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Survival bunkers can cost up to $4.5 million — here’s why they’re so expensive

The survival bunker business traditionally appealed to those with an over-cautious mindset. But the pandemic has ramped up interest in private survival shelters that can be buried underneath homes. People spend millions on luxury bunker features like movie theater, pool, and rock-climbing walls. See more stories on Insider's business page. Read the original article on Business Insider www.businessinsider.com
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How one man in Egypt is keeping a 200-year-old tradition of tile making alive

Saied Hussain has been making cement tiles by hand for over 50 years in Cairo, Egypt.His business has withstood competition from marble and ceramic tile makers.He says he's one of the last artisans in Egypt still making tiles this way-and he doesn't expect the industry to last much longer.See more stories on Insider's business page.Read the original article on Business Insider www.businessinsider.com
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Meet the blacksmiths who are keeping the 2,500-year-old craft of sword making alive in Toledo, Spain

Toledo, Spain, has been a hotbed for sword-making since the fifth century BC.But the traditional art is dying in Toledo, with few artisans still hand-crafting weapons.Mass-produced swords from foreign competitors have made it difficult to stay in business.See more stories on Insider's business page.Read the original article on Business Insider www.businessinsider.com