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Baldwin Street
Dunedin, New Zealand

Baldwin Street

The world's steepest street seems to have houses sliding down it.
-45.8493, 170.5344
Puzzling World
Wanaka, New Zealand

Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World

New Zealand's epic shrine to all things puzzling.
-44.6968, 169.1616
The Moeraki Boulders at sunrise. (Wikimedia Commons)
Hampden, New Zealand

Moeraki Boulders

Highly spherical boulders on the shores of New Zealand.
-45.3477, 170.8273
Starkly colors on the shores of Tekapo
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Lake Tekapo

A perfect turquoise lake colored with glacier dust.
-44.0051, 170.4775
View in an ice cave
Fox Glacier, New Zealand

Fox Glacier

A glacier pocked with ice caves and surrounded by rainforests.
-43.4628, 170.0127
Sky Tower
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
-36.8481, 174.7627
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

Major tourist destination known for its bubbling mud-pools and hot thermal springs.
-38.1368, 176.2497
Punakaiki, New Zealand

Pancake Rocks

This strange geological landscape erupts with sudden bursts of water.
-42.1084, 171.3363
The steaming waters of Lake Rotomahana
Waimangu, New Zealand

Lake Rotomahana

The once and future home of New Zealand's famed Pink and White Terraces.
-38.2678, 176.4339
Waitomo Glowworm Caves.
Waitomo, New Zealand

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

A cave lit with glowworms.
-38.2610, 175.1043
Old picture of the hill with sign
Porangahau, New Zealand

The Longest Place Name In The World

Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauo tamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronuku pokaiwhenuakitanatahu.
-40.3500, 176.5500
Wellington, New Zealand

Colossal Squid

The world's only complete colossal squid specimen is on display at the Te Papa Museum.
-41.2905, 174.7817
Vermontasaurus at creation.
Thetford, Vermont

Vermontasaurus

This folk art dinosaur was almost pushed to extinction due to lack of a building permit.
43.8864, -72.2508
Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard
Waterbury, Vermont

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

The sweetest graveyard in the world is filled with headstones for dearly de-pinted ice cream flavors.
44.3529, -72.7402
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Glass Flowers at Harvard Museum of Natural History

Impossibly life-like natural history models created out of glass by a German father and son.
42.3784, -71.1165
The Mark Twain House
Hartford, Connecticut

The Mark Twain House & Museum

The former home of Samuel Clemens and family remembers the happiest period of the author's life.
41.7663, -72.7010
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
New Haven, Connecticut

Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library

A vast collection of rare books, manuscripts & extraordinary objects illustrating the history of medicine.
41.3032, -72.9340
Braaaaaaaains
New Haven, Connecticut

Cushing Brain Collection

A historic collection of diseased brains in a new, custom-built home.
41.3043, -72.9344
Skull and Bones Tomb
New Haven, Connecticut

Skull and Bones Tomb

The headquarters of the famous Yale society.
41.3085, -72.9303
Louis' Lunch
New Haven, Connecticut

Louis' Lunch

While many places make the claim, the Library of Congress says this restaurant is the birthplace of the hamburger.
41.3065, -72.9303
Taft's personal chair.
New Haven, Connecticut

The Taft Chair at Woolsey Hall

An extra-wide chair built to accommodate the former president's big behind.
41.3117, -72.9255
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New Haven, Connecticut

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Yale University's home for rare works, including the mysterious Voynich Manuscript.
41.3115, -72.9271
The Yale Whale (but technically, Ingalls Rink)
New Haven, Connecticut

Ingalls Rink

It looks like a whale, it's part of Yale, and it's best-known by a nickname you can probably work out for yourself.
41.3167, -72.9252
Namibia

Namib Sand Sea

A desert that rolls right up to the ocean, where it's so dry animals live off the fog.
-24.3871, 14.8518