Double-Barrelled Cannon (Athens, Georgia)

Based on the 1642 design of Florentine gun maker Antonia Petrini, this civil war era double-barreled cannon was (just like the Confederate States) a colossal failure based on ignorance. The American Civil War saw quite

The Gherkin

The Gherkin | 30 St Mary Axe (London, England)

Known around the world as “The Gherkin”, one of London’s most recognizable buildings, 30 St Mary Axe is famous for its beautiful design and the stark contrast it offers against the historic city’s skyline. Previously

Toy Soldiers in Toronto

Toy Soldiers (Toronto, Ontario)

The Monument to the War of 1812, or as it’s more commonly known, Toy Soldiers, is a large public sculpture in Toronto, Ontario. Situated in the CityPlace neighborhood adjacent to Fort York, Toy Soldiers was

UFO Landing Pad

UFO Landing Pad (St. Paul, Alberta)

Located in the center of the northeast region of Alberta, the St. Paul town motto “A People Kind of Place!” seems strangely out of tune with the fact that they have the Official World’s First

The Old Fresno Water Tower

Old Fresno Water Tower (Fresno, California)

Completed in November of 1894, the Old Fresno Water Tower, designed by Chicago architect George Washington Maher is a historic water tower listed on the National Register of Historic Places. One of Fresno’s most distinctive

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