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Los Angeles, California

Griffith Observatory's Tesla Coil

High on a hill overlooking Los Angeles lives a world famous, high power conical Tesla Coil.
San Antonio, Texas

Magic Lantern Castle Museum

The only museum dedicated to the history of the "Magic Lantern," a medieval slide projector.
Johns Island, South Carolina

The Angel Oak

The Southeast's oldest living organism.
Brooklyn, New York

Meserole Theatre

Historic Greenpoint theater, turned roller disco, now housing a chain pharmacy store.
Brooklyn, New York

Boardwalk Empire Set

HBO series' stage tucked away in a Greenpoint lot is the largest theatrical set of its kind in the United States.
New York, New York

Explorers Club Headquarters

A treasure trove of artifacts, books, and artwork from the "golden age" of exploration.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

Central Park mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, groomed for years by a Beatles super-fan.
Brooklyn, New York

Floyd Bennett Field

Home of aviation trailblazers.
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

One of the tallest buildings in Iceland, and perhaps, the most visually impressive.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Memorial Stupa

5,000 skulls in memorial to those killed by the Khmer Rouge.
New Haven, Connecticut

Cushing Brain Collection

A historic collection of diseased brains in a new, custom-built home.
Queens, New York

5 Pointz

A graffiti Mecca welcoming artists from around the world.
Brooklyn, New York

Friends Quaker Cemetery

19th century cemetery hidden in Brooklyn's Prospect Park.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Old Trolley Cars

Four cars from the old system were once on display, but were removed in 2014.
Brooklyn, New York

Newtown Creek Nature Walk

Nature and beauty amidst pollution and industrial wreckage.
Austin, Texas

Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata

DIY collection of eclectic holdings.
New York, New York

John M. Mossman Lock Collection

Hundreds of antique bank vault locks on display in New York City.
Ratanak Mondul, Cambodia

Bamboo Trains

A quick and simple solution to Cambodia's train woes.
Aksaray, Turkey

Cappadocia

In this historic region, homes and churches are carved into ancient volcanic rock formations.
Charleston, South Carolina

The Waring Historical Library

Dedicated to the history of the health sciences.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Harry's Occult Shop

Century-old shop, specializing in Occult products.
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
Forks, Washington

Tree Graveyard

Shoreline strewn with the remains of ghostly fallen trees.