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Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater restaurant, moments before the tragedy. Or after, we're not sure. Photo by Josh Hallett [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Multi-car pileup shuts down Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater

Will Disney still let kids sit in the drivers' seats? DISNEY'S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS, FL -- The Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant was closed for the busy lunch rush yesterday due to a massive, multi-car pileup, which occurred just after the first seating. The Reedy Creek Fire Department & Spa were called in to deal with the carnage. Thankfully there were no reported injuries, as guests were properly restrained and remained seated while the car was in motion. Disney custodial Cast Member and high school ... Read more
The Bob Barker cruises at Epcot's World Showcase Lagoon. Photo by Michael Gray [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr & YouTube.

Sea Shepherd announces anti-whaling campaign at Epcot

Are the "Friendship" boats a cover for whaling activities? AMSTERDAM, NL -- The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, once featured on the Animal Planet series Whale Wars, has announced their newest campaign against alleged Norwegian and Japanese whaling activities: they will attempt to disrupt operations at the those countries' pavilions in the World Showcase section of Walt Disney World's Epcot Park, Resort, Spa, & Whale Cannery. In a prepared statement, Sea Shepherd asserts that the Norway and Japan pavilions are just a front for ... Read more
Churros. Mmm... churros. Photo by Mark Mitchell [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr. Churros. Mmmmm....

Festival of the Churro coming to EPCOT

To be fair, every day is a Churro Festival to us. E.P.C.O.T., FL -- The annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is just days from starting, but Walt Disney World aficionados are already planning for a new event that promises to be even more popular: the EPCOT Centre Festival of the Churro! Epcot - Rotten with Festivals EPCOT Center is known for its award winning festivals and events that turn Walt Disney World's second-oldest Park & Spa into a major attraction, loved by ... Read more
What Would Walt Do? You ask, Uncle Walt answers!

Hey Walt, a Disney vacation is expensive, any discounts?

“Ask Uncle Walt” is a regular feature of Uncle Walt’s Insider: you ask, Uncle Walt answers! Submitted by Philip S., Sydney, N.D. Hi Philip, Thanks for asking. It is no secret that a vacation to the Disney Parks and Resorts and Spas can be expensive. Since Ub recently asked for a raise, this got me thinking about how anyone, whether a family or singles, can afford a visit to one of these amazing vacation destinations. Our crack team of reporters have talked about money saving tips ... Read more
The three new Star Wars Lands opening soon.

Potentially fatal flaw discovered in Star Wars Land plans

"Abandon our plans? In our moment of triumph?" BURBANK, CA -- Construction continues on the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge themed lands at all three U.S. Disney parks, despite a serious flaw found in the design plans. Disney intern Scott "Flip" Palledorous, who discovered the potentially fatal defect, has so far been unsuccessful in getting anyone in authority to realize the seriousness of the issue. "Look, I've crunched the numbers," Palledorous says, "and spent hours and thousands of dollars at Starbucks pouring over the plans. ... Read more