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Jodhpur, India

Sati handprints

Fifteen Jodhpur queens left their handprints before going to their fiery death.
Sandy, Utah

Mormon Genealogical Archives

Step into the cool deep past and unknown future of who begat who.
Nye, Nevada

Yucca Mountain Repository

Potential high level nuclear waste storage site for the next 10,000 years and beyond.
Nunavut

Haughton Impact Crater

The closest thing to Mars on Earth.
Mexico

Chicxulub Crater

World's third largest impact crater, and where the fate of the dinosaurs was sealed.
Boyds, Maryland

Winderbourne Mansion

This abandoned Victorian-style house was built in 1884.
Bath and North East Somerset, England

Bailbrook Mission Tin Church

This overgrown Victorian chapel made of corrugated metal looks utterly out of place.
Hamburg, New Jersey

Hamburg Paper Mill Ruins

Tucked behind New Jersey's abandoned Gingerbread Castle lie the eerie ruins of a once-flourishing paper mill.
Baku, Azerbaijan

The Maiden Tower

This mysterious but iconic tapered tower appears in many Azeri fairytales and legends.
Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum

A unique museum dedicated to culture and artistry of carpet weaving.
Mezairaa, United Arab Emirates

Singing Sand Dunes of Liwa

Over the dunes of the Empty Quarter, the mysterious music of the desert.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Hoover-Mason Trestle

The internal railway of one of the biggest steel plants in America has been transformed into a linear park with unique industrial views.
Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Rosicrucian Pyramids of Bucks County

The headquarters of the Fraternitas Rosae Crucis, complete with Rosicrucian pyramids, all in the Pennsylvania woods.
Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan

Afghanistan's Blue Mosque

This magnificent blue mosque in Afghanistan is surrounded by thousands of white doves.
Denizli Merkez, Turkey

Pluto's Gate

A deadly ancient portal to the underworld.
Tbilisi, Georgia

Leaning Tower of Tbilisi

Disheveled clock tower of Tbilisi's puppet theatre.