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Oranienburg, Germany

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

The site of a concentration camp where inmates were made to take part in one of the largest counterfeiting operations in history is now hauntingly empty.
Kennebunk, Maine

The Wedding Cake House

The most photographed house in Maine looks good enough to eat.
Christchurch, New Zealand

Fred and Myrtle's Paua Shell House

A New Zealand couple's shell-adorned home living room, now on display at the Canterbury Museum.
Antarctica

McMurdo Dry Valleys

One of the most extreme deserts in the world, these snow-free valleys harbor life, despite the hostile environment.
Antarctica

South Pole Ice Tunnels

These passages carved from the Antarctic ice hold strange shrines to the harsh southernmost climes.
Antarctica

IceCube Research Station

The world's largest neutrino telescope searches for secrets of the universe at the South Pole.
Antarctica

The Ceremonial South Pole

Naked scientists race around the pole in the frigid cold to try to join Antarctica's exclusive 300 Club.
Cambridge, England

Scott Polar Research Institute Museum & Library

An extraordinary library and archive dedicated to the history of the Arctic and Antarctic poles.
Antarctica

Pegasus Wreck

The remains of a doomed Antarctic plane, buried beneath layers of ice and snow, await those willing to do a bit of digging.
McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Chapel of the Snows

The place of worship erected not once, but three times in one of the most desolate places on Earth.
McMurdo Station, Antarctica

McMurdo Station

Antarctica's bustling metropolis, originally established by Richard E. Byrd.
McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Erebus Ice Tongue Caves

Southern Ocean waters and glacial forces transform the Antarctic ice into these stunning bridges and caves.
San Francisco, California

Circus Center

Join the circus for a few lessons to learn clowning, acrobatics, and Chinese contortion.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Cabazon, California

Cabazon Dinosaurs

The "world's biggest dinosaur" now houses a creationist museum in its abdomen.
Koror, Palau

Jellyfish Lake

An isolated dive site teeming with cnidarians.
Fox Glacier, New Zealand

Fox Glacier

A glacier pocked with ice caves and surrounded by rainforests.
Christchurch, New Zealand

Re:START Mall

After the devastating 2011 earthquake, historic Christchurch begins to recover, starting with the pop-up Re:START mall.
Wellington, New Zealand

Colossal Squid

The world's only complete colossal squid specimen is on display at the Te Papa Museum.
Wellington, New Zealand

Mrs. Chippy Monument

A bronze kitty adorns the grave of the polar explorer who brought the original feline to the Antarctic.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
San Francisco, California

Fort Miley Batteries

Big gun installations, built over a massive cemetery, now abandoned & hidden in trees.
San Francisco, California

Ruins of the Sutro Baths

The seawater playground of gilded-era San Francisco burned to the ground in 1966.
Blackfoot, Idaho

Idaho Potato Museum

This museum glorifies the humble potato.