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A sinkhole turned swimming hole, full of dazzling turquoise water.
Added by tylercole
A Swim Across Lake Ontario, Powered by Cookies
"My only sense of feeling comes in the form of cookies," says the long-distance swimmer Elizabeth Fry.
September 14, 2017
River Tyburn Conduit
A plaque marks the underground site of one of London's "lost rivers."
Added by AmunyAnkhesenra
The Devil's Punchbowl
A mysterious crater-like pond has a spooky tendency to empty and fill with complete disregard to rainfall patterns.
Added by Capemarsh
Osaka Maritime Museum
An abandoned giant glass dome sits in the bay in “the Venice of the East.”
Added by zjason13
The Lockkeeper's House
A derelict bit of infrastructure from the canal that once ran through D.C. is landlocked in the heart of the city.
Added by Elliot Carter
A Dutch passageway's artistic, aquatic-themed makeover pays tribute to the capital city's famed waterways.
Added by thelittleowl
Uncle Harvey's Mausoleum
The watery grave of an impractical idea.
Added by Michael Inscoe
Ukrainian Lifeguard Rescued After Washing Up on Shores of Crimea
He had fallen asleep on an inflatable trampoline.
August 09, 2017
Seoul, South Korea
A bright and wacky exhibit answers every question you may have had about human excrement, flatulence, and more.
Added by escapementality
Vienna Sewer System
Vienna's underworld of tunnels and subterranean rivers made an iconic appearance in a 1949 Orson Welles film.
Added by Alexolotl
Hackensack, New Jersey
USS Ling Submarine
A World War II-era submarine is stuck in the mud in New Jersey.
Added by Lisa Hellen X
The world's first successful water-powered cotton mill paved the way for the factories of the British Industrial Revolution.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
Found: A Cavernous, 2,700-Year-Old Reservoir
Its entrance was decorated with engraved figures.
July 20, 2017
To Fix a California Dam, Engineers Are Putting a Giant Scale Model to the Test
Oroville Dam's spillway crumbled in February, and now California is racing for a fix.
July 19, 2017
The Great Spring
A tiny plaque marks the location of the water source that facilitated the birth of modern-day Boston.
Added by gobruen
Manitou Springs, Colorado
Manitou Mineral Springs
There are eight natural springs around town, each with a slightly different taste.
Added by R Stemple
This fountain of a little boy that spits on passersby at erratic intervals is a town icon.
Added by pauldbentz
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