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Athens, Greece

Syntagma Square Metro Station

Where commuters walk through remnants of an ancient Greek necropolis
37.9792, 23.7166
Reykjadalur
Hveragerði, Iceland

Reykjadalur

Iceland's "Smoky Valley" is a beautiful river that is shrouded in a constant cover of steam clouds
64.0000, -21.2000
Villi Knudson, filmmaker and your host of all "Volcano Show" screenings
Reykjavik, Iceland

The Volcano Show at Red Rock Cinema

A charmingly eccentric magma chaser presents his complete history of the island's eruptions since 1947, in cinematic form, just for you.
64.1428, -21.9360
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

The longest continuous underwater road in North America was built at the insistence of Franklin Roosevelt
40.6810, -74.0058
Brooklyn, New York

St. Anthony

Church featuring "high Victorian gothic" architecture
40.7295, -73.9540
The Brooklyn Visitation Monastery
Brooklyn, New York

The Brooklyn Visitation Monastery

A working monastery hidden away in Brooklyn once abutted the location of a former inebriate's home
40.6213, -74.0358
Brooklyn, New York

Digester Eggs

A modern addition to the Greenpoint skyline.
40.7333, -73.9444
Coney Art Walls
Brooklyn, New York

Coney Art Walls

This outdoor gallery of graffiti-covered walls pays homage to the past, present, and possible future of street art
40.5750, -73.9817
Brooklyn, New York

Deno's Wonder Wheel

One of the most enjoyable bits of history at Coney Island and “the most romantic ride in the world.”
40.5743, -73.9788
Brooklyn, New York

The Carousel in Prospect Park

You can still ride this 100-year-old work of art in Brooklyn's largest public park.
40.6602, -73.9690
Interior of the deli
Brooklyn, New York

Mill Basin Kosher Delicatessen

Come for the pastrami, stay for the million-dollar art
40.6157, -73.9181
Madagascar Institute
Brooklyn, New York

Madagascar Institute

Risk arrest while partying to fund art
40.6822, -73.9869
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh
40.6687, -73.9647
Brooklyn, New York

House of Yes

A band of aerialists and circus performers putting on incredible shows in East Williamsburg
40.7068, -73.9236
Brooklyn, New York

Film Biz Recycling

A huge resale shop for the cast-offs of the film & television industry.
40.6774, -73.9851
The outside of The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store

The one-stop shop for all of your superhero (or evil arch-nemesis) needs.
40.6714, -73.9846
Interior of the Hunterian Museum
London, England

Hunterian Museum, London

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery
51.5154, -0.1159
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide
48.6352, -1.5105
Bannerman's Island Arsenal
Beacon, New York

Bannerman's Castle

Collapsing castle on the Hudson river was once the storage site of military surplus business
41.4553, -73.9889
Detail on 74 Wall St. across the street
New York, New York

Site of New York Slave Market

Where now stands a 42-story condominium tower of marble, glass and steel was once the central market of New York’s slave trade
40.7051, -74.0079
Exterior of the former Fillmore East.
New York, New York

The Fillmore East

A Yiddish theater turned movie house turned rock and roll landmark turned gay disco turned bank.
40.7277, -73.9887
Grimy, smokey patch left behind after cleaning
New York, New York

Grand Central Ceiling Dark Patch

A dark patch of the ceiling at Grand Central Terminal which was not restored is still stained brown by tobacco.
40.7528, -73.9772
New York, New York

Empire State Building Disaster

A little known disaster that tested the Empire State Building's structural integrity
40.7487, -73.9872
U Thant Island
New York, New York

U Thant Island

The smallest island in Manhattan is a manmade landfill dominated by a Buddhist peace arch
40.7467, -73.9643