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Omaha, Nebraska

Old Lincoln Highway in Omaha

A brick-paved former section of the historic coast-to-coast highway.
Boys Town, Nebraska

World's Largest Ball of Stamps

An idle pastime becomes a record holder in Boys Town, Nebraska.
Dallas, Texas

Bowler Hat Sculpture

This sculpture of a bowler hat is complemented by a matching umbrella a few blocks away.
Omaha, Nebraska

Infield at the Zoo

A miniature baseball stadium honoring Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium, home of the College World Series from 1950-2010.
Omaha, Nebraska

William Thompson's Scalped Scalp

An Englishman loses his scalp to a Cheyenne warrior and lives to donate it to a library.
Omaha, Nebraska

Joslyn Castle

This once rural mansion now sits in the heart of the city.
Omaha, Nebraska

Site of a Japanese Balloon Bomb Explosion

These experimental weapons brought World War II to Nebraska as well as 26 other U.S. states.
Tallinn, Estonia

Hellemann Tower and City Walls

Walk along the medieval fortifications that have been protecting Tallinn since the 14th century.
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn Teletorn (TV Tower)

This dizzying tower was built to better broadcast the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
Pushkin, Russia

The Amber Room

An 18th century wonder of the world, lost in WWII, re-created at the Catherine Palace.
Jordan

Petra

An ancient capital city that dates back 3,000 years old and harbors many surprises.
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies.
London, England

Hoover Building

A masterpiece of Art Deco architecture hidden in plain sight in West London.
London, England

The Albert Bridge

Chelsea's soldiers were given strict orders when crossing this historic bridge.
London, England

The Duke of Wellington’s Mounting Stone

Outside of one of Britain's most renowned social clubs, a step installed specifically for the Duke.
London, England

Ernest Shackleton Statue

The famous polar explorer stands outside the Royal Geographical Society's headquarters.
London, England

The Soho Square Hut

The Tudor-style cottage in the middle of the square is not quite what it seems.
London, England

Cabmen’s Shelter in Russell Square

Originally built for London’s cab drivers, this bright green hut now serves anyone a hot drink or meal.
London, England

Down Street Underground Station

The secret wartime bunker built on the platforms of an abandoned Tube station.
Naples, Italy

Fontana del Gigante

This monumental fountain has moved around the city multiple times.
Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The Grave of Ernest Shackleton

Final resting place of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton.
London, England

Alfred Hitchcock's London Flat

One of the greatest movie directors of all time lived and worked in this London flat from 1926 to 1939.
London, England

Odeon Covent Garden

Formerly known as Saville Theatre, this mid-20th-century entertainment hub includes an ornate frieze.
Charleston, South Carolina

Fireproof Building and South Carolina Historical Society

Once the most flame resistant building in the country, the South Carolina Historical Society building was almost burnt down in a fire.