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What’s Next for Darth Vader

(YouTube link) What happens when the Dark Lord of the Sith goes to the Happiest Place on Earth? Disney, after purchasing Lucafilm, welcomes him with open arms. The galaxy will never be the same. -via The Daily What

Disney’s "Electronic Whip" Ensures Worker Productivity

Disneyland may be the happiest place on Earth, but it’s no walk in the park for its hundreds of laundry workers. Steve Lopez of The Los Angeles Times wrote about the "electronic whip" [...]

Walt Disney’s Secret Tragedy

Disneyland may be the happiest place on earth, but the man behind it wasn’t. Behind the popular movies, the theme park empire and the Mouse, Walt Disney carried a tragedy with him that he refused to speak about even with his family members. When Walt was growing up, his parents (that’s Walt and his mom in [...]

North Korea One of The Happiest Places on Earth

North Korea may be one of the happiest places on Earth… according to a study by North Korea. Guess who is last? That’s right, the “American Empire.” However you know the study was fair and balanced since they didn’t rank themselves first on the list. They gave the title of Worlds Happiest Place on Earth [...]

Neatorama Facts: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Disney fans rejoice, it’s time for yet another set of Neatorama Facts featuring the Happiest Place on Earth. This time, we’re taking a detailed look at “the wildest ride in the wilderness,” Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Image via Mastery of Maps [Flickr] Conceived and Created In Different Parks Most of the definitive “Disney” rides seem to have been [...]

Month in Review: October’s Most Popular Stories

Another month is in the books. In case you missed a day or two here or there, these are the top 12 stories originally posted in October: 1. The Origins of All 30 NBA Team Names by Scott Allen Why is a team in Los Angeles named the Lakers, and what’s a team called the Jazz doing [...]

8 Things Disney Parks Have Banned

by Alvin Ward Disneyland may be the Happiest Place on Earth, but don’t think that means you can just waltz in and do whatever you want. In fact, Mickey Mouse’s theme parks have banned quite a few things over the years. Here are just a few of the things on which the Mouse has dropped his [...]