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Gruyères, Switzerland

H.R. Giger Museum

The bizarre visions of H.R. Giger, tucked away in a Swiss medieval city.
46.5846, 7.0830
Interior shot of The Violet Hour
Chicago, Illinois

The Violet Hour

A speakeasy takes on Chicago's drinking culture.
41.9089, -87.6774
Humphreys Peak B-24 Wreckage
Flagstaff, Arizona

Humphreys Peak B-24 Wreckage

The wreckage of a deadly bomber plane crash can still be found near an Arizona peak.
35.3310, -111.7121
Flagstaff, Arizona

SP Crater

The cinder cone volcano with a less than complimentary name.
35.5822, -111.6319
Granite lying on top of the softer, younger sandstone.
Phoenix, Arizona

Camelback Mountain

A geological mystery on Camelback Mountain.
33.5142, -111.9738
Ted Smallwood Store
Chokoloskee, Florida

Ted Smallwood Store

A time capsule of Floridian history fights to survive on the banks of Chokoloskee Bay.
25.8100, -81.3626
Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse.
28.3038, -81.5742
Alcatraz from the Bay 2012
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
37.8267, -122.4230
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
Lee R. Baxandall Bridge
Palm Springs, California

Lee R. Baxandall Bridge

The so-called "Bridge of Thighs" in Palm Springs allows nudists to discreetly cross the road.
33.8442, -116.5456
St. Louis, Missouri

City Museum

Less a museum than a bizarre fantasy world created by artists and engineers.
38.6330, -90.2001
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
Harvard Bridge
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge

This simple foot bridge was the birthplace of a unit of measurement based on a fraternity joke.
42.3546, -71.0913
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock.
48.1378, 11.5759
The crow's nest
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
44.4597, -110.8303
Pikes Peak Summit House
Cascade, Colorado

Pikes Peak Summit House

Thanks to a quirk of elevation this gift shop produces magic doughnuts that are found nowhere else on Earth.
38.8153, -105.0557
At the Garden of the Gods
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
38.8784, -104.8698
Belize

The Crystal Maiden of the Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave

Belize cave containing the sparkling, calcite covered skeletons of Mayan children, sacrificed to the rain god.
17.1155, -88.8959
Great Blue Hole
Belize City, Belize

Great Blue Hole

A massive underwater sinkhole made famous by Jacques Cousteau.
17.3159, -87.5351
Pāhoa, Hawaii

Curtain of Fire

An erupting wall of magma.
19.3552, -155.2533
The final pool emptying into the ocean
Kula, Hawaii

'Ohe'o Gulch Pools (Seven Sacred Pools)

A series of waterfalls and pools flow through the O'heo Gulch and into the ocean.
20.6634, -156.0424
Lahaina, Hawaii

Lahaina Banyan Tree

Take shelter from Hawaii's tropical heat under the massive canopy of largest Banyan tree on the island.
20.8719, -156.6774
Wahiawa, Hawaii

World's Largest Plant Maze

Race through the maze, get your name on the sign.
21.5260, -158.0376
A small group stands as close as they dare
Pāhoa, Hawaii

Big Island Lava Flow

Watch the newest land on the planet form before your eyes.
19.3956, -154.9331