Striking natural landscapes that look like works of fantasy art

Sometimes the landscapes we dream up in works of science fiction and fantasy are no match for the real thing. From unusual geological formations to rare and beautiful flora, these natural landscapes seem pulled from another world. » 9/22/13 7:00am 9/22/13 7:00am

Grown naturally, Superman's Fortress of Solitude would have taken…

The Crystal Cave — known to many as La Cueva de Los Cristales — is buried 300 meters below the Earth's surface, sequestered away in the Naica ore mines of Chihuahua, Mexico. Bursting from the top, bottom, and sides of the cavern's walls are otherworldy outcroppings of gypsum crystal. Many are too big to wrap your arms… » 1/18/12 1:00pm 1/18/12 1:00pm