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Los Angeles, California

Room 8 the Cat Mural

Hand-crafted tributes to a stray cat named "Room 8" now cover this LA elementary school.
Landers, California

Giant Rock

A regular looking rock with an unbelievable history.
Landers, California

The Integratron

Experience a quartz crystal sound bath inside a storied, all-wood sound-chamber.
Pioneertown, California

Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown Palace

A music-filled, booze-soaked oasis in the desert.
Joshua Tree, California

The Noah Purifoy Desert Art Museum

Explore 10 acres of environmental sculptures.
Los Angeles, California

Millennium Biltmore Hotel

This opulent hotel has been visited by Spider-Man, Charlie's Angels, and the Ghostbusters.
Los Angeles, California

Angels Flight

Historic funicular railway, believed to be the shortest railroad in the world.
Los Angeles, California

The Happy Foot/Sad Foot Sign

A cult following celebrates the legend that belies this curious podiatrists' office sign which has worked its way into song, literature, animation, and the visual arts.
Los Angeles, California

Angelus Temple

Church and home-museum of a 1920s female revivalist preacher with a very sordid past.
Los Angeles, California

The Echo Park Time Travel Mart

Non-profit time travel mart sells goods you would need for a trip through the fourth dimension.
Brooklyn, New York

Broken Angel

An illegally built ramshackle mansion tucked in the middle of Brooklyn is now being turned into condominiums.
Brooklyn, New York

Pratt's Steam Whistle Christmas

Steam out your ears for New Year's Eve.
Brooklyn, New York

La Salle Hall

Now the site of a high school and an upscale flea market this was almost the site of the largest cathedral in the US.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Isla de las Muñecas (Island of the Dolls)

An island filled with hundreds of hanging, decomposing, decapitated dolls.
San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico

Hierve El Agua

This beautifully deceptive waterfall is something far different from what it appears to be.