This is a video of the Disneyland Star Tours ride that a father created in the family garage for his daughter Indy’s Disneyland themed birthday party. Some more info from the father while I request a similar theme for my next birthday, then find myself bone-crushingly disappointed come August 12th:
This is a video from the just-opened Avengers Campus at Disneyland featuring an audience wow-ing performance by Spider-Man, combining the antics of a real actor in a Spider-Man suit with an impressive new animatronic Spider-Man that flips high through the air on its tether. That part is right after 2:30
This is a clip from WIRED’s ‘A World of Difference’ of Korey Kiepert, engineer and owner of wooden roller coaster design firm The Gravity Group comparing and contrasting the eight main types of roller coasters, how they operate, and what decisions lead to building one style of coaster instead of
This is a video of Mario’s father Shigeru Miyamoto giving a tour of the new Super Mario World area at Universal Studios Japan and all the interactive activities found there. It looks like a blast. As a matter of fact, I wish I were there right now. But nooooooo, I’m
Unable to visit Disney during the quarantine, the LaRochelle family of Napa Valley, California constructed this miniature version of the Matterhorn Bobsleds in their backyard, complete with caves, fountains and waterfalls. That…wow, that’s some real dedication. For reference, I would have just ridden down the stairs in a laundry basket
Nearing completion, these are several videos of Universal Studio Japan’s Super Mario World area (including a helicopter flyover), set for a grand opening on February 4th, 2021. It looks awesome. I know Universal Hollywood and Orlando are also getting their own Super Mario Worlds, opening at later dates. Apparently the
This is a short video from an amusement park ride in Nalchik, Russia that gets stuck upside-down with riders aboard. As far as fun times go, that does not look like one to me. It appears one maniac in the back appears to be loving it, while everybody else looks
This is a video demonstration of the roller coaster that Youtuber ChuggersRCT built in Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 that syncs to the entirety of Queen’s iconic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. It’s a six minute song, so the coaster is no joke. I particularly liked the portion after 2:20, including the guitar solo.