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Las Vegas, Nevada

The Neon Boneyard

The neon signs from Las Vegas' past find their final resting place at this unusual graveyard.
Oxford, England

The Sheldonian Theatre

A theatre built to house the rowdy Oxford graduation ceremonies became the stage for a debate about God's existence.
Somerset, England

Wells Cathedral Clock

This astronomical clock is the second oldest in England.
Utah

Checkerboard Mesa

This unusual patterns in this rock formation result from two distinct modes of weathering.
Hurricane, Utah

Zion–Mount Carmel Tunnel

A tunnel with windows, so you don't miss out on the impressive views.
Baker, California

World's Largest Thermometer

This giant temperature attraction created some giant electric bills.
Pasadena, California

Kendall Alley

A cobblestone alley with an interesting past.
Los Angeles, California

Candy Cane Lane

Come crisp December nights, this fairly plain neighborhood becomes a holiday dream world.
Los Angeles, California

Dapper Cadaver

"Looks so real, it's scary!"
Los Angeles, California

Chandelier Tree

Dozens of lights dangle from the branches of what may be the brightest tree in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, California

Skeletons in the Closet

Gift shop offering toe tags and chalk body beach towels tucked into a coroner's office.
Los Angeles, California

Wells Fargo History Museum

Hidden in one of the skyscrapers on Bunker Hill, this museum features an 1895 stagecoach and peers into California’s gold-lined history.
Los Angeles, California

Richfield Tower's Art Deco Doors

Though the original building has been demolished, these massive bronze doors were saved.
Los Angeles, California

Crossroads of the World

A few iconic structures are all that remain of America’s first outdoor shopping mall.
Los Angeles, California

Nike Missile Control Site LA-96

A Cold War site complete with rusty structures, hiking trails, and beautiful views.
Los Angeles, California

Peano's Faces of Venice Beach

The real faces of Venice beach captured on Romanesque columns.
Los Angeles, California

The Babylon Court

This centerpiece of the Hollywood & Highland shopping center is a recreation of a long-lost movie set.
Los Angeles, California

Hieroglyph Murals at the Egyptian Theatre

The decor of this Hollywood movie palace just barely predated the opening of King Tut's tomb.
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

High Tower Elevator

Instead of hoofing it up steep stairs, residents can hitch a ride on this private lift.
Los Angeles, California

Capitol Records Building Morse Code

The blinking light atop the iconic landmark has been sending secret messages for decades.
Los Angeles, California

The Bonaventure Hotel

The space-age building is home to one of the few remaining rotating restaurants in America, and the only one that inspired a 1980s sitcom.
Los Angeles, California

Marciano Art Foundation

A long-vacant Scottish Rite temple in Hollywood has been converted into an art museum filled with Masonic relics.
Los Angeles, California

Riverside Roundabout

An L.A. traffic island where the faces of locals have been carved into massive granite eggs.