Vandenberg Tracking Station (Vandenberg/ California)



What looks like a giant alien egg that crashed to earth is actually the Radome at the Vandenberg Tracking Station Air Force base. A Radome is a kind of shell/umbrella that protects satellites etc inside. This Radome was constructed in 1999 but these photos from 2008-2010 suggest it's abandoned an no longer used by the Air Force.

Honeymoon Silo Cottage (Tyringham/ Massachusetts)



Santarella's romantic 2 person silo cottage looks out onto the beautiful gardens in the back of the estate. Open the screens in the upstairs bedroom to listen to the sounds of babbling brook.

WTF San Diego Magazine?!



As a blogger who's poured a lot of heart & soul into this blog over the past (almost) 8 years I have to share with you what is happening to my friend Jessica - creator of HIDDEN SAN DIEGO.

She spent the past 4 years compiling San Diego's lesser known interesting spots off the beaten track under the name of Hidden San Diego.
Fast forward to today and there's a big magazine - San Diego Magazine - who email her about a possible interview for a big article but she didn't get the email in time so they just went ahead and took whatever they liked off her blog and published it, passing it off as their own researched discovery WITHOUT a mention of her name or site.

Very annoying... but there's more!

They then filed to TRADEMARK the name "Hidden San Diego" for themselves which means that Jessica's site is very limited in the way she can grow it in the future even though she used the name first and for years! What if she wants to take her site to print or publish a book? Those options are now not looking easy unless they lift their trademark...

Here's a link to the topic being discussed. There's been a lot of comments of support from the public and other bloggers voicing that this isn't right:
https://storify.com/edwinreal/sdmag-gets-ass-handed-to-them

And here's a very immaturely written response post from the magazine itself:
http://sandiegomagazine.com/Blogs/Cityfiles/Fall-2014/About-that-story-we-stole/

Blogs like ours were started to inspire and share the beauty of the world and it's definitely adding to the cause if more people share what's out there to be discovered, but this is the wrongest way of going about this...

Not cool! Please spread the word!

"Dr. Seuss House" (Willow/ Alaska)



One of America's mysterious architectural wonders lies in gorgeous, rustic, and very cold Willow, Alaska. The locals named the massive 12-story building "Dr. Seuss House" after the quirky and eccentric books.
Not much is known about the background of the peculiar structure, just that the original owner worked on it extensively for 10 years, then died leaving it to sit abandoned for another 10 years until a new owner purchased it and has started renovations

Toledo Metro Station (Naples/ Italy)



The Toledo Metro Station opened in September 2012 was designed by the Spanish architect firm Oscar Tusquets Blanca. It is 50 meters deep and mostly themed around water and light.
The artwork inside includes two mosaics by the South African artist, William Kentridge, as well as Light Panels by Robert Wilson and works by Francesco Clemente, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Shirin Nehsat and Oliviero Toscani.
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