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Davis, California

Solar Intersections

Outsider art or homage to aliens?
38.5437, -121.7386
Davis, California

Bohart Museum of Entomology

This museum boasts the ninth-largest collection of insects in North America.
38.5354, -121.7527
Rosenberg Statue
Chicago, Illinois

Rosenberg Statue

A goddess-topped water fountain in Chicago was created thanks to the dreams of a thirsty newsboy.
41.8687, -87.6240
The Statues of Ken Fox
Auburn, California

The Statues of Ken Fox

Dentist's hated concrete colossi are now beloved icons of the community.
38.9077, -121.0740
Folsom, California

Mormon Island

This former boomtown "island" is now submerged below Folsom Lake.
38.7021, -121.1150
Battery Spencer with with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background
Sausalito, California

Marin Headlands

Concrete strongholds stand guard over the Golden Gate.
37.8339, -122.5329
Sausalito, California

Gates Co-op Houseboat Community

A living time capsule of the 1960s Richardson Bay water-front.
37.8730, -122.5036
Sausalito, California

The Bay Model

A working model of the entire San Francisco Bay and much of the Sacramento River Delta, complete with regular tides that change every 14 minutes.
37.8635, -122.4949
Boston, Massachusetts

Lobster Mickey

This "life-size" depiction of Mickey Mouse as a half-lobster is both whimsical and a bit creepy, standing guard over the Boston waterfront.
42.3603, -71.0559
Twede's Cafe
North Bend, Washington

Twede's Cafe

Twin Peaks' real life Double R Diner has been restored to its damn fine television look.
47.4952, -121.7869
Newgrange Passage Tomb Entrance
Meath, Ireland

Newgrange

The ancient tomb acts as a calendar that keeps perfect time.
53.6917, -6.4500
Point Reyes Boat
Inverness, California

Point Reyes Boat

This abandoned boat was left in place thanks to its rotting beauty.
38.0979, -122.8508
Kaneohe, Hawaii

Ha'iku Stairs

A Hawaiian Stairway to Heaven.
21.4046, -157.8250
The Canada France Hawaii Telescope.
Hilo, Hawaii

Mauna Kea

Earth's tallest volcano is home to a dozen world-class observatories.
19.8244, -155.4733
Mokolea Lava Pools
Kilauea, Hawaii

Mokolea Lava Pools

Submerged lava formations create incredible waterworks.
22.2250, -159.3823
Black Sand Beach
Mountain View, Hawaii

Black Sand Beach

This black shoreline is made up of exploded lava particles.
19.1358, -155.5049
San Francisco, California

Research Departments, California Academy of Sciences

A century and a half of research in the sciences and natural history, still going strong.
37.7700, -122.4663
San Francisco, California

Mescaline Grove

A favorite haunt of dinosaur loving children and hallucinogen loving hippies alike.
37.7714, -122.4614
Russian Center of San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Museum of Russian Culture

Russian history in San Francisco.
37.7878, -122.4382
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Horseshoe Pitch

The best place in the park to test out your throwing arm.
37.7735, -122.4556
San Francisco, California

House of Air

Inside an old airplane hangar, friends and strangers alike play on a massive trampoline.
37.8049, -122.4688
San Francisco, California

Palace of Fine Arts

The last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition.
37.8029, -122.4482
The cemetery in 2014
San Francisco, California

San Francisco's Pet Cemetery

A monument to the love people have for their pets.
37.8026, -122.4674
Yoda Fountain
San Francisco, California

Yoda Fountain

There is no trying to fall in love with this Star Wars fountain, you just do or do not.
37.7989, -122.4505