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Business and article directory of South Africa.
"King of Queens" house This is the Heffernan house featured in the "King of Queens" sitcom starring Kevin James, Leah Remini and Jerry Stiller. The interior scenes were shot in the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California - the house is located in New Jersey (not Queens/New York). Source (thanks!): http://www.iamnotastalker.com/2009/10/30/the-king-of-queens-house Michael Jackson's life on a map Michael Jackson's life on a map: Born: August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana Died: June 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, California The Sound of Music film locations Here are some original film locations of the movie "Sound of Music" in and around Salzburg in Austria. The movie had ten Oscar nominations and won five. Microsoft headquarters The headquarters of Microsoft Corporation - the world's biggest software developer - are located in Redmond, Washington. 'Father of the Bride' House This house is the family home in the movie "Father of the Bride" (1991) with Steve Martin and Diane Keaton. Microsoft's first Headquarters The Historic Microsoft Headquarters are located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Microsoft Inc. was founded here and remained in Albuquerque from 1975 to 1979 before moving to Seattle. The plaque on the rock (Streetview) reads: Microsoft Inc., housed at this site from 1975 to 1979, was founded here by Paul G. Allen and Bill Gates, whose passion for technology and vision of "a computer on every desk and in every home" led to the development of Microsoft's groundbreaking software. Paul Allen and Bill Gates would like to acknowledge the important role that the city of Albuquerque played in the company's early development, offering an environment that stimulated creativity and encouraged entreprenurial spirit. 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. National Geographic "Africa" High resolution photos of the Africa Megaflyover by Mike Fay. Zoom in! 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! Bill Gates' house The house of Bill Gates - founder of Microsoft - is located in Medina near Seattle in Washington. It's nicknamed Xanadu 2.0 (adapted from the fictional estate in Citizen Kane). 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. 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 Statue of Liberty & New York skyline 3D tour Statue of Liberty & New York skyline 3D tour Statue of Liberty Replicas Worldwide replicas of the Statue of Liberty. Statue of Liberty Located on a 12 acre island, the Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. Hollywood Walk of Fame Der Walk of Fame ist ein Gehsteig in Los Angeles, der große Schauspieler mit "Sternen" ehrt. Alle Sterne sind mit dem Namen des/der Geehrten und einem Symbol für eine bestimmte Kategorie versehen. Seit 1958 wurden bereits mehr als 2500 "Walk of Fame Sterne" vergeben. Worldwide Hofbräuhäuser Hofbräuhäuser in Munich, Las Vegas, Newport, Seoul, Genova, Miami, Melbourne. Sun Microsystems Inc. Campus The headquarters of Sun Microsystems are located in Santa Clara, California. Sun was founded in 1982 and is well-known for its servers/workstations and software like the Solaris OS, Java, MySQL, StarOffice/OpenOffice. SAP AG headquarters The headquarters of SAP AG - Europe's biggest software manufacturer - are located in Walldorf, Germany. SAP was founded in 1972. It's main application is the enterprise information-system SAP ERP (SAP R/3).