The giant Marilyn Monroe statue – Palm Springs, Calif., U.S.A.

The 26-foot tall Marilyn Monroe sculpture is considered the Eiffel Tower of Palm Springs, Calif., but it also has a colorful history. Read more about its past and present on NPR, including how Seward Johnson’s work was displayed in the city from 2012 to 2014, disappeared, came back after seven years and is now causing a stir.