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Zamperla to Turn Trash to Treasure in Venice

Posted on November 4, 2013

Antonio Zamperla, founder of Zamperla Amusements, announced a new project in his Italian homeland that will (if successful) convert a man-made island off of Venice into a cultural and family ...

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How is the Spew Factor Weighed in Theme Park Design?

Posted on November 1, 2013

On a recent trip to Six Flags Over Georgia theme park, we rode Superman Ultimate Flight. We’ve ridden it a dozen times but this time noticed something quite different thanks ...

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Salem: How One Small Town Embodies the Spirit of Halloween

Posted on October 31, 2013

Salem, Massachusetts is synonymous with Halloween. The city was home to the infamous 17th century Salem Witch Trials, which put 20 people to death and imprisoned as many as 150 ...

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Grolier Club Celebrates Babes with Brains at “Extraordinary Women in Science & Medicine”

Posted on October 30, 2013

In case you didn’t know, the fields of science and medicine are scandalously short of women so an exhibit that honors four centuries of the rare women in these specialties ...

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DIY Horror in San Francisco

Posted on October 30, 2013

In an age of digital technology and indie websites, there are few areas of entertainment left inaccessible to DIY enthusiasts. These days, practically anyone with a computer has the power ...

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America’s Zombie Obsession: Special Effects, Theater, and Entertainment Design at Walking Undead Attractions

Posted on October 29, 2013

A barricade surrounds the warehouse, guarded by men in fatigues. Vehicles from the Federal Zombie Control Agency (FZCA) are parked haphazardly around the property. Dire signs warn "Zombie hunters only ...

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Miura Hotel in Czech Republic Is Crazy, Sexy, Cool

Posted on October 28, 2013

I would say the Miura Hotel in Celadna, Czech Republic has to be seen to be believed, but I don’t think even that may convince you. The hotel looks like ...

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Mira Moon Hotel in Hong Kong Celebrates Chinese Art, Fable and Crafts

Posted on October 25, 2013

  Mira Moon Hotel will open in the Wanchai District of Hong Kong this Friday and should be a sight to behold. The hotel’s theme is ancient Chinese myth blended mystically ...

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Animals for All! Philadelphia Zoo Launches Accessibility Remodel to Meet Special Needs of all Types

Posted on October 24, 2013

The Philadelphia Zoo – the oldest zoo in the US – recently launched a new zoo within a zoo with a remake of two and a half acres to create ...

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Edibles as Art – GhostFood Exhibit Looks at the Effects of Global Warming on How We Eat

Posted on October 23, 2013

One new exhibit that recently debuted is not for all tastes (literally). It is a unique presentation of performance art for the taste buds. GhostFood is a participatory exhibit where ...

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