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Main Star Wars attraction at Galaxy’s Edge gets opening date

07.11.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The Resistance is here – well, almost. Disney's newly-opened Star Wars park Galaxy's Edge has yet to unveil one main attraction: The battle simulation Rise of the Resistance will open this winter. The ride will first open in Orlando on Dec. 5 (... ...

People are waiting up to 10 hours for the new Harry Potter ride at Universal

06.13.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

If you've recently wondered when that whole Harry Potter thing is going to blow over, signs still point to Probably Never.  On Tuesday, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando opened a new ride, and wait times have anxious park ... ...

Noah’s Ark owners sue over water damage

The owners of the Williamstown, Kentucky creationist theme park Ark Encounter, home to a 510 foot long model of the biblical Noah's Ark, are suing their insurance carriers for not covering $1 million in damages caused by heavy rain. From Lex18:

According to the suit, heavy rains caused a landslide and some structural support damage ...

‘Defunctland’ offers a fascinating exploration of the death of amusement park rides

02.12.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

An Ode to..is a weekly column where we share the stuff we're really into in hopes that you'll be really into it, too. Just as Ben and Jerry's has their Flavor Graveyard, a virtual space also exists to mourn our favorite theme park losses.  Deca... ...

‘Game of Thrones’ filming locations to reopen as tourist attractions in Northern Ireland

Game of Thrones fans will have a chance to walk through Winterfell.

HBO has announced plans to convert several of their filming sets located in Northern Ireland into tourist attractions, as the show ends its historic run in 2019.

The planned Game of Thrones Legacy attractions in Northern Ireland will be “on a scale and ...

A few things that will make you in no way want to go to a theme park again

11.06.2009 · Posted in Arts and Entertainment Article

Here are a number of things that you might or might not be on familiar terms with regarding theme parks that will make you either wish to wait until a down season to go or keep away from theme parks all in all. ...

How Can I Overcome Fear of Theme Park Rides

10.28.2009 · Posted in Arts and Entertainment Article

Fear of theme park rides is not uncommon. In March 2009 NewScientist magazine reported that UK engineers are creating a fear detector that can make amusement park rides work at a thrill level tailored to the level of excitements riders would like. The physiological manifestations of fear include rapid heartbeat and change in ****** expression. ...

Sea World Resort and Water Theme Park

10.14.2009 · Posted in Arts and Entertainment Article

Good family fun is certainly one way to describe Sea World Resort Gold Coast and for holiday makers travelling to the Queensland Gold Coast in is one of the regions most popular attractions. Often searched for with under 'seaworld' or 'seaworld tickets' the correct spelling is in fact 'Sea World'. With loads of great fun ...

How To Kick Off Your Walt Disney World Vacation

10.11.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Your first day at the Walt Disney World resort can set the mood for your entire vacation. Want to have some fun on your first day? Follow these great tips, and you'll be enjoying your Walt Disney World vacation in no time. Nothing sets the tone for your trip like having a great first ...

Gold Coast Theme Parks

10.02.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

The Queensland Gold Coast is well known for its excellent beaches, golden sands and of course its world famous, and family orientated theme Parks. Gold Coast theme parks are all unique in what they offer and the level of fun and adventure they offer. While there are a number of theme parks on the Gold ...