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Before there were even automobiles, there were holes hacked through the center of California’s giant sequoias. One of the first was the California Tunnel Tree, now part of the Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park.
We don’t devote much energy to temporary attractions, preferring those that will actually be there when you drive by. But we would be negligent in our hey-look-at-THAT duties if we didn’t call attention to Bad Dog, a piece of public art that will only hang around until May 5, 2013.
When you take over a banana museum, you’d better be ready to wear the banana suit.
“Levitated Mass” is a 340-ton boulder, and its impressive title suggests that at least some of the crowd at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art expected to see it floating in air.
During World War II, the Japanese really wanted to threaten the US mainland, thousands of miles from the fracas in Japan’s conquered territories.
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