‘Mystery Spot’ -  Inventor, showman, and self-proclaimed hypnotist, George Prather, demonstrating the ‘Mystery Spot’ phenomena, c. late-1930s. Prather’s brilliant funhouse-like designs continue to mystify the curious who visit the Santa Cruz, CA attraction to this day. Many believe the ‘Mystery Spot’ phenomena is a result of a strange natural magnetic ‘vortex’. Others, like blogger Karen Sentor of Daffy Klub, feel that the legend doesn’t do justice to the true story. Don’t click here if you’d rather believe in the x-file version.