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View into the reading room.
Austin, Texas

The Harry Ransom Center

The upstairs reading room is packed with millions of rare books, literary manuscripts, and historical treasures.
30.2841, -97.7411
View of Snake Island.
Austin, Texas

Snake Island

A small island hides in plain sight on Austin's Lady Bird Lake.
30.2472, -97.7197
View from bedroom into loft
Austin, Texas

Casa Neverlandia

This eclectic, mosaic-clad home includes a bamboo ping-pong loft and a "Whispermaphones" intercom.
30.2475, -97.7536
Corniglia, Cinque Terre.
Vernazza, Italy

Cinque Terre

Five candy-colored villages on the Italian Riviera.
44.1324, 9.7077
Most SNP
Bratislava, Slovakia

Most SNP

This Slovak bridge is known both for its connection to a national uprising and its UFO-shaped eatery.
48.1384, 17.1046
Kyoto, Japan

Tenryu-Ji Shrine's Bamboo trail

A beautiful bamboo trail tucked in this famous Japanese Shrine.
35.0158, 135.6738
Sagano Bamboo Forest
Kyoto, Japan

Sagano Bamboo Forest

The sound of swaying stalks in this stunning grove has been voted to be a governmentally recognized sound.
35.0167, 135.6710
Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

The Ten Thousand "Torii" Shrine.
34.9672, 135.7733
The scourge of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan

Godzilla Head

He's not quite the menace he once was, but he still has some chops.
35.6954, 139.7018
Mark Kagaya, owner and bartender of Kagaya
Tokyo, Japan

Kagaya

Serving you alcohol with a side of insanity. Also, costumes!
35.6665, 139.7561
Tokyo, Japan

Nakagin Capsule Tower

Masterpiece of metabolist architecture and the original "capsule building."
35.6656, 139.7634
Athens Lunatic Asylum
Athens, Ohio

Athens Lunatic Asylum

An abandoned hospital incorporated into a college campus.
39.3292, -82.1013
Exchange Street
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Stockyards

Belly up to the bar in Cowtown, don't forget to buy some boots.
32.7903, -97.3461
Blue Mustang
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
39.8495, -104.6739
Casa Bonita
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
39.7419, -105.0709
Fort Collins, Colorado

Swetsville Zoo

This "zoo" is a cross between a junkyard and a sculpture garden, featuring animals you won't see anywhere else.
40.5227, -104.9874
The Center of the Universe, Tulsa OK
Tulsa, Oklahoma

The Center of the Universe

An acoustic anomaly with a mysterious cause.
36.1569, -95.9915
Williams, Arizona

Flintstones Bedrock City

An homage to everyone's favorite prehistoric cartoon family.
35.6536, -112.1385
Tokyo, Japan

Kabukicho Robot Restaurant

Cabaret where the show girls are all androids, and the patrons couldn't be more pleased.
35.6942, 139.7028
Nazca culture mummies and skulls cemetry in Peru
Nazca, Peru

Chauchilla Cemetery

Plundered and left asunder by grave robbers, this ancient necropolis has been painstakingly pieced back together.
-14.9824, -74.9311
Hummingbird
Nazca, Peru

Nazca Lines

Giant ancient line art drawn in the Peruvian desert so large that it can only be fully seen from the sky.
-14.7390, -75.1300
Old Branch Davidian Swimming Pool
Waco, Texas

Old Branch Davidian Swimming Pool

All that remains of cult leader David Koresh's original besieged Texas compound is a stagnant concrete pool.
31.5960, -96.9879
Waco Mammoth Site
Waco, Texas

Waco Mammoth Site

Visitors can walk over the largest concentration of Columbian mammoths to have died from one event.
31.6077, -97.1700
Entrance on Union Ave, just around the corner from Beale Street
Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Studio

This Memphis recording studio launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.
35.1393, -90.0377