A Once-in-a-Lifetime Festival of Science, Music, and Celestial Wonder. August 19–21, 2017 in Eastern Oregon.
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Buitenschot Land Art Park
Takoma Park, Maryland
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Hidden Venice with a Psycho-Mambo Twist
Jul 10–Jul 16, 2017
Chernobyl by Day, Kyiv by Night
Sep 08–Sep 14, 2017
Festivals and Mountaintop Temples of Bhutan
Sep 28–Oct 06, 2017
Day of the Dead in the Yucatán
Oct 28–Nov 03, 2017
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Labyrinth of Buda Castle
A series of caves under Castle Hill that once held the prisoner Vlad Tepes, better known as Count Dracula.
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The Black Mailbox
Mysterious meeting place for UFO hunters near Area 51.
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A glorious pub known for a spiteful printing feud and its famous typeface lost—then found—at the bottom of the Thames.
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Pelham, New Hampshire
Expertly restored pinball machines as far as the eye can see.
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An unmarked, overgrown path through dense vegetation leads to the largest ancient structure in Polynesia.
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Peoria State Hospital
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For a brief moment, the world was given a flicker of the future of fast food, thanks to a visionary inventor.
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In the heart of Brigham Young's promised land sits a festering plot of industrial ruin that has been claimed by society's outcasts.
Added by Angela Meiquan Wang
Lose Yourself in this Atlas of the World's Lost Cities
Cities that continue to stand long past their glory days are particularly poignant.
April 04, 2016
San Francisco, California
Pacific Basin Fountain on Treasure Island
Masterful ceramic fountain and map of the Pacific Basin.
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Tatiana Pick's Psychedelic Hallway
Like something out of a bad acid trip, this Ukraine hallway has been covered in hallucinatory phantasmagoria.
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Catskill, New York
Catamount People's Museum
An enormous cat made of recycled wood scraps
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Point Reyes Boat
This abandoned boat was left in place thanks to its rotting beauty
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When a conglomerate of visionary startups commandeer a disused Greek Orthodox Church, zaniness ensues
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Vance Creek Viaduct
The second tallest railway trestle bridge in America was too beautiful and now it is off limits thanks to social media
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The Curse of the Bambino's Statue
June 12, 2015
The last of Philadelphia's wood-paved streets is now a landmark of terrible engineering
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The Circo Teatro of Old Cartagena
A mouldering Colombian bull ring stands as a reminder of the country's complicated relationship with a brutal sport
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