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London, England

Square the Block

A jumble of concrete on the corner of one of London’s terraced buildings is actually a work of art.
Paris, France

Fourier's Fourth Apple

A giant silver apple a day keeps the perils of capitalism away.
Ronks, Pennsylvania

Strasburg Rail Road

This vintage short line in Amish country runs passenger steam train excursions and still hauls freight.
Concord, Massachusetts

Grave of Anne Rainsford French

The first woman in the United States to get a driver's license is buried here.
Everett, Pennsylvania

Giant Quarter

A 20-foot-tall quarter commemorates George Washington’s ties to Bedford County.
New York, New York

Caffe Reggio

Sip a cappuccino in the historic cafe that introduced them to the United States.
Ashland, Pennsylvania

Ashland Mother's Memorial

A eight-foot-tall statue resides in the heart of Pennsylvania anthracite coal country.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Hoover-Mason Trestle

The internal railway of one of the biggest steel plants in America has been transformed into a linear park with unique industrial views.
Trenton, New Jersey

Shaky Bridge

This tiny structure was built by the creator of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Doune, Scotland

Doune Castle

The castle that provided the setting for much of 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' is now a pilgrimage site for fans.
Brooklyn, New York

Gil Hodges' Grave

The final resting place of a former Dodgers and Mets player can be found in central Brooklyn, in the first diocesan cemetery for Catholics in the borough.
Orlando, Florida

World's Largest Entertainment McDonald's

Opened in 1976, this monster-sized version of the fast-food franchise is sometimes called the Epic McD.
New York, New York

The Secret Entrance to the Knickerbocker Hotel

An unassuming secret door once led to a legendary watering hole.
Brooklyn, New York

Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument

This beautiful Brooklyn monument over a crypt memorializes a grim and largely unknown story from the American Revolution.
Plainville, Connecticut

Witch’s Dungeon

A seasonal movie monster museum featuring wax creations by a relative of one of the original Universal Studios monsters.
Farmington, Connecticut

Shade Swamp Sanctuary

An abandoned Depression-era zoo hidden just off the highway.
Farmington, Connecticut

The Grave of Foone

The final resting place of one member of the Amistad slave revolt who never made it back home.
New Haven, Connecticut

Skull and Bones Tomb

The headquarters of the famous Yale society.
New Haven, Connecticut

Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library

A vast collection of rare books, manuscripts & extraordinary objects illustrating the history of medicine.
New Haven, Connecticut

The Cushing Center

An archival collection of over 2,200 case studies which includes human brain specimens and tumor specimens.
Glendale, California

Forest Lawn Cemetery

An extraordinary final resting place full of oversized art, amazing statues, and dead celebrities.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'The Cutty Stool'

A bronze statue of a low three-legged seat commemorates a piece of furniture that started a riot.
Edinburgh, Scotland

George Mackenzie's Mausoleum

The tomb of one of Scotland's bloody historic villains is a magnet for bumbling desecrators.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Calton Cemetery

A 18th century graveyard and its astonishing cortege of macabre iconography.