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A street in the close.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary King's Close

17th century streets hidden under Edinburgh were once a breeding ground for the black death
55.9501, -3.1882
One of the famous reed islands on the world's highest navigable lake.
Puno, Peru

The Uros People of Lake Titicaca

The Uros people live on floating reed islands in lake Titicaca
-15.8188, -69.9716
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle
13.3586, 103.8626
Sandwick, Scotland

Skara Brae

Amazing and mysterious Neolithic settlement on Scotland's Orkney Islands
59.0486, -3.3431
Dearborn, Michigan

Edison's Last Breath at the Henry Ford Museum

Housed in the Henry Ford museum is a test tube said to hold Thomas Edison's last breath
42.3001, -83.2329
watch stopped at 8:15 by the blast
Naka Ward, Japan

A-bomb Memorial

Peace Park and the A-bomb dome
34.3920, 132.4519
Allen Park, Michigan

Uniroyal Giant Tire

The 80 foot tire which looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair
42.2706, -83.2091
Originally a high school, Tuol Seng was converted into a high security prison.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Tuol Sleng

Khmer Rouge's high security prison
11.5496, 104.9175
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit
42.3287, -83.0445
Detroit, Michigan

The World's Largest Stove

Weighing 30,000 pounds, this monument represents Detroit's first industrial era
42.4393, -83.1176
Ornate entrance to the building.
Detroit, Michigan

Belle Isle Aquarium

At its closure in 2005, the Belle Isle Aquarium was the nation’s longest continually running aquarium
42.3433, -82.9744
Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Space and Science Center

Center filled with hands-on displays served as a tribute to several astronauts with connections to the state
42.1653, -84.4028
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Central Station

A Beaux-Arts triumph temporarily saved from demolition, but with an uncertain future
42.3287, -83.0775
Petrified Wood
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

Discover fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona
34.8158, -109.8649
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Memorial Stupa

5,000 skulls in memorial to those killed by the Khmer Rouge
11.4634, 104.8896
Glasgow, Scotland

The Glasgow Necropolis

"Respectful to the dead, safe and sanitary to the living, dedicated to the Genius of Memory..."
55.8627, -4.2335
A curious fellow takes a peek inside.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ann Arbor’s Fairy Doors

Whimsical portals to another world
42.2808, -83.7430
The hypocenter and surrounding devastation immediately after the detonation of the bomb
Naka Ward, Japan

Hiroshima's Hypocenter

A plaque marks the site directly below the mid-air detonation of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima
34.3834, 132.4520
The golden grasshopper weathervane attracts attention from locals and visitors alike
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions
42.3601, -71.0560
Telescopes at Meteor Crater
Winslow, Arizona

Meteor Crater

This 4,000-ft. in diameter hole claims to be "the most well known, best preserved meteorite crater on Earth"
35.0281, -111.0232
Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Crystal Cave

Take a drunken tour inside the world's largest known geode
41.6466, -82.8267
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
55.9471, -3.1928