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The "Charging Bull" (Wall Street Bull) is a huge bronze sculpture designed by Arturo Di Modica. It was installed in 1989 as a "guerrilla art" and is now located in a public park near the Broadway in New York City.
Carrie Bradshaw's apartment This is the entrance to Carrie Bradshaw's apartment in the TV series/movie 'Sex and the city' starring Sarah Jessica Parker: Perry Street, West Village, New York City. "The Nanny" house This is the Nanny mansion in New York City. "The Nanny" was a sitcom from 1993-1999 with Fran Drescher. Lunchtime Atop A Skyscraper photograph The RCA building (now GE Building) in New York City is part of the Rockefeller Center. One of the world's most famous photos "Lunchtime Atop A Skyscraper photograph" was taken in 1932 by Charles C. Ebbets during its construction when steel workers took time out for a lunch... Red Bull GmbH headquarters The headquarters of Red Bull GmbH are located in Fuschl am See in Austria. UN departments The United Nations (UN) is an international organisation of 192 states founded in 1945. It's main aim is stopping conflicts and keeping peace between countries - the UN also provides a platform for dialogue and is negotiating in many issues. The headquarters are located in New York City. There are offices with different missions in Vienna, Geneva and Nairobi. Guggenheim Museen Der Industrielle Solomon R. Guggenheim gründete 1937 eine Stiftung, um moderne Kunst zu fördern. Aktuell gibt es weltweit fünf Museen, die eine der wichtigsten Sammlungen des späten 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhunderts beheimaten. Das Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York wurde vom berühmten Architekten Frank Lloyd Wright erbaut. Das Guggenheim Abu Dhabi wird 2011-2012 fertiggestellt sein. Charging Bull The "Charging Bull" (Wall Street Bull) is a huge bronze sculpture designed by Arturo Di Modica. It was installed in 1989 as a "guerrilla art" and is now located in a public park near the Broadway in New York City. Sony Bravia spot filmed in New York Cool animation spot ("Play-Doh Bunnies" by Passion Pictures) filmed for Sony Bravia in August 2007. Location: Foley Square, New York City. Music: The Rolling Stones - She's a Rainbow. Some interesting statistics: 40 animators; 189 2ft bunnies; 150 1ft cubes; a 30ft giant rabbit and a 10ft x 20ft purple wave; 2.5 tonnes of plasticine. Filming location of "Ghostbusters" A former firehouse in New York City was the headquarter in the movie "Ghostbusters" starring Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd. Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Park The Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Park is located in Queens, New York. It is a global sculpture made of steel (with a diameter of 120 feet = 36.57 meters it is the world's largest!) which was built for the World fair in 1964. Flushing Meadows park is featured in Men in Black (where the alien ship crashes into the Unisphere) and in the opening of King of Queens. X-Alps 2011 This is the Red Bull X-Alps 2011 track from Salzburg to Monaco. The race starts on July 17, 2011 at 11:30h on the Mozartplatz in Salzburg. Red Bull Cliff Diving 2008 Am 19. Juli 2008 findet an der Falkensteinwand/Wolfgangsee wieder das legendäre Red Bull Cliff Diving statt. 12 Athleten aus der ganzen Welt nehmen heuer an diesem Wettbewerb teil: 27,5 Meter Absprunghöhe, von 0-90 km/h in 2,5 Sekunden, einzigartig in Österreich! Ellis Island National Monument Opened on January 1, 1892, Ellis Island became the nation's premier federal immigration station. In operation until 1954, the station processed over 12 million immigrant steamship passengers. The main building was restored after 30 years of abandonment and opened as a museum on September 10, 1990. Today, over 40 percent of America's population can trace their ancestry through Ellis Island. The Cosby Show House This house in New York was used for exterior shots of the Cosby Show (1984 - 1992). Statue of Liberty & New York skyline 3D tour Statue of Liberty & New York skyline 3D tour Taurus World Stunt Awards The Taurus World Stunt Awards (originated by Energy Drink manufacturer Red Bull) are awarded annually since 2001 by the World Stunt Awards Foundation - which helps stuntmen that have been hurt or disabled in a work related accident. Wings for Paris - Red Bull in France On April 1, 2008 Swiss basejumper Ueli Gegenschatz jumped off the Eiffel tower to promote the introduction of the Energy Drink "Red Bull" on the French market. The French trial motor bike specialist Julien Dupont presented a show on the triangle shaped roof of the CNIT center building. Besides the spectacular jump and the trial bike show 150 "Wings Teams" (Red Bull can styled Minis) from around Europe circled around the Arc de Triomphe. After the "show" the passengers got free samples of the Energy Drink. Apple Store 5th Avenue New York The Apple Store on 5th Avenue in New York City is one of Apple's flagship stores. It opened in May 2006 and is made of a glass cube. The store is located on the first basement level and it is open 24/7, 365 days a year. Scalaria Air Challenge 2009 Vom 10. bis 11. Juli 2009 wird am Wolfgangsee das größte Wasserflugzeugtreffen mit Flugshow Europas abgehalten. Dieses Event findet bereits seit 2005 statt und erinnert an den Linienflugbetrieb (Wien - Wolfgangsee) von 1925. Red Bull Stratos - Launch site in Roswell, New Mexico The mission, Red Bull Stratos, will take renowned athlete Felix Baumgartner to at least 120,000 feet above the ground and attempt a freefall jump targeted to reach supersonic speeds. [Update October 2010] The Red Bull Stratos program has been stopped with immediate effect: http://redbullstratos.digitalnewsagency.com/story/view/4992-statement-regarding-red-bull-stratos [Update February 2012] The legal issues have been resolved and the project has been revived. Chances are that the jump will be performed in August 2012.