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Six Flags Magic Mountain's Fright Fest 2015: An Old Haunt Presents New Scares

Annabel Osberg | Posted 10.07.2015 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

About two decades ago, I first visited Six Flags Magic Mountain's Fright Fest with no idea what to expect. I didn't even know what a "haunt" or a "maze" was, never having been through a haunted house. It impressed me so much that it inspired me to visit haunted houses as often as possible thereafter.

NASA Confirms Discovery of Water Theme Park on Mars

Spencer Green | Posted 09.29.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"There is no doubt that those Martians perished while waiting to get on the ride," says professor Irwin Lafferdean of the Institute of Interplanetary Amusement. "Can even advanced species survive the quest for reasonably-priced fun for all ages? I don't know. Damn it, I just don't know."

Six Flags Offers A Bone-Chilling Virtual Ride On New 'Joker' Coaster

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.04.2015 | Travel

Six Flags unveiled huge news for thrill ride fans Thursday with the announcement of new rides to hit each of its theme parks in 2016. Among the most t...

Finding Thrills in New Jersey

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

When I was spending my high school years in New Jersey, all I could dream about was getting out and exploring the world. Now that I'm middle aged with two young kids growing up in Europe, New Jersey doesn't look so bad... at least when it comes to thrill rides.

Teen Lesbian Couple Attacked In Alleged Hate Crime At Six Flags New England

MassLive | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.02.2015 | Gay Voices

AGAWAM -- Two women were arrested Wednesday after allegedly attacking and injuring a lesbian couple they observed kissing at Six Flags New England, a...

How to Enjoy Roller Coasters When They Scare You to Death

Quora | Posted 06.28.2015 | Entertainment

Don't worry about keeping your "cool" on a roller coaster -- scream as much as you want.

6 Incredible New Amusement Park Rides for 2015

Shermans Travel | Posted 04.14.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Spring brings exciting new attractions to many amusement parks in the U.S. From a dizzying glow-in-the-dark funhouse roller coaster, to a beyond-vertical Batman, here are six new rides we're looking forward to in 2015.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Make List Of The '10 Worst Zoos For Elephants'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Green

Ten U.S. attractions, including Disney World, Six Flags and the Bronx Zoo, are being accused this week of treating captive elephants poorly. Among...

Things You Have To Explain To People Who've Never Worked In A Theme Park

Thrillist | Posted 04.11.2015 | Travel

We talked to a bunch of current and former theme park "cast members" to get the inside scoop on what it's like to work in that mystical wonderland. After they were finished, we couldn't look at Mickey the same way ever again.

Six Flags Summer

Mary Beth Holcomb | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents
Mary Beth Holcomb

The music blaring from the speakers made me feel as if the entire park had frozen since I'd last been there as a teenager, only to start up again as I walked through the gates.

'World's Tallest, Fastest Drop Ride' Finally Opens At Six Flags

AP | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey theme park finally opened what it calls the world's tallest and fastest drop ride. The Zumanjaro: D...

4 Hurt In Roller Coaster Accident

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

Four people were injured and approximately two dozen riders stranded after an accident on the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Vale...

Veteran Who Lost His Legs Brought To Tears By Treatment At Six Flags

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 03.21.2014 | Impact

A veteran with disabilities was brought to tears by the treatment he received -- in front of his teenage daughter -- at a Six Flags in Texas. Sgt. ...

Longines DolceVita

Francis Levy | Posted 04.19.2014 | Media
Francis Levy

Gloria Perkins the sexy American actress (played by Dorothy De Poliolo) is back. If you recall she lured Sandro (Gabriel Ferzetti) away from Claudia ...

How U.S. Theme Parks Are Gearing Up For Halloween

Budget Travel | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

It's never too early to start planning for Halloween, and some theme parks start the festivities in late September. We've got the inside scoop on Halloween events happening this year at Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, and Six Flags theme parks.

Six Flags Reopens Controversial Ride After Death

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Six Flags reopened the Texas Giant roller coaster Saturday for the first time since a rider died at the North Texas amusement park...

Roller Coaster Reopens At Six Flags

AP | Posted 08.16.2013 | Travel

SAN ANTONIO -- The roller coaster at a Six Flags park in San Antonio has reopened one month after a woman died in an accident on a roller coaster at a...

What Are The Most Dangerous Amusement Park Rides?

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald and Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Weird News

Earlier this year at a Six Flags theme park in Texas, a 52-year-old women fell to her death when the safety bar failed during her ride on the roller c...

Too Big for Rollercoasters: IS America Too Obese?

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 09.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Stephanie R. Caudle

Early last week news giants from across the country reported the heartbreaking story of Rosy Esparza. Espara, along with her son, were visiting Six F...

Six Flag Shares Down After Fatal Accident

AP | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Six Flags shares are down slightly as the company continues to investigate a fatality at one of its parks. A woman di...

Police Probe Six Flags After Woman Dies On Roller Coaster

AP | Posted 09.19.2013 | Crime

ARLINGTON, Texas — A woman who died while riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas fell from the ride, an Arlington ...

Woman Dies While Riding Six Flags Roller Coaster

AP | Posted 09.18.2013 | Crime

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A woman riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas died Friday, and witnesses say she fell from a ride t...

Man Sues Six Flags For Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.14.2013 | Business

One Texas man is accusing Six Flags of barring him from a ride because he doesn't have hands. Clint Bench who was born without hands due to a cong...

Six Flags To Become World's Biggest Theme Park

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 10.30.2012 | Travel

The nosy giraffes, fearless llamas and nonchalant rhinos that motorists have had to maneuver around at a popular New Jersey theme park will be back ag...

Roller Coaster Stalls 150 Feet Above Ground

AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel

VALLEJO, Calif. -- Mechanical problems were not to blame for the stalling of a roller coaster carrying a dozen people at a Northern California theme p...