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Dublin, Ireland

St. Michan's Mummies

An Irish church where an 800-year-old mummy is reaching out of his coffin as if to shake hands.
Austin, Texas

Curia Arcanum

This eclectic Austin curiosity shop is home to all things strange and unusual.
Dublin, Ireland

‘Why Go Bald’ Sign

This neon landmark has been posing this deadpan question to follicly-challenged Dubliners for over 50 years.
Dublin, Ireland

Aungier Street Lidl Archaeology

This supermarket offers shoppers a window into the past alongside their groceries.
Dublin, Ireland

Oddities of Christ Church Cathedral

The mummified heart of a saint lives on in this church—after a brief hiatus when it was stolen.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublinia

Experience what life was like in Ireland during the Viking and medieval ages.
Dublin, Ireland

John Kavanagh ('The Gravediggers')

This pub built its reputation pouring post-shift pints for employees of the cemetery with which it shares a wall.
Dublin, Ireland

Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum

This is the largest cemetery in Ireland and the first cemetery museum in the world.
Austin, Texas

Mueller SunFlowers

A grove of colossal man-made flowers built to collect the sun's rays.
Austin, Texas

'Hi, How Are You' Mural

This simple frog painting created by musician Daniel Johnston embodies the spirit of Austin.
Austin, Texas

Peter Pan Mini-Golf

Roadside Americana, fairy tale characters, and Austin quirkiness come together at this magical course in the heart of Texas' capital city.
Austin, Texas

Barkin' Springs

A free, canine-friendly alternative watering hole near the more famous Barton Springs.
Austin, Texas

Barton Springs

Home to an endangered salamander, a full moon celebration, and a large spring-fed outdoor swimming pool.
Cedar Creek, Texas

Pecan Pie Vending Machine

A 24-hour vending machine restocked daily with homemade full-sized pecan pies.
Cedar Creek, Texas

Ms. Pearl

The world's largest squirrel statue clutches a pecan bigger than your head.
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge.
Austin, Texas

Toy Joy

A store full of vintage and indie toys designed to bring out the kid in even the crustiest of adults.
Bastrop, Texas

The Gas Station

The pit stop from "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" now serves beef and pork barbecue, not people.
Austin, Texas

The Texas State Cemetery

A high-octane shrine to the greatest Texans who ever lived.
Austin, Texas

Museum of the Weird

Continuing the tradition of the dime museum in style.
Dublin, Ireland

Ancient Bog Butter

The block of aged dairy is probably still edible after 2,300 years in a peat bog.
Kyoto, Japan

Hair Rope of Higashi Hongan-ji Temple

When this massive wooden temple ran out of rope, they made one out of devotees' hair.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Giant Ants

Ant sculptures march up the side of what used to be an iconic spot in punk rock lore.
Tokyo, Japan

Owaraji (Giant Straw Sandals)

An enormous pair of straw sandals woven in the traditional way, to keep demons at bay.