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Baltimore, Maryland

Mr. Trash Wheel

This bug-eyed water wheel uses the power of the Sun to clean up Baltimore Harbor.
Hamer, South Carolina

South of the Border

I-95's Tijuana-style celebration of kitsch at the Carolina border.
Cusco, Peru

Guinea Pig Last Supper

A painting in the historic Cathedral Basilica depicts Jesus and his disciples dining on a traditional Peruvian menu.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Huayna Picchu

If you’ve ever seen a picture of Machu Picchu, then you’ve seen a picture of Huayna Picchu—you just didn’t realize it.
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
New York, New York

Carsten Höller Slide

Three-story slide through the New Museum.
New York, New York

41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
New York, New York

190 Bowery

The greatest real estate coup of all time.
New York, New York

Yonah Schimmel's Knish Bakery

Love, knishes, and best wishes from this legendary Lower East Side bakery.
New York, New York

Jeffrey's Hook Light

Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge.
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
New York, New York

The Lightship Frying Pan

Rummage through this sunken ship, but leave your scuba gear at home.
New York, New York

Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks

A popular European tradition makes its way to the states on one of America's most famous bridges.
New York, New York

Long Lines Building

An uber-secure, windowless tower of doom in the center of Manhattan is an NSA spyscraper.
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
New York, New York

6 1/2 Avenue: Manhattan's Secret Street

Tucked away amidst some of the most famous addresses in the world is New York's only fraction of a street.
New York, New York

Private Passage

Wine bottle sculpture with a ship's stateroom inside.
New York, New York

Sidewalk Subway Map

Plot your trip through the city on the sidewalk.
New York, New York

REACH: New York

Hidden in plain sight on a pair of Manhattan subway tunnels are a pair of public instruments that sing to each other.
New York, New York

Shopsin's

Prove you deserve to be fed by Kenny Shopsin.
New York, New York

The White Horse Tavern

Great place to have a drink and a bite to eat in an atmosphere laden with New York's Bohemian past.
New York, New York

Museum of Sex

A semi-scholarly approach to sex.
New York, New York

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

Celebrate Thanksgiving with pumpkin pie ice cream.