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The Frederick Law Olmsted designed Emerald Necklace at The Fenway Victory Gardens.
Boston, Massachusetts

Fenway Victory Gardens

One of the last remaining World War II Victory Gardens in the U.S. is quietly growing across from Fenway Park.
42.3459, -71.0943
Fresno, California

Forestiere Underground Gardens

An underground mansion with fruit-bearing trees and grapes growing beneath the surface of central California.
36.8076, -119.8818
La Brea Tar Pits
Los Angeles, California

La Brea Tar Pits Dragonfly Fossils

These delicate buggers are some of the rarest fossils that have bubbled up from the Tar Pits.
34.0638, -118.3554
Point Reyes Boat
Inverness, California

Point Reyes Boat

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

Natural History building, National Museum of Ireland

Dublin's "Dead Zoo" serves as a window to Victorian museum design.
53.3399, -6.2524
Xinyi District, Taiwan

Tuned Mass Damper of Taipei 101

Enormous pendulum helps keep Taiwan's tallest building from swaying.
25.0336, 121.5650
Toking atop a mushroom
Oakland, California

Children's Fairyland

This Oakland fairytale kingdom, fiercely devoted to childlike whimsy, was an early inspiration for Disneyland.
37.8087, -122.2589
San Francisco, California

Garden of Fragrance

Olfactory delights in San Francisco's Botanical Gardens.
37.7681, -122.4685
Vallaincourt Fountain
San Francisco, California

Vaillancourt Fountain

This concrete tangle of square pipes has stood as a proud thorn in the city's side since the '70s.
37.7954, -122.3953
San Francisco, California

Pier 22½ & the SFFD Fire Boats

Prone to disastrous fires, the city of San Francisco has the Guardian, a fireboat gifted by residents, to watch over them from the bay.
37.7903, -122.3887
Lincoln Park
San Francisco, California

Lincoln Park

Shoot for par over the bodies of the dead on this cemetery-cum-golf course.
37.7822, -122.4944
Redwood City, California

Pulgas Water Temple

A classically inspired temple in Redwood City.
37.4833, -122.3172
Looking up from the entrance to the Hidden Beach.
Mexico

Hidden Beach

A lovers' beach, tucked below the surface of the island, provides a safe haven for romance.
20.7040, -105.5649
San Lawrenz, Malta

The Azure Window and the Blue Hole

Two geological phenomena in one precarious locale: a towering stone window, and a deep blue void.
36.0536, 14.1884
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 Monsters of Bomarzo
Bomarzo, Italy

The Monsters of Bomarzo

A 16th-century horror show built in a lovely Italian garden.
42.4910, 12.2462
Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum
Paola, Malta

Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

This subterranean necropolis holds three floors of antler-dug grave caves.
35.8701, 14.5068
The blink-and-you'll-miss-it-housing
San Francisco, California

The House of Days (CLOSED)

An unassuming grey box sitting on San Francisco's Pier 17 is a "sky diary" of the coastal city's temperamental weather.
37.8081, -122.4278
The Long Now Orrery
San Francisco, California

Long Now Orrery

A modern mechanical planetary system, part of a 10,000 year clock.
37.8066, -122.4322
Arthur Ganson's work on display at the MIT Museum. (Press Photo)
Cambridge, Massachusetts

MIT Museum: Arthur Ganson

Bouncing, delightful, mechanical art at the MIT Museum.
42.3618, -71.0977
Syracuse, Italy

Ear of Dionysius

Italian cave with exceptional acoustics and an unsavory history.
37.0762, 15.2763
San Francisco, California

The Old Ship Saloon

A Barbary Coast watering hole built into a Gold Rush shipwreck.
37.7978, -122.4008
The shiniest beach you'll ever see.
Fort Bragg, California

Glass Beach

A trash dump made beautiful by nature's power.
39.4530, -123.8136
Inside the Blue Grotto
Anacapri, Italy

Grotta Azzurra (Blue Grotto)

The glowing blue Nymphaeum of Emperor Tiberius.
40.5606, 14.2047