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The statue of Tian Yi
Beijing, China

Tian Yi's Tomb

The burial grounds of a Chinese eunuch who served his way into the highest levels of Imperial government
39.9352, 116.1622
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The Arch of Cabo San Lucas

A graceful natural rock formation stands astride the point where the Gulf of California meets the Pacific Ocean
22.8760, -109.8947
The Royal FloraHolland warehouse in Aalsmeer.
Aalsmeer, Netherlands

Royal FloraHolland

The largest flower auction house in the world.
52.2585, 4.7825
John Brown's Fort as it appears today
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

John Brown's Fort

The last holdout of a pre-Civil War rebel who took the matter of slavery into his own hands
39.3230, -77.7296
Cernobyl Duga-3 Receiver ( Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Woodpecker_array.jpg )
Ivankivs'kyi district, Ukraine

Chernobyl's Duga-3 or "Woodpecker" Receiver

This derelict superstructure was a very important warning system for the Russian military
51.3060, 30.0663
The center square of Pripyat, once home for 50,000 people. After 22 years of neglect, nature has started to seep through the concrete
Pryp'yat', Ukraine

Abandoned City of Pripyat

The ghost town left by the worst nuclear disaster of all time is being taken over by nature and urban explorers.
51.4045, 30.0542
Pripyat Amusement Park
Pryp'yat', Ukraine

Pripyat Amusement Park

Radioactive amusement park abandoned after the Chernobyl disaster
51.4056, 30.0569
News WP
Kiev, Ukraine

One Street Museum Death Mask Collection

The largest collection of death masks in Ukraine
50.4598, 30.5161
The Trade Unions Building in flames.
Kiev, Ukraine

Trade Unions Building

Solemn tours held in the eerie burnt-out remains of a prominent building where 40 protestors lost their lives.
50.4501, 30.5239
Kiev, Ukraine

Peeing Colors in Kiev

When you've got to go, you've got to go
50.4562, 30.5114
Kiev, Ukraine

Rodina-Mat : Mother Motherland

340-foot statue built to honour the Heroes of the Soviet Union
50.4265, 30.5631
Old Wehrmann in Eisen statue in Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Wehrmann in Eisen Nail Man

A patriotic medieval knight in driven-nail armor raised money for widows and orphans of WWI
48.2109, 16.3565
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Pestsäule (Plague Column)

Baroque celebration of the end of the Great Plague of Vienna
48.2087, 16.3697
Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji
Bemidji, Minnesota

Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji

These crudely shaped folk giants may be the the second most photographed statues in the U.S.
47.4708, -94.8789
Homotherium crenatidens Skull.
Beijing, China

Paleozoological Museum of China

A bisected journey through evolution's history in the heart of Beijing
39.9396, 116.3486
Facility on the site of Unit 731
Harbin, China

Unit 731 Museum

An impactful museum ensures notorious war crimes disguised as "medical experimentation" won't soon be forgotten
45.6083, 126.6407
Otis Redding Memorial Plaque
Madison, Wisconsin

Otis Redding Memorial Plaque

A bronze plaque marks the site of the only show the King of the Soul Singers ever missed
43.0716, -89.3802
Dongyue Temple
Beijing, China

Dongyue Temple

This sensational Chinese temple walks visitors through the 76 weird departments of the afterlife
39.9245, 116.4447
Yehliu Geopark
Wanli District, Taiwan

Yehliu Geopark

This Taiwanese promontory is covered in otherworldly hoodoo formations
25.2131, 121.6980
The tomb of General Tso.
Changsha, China

General Tso's Tomb

The man who is mainly remembered for a chicken dish he had nothing to do with is buried under a large concrete dome
28.1124, 112.9838
A more youthful Mao Zedong
Changsha, China

Giant Head of Mao Zedong

The world's largest statue of Mao Zedong looks out over the city where he discovered Communism
28.1674, 112.9605
Zhangjiajie, China

Tianmen Shan

999 stairs lead visitors through a massive hole in a mountain known as the Gateway to Heaven
29.1165, 110.4792
The skywalk
Zhangjiajie, China

Tianmen Skywalk

For those with no fear of heights: a skywalk 4,700 feet up on a Chinese mountain.
29.0468, 110.4821
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

One of Frank Lloyd Wright's final works was this UFO church
43.0996, -88.0294