• Behind the Ice: Antarctica Construction Tour at SeaWorld

    by  • March 5, 2013


    There’s a big realm of ice and snow building over at SeaWorld Orlando. Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin will bring a trackless motion simulator attraction to the park. A few days ago, I was privileged to be invited on a behind the ice walls tour of the construction site and the model room and...

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    Five years of fun at Sea World’s Aquatica Water Park.

    by  • March 1, 2013


    Editor: Please welcome guest author Jake Zachariah who attended this event on our behalf today Happy Birthday to Aquatica! Five years of fun at Sea World’s South Seas Themed Water Park. Rā Whānau! (that’s Māori for ‘Happy Birthday!’) Aquatica by Sea World in Orlando, FL, celebrated its fifth anniversary today with a party for...

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    Mardi Gras continues at Universal Studios Florida, with bonus “Days of Our Lives” event

    by  • February 22, 2013

    This spring, guests can experience all the spirit and excitement of The Big Easy at Universal Orlando Resort's Mardi Gras 2013.

    Universal Studios Florida has lined up double the fun this Saturday with both the amazing Mardi Gras festivities and a special appearance by the stars of Emmy winning “Days of our Lives” Soap Opera. Rap sensation Trey Songz continues the party at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras tomorrow Saturday, Feb. 23. The authentic, family-friendly celebration runs select nights through...

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    World’s Wildest ‘Wood’ Coaster In Testing

    by  • February 21, 2013


    When it opens Outlaw Run will be one wild roller coaster experience. In fact Silver Dollar City is already testing the first-of-its-kind coaster, which is scheduled to open in just a few weeks with the 2013 season. Here’s a special sneak peak of one of the test runs. Outlaw Run marks the park’s biggest...

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    LEGOLAND Florida adds Discounts for Early Purchase

    by  • February 18, 2013


    Central Florida themeparks have been chomping at the bit to try variable priced themepark tickets for a few years now. Newcomer LEGOLAND Florida is the first to give it a try. Same day tickets are still available, but guests who book early can save more on their tickets. There is a catch though, you...

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    “Bambi Meets Godzilla” lovingly restored by a fan

    by  • February 17, 2013


    I first saw the animated short “Bambi meets Godzilla” at one of the many animation festivals that came through Portland in the late 80s, early 90s. Most likely at a Mike and Spikes festival at Cinema 21. The short was a popular feature of the animation art show and as time went on the...

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    Bands, Brew & BBQ Rocks SeaWorld Orlando

    by  • February 14, 2013


    Editor: Please welcome guest author Jessica Floria who took our invitation from SeaWorld to enjoy this event and returned with this terrific post: SeaWorld Orlando’s Bands, Brew & BBQ kicked off last weekend with great food, lots of entertainment and an amazing concert featuring Jerrod Niemann and Chris Young. The event area opens at...

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    Worst airport prank ever by Nivea (video)

    by  • February 14, 2013


    I’ve seen some pretty horrible pranks over time, but I think this one goes to far into the realm of Kafka-esque. I’m pretty sure I’d be considering my legal options if it happened to me. International personal hygene brand Nivea arranged to prank German airport passengers with the goal of infalting their stress levels...

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