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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.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
London, England

God's Own Junkyard

A kaleidoscopic warehouse-maze of handmade neon signs.
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.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

This Niagara Falls tourist trap is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Tesla Monument

Niagara Falls holds a special place in Nikola Tesla's history, so they put a statue on it.
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
London, England

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

A 1,215-foot tunnel transports pedestrians beneath the River Thames.
London, England

Nunhead Cemetery

A vast overgrown cemetery, once known as one of London's "Magnificent Seven."
Trinity Buoy Wharf, England

Container City

Putting the "mod" in "modular" since 2000.
London, England

Longplayer

A musical composition 1000 years in length plays at the Trinity Buoy Wharf in London.
Kyoto, Japan

Nishiki Market

This 700-year-old street food market features baby octopus and soy donuts.
London, England

The Navigators

Ship-sized kinetic sculptural fantasy.
Baltimore, Maryland

Mr. Trash Wheel

This bug-eyed water wheel uses the power of the Sun to clean up Baltimore Harbor.
Tottori-shi, Japan

The Sand Museum

Giant sand sculptures of famous people and places are on display near the Tottori sand dunes.
London, England

221b Baker Street

The popularity of Sherlock Holmes led to the creation of his fictional address, turning the orderly London street numbers askew.
London, England

World's Largest Potted Plant

The cedar tree in Highgate Cemetery earned its title by accident.
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
London, England

Abney Park Cemetery

A historic arboretum and non-conformist, non-denominational park cemetery.
Baltimore, Maryland

Phoenix Shot Tower

Once America's tallest structure, now a Baltimore landmark.
Yavapai County, Arizona

Montezuma Castle

Ninety feet off the valley floor is an ancient dwelling put under protection of the U.S. government by Teddy Roosevelt.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh's perfectly preserved body has been on display here since 1975.
London, England

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

A historic London cemetery now serves as a nature park incorporating gravestones & memorial statues.