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Chicago, Illinois

Great Train Story Diorama

This $3 million model train takes you through Chicago, Seattle, and the thousands of miles in between.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

This massive stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
Chicago, Illinois

Former location of The Hothouse

A long lost multi-cultural music venue used to reside in the bottom floor of Chicago's Flat Iron Building.
Chicago, Illinois

Goldblatt’s Department Store Flagship Location

Landmark Chicago building narrowly avoided destruction.
Chicago, Illinois

Aircraft Carriers of Navy Pier

Chicago's Navy Pier on Lake Michigan was a training hub for aircraft carrier pilots during WWII.
Chicago, Illinois

N. W. Harris Learning Collection

Where dioramas can follow you home.
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Black Hole of Los Alamos

Seller of surplus nuclear research materials.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe Shatter Cones

The shattered remnants of a meteor that struck Santa Fe more than a billion years ago.
Velarde, New Mexico

Mesa Prieta Petroglyphs

A preserve with 75,000 ancient drawings remains the realm of public – not just scientific – exploration.
Berlin, Germany

Tajikistan Tearoom

A slice of central Asia in the middle of Berlin.
Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Mahabut

A shrine honoring a legendary ghost bride lies within this vibrant temple.
Ireland

The Dry Stone Walls of the Aran Islands

Mortarless walls that stretch for miles are a lovely solution for creating grazing land in the harsh terrain of the Aran Islands.
Roscommon, Ireland

The Irish National Famine Museum

An outstanding and haunting glimpse of the horrors of the Great Famine of Ireland.
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
Glenslane, Ireland

The Hole of the Sorrows

This singular Irish dolmen is more Frank Lloyd Wright than upright stonehenge.
Galway, Ireland

Dun Aonghasa

An Iron Age fort on the edge of a seaside cliff offers a glimpse into an ancient, mystical world.
Dowth, Ireland

Newgrange

The ancient tomb acts as a calendar that keeps perfect time.
Mayo, Ireland

Slievemore's deserted stone village

Achill's most recently abandoned village dates back to to the Age of Enlightenment.
Louth, Ireland

Proleek Dolmen

A mysterious Neolithic tomb is perched along the edge of a modern golf course.
Louth, Ireland

Jumping wall of Kildemock

A stone wall that mysteriously moved three feet from its foundation.
New York, New York

The Hangman's Elm

The oldest living tree in Manhattan comes shrouded in sinister legend.
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
New York, New York

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

Long the exclusive domain of birds and vagabonds, this little-known Central Park peninsula is open to the public once more.