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  • Angry Birds theme park opens in UK

    Angry Birds theme park opens in UK
    When Curiosity touched down on Mars; did it find any furious fowl?  Why not, the Angry Birds are everywhere else. Since their debut in 2009, the wingless birds have soared to fame all over the world, and now they’re much more than a game. So far...
  • After Universal strikes gold with a wand, Disney pulls out a light saber

    After Universal strikes gold with a wand, Disney pulls out a light saber
    After a year in which Universal Orlando rode the popularity of Harry Potter to record heights, Walt Disney World is pinning its fortunes this summer on the one intellectual property with which the boy wizard is most often compared: Star Wars. Disney next...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain to remove Deja Vu coaster

    Six Flags Magic Mountain to remove Deja Vu coaster
    Well, that didn't last long. Six Flags Magic Mountain will relinquish sole ownership of the coveted title of "Roller Coaster Capital of the World" later this year when the Valencia, Calif., amusement park removes one of its record-setting 18 coasters....
  • Galveston Pleasure Pier brings thrill rides back to Texas coast

    Galveston Pleasure Pier brings thrill rides back to Texas coast
    A disaster-prone Texas tourist destination that for more than a century has been an on-again, off-again home to oceanfront amusements will once again lure thrill-seekers with roller coasters, midway games and carnival confections. PHOTOS: New rides at...
  • California's Great America revives plans for Gold Striker coaster

    California's Great America revives plans for Gold Striker coaster
    After a decade of difficulty and uncertainty, California's Great America has dusted off plans for an oft-delayed wooden roller coaster in hopes of reversing the Santa Clara amusement park's declining fortunes. PHOTOS: New wooden coaster at California's...
  • 7 tips for tackling Disneyland in a day

    7 tips for tackling Disneyland in a day
    I've been to Disneyland hundreds of times over the last two decades and have been writing the Funland theme park blog for about four years now. As a result, people are always asking me how to do everything at Disneyland in a single day. The short...
  • Fun Spot Orlando adding coasters, thrill rides and water park

    Fun Spot Orlando adding coasters, thrill rides and water park
    A tiny Orlando, Fla., family entertainment center plans to add seven attractions over the next few years in a bid to become a small amusement park with a collection of new rides that rivals its better-known neighbors. Any of the new additions —...
  • Disneyland princesses moving into new Fantasy Faire village in 2013

    Disneyland princesses moving into new Fantasy Faire village in 2013
    Breaking a wicked stepmother's curse, Disneyland's fairytale princesses will be whisked away from their crowded one-room temporary home in 2013 and magically transported to a spacious new storybook village more befitting of their royal lineage. Blame...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain spills plans for record-setting coaster

    Six Flags Magic Mountain spills plans for record-setting coaster
    Six Flags Magic Mountain is expected to add a terrain-hugging launched roller coaster in 2013 featuring the world's tallest loop, according to an employee who wasn't authorized to speak on behalf of the amusement park. A Magic Mountain mechanic...
  • High Five wooden roller coaster to debut in China

    High Five wooden roller coaster to debut in China
    A racing wooden roller coaster debuting this spring at a Chinese theme park will feature a first-of-its-kind element in which riders in dueling trains reach out toward each other and attempt to exchange high-fives. Dubbed the High Five by the American...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain set to debut new thrill ride

    Six Flags Magic Mountain set to debut new thrill ride
    Six Flags Magic Mountain will add a new 40-story thrill ride on June 30 themed to DC Comics villain Lex Luthor that will rank as the world’s tallest and fastest drop tower. > Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2012 The 400-foot-...
  • Knott's settles with family over Xcelerator coaster accident

    Knott's settles with family over Xcelerator coaster accident
    Knott's Berry Farm has agreed to a financial settlement with the family of a 12-year-old boy who was seriously injured during a 2009 accident on the Xcelerator roller coaster. "There's a confidential settlement," said Art Morgan, the family's attorney....