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Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
Alameda, California

Alameda Point Antique and Collectibles Fair

Antiques by the Bay.
Berkeley, California

Cesar Chavez Park

A 90-acre park on former landfill that hosts an annual kite festival.
Berkeley, California

Old Berkeley Pier

A pier that used to act as a busy ferry dock is now a decaying favorite of local fisherman and urban artists.
Berkeley, California

Urban Ore

An vast warehouse of everyday treasures in Berkeley, CA.
Berkeley, California

Moe's Books

A shape-shifting buy-sell-trade bookstore, born to Beatnik Era spirit.
Albany, California

Albany Bulb

An "anarchical" no man's land, complete with garbage sculptures and a hobo-run "Landfillian Library."
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Infinite Corridor

This nearly endless university hallway is home to a unique sunset known as "MIThenge."
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Church Brew Works

A restored Pittsburgh house of God has been converted to a marvelous house of suds.
Berkeley, California

Fish Shaped House

A private home built to resemble the shape of a microscopic creature.
Brooklyn, New York

Masstransiscope

A modern zoetrope on the New York City subway.
Grindavík, Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

One of the tallest buildings in Iceland, and perhaps, the most visually impressive.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic Phallological Museum

An encyclopedic collection of mammal penises.
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
Berlin, Germany

Spreepark

An eerie derelict amusement park sits abandoned in Berlin.
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial, museum in Germany.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
Meath, Ireland

Newgrange

The ancient tomb acts as a calendar that keeps perfect time.
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.