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original location @ Oriental Tea Company
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Kettle

This massive tea kettle was once a promotional stunt for the Oriental Teashop
42.3593, -71.0592
The World's Largest Amoco Sign
St. Louis, Missouri

World's Largest Amoco Sign

This titanic oil company sign is a reminder of the Americana boom of the 70's and also its commoditization
38.6330, -90.3045
St. Louis' Old Courthouse was the scene of the Dred Scott Decision, which served as a catalyst in the eradication of slavery in the United States.
St. Louis, Missouri

Old St. Louis County Courthouse

The Old Courthouse takes visitors on a captivating trip through St. Louis' timeline
38.6249, -90.1863
St. Louis, Missouri

City Museum

Less a museum than a bizarre fantasy world created by artists and engineers
38.6330, -90.2001
Boston, Massachusetts

Hood Milk Bottle

Ice cream stand, snack bar, and time capsule of milk conveyance
42.3517, -71.0502
Boston, Massachusetts

Rainbow Swash

World's Largest Piece of Copyrighted Artwork
42.3015, -71.0452
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering
42.3600, -71.0562
Boston, Massachusetts

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (The Gardner)

Two thousand artifacts from around the world collected by one woman with an addiction
42.3382, -71.0989
Bodega
Boston, Massachusetts

Bodega

This upscale streetwear store is hidden behind a fake Snapple machine in the back of a deli
42.3455, -71.0865
The Boston Athenaeum
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Athenaeum

A morbid secret lies hidden within the beautiful walls of the Boston Athenaeum
42.3581, -71.0623
Boston, Massachusetts

Mapparium

An enormous, inside-out glass globe built in 1935.
42.3455, -71.0868
The Antikythera mechanism.
Athens, Greece

Antikythera Mechanism

2000-year-old computer demonstrates remarkable engineering and astronomical precision
37.9892, 23.7325
Crypt of the Three Skeletons
Rome, Italy

Santa Maria della Concezione Crypts

The crypts of Capuchin friars decorated with the bones of over 4,000 friars, including an entire "crypt of pelvises."
41.9047, 12.4882
Terrace of the Lions
Mikonos, Greece

Terrace of the Lions

Replicas of Apollo's leonine stone guard cats still line a sacred row in Greece
37.4467, 25.3310
Katong Antique House
Singapore

Katong Antique House

This jam-packed Singapore antique museum preserves the fading remnants of a uniquely mixed culture
1.3073, 103.9071