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Best amusement park rides for summer

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Virtual reality roller coasters, 3-D and 4-D attractions and immersive "dark" rides will be heating up theme parks across the United States this summer.
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One of the World’s Best Roller Coasters is Now a VR Ride

One of the World’s Best Roller Coasters is Now a VR Ride | chain of rocks | Scoop.it
VR roller coasters are quickly becoming a hot trend in the amusement industry, and now one has opened in one of the biggest parks in the US. Six Flags New England is rebranding one of its best attractions today.
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Abandoned Salt Mine Becomes An Amusement Park [16 HQ Photos ...

Abandoned Salt Mine Becomes An Amusement Park [16 HQ Photos ... | chain of rocks | Scoop.it
An abandoned salt mine from 1932 has been transformed into a historical site and amusement park in Romania. Salina Turda in Turda, Transylvania, Romania was used as a salt mine beginning in 1075 until it was ...
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EA makes SimCity Amusement Park expansion official • News ...

EA makes SimCity Amusement Park expansion official • News ... | chain of rocks | Scoop.it
EA has announced the SimCity Amusement Park expansion that leaked earlier this month. It's out on 28th May on Origin. EA is yet to announce the price. T…
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Ghost Town in the Sky amusement park set to reopen | MyFOX8.com

Ghost Town in the Sky amusement park set to reopen | MyFOX8.com | chain of rocks | Scoop.it
MAGGIE VALLEY, N.C. — A landmark North Carolina amusement park is set to partially reopen on Saturday. WSOC reported that state inspectors want an emergency access road cut underneath the chairlift at Ghost Town in ...
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Stephen King on growing up, believing In God and getting scared

Stephen King on growing up, believing In God and getting scared | chain of rocks | Scoop.it

'The more carny it got, the better I liked it', King says of his new thriller, Joyland. The book, set in a North Carolina amusement park in 1973, is part horror novel and part supernatural thriller.

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Theme Park History: George Tilyou and New York's Steeplechase ...

Theme Park History: George Tilyou and New York's Steeplechase ... | chain of rocks | Scoop.it
That was the simple, timeless philosophy of the industry's first true showman, the one who, over 100 years ago, perfected the business model used by nearly every theme park since. George Tilyou. Born in New York City and ...
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The incredible tunnels carved into TREES wide enough to drive through

The incredible tunnels carved into TREES wide enough to drive through | chain of rocks | Scoop.it
The Californian tunnels were originally created as tourist attractions in the 1800s. Visitors would pay a fee to drive through the otherworldly, giant trees, which were generally over 2,000-years-old.
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Reddit users reveal their best and worst theme park stories

Reddit users reveal their best and worst theme park stories | chain of rocks | Scoop.it
In a new thread on the US-based website Reddit, employees of some of the biggest theme parks have revealed their best and worst stories - from rude customers to horrible accidents.
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Power outage strands riders 300 feet up at North Carolina amusement park

Power outage strands riders 300 feet up at North Carolina amusement park | chain of rocks | Scoop.it
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A power outage has stranded visitors on at least three rides at a North Carolina amusement park.
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Indoor amusement park ends winter of discontent - Valley24.com

Indoor amusement park ends winter of discontent
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The mental fallout of a winter packed with more snow days than one can count is obvious: parents with frayed nerves.
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A Simpsons Theme Park to Open With a Real-Life Krusty Burger ...

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This is big: Universal Studios announced that it will be expanding the area around The Simpsons Ride at its Universal Orlando Resort in Florida into a full-on Springfield replica...
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The Centrifuge Brain Project

The "Centrifuge Brain Project" gives an insight on scientific experiments with amusement park rides. Zur deutschen Version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8...

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Coney Island amusement park reopens after Sandy - 7Online.com

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Coney Island amusement park reopens after Sandy
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Eyewitness News. NEW YORK (WABC) -- In another sign of recovery from Superstorm Sandy, Coney Island's amusement park reopened to visitors on Sunday.
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Dallas Morning News partners with local government group to gather clean, universal crime data

Dallas Morning News partners with local government group to gather clean, universal crime data | chain of rocks | Scoop.it
A grant from Knight's Prototype Fund will pay for a council of North Texas governments to render crime data from dozens of sources into a format journalists and the public can use.

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