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Taking the Kids -- and hitting the newest, fastest, scariest thrill rides this summer

Taking the Kids -- and hitting the newest, fastest, scariest thrill rides this summer

Ready?

Are you ready to drop more than 90 feet in seconds, twist, turn, flip upside down and back again at more than 50 mph? Or maybe you just want to take a selfie on one of the new, highly anticipated roller coasters and thrill rides debuting at theme parks this summer. Happy Memorial Day!

There are also plenty of new attractions aimed at younger families and water rides, too.

Boy, have thrill rides come a long way since they first appeared in 17th-century Russia. According to UltimateRollercoaster.com, these early coasters were built out of lumber and topped with a sheet of ice or snow and riders climbed the...

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