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17 Elaborately Staged Theme Park Ride Photos

Back when amusement parks started using cameras to capture the facial expressions of their guests on their most wild rides, the companies thought it would just be a good way to make some extra money by giving guests a new souvenir option. Little did they know that the cameras would also serve as the backdrop [...]

10 Secrets from the Wonderful World of Disney

From how to score a cocktail to where to scatter grandma’s ashes, this is your ticket to the real Magic Kingdom. 1. There Are Dead Bodies in the Haunted Mansion (Image credit: Flickr user Joe Penniston) The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland is on e of the scariest places in the park, but not for the reasons you’d [...]

Neatorama Facts: Splash Mountain

If you’ve been to Disneyland in the last twenty years, then you’re almost certainly familiar with Splash Mountain. Even if you refuse to ride the massive log ride, you probably at least rode the train through the tunnel that shows the happy ending of the ride. But did you know the ride is based on [...]

8 Secrets From the Wonderful World of Disney

Sunday is the 56th anniversary of Disneyland. To celebrate, here are some Disney secrets that originally appeared in mental_floss magazine. 1. There Are Human Remains in the Haunted Mansion The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland is one of the scariest places in the park, but not for the reasons you’d expect. In his 1994 book Mouse [...]

The Quick 10: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, the fastest ride in the wilderness

With the addition of Splash Mountain and recent revamp of Space Mountain at the Magic Kingdom, not to mention other parks’ thrill rides like Tower of Terror and Expedition Everest, I think Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is often overlooked. It’s a speedy little coaster ride, but it’s not going to drop you from dizzying heights [...]