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Turning Point: Disney Parks Turn Their Backs on Originality

As of right now, Disney is all-in on intellectual properties (IP). Let’s take a look at why this happened and what it means.

Everybody Has a Laughing Place: 6 Places to Laugh Out Loud at Walt Disney World

Everybody has a laughing place. If you haven’t found yours yet, we found seven spots at Disney World where—no matter your sense of humor—you can kick back and have a good laugh. Some may surprise you! 1. Visit Gaston in Fantasyland Image: Disney When Beauty and the Beast came out in 1991, there

With This Lost Legend’s Curtain Call, the Age of the Studio Park is Officially Over.

LOST LEGENDS: The Great Movie Ride: From its 1989 opening, the Disney-MGM Studios walked a fine line between a "behind-the-scenes" of moviemaking and an immersive celebration of Hollywood's Golden Age. Luckily, its thesis attraction – housed in a stunning park icon – bridged the gap between its two destinies via an epic, 22-minute dark ride! But what happens when the park's thesis changes? Today, we look back on a ride that lived up to its name. Lights, camera, action!

5 of the Weirdest Disney Attractions to Have Ever Existed

When one really stops to think about some of Disney’s most unique attractions of the past, those unfamiliar might wonder how these rides passed opening day audiences in the first place.

7 Extra Splurges That Are So Worth it For the Ultimate Couples Trip

Couples’ getaways to Walt Disney World are entirely different than the usual family trips, and while it may take some extra planning to make them even more special, it will surely be worth it.

7 Extra Splurges That Are So Worth it For the Ultimate Couples Trip

Couples’ getaways to Walt Disney World are entirely different than the usual family trips, and while it may take some extra planning to make them even more special, it will surely be worth it.

7 Unintentionally Terrifying Attractions at Walt Disney World

Here are seven of the scariest things children will face at Walt Disney World.

EXTINCT: Does the End of this Lost Legend Mean the Final End of EPCOT Center?

LOST LEGENDS: Universe of Energy and Ellen's Energy Adventure: A living embodiment of EPCOT Center's philosophy, Universe of Energy was an epic, educational dark ride that brought to life the 200 million year story of the fossil fuels that powered our planet. A 1996 update was one of the park's first forays into celebrity, characters, and corporate synergy, redefining Future World. Let's trace this unusual ride's story and see how its replacement will change Epcot forever...

Have You Walked Right Past This World Showcase Hidden Gem?

All of the pavilions at the World Showcase are spectacular. Some of them have better food, others have superior shops, and a lucky few even offer entertaining attractions. Only one of them is the work of a king, though.

Behind the Ride: Indiana Jones Adventure

Let’s go Behind the Ride to discover all the secrets and history of Indiana Jones Adventure.

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