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Cambridge, England

The Eagle

The Cambridge pub where Francis Crick announced that he and James Watson had discovered the DNA double-helix.
Littleport, England

Harley Davidson Monument

An unlikely connection between a little English town and the most famous brand of American motorcycles.
Anderby Creek, England

The Cloud Bar

The world’s first dedicated cloud observation platform.
Hunstanton, England

Wreck of the Steam Trawler Sheraton

All that remains of the fishing-vessel-turned-warship is its weathered hull.
Bury Saint Edmunds, England

The World's First Internet-Enabled Park Bench

Long before wi-fi, this public seat provided the wonder of being online while outdoors.
Bury Saint Edmunds, England

The Nutshell Pub

The smallest pub in Britain was once a cabinet of curiosities and it still has the dead cat to prove it.
Cambridge, England

Queens' College Moondial

A complicated contraption for telling time by the moon.
Cambridge, England

Reality Checkpoint

An ordinary lamppost situated in the middle of Cambridge has an unusual moniker and history.
Cambridge, England

Garret Hostel Bridge

Named after a lodging site that existed nearby, a bridge has existed at this location since 1455.
Huế, Vietnam

Thien Mu Pagoda

Giant pagoda houses the car that drove Thích Quảng Đức to his death by self-immolation.
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Lit & Phil

This gorgeous space is England's largest independent library outside of London.
Ely, England

Sluice

This striking steel sculpture transforms environmental data into art.
Conwy, Wales

Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain

A former fisherman's hut deemed too small for habitation is now a delightful tourist draw.
Cambridge, England

'Teleport-o-Matic'

One of several Lilliputian portals that are ready to transport passengers to other dimensions, if they can find them.
Cambridge, England

Mathematical Bridge

Local legend says Isaac Newton built this footbridge without any screws, bolts, or nails.
Cambridge, England

Corpus Clock & Chronophage

Numberless clock creates a meal of time for the dreaded, insectile Chronophage.
Ely, England

Octagon Tower

A remarkable medieval structure born from a 14th-century disaster.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Taedonggang Brewing Company

An English brewery transported to North Korea.
Athens, Greece

The Olive Tree of the Acropolis

Legend says this sacred tree was a gift from Athena.
Paris, France

Cinémathèque Française

This lesser-known Frank Gehry building houses a treasure trove of cinema history.
Banaue, Philippines

Batad Rice Paddies

These tiered rice paddies were carved into the hillsides 2,000 years ago.
Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle Fort

This fort dates back to 1588 and was colonized by the Portuguese, Dutch, and English and sits prominently on the Indian Ocean where azure water lap the coast.
Doha, Qatar

Souq Wakif Blue Road

This vibrant side road in Doha was painted light blue to reduce heat.