These trees can be found in the so-called Crooked Forest, in Poland, all of their trunks inexplicably bowing to the north. Adding to the weirdness, nobody knows how they got that way. Experts are certain that some human intervention had to be involved, but when World War II happened, the reasons for shaping the trees that way were lost. While some of the more boring theories involve creating bent wood for the ribs of boat hulls,
Colosso dell’Appennino, (The Apennine Colossus), by Giambologna, located at the Villa di Pratolino, in Tuscany, Italy, 12 km north of Florence. which at one point contained a cave, grotto, and multiple water pipes that would spray visitors. This statue/sculpture is 11 meters (36 feet) tall, and dates back to 1580!