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The columns looking out over the Venetian Lagoon.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
45.4330, 12.3388
Borgo a Mozzano, Italy

Ponte della Maddalena

A stunning bridge that appears as if it's lunging to the shore, and has a legend of a devilish architect.
43.9856, 10.5518
Folsom Powerhouse
Folsom, California

The Folsom Powerhouse

This 19th century hydroelectric powerhouse was the first of its kind.
38.6805, -121.1758
Sam the Prisoner.
Folsom, California

Folsom Prison Museum

This museum looks at the history of one of America's most famous prisons and most beloved albums.
38.6931, -121.1617
The tower.
Abernethy, Scotland

Abernethy Round Tower

One of two Irish-style round towers in Scotland, this structure has mysterious origins.
56.3329, -3.3118
Close-up of the horse, obviously in need of some maintenance.
North Yorkshire, England

Kilburn White Horse

England's largest white horse isn't even white.
54.2248, -1.2127
The clock face.
Devon, England

'My Dear Mother' Clock

Instead of numerals, the unusual clock face spells out a memorial to a lost loved one.
50.5439, -3.8070
Lost Gypsy Gallery.
Papatowai, New Zealand

The Lost Gypsy Gallery

This quirky collection is an interactive exhibit crammed with creative contraptions and tinkered-with toys.
-46.5606, 169.4683
The piece of timber.
London, England

Roman Wharf Timber

The 2,000-year-old beam is tucked within the pedestrian entrance to the old London Bridge.
51.5094, -0.0864
Historic 1736 Brick water tower in the Churchyard of The Parish Church of St Mary, Church Square, Rye, East Sussex, UK.
Rye, England

Rye Water House

An ancient water supply dating back almost 500 years can still be found standing in East Sussex.
50.9503, 0.7347
The gray horse and its riders.
Widecombe in the Moor, England

Widecombe Fair Horse

This painted wooden sculpture depicts the characters of a popular Devon folk song.
50.5767, -3.8107
Clifton Rocks Railway
Bristol, England

Clifton Rocks Railway

The abandoned funicular tunnel was a secret base for the BBC during World War II.
51.4537, -2.6268
The Eagle Theatre.
Sacramento, California

Eagle Theatre

A replica of the first public theater built in California.
38.5841, -121.5050
Spinnaker Tower
Portsmouth, England

Spinnaker Tower

This striking observation tower shaped like a spinnaker sail is the newest icon in historic Portsmouth.
50.7956, -1.1085
Original floor level
Sacramento, California

Sacramento's Original Street Level

The California capital city once stood 10 feet lower than it does today.
38.5835, -121.5038
One of the dolphins featured on the Market House.
Tetbury, England

Tetbury Dolphins

It's a mystery as to why this inland village chose the dolphin as its symbol.
51.6369, -2.1594
Passing children through the holes is said to cure their ailments.
Gloucestershire, England

Longstone of Minchinhampton

Local lore says passing infants through its holes could magically cure them of measles and rickets.
51.6973, -2.1685
Elvis Presley Memorial Garden
Parkville, Australia

Elvis Presley Memorial Garden

The King is honored on a continent he never visited by an elaborate grotto.
-37.7919, 144.9614
Weighs 6 tons and is 26 feet high.
Melbourne, Australia

Raising the Rattler Pole

Not the result of an accident, hurricane, or aliens, this is an eye-popping tribute to the Melbourne tram.
-37.8200, 144.9547
Tiny dogs and tiny kennels.
Ararat, Australia

Kennel Road

Plastic pups and their colorful homes greet travelers on this otherwise ordinary Australian street.
-37.2626, 142.9178
The more intact boat sheds.
Northumberland, England

Holy Island Boat Sheds

These upturned herring boats make nifty storage sheds for fishing goods.
55.6702, -1.7955
The deer house.
Bishop Auckland, England

Auckland Castle Deer House

This Georgian Gothic building was created to shelter and feed deer.
54.6688, -1.6667
Fish on the trail.
Hull, England

Seven Seas Fish Trail

Explore Hull's historic Old Town by following the sea creatures scattered throughout its charmingly cobbled streets.
53.7437, -0.3391
The memorial.
London, England

Sir John Franklin Expedition Memorial

A tribute to the intrepid explorer and his crew who perished in terrible conditions on an ill-fated expedition to the Arctic.
51.4832, -0.0051