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The Hoover Dam is located on the border between Arizona and Nevada.
KFC logo seen from space November 2006: Kentucky Fried Chicken claims that they have the first brand http://www.kfc.com/about/newsroom/111406.asp which can be seen from space. The size of the Colonel Sanders Logo is more than 87,500 square feet; 65,000, one-foot by one-foot painted tile pieces; 50 persons; total time for construction was about 3,000 hours. GLAMOUR Stiletto Run 2008 The legendary GLAMOUR Stiletto Run was hold on March 6, 2008 at P.C. Hooftstraat in Amsterdam. The winner got a shopping coupon in the amount of 10,000 €. Madame Tussauds Madame Tussauds is a museum in London (since 1835) that is famous for its realisitc wax sculptors of celebrities/politicians/musicians. Nowadays Madame Tussauds has branches around the world (Amsterdam, Las Vegas, New York City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Washington DC, Berlin, Hollywood, Vienna). Grand Canyon Trace of the world famous Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. Aircraft Boneyards Aircraft Boneyards are places for retired airplanes usually found in the South west of the USA. A lot of airplanes at Davis Monthan Air Force Base At the Davis Monthan Air Force Base (309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group) aka "The Boneyard" in Arizona there are hundreds of planes and helicopters. Feel free to count the aircraft and post the figure you found out in the comment field ;-) The World's Tallest Fountain The World's Tallest Fountain is located in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Every hour it shoots water about 100 feet high. On St. Patrick's Day the water is green coloured - as you can see on the video ;-) Monticello Dam spillway - the Glory Hole This gigantic spillway is located at the Monticello Dam at Lake Berryessa in Northern California. "50 first dates" film locations The fictional Café where Lucy and Henry had their "50 first dates" was built for the movie in Moli'i Gardens at the Kualoa Ranch. The "real" Hukilau Cafe is located in in Laie. On Kaaawla Valley Road a street sign indicates where the car accident scene has been shot. Lucy's house is located in Waikane. Sea Life Park (Henry's workplace) and the Lighthouse are located in the South-Western part of O'ahu. NFL Super Bowl XLII New York Giants vs. New England Patriots. On Sunday February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Pearl Harbor The shipwreck of USS Arizona on Pearl Harbor/Hawaii. It sunk during a Japanese attack on 7 December, 1941. "Blended" movie Safari resort “Blended” marks the third comedy collaboration between stars Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, following their successful onscreen pairings in the hit romantic comedies “50 First Dates” and “The Wedding Singer.” This is the African safari resort appearing in the movie. Las Vegas Casinos Famous Hotels and Casinos at the Las Vegas Strip. Area 51 The military base "Area 51" is located in US state Nevada. Its purpose is the testing of military aircraft and weapons systems. Greenpeace International Greenpeace was established in 1971 in Vancouver/Canada. The International headquarters are located in Amsterdam. Greenpeace is one of the largest environmental organizations in the world. Greenpeace works on the following issues: - Stop climate change - Defending our Oceans - Protect ancient forests - Demand Peace and Disarmament - Say no to genetic engineering - Eliminate toxic chemicals - End the nuclear age - Encourage sustainable trade Three Gorges Dam The Three Gorges Dam at the Yangtze River in China is the largest hydroelectric power station in the world. 2,309 metres (7,575 ft) long 101 metres (331 ft) high 115 metres (377.3 ft) thick The Burning Man Project An annual event for one week in August that takes place at the "temporary" Black Rock City, Nevada. The project first was held in 1986 on Baker Beach in San Francisco and moved to the Black Rock Desert in 1990. The main ritual of the event is the burning of a wooden sculpture. Explanation from the official website... "Trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never been to the event is a bit like trying to explain what a particular color looks like to someone who is blind." In 2007 nearly 48,000 people participated in the project. Monument Valley The Monument Valley is an area located on the border of Utah and Arizona. It's famous for the rock formations and the red siltstone and the red sand. Extraterrestrial Highway The Extraterrestrial Highway (Nevada State Route 375) is a state highway in Nevada near the Area 51. Many UFO sightings and mysterious incients gave the street its "official" name in 1996. Letters around Reno/Sparks in Nevada Large letters written on the ground around Reno/Sparks in Nevada.