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Worcester, Massachusetts

Bancroft Tower

This miniature feudal castle was built on a whim to honor a US Navy pioneer.
Boston, Massachusetts

Edgar Allan Poe Square

The Boston square dedicated to the dark poet who was born nearby.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Zak Bagans Haunted Museum

A collection of haunted objects and macabre oddities under one roof.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Art-o-mat

These banned cigarette vending machines now sell little pieces of pocket-sized art.
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Last Remaining Sigma Derby Machine

Fans of vintage Vegas, kitsch, and toy pony-based gambling now flock to a casino called The D.
Zhangjiajie Shi, China

Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

The latest in a series of long glass bridges suspended at terrifying heights.
A Coruña, Spain

Elevador del Monte de San Pedro

This panoramic lift provides a futuristic ride up San Pedro Mountain.
Zhangjiajie, China

Bailong Elevator

The world’s tallest outdoor lift stretches along the stone pillars that inspired the floating mountains in the movie “Avatar.”
Moscow, Russia

Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy

This newly renovated Soviet-era outdoor exhibition center is bigger than the principality of Monaco.
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plimoth Patuxet

Since 1947, this living history museum has been providing an immersive look at life in Plymouth Colony.
Fort Meade, Maryland

Architect of the Capitol Archival Warehouse

A remote horde of architectural treasures fit for Indiana Jones.
Blue Mounds, Wisconsin

Cave of the Mounds

This cave holds a surprisingly colorful variety of geological oddities.
Clarence, New York

Greatbatch Barn

This exhibit pays tribute to the “humble tinkerer” who invented the implantable pacemaker.
Leiden, Netherlands

'Zhdun' (Homunculus Loxodontus)

This Dutch art piece became a Russian icon.
Basingstoke, England

The Baverstock Arms

At this historic pub, you can sit back, sip, and watch a whole century go by.
Worcester, Massachusetts

Lois Lane

A comic book store got the road by its shop officially renamed after Superman's girlfriend.
Akron, Ohio

Site of Sojourner Truth's 'Ain't I a Woman' Speech

But did the famous feminist and abolitionist ever really say those iconic four words?
Salem, Massachusetts

Witch Dungeon Museum

Experience the hysteria of a 17th century witch hunt through goofy reenactments and wax dummies that should probably be burned at the stake.
Concord, Massachusetts

Orchard House

Louisa May Alcott based “Little Women” on her experiences growing up in this house with her sisters.
Whitehead, Northern Ireland

Victorian Walkway

This Victorian-era walkway is just one of the many 19th-century treasures in Whitehead.
Prague, Czechia

Quo Vadis

A sculpture of the iconic East German car on four legs is a tribute to those who traveled to Prague seeking asylum.
Prague, Czechia

Vinárna Čertovka

This walkway is so narrow it needs its own light to stop pedestrian traffic jams.
Rochester Hills, Michigan

Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal

The remains of a failed canal can be found in several towns near Lake St. Clair and is known historically as "Mason's Folly."
Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Whydah Pirate Museum

This Cape Cod museum exhibits what it claims is the only authenticated pirate treasure in the world.