins . In 2001, Karl Glazebrook and Ivan Baldry determined that the color of the universe was a greenish white, but they soon corrected their analysis in "The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: constraints on cosmic star-formation history from the cosmic spectrum", published in 2002.
Poisoning can make masses to dance hystericallyDancing mania is the name given to a phenomenon that occurred mainly in mainland Europe from the 14th century through to the 17th century, in which groups of people would dance through the streets of towns or cities, sometimes foaming at the mouth or speaking in tongues, until they collapsed from exhaustion.
The Moon is moving away from the Earth
The Moon's orbit (its circular path around the Earth) is indeed getting larger, at a rate of about 3.8 centimeters per year. (The Moon's orbit has a radius of 384,000 km.) The reason for the increase is that the Moon raises tides on the Earth. Because the side of the Earth that faces the Moon is closer, it feels a stronger pull of gravity than the center of the Earth.
Fly larvae helps to heal wounds quicker
Long ago, some doctors noticed soldiers that had maggots on their wounds healed quicker than those without maggots. Maggots eat the dead skin cells and bacteria. LOOK AT THE PIC!
Animals can naturally explode
Natural animal explosions can occur for a variety of reasons.
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