Posts tagged "theme parks"

13 Celebs Riding Roller Coasters

So what if she was filming a scene for “Modern Family”? Sofia Vergara gives good coaster face. You can’t fake coaster face. What happens to one’s face in the midst of a 100-foot free fall is beyond one’s control. And for the record, she still looks hot.  Click away to see some more celebs getting…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 4, 2012

Hello, Home Tree: An “Avatar” Theme Park Is In The Works

Are you one of the people who experienced “Pandora Withdrawal” after seeing “Avatar“? Well, Disney is working on a solution for your “Avatar” blues. The entertainment giant announced today that it will be creating an “Avatar” theme park within the Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. They break ground on the $400…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 21, 2011

Disneyland Is Basically A Giant Graveyard

The scariest scenario I could imagine as a child—besides swimming in the middle of a large body of water alone in the dark—was being trapped at Disneyland alone riding the rides. I don’t know if I had an over-active imagination or what, but I was pretty creeped out by all those pirates, ghosts, and animals.

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 7, 2010

A Dwarf Theme Park? Yes, Really

Some little people are having a really big problem with a theme park in China called Kingdom of the Little People. The park actually employs troupes of dwarfs as the main attraction. Their piece de resistance is a little person slapstick version of “Swan Lake.” Sounds very wrong, right? At least that’s what The Little…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 11, 2010

Hold On To Your Broomsticks: Here Comes The “The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter”

Stop pretending you’re not excited about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the new Universal Studio theme park supposedly opening this spring. This is an amusement park dedicated to the series we have been obsessing about for a decade now. As the opening date approaches, more details about The Wizarding World are emerging and all…

By: Kelli Bender / February 10, 2010

No More Love For Love Land Theme Park

Chinese officials have shut down China’s first sex-themed amusement park before it could open. Love Land was supposed to open this October and inspire people in China to be more open about sex, a taboo subject there, and educate visitors about proper condom use and other sex related topics. But the theme park had the…

By: Annika Harris / May 19, 2009

What Happens At An Adult Theme Park?

Public discussion of sex is taboo in China, where even kissing your significant other in public is frowned upon. But the builders of an adult theme park are trying to change all that. Love Land will be China’s first sexually explicit theme park when it opens in October in the southwestern metropolis of Chongqing. But…

By: Annika Harris / May 15, 2009