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A Florida City Paid This Man $5 Million To Get Lost. Now, He's Using It To Help Homeless People Get Married. | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics

Last year, the city of Hollywood, Florida, bought Sean Cononie's homeless shelter for nearly $5 million so they could shut it down. They made Cononie ...

On A Tight Budget: 5 Disney World Alternatives That Are Just As Fun

MiniTime | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel

Some of these theme parks may be closer to where you live, so you can drive there or pay less for a flight, and others are more affordable for families and less crowded, but just as effective in showing kids a fun and unforgettable time.

Boy Sheds Tears Of Joy Over Going To Disney Because It's Disney For Cryin' Out Loud

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.16.2015 | Good News

When you find out that you're going to the "Happiest Place On Earth," the only appropriate reaction is the one that this boy had. The video above ...

Family Vacations: Taking "Kidfluence" Into Account

AK Turner | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
AK Turner

A recent survey from HomeAway looks at how much "kidfluence" comes into play when families plan their vacations.

Disney World Employee Among 101 Arrested In Prostitution And Child Sex Sting

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.08.2015 | Crime

Sheriff's deputies in Florida nabbed employees of Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld in a gigantic prostitution and child sex sting last mon...

The Ultimate Insider's Guide To Disney World

MiniTime | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel

Some people save up for years to meet Mickey and friends at the resort's four enchanting theme parks, two water parks and Downtown Disney. But with so much to see and do at the 40-square-mile resort, it can also zap a family's energy and finances.

Where's the Outrage, Mr. President?

Harlan Green | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business
Harlan Green

Where's your outrage, Mr. President, when the New York Times just reported that at least 250 Disney World employees have been discharged, with many forced to train their own foreign replacements that have temporary H-IB work visas?

Get Bitten by the Disney Bug

Findery | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel

I was in my early twenties when I visited The Happiest Place on Earth for the first time, so I don't have any fond childhood memories of the parks. And yet, now I completely understand why people get so infatuated with Disney travel. Have you been pondering the same thing?

'Hocus Pocus' Stage Show Is Going To Put A Spell On You At Disney World

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.28.2015 | Entertainment

After 22 years, "Hocus Pocus" is getting resurrected and this time around a virgin didn't even have to light the black flame candle to bring the Sande...

Feeling Grumpy About Disney Magic

Greg Schwem | Posted 05.28.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

"Touch Mickey to Mickey," the Disney employee instructed me, a tinge of frustration creeping into her mandatorily sunny Disney disposition. "I'm trying," I replied, tempted to add a profanity or two before remembering that, this being Disney World, there were bound to be children nearby. Not my own, but children nonetheless.

The Spirituality of the Magic Kingdom

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Halle Eavelyn

When we visit the Magic Kingdom, we get to use our imaginations to allow ourselves to let go and play inside of a world that is a touchstone for the spiritual aspects inside each of us.

The Marriage of War and Disney

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

The idea that we were now in an eternal "wartime" became part of the post-9/11 atmosphere. At the same time, George W. Bush famously called on Americans to act as if everything were normal -- to spend, vacation, and visit Disney World.

Disney Theme Parks to Offer Amazing Discounts In Late Summer, Early Fall 2015

MiniTime | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel

Receive reduced rates on rooms, a kids package for younger travelers, and various discounts for people who have served in the US military. This way, you can experience a world of Disney magic and adventure with the ones you love while also getting a great bargain.

Vision Matters: Thought-Leadership Strategies for Success

Stedman Graham | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Stedman Graham

Walt Disney knew the power of vision. He created Walt Disney World in his mind and then led others to imagine and support his idea for a revolutionary theme-park experience. This is the essence of visionary thought leadership and the heart of what it takes to create a dream in this world.

Skip The Crowds: Peak Days To Avoid Disney World (And When To Go!)

MiniTime | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel

When you go to Disney is key to having a good time and getting the most for your money. With more time and money to spend, you and your kids will ride more rides and spend time doing exactly what you came to Disney to do: have genuine, family-friendly fun.

What's So Super About Minimizing Black Girls?

Rachel Garlinghouse | Posted 06.24.2015 | Parents
Rachel Garlinghouse

Little girls like mine need and desire to see characters who look like them and are the stars of the show. My girls have often expressed their joy when they see a character of color, exclaiming, "Mom! She's brown like me!" Their excitement is saddening, because it's a rarity.

Disneyland And Disney World To Open For A Full 24-Hour Day Next Month

Dave Parfitt | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Dave Parfitt

Disney has the most popular amusement parks in the world, and their ticket prices reflect it. A 1-Day adult ticket to Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Florida costs $105, and the same ticket to California's Disneyland is $99.

Mom's Disney Photos Prove 'The Only Disability In Life Is Having A Bad Attitude'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.22.2015 | Parents

If this isn't Disney magic in action, what is? Florida mom Kristina Bewley started taking her daughter Giselle to Disney World in September 2014. T...

Bill Plympton, the Anti-Disney Goes Cheatin'

Brandon Judell | Posted 06.13.2015 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Bill Plympton is not a genius, or so he insists, although none of his thousands of fans would be shocked if a MacArthur "Genius Grant" came his way.

1 Dead In Accident At Disney World Racing Attraction

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.13.2015 | Crime

A man was killed in a car accident at the Exotic Driving Experience at the Walt Disney World Speedway in Florida on Sunday, according to police. G...

21 Disney World Hacks For The Happiest Trip On Earth

Quora | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel

If you are flying into Orlando International (MCO) and staying at a Disney resort hotel, you can utilize Disney's Magical Express. This service provides free coach bus transportation for you and your luggage between the airport and your Disney hotel. It also allows you to skip baggage claim upon arrival. For the trip back to the airport, you can also check-in with certain airlines at your hotel.

Disney World Will Serve A $115 Steak

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.06.2015 | Taste

Something for everyone?

Is This Bora Bora? Nope, Just Disney World.

Posted 04.03.2015 | Travel

We found the happiest place on Earth... and it's NOT in the tropics. What looks like Bora Bora is actually Disney World's newest hotel property, Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows.

This Romantic Disney World Proposal Is A Great Start To Happily Ever After

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.31.2015 | Weddings

Disney World is a hot spot for marriage proposals, and Patrick Santos and Gavin Hatch can count their engagement among the park's most romantic. H...

Disney World Goes Gluten-Free And Vegan

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.31.2015 | Taste

The most magical place on earth just got even more magical, especially for certain bellies.