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Edward Dean Adams Power Station
Niagara Falls, New York

Edward Dean Adams Power Plant

Genesis of modern hydroelectric power.
43.0817, -79.0429
Vacant houses & street in Love Canal
Niagara Falls, New York

Love Canal Containment Zone

Toxic waste disaster that founded the Superfund program.
43.0834, -78.9489
The Final Cross
Niagara Falls, New York

Prophet Isaiah's Second Coming House

Quite possibly the last cross all humans will ever see.
43.1088, -79.0481
East Otto, New York

Griffis Sculpture Park

A collection of unique outdoor sculptures surounded by the beauty of nature.
42.3905, -78.7543
A handsome sign marks the spot
Eden, New York

Original American Kazoo Company

This two-room factory has been cranking out the musical signifier of zaniness for a century.
42.6491, -78.8982
Locks on the Pont des Arts
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
48.8578, 2.3374
Habitat 67
Montreal, Québec

Habitat 67

This 1967 experiment in modular architecture was designed to be a new model for urban living.
45.4998, -73.5437
Montreal, Québec

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.
45.5087, -73.5540
Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
45.5190, -73.5342
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsundays, Australia

Whitehaven Beach

A small, but award-winning beach known for its literally spotless reputation.
-20.2798, 149.0370
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
Puzzling World
Wanaka, New Zealand

Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World

New Zealand's epic shrine to all things puzzling.
-44.6968, 169.1616
Camp 2
Oswiecim, Poland

Auschwitz Concentration Camp

The former Nazi concentration camp stands as a museum to remember this dark chapter in Germany's history.
50.0276, 19.2021
Underground Cathedral (Flickr/magro kr)
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt.
49.9830, 20.0557
Mound-like natural formations in the Cheltenham Badlands (Flickr/Aubrey Arenas)
Caledon, Ontario

Cheltenham Badlands

Barren, rolling red hills near Ontario.
43.7780, -79.9404
The biggest - Webster's Falls
Hamilton, Ontario

City of Waterfalls

With well over 130 falls and cascades to brag about, Hamilton, Ontario has earned its stripes as the waterfall capital of the world.
43.2743, -79.9174
The Biblio-Mat dispenses random used books to delighted readers
Toronto, Ontario

The Monkey's Paw

A book collector's dream, The Monkey's Paw in Toronto has the world's first "Biblio-Mat", a random book vending machine.
43.6584, -79.4424
This house has been through a lot.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto's Half House

Willy Wonka would love this weird half-a-home.
43.6519, -79.3892