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Manchester, England

The Manchester Bee

Be on the lookout for the symbolic insect all over the city.
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Boarded up buildings.
San Antonio, Texas

Portland Cement Plant Ruins

A tall smoke stack and boarded-up buildings are all that's left of the pioneering plant.
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Tent graves.
Sparta, Tennessee

Tent Graves of Mt. Gilead Cemetery

These early tent-shaped grave coverings are unique to Tennessee.
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Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
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Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

World's longest known cave.
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The bat roost.
Comfort, Texas

Hygieostatic Bat Roost

This unique tower has been home to malaria-fighting bats for 100 years.
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A portrait of the saint painted by her own blood sister.
San Antonio, Texas

St. Thérèse of Lisieux Painting

A priceless work of art created by the saint's own blood sister hangs in a San Antonio basilica.
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Together with shells.
Comfort, Texas

Seashell Graves of Comfort Cemetery

No one is sure why this mysterious tradition started.
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London, England

The Soho Square Hut

The Tudor-style cottage in the middle of the square is not quite what it seems.
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The Big Tree
Rockport, Texas

The Big Tree

The tree is thought to be the oldest oak in Texas and was once crowned state champion for its monumental size.
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Fredericksburg, Texas

Old Tunnel Bat Colony

Abandoned railroad tunnel is home to a colony of three million Mexican free-tail bats.
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The Smoking Fence
West Lafayette, Indiana

The Smoking Fence

Purdue students would lean over this iron fence to skirt campus rules against smoking and courting.
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Beautiful mural.
San Antonio, Texas


A colorful public mural in San Antonio's West Side encourages students to stay in school.
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 The cemetery in the Fell's Point historic district.
Baltimore, Maryland

Fell Family Cemetery

Wedged between two sets of row houses is an awkwardly located family graveyard.
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Flowers adorn the cemetery.
San Antonio, Texas

Memorial Park at UT Health Science Center

The cremains of those who donated their bodies to science are buried in a tiny cemetery behind the building.
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Field of stones.
Jefferson City, Tennessee

Branner Cemetery Field Stones

Over 200 people were buried here with only a small stone to mark their final resting place.
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Graffiti from 1861.
Alexandria, Virginia

Civil War Graffiti at Washington's Tomb

The tomb was guarded by soldiers from both sides of the war, and some left their initials carved in the brick.
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An ariel view of Lake Travis
Austin, Texas

The Sometimes Islands

Some islands... they come, they go, especially on Lake Travis.
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Animatronic LBJ tells stories and makes jokes
Austin, Texas

Animatronic Lyndon Baines Johnson

Just like the real 36th president of the United States, animatronic LBJ amuses visitors with jokes and stories.
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The Receiving Vault
Springfield, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln's Receiving Vault

The original vault that held the president's remains still stands, empty, not far from where he was finally buried.
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Original city center marker.
San Antonio, Texas

San Fernando Cathedral City Centers

Conflicting markers on its floor tell a tale of two city centers in San Antonio.
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Le Chat Noir.
Paris, France

Le Chat Noir Collection

Original cabaret handbills, posters, and feline artwork are a purrfect highlight of the Museum of Montmartre.
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The slave memorial.
Alexandria, Virginia

Mount Vernon Slave Cemetery

The graveyard holding the remains of George Washington's slaves was forgotten for nearly 200 years.
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A beautiful bridge.
San Antonio, Texas

Japanese Tea Garden

A gorgeous garden oasis with winding paths, stone bridges, and a troubling history.
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