Dinosaurland (Vernal, Utah)

The small city of Vernal, Utah, roughly 175 miles (280 km) east of Salt Lake City is known its beautiful scenery but offers a more interesting attraction to those whose interests lie in the strange

The Republic of Kugelmugel

The Republic of Kugelmugel (Vienna, Austria)

The micronation of the Republic of Kugelmugel is located entirely within the city of Vienna, Austria. The tiny Republic that declared its independence in 1976 is so small that it’s actually entirely within the Prater,

Plains Train Depot

The Plains Train Depot (Plains, Georgia)

The Plains Train Depot, more commonly just known as the Plains Depot is the oldest building in Plains, Georgia and served the community of Plains as a freight and passenger depot until 1951 when passenger

Buckhorn Exchange

Buckhorn Exchange (Denver, Colorado)

Colorado was established as a state on August 1, 1876, and the Buckhorn Exchange was pretty much there since the beginning. Officially founded in 1893 by Henry H. “Shorty Scout” Zietz, arguably one of the

Wells Cathedral with Clock

Wells Cathedral Clock (Wells, England)

Built between 1386 and 1392, the Wells Cathedral Clock is unique for its distinct two faces, one inside the cathedral, and one outside.  The two dramatically different faces were constructed roughly 70 years apart (the

Időkerék - The Timewheel

The Timewheel (Budapest, Hungary)

Most hourglasses are purely decorative, or have over time become toys that somehow offer endless distraction for bored grandchildren. Időkerék, or as it’s known to us English speakers, The Timewheel is something else entirely. Made

Tehachapi Loop

Tehachapi Loop (Tehachapi, California)

A feat of engineering ingenuity used to raise or lower trains in elevation over a short distance, the Tehachapi Loop was completed in 1876 and virtually unchanged is still used today. The 0.73 mile (1.17

Garces Circle

Garces Circle (Bakersfield, California)

Anybody that has spent time in a small town knows that directions are often given by landmarks rather than streets. Bakersfield, California, despite having a population greater than Iceland is not unlike many other small

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