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The remote island home of the overlooked explorer who co-discovered the theory of evolution.
Added by littlewing44
Fenway Victory Gardens
One of the last remaining World War II Victory Gardens in the U.S. is quietly growing across from Fenway Park.
Added by printern
Zooilógico del Futuro
The Sun, Moon, and stars peacefully coexist with animals, humans, and their tools at this surprising sculpture park.
Added by retrofuturistic
China's Seaside Library Mimics the Rhythms of the Ocean
The ultimate beach read.
September 06, 2017
The Devil's Punchbowl
A mysterious crater-like pond has a spooky tendency to empty and fill with complete disregard to rainfall patterns.
Added by Capemarsh
This hidden green space is the city's second largest conservatory.
Added by AmunyAnkhesenra
Waskesiu Lake, Canada
Grey Owl's Cabin
Where the English trapper who faked a First Nations identity bunked with beavers.
Added by Burgess Shale
A remarkable lava formation encloses a line of Buddhist statues that can't be accurately counted, according to local mythology.
Added by Jaszmina Szendrey
Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina
Charleston Tea Plantation
The only working large-scale tea plantation in the United States.
Added by Adiakina
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Saint Simons Island Tree Spirits
Carved faces add a touch of magic to this island's impressive oak trees.
Added by Kerry Wolfe
Tambopata Research Center
One of the most remote lodges in the Amazon offers rare wildlife encounters and undisturbed views of the Peruvian rainforest.
Added by hcw2rp
Agoura Hills, California
M*A*S*H Filming Location
The show's fictional Korean medical camp was created in the Santa Monica hills.
Added by Josh8407
Primeval Forest National Park
Impressive sink holes fill this untouched old-growth forest in the Bahamas.
Added by pnorloff
Canada’s surprisingly controversial monument to Dwight Eisenhower.
Added by Elliot Carter
An Animated Guide to Nature's Best Wayfinding Secrets
Learn to navigate with the moon, stars, trees, and more.
July 25, 2017
In this pristine Ecuadorian hippie town, residents remain active well into their eighties and nineties.
Added by Blindcolour
Nature's water park in the Wadi Bani Awf valley is full of pools flanked with cliffs and natural water slides.
Added by AaronNetsky
One Square Inch of Silence
A tiny red pebble marks what may be the quietest outdoor spot in the United States.
Added by lewblank
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