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  • 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' and 'Larry Crowne' emphasize the stylish side of the male makeover

    'Crazy, Stupid, Love' and 'Larry Crowne' emphasize the stylish side of the male makeover
    When it comes to makeovers at the movies, the rules have always been fairly straightforward: Girls get a Cinderella story, while guys get Spider-Man. It's pretty much been that way since the dawn of the movie makeover genre, which authors Elizabeth A....
  • Japanese engineers work to contain nuclear reactor damage

    Japanese engineers work to contain nuclear reactor damage
    Engineers are now pumping seawater laced with boron into two nuclear reactors at Japan's Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) power plant 150 miles north of Tokyo and are considering doing it at a third reactor in a last-ditch effort to stave off a meltdown that...
  • Hersheypark to add Skyrush coaster for 2012

    Hersheypark to add Skyrush coaster for 2012
    Hersheypark will add a first-of-its-kind $25-million steel roller coaster in May that will be the tallest, fastest and longest at the Pennsylvania theme park. > Photos: Skyrush coaster at Hersheypark After a yearlong viral marketing campaign that teased...
  • Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011

    Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011
    It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks. Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
  • Kristen Stewart: 'Adventureland' finds vintage 1980s-era theme park in Pennsylvania's Kennywood

    Kristen Stewart: 'Adventureland' finds vintage 1980s-era theme park in Pennsylvania's Kennywood
  • Damage at two Japan nuclear plants prompts evacuations

    Damage at two Japan nuclear plants prompts evacuations
    Japanese officials struggled Saturday to avert the possibility of a meltdown at two major nuclear power plants whose emergency cooling systems were damaged by Friday's earthquake and tsunami. Emergency officials ordered the evacuation Saturday of all...
  • California's Great America amusement park losing another roller coaster

    California's Great America amusement park losing another roller coaster
    California's Great America has announced plans to remove the third coaster in less than a decade – a period in which no new coasters were added to the amusement park in Santa Clara, Calif. Invertigo, an inverted shuttle coaster that made its...
  • Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia

    Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia
    Reporting from Philadelphia -- The movies' Rocky Balboa may be Philadelphia's most celebrated fighter, but this  city's greatest rivalry is between two South Philly cheese-steak joints that may rival the Liberty Bell for iconic status: Pat's and Geno's....
  • A thrilling ride through America's oldest amusement parks

    A thrilling ride through America's oldest amusement parks
    Reporting from Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa.-- The campgrounds, picnic groves and trolley parks that proliferated in Pennsylvania and Ohio in the late 19th century have survived through lean times and changing tastes to become some of the oldest...
  • A road trip across America's Coaster Belt

    A road trip across America's Coaster Belt
    I’m setting off on a road trip across America's "Coaster Belt," hitting eight theme parks in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey in just 10 days. Along the way, I'll visit some of the oldest amusement parks in the world and climb aboard classic wooden...
  • Hersheypark builds buzz for 2012 attraction with viral marketing campaign

    Hersheypark builds buzz for 2012 attraction with viral marketing campaign
    Reporting from Hersheypark in Hershey, Pa.--  A mysterious series of hidden messages, encrypted codes and tantalizing symbols has theme park enthusiasts wondering what Hersheypark has planned for 2012. Here's what we know: Construction has already...