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Some of Plescia's art can be seen from the street
Salt Lake City, Utah

Ralphael Plescia's "Christian School"

Incredible sculptures inspired by obscure passages from the Bible.
40.7410, -111.8887
Rock-A-Hoola Waterpark
Newberry Springs, California

Rock-A-Hoola Waterpark

The "Fun Spot of The Desert" is now a haunting ruin acting as a reminder that putting a water park in a desert is a bad idea
34.9482, -116.6875
The World's Largest Thermometer
Baker, California

World's Largest Thermometer

This giant temperature attraction created some giant electric bills
35.2660, -116.0733
Aliens welcome visitors to the jerky mothership
Baker, California

Alien Fresh Jerky

Finally the worlds of UFO enthusiasts and beef jerky lovers have come together in this roadside shop
35.2687, -116.0706
Aerial photograph of Ivanpah Solar Power Facility
San Bernardino County, California

Ivanpah Solar Power Facility

The world’s largest concentrated solar plant generates as many problems as megawatts.
35.5568, -115.4703
The gorgeous formations at Valley of Fire State Park.
Clark County, Nevada

Valley of Fire

The drama of nature in full effect in this Nevada State Park
36.4389, -114.5325
Seven Magic Mountains at sunset
Sloan, Nevada

Seven Magic Mountains

Brightly colored 30-foot-tall totems light up the desert sky just outside Las Vegas.
35.8385, -115.2714
Las Vegas, Nevada

Neon Boneyard

Neon icons of Las Vegas
36.1770, -115.1353
Las Vegas, Nevada

Pinball Hall of Fame

Incredible collection of vintage pinball machines can be played at 25 cents a pop
36.1013, -115.1305
Los Angeles, California

Watts Towers

America's most famous piece of self-built architecture
33.9393, -118.2610
Mummified head of a murderer with blond hair
Vienna, Austria

Kriminalmuseum

Macabre museum devoted to historical Viennese murders
48.2184, 16.3785
Arresting Gebeinhaus
Neustadt an der Donau, Germany

Arresting Ossuary

The name doubles as an appropriate adjective for this small ossuary.
48.8577, 11.7365
Fingerhutmuseum Creglingen
Creglingen, Germany

The Thimble Museum

A collection of 4,000 thimbles that's more versatile than one might imagine.
49.4597, 10.0304
Landsberg prison
Landsberg am Lech, Germany

Landsberg Prison

The prison where Hitler wrote "Mein Kampf," and 278 Nazis were later executed for war crimes.
48.0537, 10.8681
Chammunster Ossuary
Cham, Germany

Chammünster Ossuary

In 1830, cemetery workers in Cham unearthed a chamber housing thousands of skeletal remains from the 13th century, which can still be viewed today.
49.2110, 12.6942
Putim Ossuary
Putim, Czech Republic

Putim Ossuary

The mystery of the Putim Ossuary involves a tricorn hat.
49.2655, 14.1188
Dissection Theatre Medical History Museum Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany

Museum of Medical History Hamburg

Wax models of disease and deformity fill out this German medical museum.
53.5937, 9.9769
Dingolfing Beinhaus
Dingolfing, Germany

Dingolfing Ossuary

In a small churchyard in Dingolfing, Germany the quaint Schusterkapelle is there to remind you of your imminent mortality.
48.6279, 12.4989
Drachenstich-Festspiele
Furth im Wald, Germany

Drachenstich-Festspiele

Each year, Germany's "City of Dragons" slays the world's largest walking robot.
49.3101, 12.8388
Klatovy Catacombs
Klatovy, Czech Republic

Klatovy Catacomb Mummies

These 17th century mummies are still on gruesome display today.
49.3951, 13.2918
Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague.
Prague, Czech Republic

Old Jewish Cemetery

Up to 100,000 Jews buried 12 deep rest eternally in this 15th century cemetery.
50.0892, 14.4184
Proudy
Prague, Czech Republic

Proudy

This automated sculpture of two men peeing will spell out text messages with their micturition
50.0881, 14.4103
A microscope focused on the leg of a mosquito - marching across it is a near invisible menagerie of colorful animals, from cheetahs to giraffes to elephants.
Prague, Czech Republic

Museum of Miniatures

Microscopic scenes; some call it novelty, some call it art
50.0870, 14.3894
The huge Philosophical Hall
Prague, Czech Republic

Strahov Monastery

Two stunning 17th-century libraries and a cabinet of curiosities
50.0867, 14.3894