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Harrisburg's Mini Statue of Liberty
A local prank turned town icon.
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The Ben Franklin Statue In Boston Just Took a Bad Fall
It's getting on in years.
May 16, 2016
A fiberglass jungle, deep in the wilds of the Cleveland suburbs.
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Curious and Compelling Statues in the Czech Republic
The country is home to the world's strangest and most thought-provoking statues.
May 06, 2016
Wisconsin based medical systems software company EPIC has created one of the strangest, largest, and most expensive workplaces of all time.
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Statue Gets Detachable Penis After Vandals Keep Stealing It
“I wouldn't want anyone—not even my worst enemies—to go through what happens to this statue," one official said.
April 25, 2016
El Foro Antiguo Palacio Jai Alai
Tijuana's legendary jai alai or "basque ball" palace is now a massive music venue.
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The Statue of Roscoe Conkling
A 19th-century politician who died after walking home in a blizzard is honored with this Manhattan statue.
Added by Luke J Spencer
Totem Bight State Historical Park
This historic collection of Native Alaskan artifacts was resurrected through a partnership between the WPA and tribal artisans.
Added by littlebrumble
The Time Capsule of Ushuaia
This plaza at the end of the world teems with monumental tributes to a problematic history, and laser discs.
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Darth Vader Statue
A monument to Lenin has been transformed into a statue of everyone's favorite black-helmeted, fool-choking Sith Lord.
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Ukraine Removes Massive Lenin Statue For Online Audience of Thousands
The 66-foot statue is one of almost 1,000 that the country has removed.
March 17, 2016
The Lucifer of Liège
A marble Lucifer hides behind the pulpit of this Gothic cathedral.
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Shrine of Saint Thérèse
This shrine to the patron saint of Alaska sits on a small tidal island and was built from the land’s own beach stones.
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12 Quirky Treasures of Milwaukee
Wisconsin's largest city is brewing a lot more than beer.
March 14, 2016
The Goose Girl of Göttingen, Germany might well be the most kissed girl in the world.
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Peanuts on Parade
Dothan, Alabama has been invaded by scores of anthropomorphic peanuts.
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El Tiemblo, Spain
Bulls of Guisando
Whether they are bulls or pigs, these ancient animal sculptures are fascinating relics.
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