Total Eclipse: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Festival of Science, Music, and Celestial Wonder. August 19–21, 2017 in Eastern Oregon.
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Historic Navy Pier
Chicago, Illinois

Aircraft Carriers of Navy Pier

Chicago's Navy Pier on Lake Michigan was a training hub for aircraft carrier pilots during WWII.
41.8916, -87.6079
Chicago, Illinois

World Artifacts on the Tribune Tower Walls

Fragments of architectural wonders from around the globe are embedded in the newspaper building's walls.
41.8904, -87.6237
The original hot dog stand, shuttered in 2006
Arlington, Virginia

Pentagon Hot Dog Stand

Rumor has it the hot dog stand was targeted by two Russian nuclear missiles.
38.8710, -77.0560
Woodrow Wilson Bridge
Fort Washington, Maryland

Woodrow Wilson Bridge

This rare triple-jurisdiction drawbridge passes through Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
38.7934, -77.0317
It was commissioned by King Carol I was captivated by the scenic locale.
Sinaia, Romania

Peles Castle

This elaborately decorated, fairytale-like Romanian royal palace is one of the most striking castles in Europe.
45.3599, 25.5427
The remains of Mayfield Station from outside
Manchester, England

Mayfield Railway Station

Manchester's abandoned train depot lingers in a post-industrial purgatory
53.4758, -2.2281
A Monument to Vimto
Manchester, England

A Monument to Vimto

A giant wooden soda bottle pays homage to a distinctly British drink on the very spot where it was invented
53.4756, -2.2346
Superlambanana
Liverpool, England

Superlambanana

Created as a punny statement about genetic engineering this monstrous hybrid statue has become a beloved icon
53.4096, -2.9898
Liverpool, England

St. John's Beacon

Tower originally planned as a ventilation shaft now houses a studio
53.4062, -2.9820
Liverpool, England

William MacKenzie's Tomb

Pyramid shaped monument with a tall tale attached
53.4028, -2.9727
Church of St. Luke, Liverpool
Liverpool, England

Church of St. Luke, Liverpool

Gutted during the Liverpool Blitz, this architectural husk has been left destroyed in honor of the dead
53.4017, -2.9750
Though not from 36 Rue Saint Sulpice the scene is similar to what would have been found inside
Paris, France

The XIX Century Bordello number plate of the 36 Rue Saint Sulpice

A street number larger than the rest signifies the saucy past of 36 Rue Saint Sulpice
48.8514, 2.3349
"The Kitchen of Le Boeuf a la ficelle"
Paris, France

The One-Two-Two

This innocuous-seeming building is actually the remnant of a major wartime brothel
48.8742, 2.3264
Arago Medallion
Paris, France

Arago Medallions

135 bronze medallions mark a French meridian line which once rivaled the hotshot Greenwich timeline.
48.8363, 2.3365
A relic of St. Genevieve
Paris, France

The Relics of St. Genevieve at St-Etienne-du-Mont

The remaining relics of the patroness of Paris lie in a chapel under a striking double spiral staircase.
48.8466, 2.3476
"The Lady and the Unicorn" tapestry
Paris, France

Musée de Cluny

Medieval museum built over Roman baths that features famous tapestries of a lady and a unicorn
48.8472, 2.3444
Paris, France

Foucault's Pendulum and the Paris Pantheon

19th century pendulum and a clock restored by a rogue group of guerilla artists
48.8468, 2.3459
Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy - mammoth and Lascaux paintings
Paris, France

Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy

This museum houses an imposing skeleton army comprised of creatures great and small.
48.8429, 2.3628
Carousel of Extinct and Endangered Animals
Paris, France

Carousel of Extinct and Endangered Animals

Known as the "Dodo Manège," this carousel features a herd of animals that have disappeared — or may be gone soon
48.8440, 2.3596
Paris, France

Lion of The Botanical Gardens

A majestic lion statue guards this Parisian botanical garden, and feeds on an unsettling item
48.8425, 2.3557
Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
Paris, France

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

Natural history museum celebrating biodiversity with a parade of taxidermy animals
48.8417, 2.3564
Schomburgk's Deer
Paris, France

The Room of Endangered and Extinct Species

A haunting collection of the vanished and disappearing natural world
48.8422, 2.3563
Locks on the Pont des Arts
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
48.8578, 2.3374
Front of the house
Paris, France

House of Nicolas Flamel

The oldest stone house in Paris was built by its most famous alchemist
48.8635, 2.3531