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The crushing stone
Derbyshire, England

Horse-Powered Ore Crusher

These crude contraptions were used to aid in the mining of lead, silver and gold.
53.3480, -1.7997
Winnats Pass
Derbyshire, England

Winnats Pass

A winding road through a steep valley with deep natural caverns at the bottom.
53.3414, -1.7921
St. Mary and All Saints Church's spire.
Chesterfield, England

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
53.2362, -1.4240
The now-closed colliery, or coal mine
Clipstone, England

Clipstone Colliery Headstocks

These abandoned coal mine towers near Sherwood Forest might soon boast the U.K.’s longest zip-line.
53.1633, -1.1112
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Ballintoy, Northern Ireland

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

This short bridge is the only thing connecting a tiny Irish island to the mainland.
55.2362, -6.3440
Scafell Pike
Cumbria, England

Scafell Pike

The highest peak in all of England is plagued by dangerously fickle climate shifts.
54.4542, -3.2115
New York, New York

The Ramble Cave

Hidden in Central Park's Ramble is a troublesome cave buried just beneath the surface.
40.7774, -73.9695
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
51.5322, -0.1240
The long view of Cooper's Row
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
51.5108, -0.0766
A Nicobar Tree Shrew in the Grant Museum of Zoology
London, England

Grant Museum of Zoology

The only university zoological museum in London houses extinct animals and a Micrarium of tiny things.
51.5225, -0.1326
London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome.
51.5259, -0.1339
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange, and purposeful, humming noise.
40.7585, -73.9853
Juliet's balcony
Verona, Italy

Juliet's Balcony

Pilgrimage site for star-crossed lovers.
45.4418, 10.9984
View from across Piazza San Marco.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
45.4347, 12.3389
Isola San Michele Funeral gates
Murano, Italy

Isola di San Michele

Venice's island of the dead.
45.4470, 12.3466
Joseph Heintz, "Competition on the Ponte dei Pugni in Venice" (1673)
Venice, Italy

Ponte dei Pugni (Bridge of Fists)

100 year tradition of fist fights, marked by marble footsteps.
45.4331, 12.3244
H.P. Lovecraft's last residence
Providence, Rhode Island

H.P. Lovecraft House

Last residence of H.P. Lovecraft featured in his story "The Haunter of the Dark."
41.8286, -71.4052
Sheffield, England

Lodge Moor POW Camp Ruins

A brick foundation and piles of listing building materials are all that remains of this World War II POW camp.
53.3706, -1.5800
Wings set against a sunny sky
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
54.9129, -1.5863
George Mackenzie's Mausoleum
Edinburgh, Scotland

George Mackenzie's Mausoleum

The tomb of one of Scotland's bloody historic villains is a magnet for bumbling desecrators.
55.9467, -3.1914
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
55.9471, -3.1928
A street in the close.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary King's Close

17th century streets hidden under Edinburgh were once a breeding ground for the black death.
55.9501, -3.1882
Mortsafe at Greyfriars Cemetery
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Cemetery Mortsafes

Protecting the dead from opportunistic body snatchers.
55.9469, -3.1928
Dome
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
51.5138, -0.1004