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The Wembley Stadium is a modern football stadium in London. It opened in 2007.
Stonehenge and replicas Throughout the USA are these (funny) replicas of the famous Stonehenge stone formation. 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). Skycar Expedition 2009 The Skycar Expedition is a journey from London to Tombouctou in a biofuel powered flying car. 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa The 2010 FIFA World Cup is hosted by South Africa. This map lists all stadiums of the event starting on 11 June 2010: - Green Point Stadium, Cape Town - Durban Stadium, Durban - Ellis Park, Johannesburg - Soccer City, Johannesburg (opening/end game) - Free State Stadium, Mangaung/Bloemfontein - Port Elizabeth Stadium, Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth - Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit - Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane - Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg - Loftus Versfeld, Tshwane/Pretoria Prime Meridian The Prime Meridian (Longitude = 0°) and the opposite 180th meridian (Longitude = 180°), which the International Date Line follows, divide the earth in a Eastern and Western hemisphere. It was established by Sir George Airy in 1851 and was determined as the international standard at the International Meridian Conference (Washington, D.C.) in October 1884. This map shows the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London and some important indications of the Prime Meridian. See also: http://www.glotter.com/entry-1238 Michael Jackson - This is it - Live! In July 2009 Michael Jackson performs some concerts at the O2 arena in London. The Presale starts on March 13 via internet! White horses in England Beside the "original" Uffington White Horse http://www.glotter.com/entry-1317 there are many other White Horse geoglyphs replicated by amateurs. Canary Wharf roundabout In Canary Wharf, a Business district in London, this strange "Traffic Light Sculpture" is situated in the middle of a roundabout. Super Bowl XLIV The XLIV. Super Bowl will be played on February 7, 2010 in the Sun Life Stadium (Dolphin Stadium) in Miami Gardens Florida. New Orleans Saints vs. Indianapolis Colts Abbey Road, Beatles zebra crossing in London This is the zebra crossing near Abbey Road Studios where the famous Beatles Cover for "Abbey Road" (the last recorded Beatles-album, 1969) was shot. NFL Super Bowl XLIII Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Arizona Cardinals. On Sunday February 1, 2009 at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida. Notting Hill bookshop This shop was the inspiration for the bookshop in the 1999 hit movie Notting Hill starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts. The Big O - Olympic Stadium Montreal The Olympic Stadium in Montreal was built for the 1976 Summer Olympics. The Magic Roundabout The Magic Roundabout - constructed in 1972 - is a weird roundabout in Swindon, England. It consists of one large roundabout with five small roundabouts in the center. Estadio Giuseppe Meazza "San Siro" The Estadio Giuseppe Meazza "San Siro" is a football stadium in Milan, Italy. It opened in 1926 and is home to the clubs A.C. Milan and F.C. Internazionale Milano. GE-Tour "Flight over London" GE-Tour "Flight over London" © Barnabu.co.uk Beijing National Stadium - Bird’s Nest The Beijing National Stadium ("Bird’s Nest") has a capacity of 91,000 seats and is made of 36 km of steel. It was built for the Olympic Games in 2008 and hosted the opening and closing ceremonies. The Olympic flame also burns above the Bird's Nest stadium. 30 St Mary Axe "The Gherkin" 30 St Mary Axe - aka "The Gherkin" or "Swiss Re-Tower" - is a 180 metres (591 ft) high building (constructed 2001 - 2004 by Norman Foster + Partners) in the city of London. It is the UK headquarter of Swiss Re, the world's biggest reinsurance company. Super Bowl XLV The 45th edition of the Super Bowl will be played on February 6, 2011. Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers Stadium: Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas Uffington White Horse The "White Horse" is a chalk figure located at the White Horse Hill in Oxfordshire, England. The geoglyph is about 3,000 years old. Around this geoglyph can be found many other White Horse replicas. Related entry: http://www.glotter.com/entry-1383