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Austin, Texas

The Harry Ransom Center

The upstairs reading room is packed with millions of rare books, literary manuscripts, and historical treasures.
30.2841, -97.7411
The grotto
Sperlonga, Italy

Villa of Tiberius

The Roman Emperor's lost summer home and grotto full of enormous sculptures sit along the Italian seashore.
41.2511, 13.4498
Cactus Thiemann.
Marrakesh, Morocco

Cactus Thiemann

The largest cactus farm in Africa.
31.7132, -7.9926
Women's Museum, Fair Park.
Dallas, Texas

Texas Centennial Art Deco Buildings

A "Texanic" (gigantic Texas) collection of Art Deco architecture at Dallas' historic Fair Park.
32.7794, -96.7612
Water still flows through
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
51.5074, -0.0769
Austin, Texas

Brain Collection at the University of Texas at Austin

A collection of 100 brains preserved in jars on the UT campus.
30.2850, -97.7288
Anna Maria Taigi
Rome, Italy

The Wax-Encased Remains of Blessed Anna Maria Taigi

The mystical nun whose incorrupt corpse still attracts the faithful.
41.8887, 12.4738
The Rainbow Tunnel.
Toronto, Canada

The Rainbow Tunnel

This colorful creation wasn't always a welcome part of Toronto's Moccasin Trail Park.
43.7330, -79.3304
The inscriptions in Fort Saint Angelo's prison.
Il-Birgu, Malta

Prison in Fort Saint Angelo

This almost-forgotten underground dungeon housed several convicts over the years, including Caravaggio.
35.8925, 14.5178
A street performer on Las Ramblas.
Barcelona, Spain

Street Performers of Las Ramblas

The iconic boulevard is the perfect place to catch sight of a bicycling skeleton, a levitating Satan, or a chef with his head stuck in a pizza.
41.3812, 2.1733
Winston Churchill Ave. runs across the Gibraltar Airport runway.
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
36.1512, -5.3500
Inside the Gotthard Base Tunnel.
Bodio, Switzerland

Gotthard Base Tunnel

The world's longest and deepest train tunnel.
46.3726, 8.9233
Basel, Switzerland

Pharmazie-Historisches Museum der Universität Basel

One of the world's largest collections of pharmaceutical artifacts.
47.5537, 7.5861
Cats lounging on ancient architecture
Rome, Italy

Torre Argentina (Roman Cat Sanctuary)

Hundreds of lucky felines haunt the ruins where Caesar was murdered.
41.8959, 12.4765
You'll never unsee it now.
Washington, Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
38.8903, -77.0332
The Yorkville Rock
Toronto, Canada

The Yorkville Rock

This massive, ancient stone was disassembled and then put back together again.
43.6700, -79.3923
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Toronto, Canada

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

One of Canada's most incredible rare book collections hold hundreds of thousands of gorgeous tomes that the general public can touch.
43.6641, -79.3985
Downtown Guelph's Naked Fountain Family.
Guelph, Canada

Naked Fountain Family

The nude sculpture on this fountain shocked conservative townsfolk when it was first unveiled, but not as much as the dead body found in it decades later.
43.5460, -80.2493
Waco Mammoth Site
Waco, Texas

Waco Mammoth Site

Visitors can walk over the largest concentration of Columbian mammoths to have died from one event.
31.6077, -97.1700
Rome, Italy

Sculpture of Giovanni Paolo II

A sculpture serving as an homage to Pope John Paul II.
41.9015, 12.5004
Monte Testaccio
Rome, Italy

Monte Testaccio

This hill made entirely of ancient Roman jars was simply a garbage dump to the people of the time.
41.8752, 12.4749
La Resurrezione
Rome, Italy

La Resurrezione

If you want to talk to the Pope you will have to stare down this surreal vision of Jesus rising from a nuclear hell.
41.9008, 12.4551
Mamertine Prison
Rome, Italy

Mamertine Prison

This ancient Roman prison is decorated with an upside-down cross not as blasphemy but as saintly tribute.
41.8936, 12.4846
Lacus Curtius in the Roman Forum
Rome, Italy

Lacus Curtius

A mysterious chasm in the heart of the ancient Roman Forum, the Lacus Curtius was once believed to be a gateway to hell.
41.8925, 12.4853