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Culver, Oregon

Metolius Balancing Rocks

Formerly secret, precariously perched boulders.
Tijuana, Mexico

La Mona

Giant nude woman of Tijuana is also the artist's home.
Gumi, South Korea

Dorisa Temple

Known as the birthplace of Korean Buddhism, this temple features an ancient, five-story stone pagoda.
Gyeongsan-si, South Korea

Gatbawi Rock

According to legend, those who pray at this statue will also be granted a wish.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Gold Souk

On any given day this sprawling market houses literally tons of government-regulated gold, gems, and precious metals.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Flamingo Habitat

An exotic wildlife habitat right off The Strip.
Doha, Qatar

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

This mix of Islamic art, vintage vehicles, weaponry, architecture, and history is an ode to eclecticism. 
Doha, Qatar

Pearl Monument

This fountain pays homage to Qatar's history of pearling, the primary industry before oil.
Doha, Qatar

Souq Waqif

Qatar's oldest market can trace its origins back more than a century.
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Kuwait Water Towers

Kuwait City's uniquely designed water towers look straight out of a retro sci-fi cityscape.
Wailea-Makena, Hawaii

Kanaio Coast

A cooled lava flow from the Haleakalā volcano formed these surreal-looking columnar basalt structures.
Portland, Oregon

Reed College Research Reactor

World's only nuclear reactor operated by liberal arts undergraduates.
Portland, Oregon

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Nestled between a college and a golf course, the garden is home to more than 2,500 rhododendrons.
Seaside, Oregon

Tillamook Rock Lighthouse Columbarium

Lighthouse-cum-columbarium where "Nor'easters" and grandma go to die.
Boulder City, Nevada

Hoover Dam Geodetic Survey Markers

These markers are used to document elevation changes around the famed dam.
Boulder City, Nevada

Hoover Dam Old Exhibit Building

Experience a charming 1930's version of "infotainment."
Sloan, Nevada

Seven Magic Mountains

Brightly colored 30-foot-tall totems light up the desert sky just outside Las Vegas.
Primm, Nevada

Prizm Outlets

This former shopping outlet is now adorned with beautiful graffiti and murals.
San Bernardino County, California

Ivanpah Solar Power Facility

The world’s largest concentrated solar plant generates as many problems as megawatts.
San Bernardino, California

Kelso Dunes

The largest dune field in the Mojave offers a chance of hearing the 'singing sands.'
San Bernardino County, California

Mojave Lava Tube

A volcanic tunnel illuminated by natural skylights offers a shaded respite from the desert sun.
Baker, California

Alien Fresh Jerky

Finally the worlds of UFO enthusiasts and beef jerky lovers have come together in this roadside shop.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas Strip Benchmarks

These markers are used to determine the ground stability of the Strip.
Beatty, Nevada

Angel's Ladies Brothel

A brothel nestled amongst ghost towns, with an abandoned plane wreck to greet you.