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Life: A Wild Ride On a Universal Roller Coaster

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 07.10.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and dissolution. ~ Goethe ...

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...

Kevin Hart REALLY Doesn't Like Roller Coasters

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.18.2014 | Comedy

You must be this tall to totally lose it. Kevin Hart stopped by "The Tonight Show" Tuesday, June 17, and since the show is filming in Orlando, Jimm...

Is It Halloween Yet?

Posted 04.29.2013 | Comedy

Halloween may be more than eight months away, but this photo has us already psyched for Oct. 31. You can thank a Redditor's group of friends for sp...

Bird Smacks Boy Riding Roller Coaster In The Face

AP | Posted 09.26.2012 | Weird News

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) -- A boy is recovering after he was hit in the face by a bird while riding a roller coaster at an amusement park in New Jersey. ...

Student Claims A Roller Coaster Ride Saved Her Life

Posted 08.06.2012 | College

People with brain tumors often compare their lives during treatment to an emotional rollercoaster. It's strange -- and some say miraculous -- then tha...

'Modern Family': Lily Put On A Leash In Disneyland

Posted 05.10.2012 | TV

Another vacation for "Modern Family" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on ABC), this one taking the whole family to Disneyland. But a place filled with children and ex...

Teen With No Hands Kept Off SeaWorld And Universal Rides

Posted 02.03.2012 | Travel

Orlando is a destination for rollercoaster lovers, but apparently there are unstated requirements for riders. A 17-year-old-girl was told that she cou...

Theme Park Faces Charges After 3-Year-Old's Death

Posted 09.23.2011 | Chicago

The owner and manager of a suburban Chicago theme park have been charged with misdemeanors following the death of a three-year-old boy on one of the p...

Vet Killed on Coaster: Questions Swirl After Fall at Theme Park

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 09.09.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A 208-foot-tall roller coaster in upstate New York remained closed Sunday amid questions about the falling death of an Iraq war ...

The 'Euthanasia Coaster' And The Art Of The Amusement Park

Posted 08.25.2011 | Arts

The "Euthanasia Coaster," a roller-coaster designed to be fatal, is a conceptual art piece and model for a more pleasant way to die. The sinister-...

The 11 Funniest Roller Coaster Snapshots Ever (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Whoever invented the "roller coaster camera" truly is a genius: it's a simple way to milk theme park customers for even more money. "This is what you ...

Formula Rossa, World's Fastest Roller Coaster, Opens At Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Abu Dhabi is quickly becoming one of the hottest destinations on the planet, and now thrill-seeking tourists have yet another reason to visit: a chanc...

City To Reinvent Coney Cyclone

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Coney Island's world-famous roller coaster could be getting a makeover. City officials are looking for a new owner for the 83-year-old wooden Cyclon...