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London, England

Pink Floyd Plaque

This London marker celebrates the spot where the world-famous English band was founded.
Cobham, England

Painshill Park Follies

Amazing collection of folly buildings in Cobham, Surrey.
London, England

Hoover Building

A masterpiece of Art Deco architecture hidden in plain sight in West London.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
New York, New York

The 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse

Try not to get slimed in Tribeca.
Butte, Montana

Pekin Noodle Parlor

The oldest continuously-operating Chinese restaurant in the United States has been in business since 1911.
West Glacier, Montana

Lake McDonald

Spectacular views await visitors to this lake.
Three Forks, Montana

Bleu Horses

These giant metal horses graze on a hilltop near the Montana highway.
Butte, Montana

Our Lady of the Rockies

High in the Rockies the third largest statue in the U.S. opens her welcoming arms, and lights up the night sky.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water, jackalopes, and a giant dinosaur.
Whitehall, Montana

Ringing Rocks of Montana

The rocks of a certain area of Butte, Montana give off a musical ring when hit.
Richland, Washington

B Reactor

A 1940s nuclear reactor built to produce plutonium for the Manhattan Project.
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under one of Seattle's oldest bridges.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under environmental threat.
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
Butte, Montana

The Berkeley Pit

New fungal and bacterial species call this deadly lake home.
North Bend, Washington

Twede's Cafe

Twin Peaks' real life Double R Diner has been restored to its damn fine television look.
Seattle, Washington

Amazon Spheres

The tech giant built three enormous glass orbs in Seattle so employees could work inside a rainforest greenhouse.
Chicago, Illinois

Calumet Fisheries

One of Chicago's last seafood smokehouses perfects a dying breed of fishcraft.
Chicago, Illinois

95th Street Bridge

This urban drawbridge gained eternal pop culture fame when the Blues Brothers jumped it while it was raised.
Roslyn, Washington

Roslyn Cemetery

Its 27 graveyards represent the many nationalities and ethnic groups that voyaged to this wilderness in the late 19th century.