There were only seven wonders on the original list, and each successive list has stuck to that perfect Pythagorean digit. But there have been quiet murmurings of an eighth wonder. Fleetwood Mac's song "Seven Wonders" hints that an unrequited love is the elusive eighth wonder while Hollywood would have us believe that the eighth wonder is really André the Giant or King Kong. Modern architects are apt to call towering buildings like the Empire State Building or the Palm Islands of Dubai the eighth wonder.
To learn more about these modern marvels and the ancient wonders of the world, explore the links on the next pages.