Sometimes the best sci-fi ideas can come from right here on planet Earth. Here are 12 real-life islands that would freak out any sailor.
From isles filled with garbage to freaky rock landmarks or weird animal populations — several of these real-world locales would make a great jumping-off point for a sci-fi storyline. This can also be pretty handy if you're planning the weirdest vacation ever.
Check out the hot spots below and let us know what kind of sci-fi tale you'd pitch if you wound up shipwrecked.