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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Triceratops arrive at Disneyland

     
    A workman checks the three-horned triceratops, part of the new "Primeval World" exhibit at Disneyland....
  • Busch Gardens opens season with St. Patty's flair

    Busch Gardens opens season with St. Patty's flair
    The season for roller coasters launches Sunday when Busch Gardens opens its gates to the public, unofficially marking the start of spring. On opening day, the park will take on a Shamrock feel, as the energy will be concentrated in the Irish village in...
  • Walt Disney World among list of 'most disappointing destinations'

    Walt Disney World among list of 'most disappointing destinations'
    Walt Disney World is one of the 10 destinations in the world listed as "most disappointing" by travel website SmarterTravel.com.  The website argues that paying $99 per day to "be trapped in a park surrounded by other peoples' children and fully grown...
  • Laura Vandervoort's anti-SeaWorld ad and other celebrities in PETA ads through the years

    Laura Vandervoort's anti-SeaWorld ad and other celebrities in PETA ads through the years
    Actress Laura Vandervoot is the latest celebrity to be featured in an anti-SeaWorld PETA ad.  Vandervoot, known for roles in "Bitten" and "Smallville", appears in the ad naked and floating ina  tank of water next to a "Welcome tot SeaWorld" sign. ...
  • Bindi Irwin partners with SeaWorld amid controversy

    Bindi Irwin partners with SeaWorld amid controversy
    Bindi Irwin, the 15-year-old daughter of late "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, has signed on to become SeaWorld's youth ambassador amid a flurry of criticism. PETA released a statement on Thursday accusing the Irwin family of "exploiting animals for...
  • Viral birthday boy gets GMA surprise party, Disney trip

    Viral birthday boy gets GMA surprise party, Disney trip
    A Michigan boy who told his mom not to throw him a birthday party because he has no friends got the ultimate surprise as "Good Morning America" threw the 11-year-old a surprise party Friday.  Colin was treated with a blowout in Times Square that...
  • Wife gifts husband Millennium Falcon in viral ad

    Wife gifts husband Millennium Falcon in viral ad
    A new spec ad showing a wife giving her husband a fully-functional Millennium Falcon is going viral just in time for Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World.   The spec ad created by BranitVFX is a fun take on the romantic jewlery and car commercials...
  • Woman accused of Disney vacation scam pleads not guilty

    Woman accused of Disney vacation scam pleads not guilty
    An Ohio woman accused of orchestrating a Disney vacation scam that lost families thousands of dollars has pleaded not guilty to the charges, reports WLWT.  Lisa Andres was arrested at a casino in the Columbus area and is now locked up in Bulter County...
  • Proposed California law could have major effect on SeaWorld

    Proposed California law could have major effect on SeaWorld
    New proposed California legislation calling for improvements to orca protection regulations could have a major effect on SeaWorld.  Called the Orca Welfare & Safety Act, the proposed law would not allow captive breeding, moving orcas or gametes (egg/...
  • Fraternity brothers break in SeaWorld to take selfies, eat ice cream

    Fraternity brothers break in SeaWorld to take selfies, eat ice cream
    Fraternity brothers from a university in Houston broke into SeaWorld San Antonio so they could take selfies with the animals and eat ice cream, The Week is reporting. Two of the five men were arrested after a security guard spotted them and called the...
  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...