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Santa Monica, California

Pacific Park Solar Ferris Wheel

A second generation sun-powered marvel lights up the night.
Los Angeles, California

Peano's Faces of Venice Beach

The real faces of Venice beach captured on Romanesque columns.
Austin, Texas

Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata

DIY collection of eclectic holdings.
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
Mexico City, Mexico

Mercado de Sonora

Superstitious? Discover the witchy side of Mexico through its largest esoteric market.
Belize City, Belize

Great Blue Hole

A massive underwater sinkhole made famous by Jacques Cousteau.
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Lechuguilla Cave

A cave's rare beauty held a cavernous secret hidden underground.
New York, New York

Clock Tower Building

A historic 1890s architectural masterpiece with an iconic clock tower that, once open to the public, now faces an uncertain future.
Paris, France

The wax and bones relics of Saint Vincent de Paul

Saintly bones pressed into a wax effigy of a Catholic superstar.
Paris, France

The Sausage Stained Glass of the Eglise Saint Eustache

With a history of slaughter, feast, and famine, remnants of the pork industry decorate this area--even its church.
Paris, France

Arènes de Lutèce

Remains of Roman amphitheater hidden in a sleepy quarter of Paris.
Paris, France

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

Natural history museum celebrating biodiversity with a parade of taxidermy animals.
Paris, France

Cimetiere de Picpus

The headless bodies of more than 1,300 guillotined victims of the Terror are buried here in mass graves.
Paris, France

Musée des Arts Forains

A museum of carnival attractions where you are invited to ride the rides.
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.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafayette Cemetery

This historic "City of the Dead" lies prominently in the center of New Orleans' famous Garden District.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Metairie Cemetery

New Orleans' famous cemetery, located on the site of a former race track.
New Orleans, Louisiana

LaLaurie Mansion

A symbolic piece of New Orleans architecture—and a ghostly legend.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Rosegate House

A typical "Old South" manor, once owned by author Anne Rice, served as the setting for several of her witchcraft sagas.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
Falmouth, Jamaica

Glistening Waters

Millions of glowing microscopic organisms light up the waters of this luminous lagoon.
Paris, France

Carousel of Extinct and Endangered Animals

Known as the "Dodo Manège," this carousel features a herd of animals that have disappeared — or may be gone soon.
Murano, Italy

Isola di San Michele

Venice's island of the dead.
Venice, Italy

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

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.