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Bloomington, Indiana

Kinsey Institute Gallery

A lesser-known part of the Kinsey Institute is this impressive collection of art relating to human sexuality.
Mentone, Indiana

Mentone Egg

A giant concrete egg marks this Indiana town as the "Egg Basket of the Midwest."
Dublin, Ohio

Cornhenge

The inventor of a number of hybrid corn species is immortalized with a field of giant corn.
Galloway, Ohio

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

Bison, America's national mammal, are staging a slow comeback in Ohio's prairie parkland.
North Pyongan Province, North Korea

North Korea's International Friendship Exhibition Hall

A bizarre collection of gifts to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il from the despots of the world.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Mangyongdae Funfair

This abandoned-looking amusement park is frighteningly open for business.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Ryugyong Hotel

North Korea's massive "hotel of doom."
Pyongyang, North Korea

The USS Pueblo

Captured in 1968, the Cold War spy ship is the only U.S. Navy vessel being held by a foreign government.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Chollima Statue

This North Korean pegasus statue was built as a symbol of the speed and perseverance of North Korean workers.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Arch of Triumph

Pyongyang’s Arch of Triumph is the second tallest triumphal arch in the world.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Victorious Fatherland War Museum

A vast museum devoted to North Korea's victories against its imperialist enemies.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Mansu Hill Grand Monument

A giant bronze monument to Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il is one of the most sacred sites in North Korea.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Kim Il-sung Square

One of the largest public squares in the world, named after the former DPRK supreme leader.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Juche Tower

A highly symbolic tower in honor of Supreme Leader Kim Il-sung's personal philosophy.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Ideals of the North Korean Workers' Party Monument

A symbol of the Workers' Party of North Korea.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Kumsusan Palace of the Sun

A former palace transformed into a mausoleum for North Korea's supreme leaders.
Ivankivs'kyi district, Ukraine

Duga 'Russian Woodpecker' Radar

This derelict superstructure was a very important warning system for the Soviet military.
Gokdepe, Turkmenistan

Saparmurat Hajji Mosque

A memorial to the thousands of Turkmen soldiers and civilians who died in a bloody 1881 battle.
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Independence Monument of Turkmenistan

Sumptous memorial to a controversial independence.
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Giant Ruhnama

A huge monument to a bizarre book written by Turkmenistan’s longstanding dictator.
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Türkmenbaşy Ruhy Mosque

The controversial final resting place of the equally controversial first president of Turkmenistan.
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Arch of Neutrality

A dictator's gold statue once rotated to face the sun on a 75-meter high marble tower.
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Turkmenbashi's Land of Fairy Tales

An eccentric dictator's take on a Turkmen version of Disneyland.
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Wedding Palace

If you want to get married in the White Marble City of Ashgabat, you should do it in this surreal disco ball building.