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Brisbane, Australia

'Emblem'

A colorful sculpture of an Australian symbol patrols an otherwise ordinary traffic island.
Brisbane, Australia

'The Dancers'

The unique work of art celebrates the 30th anniversary of the 1988 World Expo.
Brisbane, Australia

'The World Turns'

The sculpture shows a water rat turning the world upside-down, landing an elephant on its head.
London, England

Tower of London's Ceremony of the Keys

The ritual has been performed uninterrupted for nearly 700 years.
Brisbane, Australia

Hector Vasyli Memorial

A nearly lost tribute to an 11-year-old boy killed during a World War I homecoming parade.
Brisbane, Australia

Queensland Police Museum

It's home to the taxidermy remains of Peter, the dog who helped convict a murderer.
Sugar Land, Texas

Sugar Land Heritage Foundation and Museum

Its collection is a sweet reminder of the shuttered factory.
Conroe, Texas

Shepard's Barber Shop

For nearly a century, one of the oldest barbershops in Texas has been cutting hair the old fashioned way.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

St. George's Market

The last Victorian market in Belfast.
Conroe, Texas

Spirit of Texas Bank

The mansion-like building is packed with Texas pride.
Vancouver, British Columbia

'Gassy Jack' Statue

An effigy of Vancouver's Gastown neighorhood's namesake.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfast Botanic Gardens Palm House

For part of the year, this innovative greenhouse is painted white to keep the plants from getting scorched.
Ballintoy, Northern Ireland

'Journey of the Doors'

A trail of "Game of Thrones"-themed doors carved from fallen trees from the iconic Dark Hedges.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfast Titanic Memorial Garden

The only monument to name all of the passengers and crew who died on the RMS Titanic.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Friar's Bush Graveyard

Celebrated in poem, this tiny hidden cemetery has a big and grisly history.
Los Angeles, California

Art Deco Doors of City National Bank Plaza

These massive bronze doors were saved from the demolition of the Richfield Building.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Police Museum

This hidden museum examines the complex history of the country's law enforcement.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

The Great Light

One of the largest lenses of its kind ever created, this former ship beacon has been brought down to Earth.
Humble, Texas

DeLorean Museum

In the late 1990s a mechanic and fan bought this iconic sportscar back from the dead.
London, England

London Silver Vaults

Behind one of the world's most impenetrable vaults is a massive collection of retail silver.
San Francisco, California

Heineman Building

This tall and trim architectural oddity is one of the skinniest buildings in San Francisco.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Albert Memorial Clock

This massive monument has been telling the time for 150 years—at a slight angle.
Fairbanks, Alaska

'Polaris'

The sculpture's largest spire points directly toward the North Star.
Cushendun, Northern Ireland

'Johann'

A memorial to a goat culled during a foot and mouth disease outbreak guards a series of fantastical caves.