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Goslar, Germany

Goslar Nail Head

This strange sculpture is an enigmatic icon of this medieval German town.
Schwerin, Germany

The Ducal Family Crypt in the Church of St. Nikolai

Seventeen members of the local royal family are interred in this Baroque church in northern Germany.
Leipzig, Germany

Museum in der "Runden Ecke"

This small exhibition displays equipment and artifacts once belonging to the feared Stasi secret police.
Bremen, Germany

Spuckstein Gesche Gottfried

A spitting ode to a German serial killer.
Wernigerode, Germany

The Brocken

On the highest peak in the Harz Mountains, science and the occult faced off in a failed attempt to turn a goat into a boy.
Schweindorf, Germany

Westerholt E-66 Observation Wind Turbine

Giant wind turbine with observation deck at the very top.
Bielefeld, Germany

Bielefeld Conspiracy

According to a satirical conspiracy theory that persists today, this German city of 300,000 is a hoax invented by the CIA.
Kassel, Germany

GRIMMWELT Kassel (Grimm World Kassel)

A modern museum dedicated to the fairytales and dictionary work of the Brothers Grimm.
Laußig, Germany

Secret Military Bunker Kossa

This East German military command bunker was ready for World War III.
Kassel, Germany

Museum of Sepulchral Culture

This German museum is devoted to all aspects of grave culture from headstones to coffins.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Escape My Room

Imagine playing a version of Legends of the Hidden Temple, but with a distinctly Southern Gothic flare.
Houston, Texas

Destination Mound Town (Hermann Park Train Tunnel)

A little bit Wonkatania, a little bit pink elephant.
Houston, Texas

Smither Park

A park filled with vibrant mosaics created by more than 300 folk artists.
Houston, Texas

The Big Bubble

There is an unmarked red button hidden over Houston's Buffalo Bayou that is just begging to pushed...
Houston, Texas

The Hobbit Café

A taste of Middle Earth, in the middle of the Bayou City.
Houston, Texas

National Museum of Funeral History

Fantastic collection celebrating the final send-off.
Houston, Texas

Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

A 90-year-old underground water reservoir offers a more industrial kind of tranquility.
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.