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Viewing a total Sonny Eclipse is much more amazing than just a partial Sonny Eclipse. Photo by Jeff Geerling [CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 DEED] via Flickr, & Disney.

Tips for the best eclipse viewing at Walt Disney World

How long has this story been in our queue? KING CHARLES III IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, FLORIDA -- People across North America are excited about the eclipse that will be happening on Monday, April 8th. [Ed.: "Will be"?] Although the "cone of totality" comes nowhere near Florida, we have good news for people who will be vacationing at Walt Disney World. You'll still be able to see an eclipse. That's right! Galactic Recording artist Sonny Eclipse has announced a new residency at Walt Disney World. The ... Read more
It was Little Buford, wasn't it? We bet it was Little Buford. Photo by Loren Javier [CC BY-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Country Bear escapes, terrorizes Magic Kingdom guests

The Jamboree will be closed for the near future as the bear restraints are inspected and upgraded. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The Magic Kingdom's beloved Country Bear Jamboree will be closed after one of the bears got loose, frightening guests and causing much of the park to close for several hours on Monday. The Jamboree, a musical revue featuring singing and instrument-playing by live bears (and which recently added an adults-only nighttime show), has often come under criticism. Animal rights activists protest ... Read more
The new Test Track 3.0 - once they remove the tree. Photo credit BlogMickey.com.

D23 announcement: reimagined Test Track 3.0 to be nothing at all

Guests spoke: "Nothing would be better than this" -- and Imagineers listened! ANAHEIM, CA -- Disney Parks and Resorts has made some BIG announcements at the D23 Expo - and Uncle Walt's Insider was NOT there to hear them! One huge bit of news has set the Internet ablaze: E.P.C.O.T. Center's Test Track, the Chevrolet sponsored car-themed ride, will soon be reimagined. Or re-reimagined. And the new theme has guests going crazy! The new overlay? Nothing. Guests will simply ride along the ... Read more
Balloons are optional. Photo courtesy Pixabay.

One EASY way to pack light for Walt Disney World!

Seriously, this is the best advice ever. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- There have been many articles and videos on packing lists and methods for going to a Disney Park, but we at Uncle Walt's Insider have discover the best tip for packing light. Are you ready? Helium. You're welcome. Do you think Mickey's been doing this for decades, and that's why he talks like that? Let us know in the comments below! Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us ... Read more
Apparently they misplaced the "reopening soon" sign. Photo via DailyWire, clipartmax.

Top new uses for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

Disney's hyperexpensive hyperspace hotel shuts down! Who could have seen that coming? WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL - It was a bold vision, even for Disney: create a Star Wars multiday experience so real, so immersive, that nerds worldwide would empty their bank accounts, drain their 401K's, and decide their kids didn't really need to go to college after all. It was Disney's Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, a landlocked Florida hotel themed as an instellar cruise ship, complete with cruise ship prices. And just ... Read more