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Los Angeles, California

My Brother's Bar-B-Q Cow

A cow in the road might subvert the flow of traffic but this one's above it all, quite literally.
34.1672, -118.5945
Los Angeles, California

Caioti Pizza Café

Pizza joint known for labor-inducing salad dressing.
34.1491, -118.3789
Don the Beachcomber interior.
Huntington Beach, California

Don The Beachcomber

This midcentury LA bar was the birthplace of tiki culture.
33.7255, -118.0790
The Dark Hedges at night
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges

The atmospheric road was never meant to be so creepy.
55.1356, -6.3828
The waxy realistic face catches attentions of passersby.
Chihuahua, Mexico

La Pascualita

This 80-year old mannequin is so lifelike it is believed to be an embalmed corpse.
28.6345, -106.0785
Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa Catacombs

The largest catacomb system in the world.
46.4667, 30.7333
Magellan's Cross
Cebu City, Philippines

Magellan's Cross

This holy site either displays a centuries-old cross or a complete fake.
10.2933, 123.9018
The Bradbury Building
Los Angeles, California

Bradbury Building

The legendary building that needed ghostly approval before being built.
34.0505, -118.2478
Cinespia cemetery screening at Hollywood Forever
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings.
34.0887, -118.3190
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.
34.0809, -118.2707
Tiki Ti's original 1961 location.
Los Angeles, California

Tiki-Ti

Established in the '60s, a family-owned tropical drink bar founded by Ray Buhen, bartender to the stars.
34.0975, -118.2858
The Music Box Steps today.
Los Angeles, California

The Music Box Steps

The site of a classic series of Laurel and Hardy pratfalls.
34.0831, -118.2751
Los Feliz murder mansion
Los Angeles, California

Los Feliz Murder Mansion

Left untouched since a double murder-suicide in the 1960s, Los Feliz murder mansion remains a neighborhood mystery.
34.1157, -118.2934
The "cave", shot at an angle
Los Angeles, California

Bronson Cave

It should come as no surprise that the best view of the Hollywood sign is from Batman's lair.
34.1245, -118.3142
Hotel Vertigo
San Francisco, California

Hotel Vertigo

A historic hotel that made a cameo in Hitchcock's classic film has no intention of letting guests forget its fame.
37.7884, -122.4159
Docteur Pinel liberating the hysterical women from their chains - Tony Robert Fleury -  1805
Paris, France

The Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital

Pitié-Salpêtrière was the dumping grounds for women who received the dreaded diagnosis of "hysterical."
48.8385, 2.3610
Pont-Saint-Esprit, France

The Hallucinations of Pont-Saint-Esprit

A small town hallucinates en masse - Bad bread, or CIA science project?
44.2575, 4.6492
Pont d'Arc
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France

Pont d'Arc

A natural arch carved by a river gave its name to the so-called "Cave of Forgotten Dreams."
44.3820, 4.4160
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, France

Underground Church of Saint-Jean at Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

The largest underground church in Europe.
45.2724, 0.1716
Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania

The Sonorous Stones of Ringing Rocks Park

Mysterious rocks that ring musically when struck.
40.5625, -75.1343
Alien as "The Leviathan"
Saint-Jean-de-Boiseau, France

The Grotesques of the Chapel of Bethlehem

Do these monsters look familiar? The gargoyles on this church are all from pop culture.
47.1954, -1.7313
Serpent D'Océan
Saint-Brevin-les-Pins, France

Serpent D'Océan

An aluminum skeleton brings Chinese mythology to the French shore.
47.2678, -2.1707
Cossé-le-Vivien, France

Musee Robert Tatin

A self-built mosaic house and sculpture park.
47.9331, -0.8968
Hamish McHamish Statue
Saint Andrews, Scotland

Hamish McHamish Statue

This bronze statue was erected to honor a small Scottish town's beloved stray cat.
56.3393, -2.7965