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Countries crossed by the Equator The equator (Latitude = 0°) divides the earth in a Northern and Southern hemisphere. The length of the Earth's equator is 40,075.0 km / 24,901.5 miles. The equator passes through 14 countries: São Tomé and Príncipe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Maldives, Indonesia, Kiribati, Baker Island, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil. Related entry: http://www.glotter.com/entry-1238 Countries crossed by the Prime Meridian The Prime Meridian (Longitude = 0°) passes through the following countries: United Kingdom, France, Spain, Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Ghana, Antarctica. Related entries: http://www.glotter.com/entry-1240 http://www.glotter.com/entry-1239 Filming location of Desperate Housewives The film location "Wisteria Lane" of Desperate Housewives is located at the Universal Studios in Hollywood. Google Maps "Getting Started" video Google has created a "Getting Started" video for Google Maps. It should help educate people about the features in Google Maps. Blitzortung.org KML Plugin Blitzortung.org KML Plugin. Spencer Tunick in Wien Am 11. Mai, 2008 - 4 Wochen vor dem Start der "EURO 08" in Österreich und der Schweiz - erstellt der New Yorker Künstler Spencer Tunick eine neue Nacktaufnahmen-Installation im Wiener Ernst-Happel-Stadion. "Street View" introduction Google has created a introduction for the Street View feature in Google Maps. If you want to see Street View in action you can use the new GLOTTER Street View service http://www.glotter.com/streetview And the best of all - from now on you can even embed Street View in your own GLOTTER entries! Tutorial: KML creation with other applications Besides the creation tool of GLOTTER you can also use third-party-tools within Google Maps, Google Earth or Google Spreadsheets to create, import and edit KML. When you have created your KML you can upload it to a new GLOTTER entry. When you have finished creating your KML you can upload the file to a new entry and promote it on GLOTTER! BTW: If this tutorial is too complicated for you you can still use GLOTTER's easy Marker creation tool ;-) Pixar Animation Studios Inc. The headquarters of Pixar Animation Studios (owned by Disney) are located in Emerville, California. James Bond "Quantum Of Solace" filming locations James Bond: Quantum Of Solace (2008) is the 22nd movie in the 007-movie-series. The royal world premiere was on October 29th 2008 in London's Leicester Square. 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. 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. Add "Google Latitude" to your User profile If you want to share your current "Google Latitude" location in your GLOTTER User profile you just have to add a KML URL like http://www.google.com/latitude/apps/badge/api?user=1234567891011121314&type=kml (non working example!) to your Userdata: http://www.glotter.com/myprofile Give it a try! Kentucky Fried Chicken headquarters The KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) headquarters are located in Louisville, Kentucky. The Fast Food restaurant chain was founded in 1930 by Harland Sanders. 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). Statue of Liberty & New York skyline 3D tour Statue of Liberty & New York skyline 3D tour 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 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. Aircraft Boneyards Aircraft Boneyards are places for retired airplanes usually found in the South west of the USA. Rocky Steps and Rocky Sculpture This map the shows the Rocky Statue from Rocky III and the famous "Rocky Steps" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art where Sylvester Stallone runs up to the song "Gonna Fly Now" composed by Bill Conti.