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Aircraft about to land at Walt Disney World's new airport. Photo by Todd Anderson, courtesy Disney Parks Blog.

New WDW airport opens sooner than expected

You'd think they'd wait until the runway was poured. EPCOT CENTER ATC CENTER, FL -- Less than one hour after we announced the opening of a new airport at Walt Disney World Resort and Spa, the first flights arrived at the airport. Several eagle-eyed readers called us to let us know that a flight of six aircraft passed over Epcot, on their way to land at the new airport! They aren't 737s, so we know it's not Southwest We are not sure which airline made ... Read more
Churros. Mmm... churros. Photo by Mark Mitchell [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr. Churros. Mmmmm....

Happy Churro de Mayo!

Tomorrow is everyone's favorite churro-based holiday! UNCLE WALT’S H.Q., SVALBARD -- Each year there are a number of holidays celebrated throughout the world, the top three being Christmas, Easter, and Uncle Walt's Birthday. The fourth most celebrated holiday is, of course, Churro de Mayo! That's right! May 5th is of course the "Celebration of the Churro"! These tasty, cinnamon-sugar covered fried sticks of dough are the most popular food, anywhere. A celebration of churro history and culture Churros went unnoticed for many years, until Walt ... Read more
Disney Airline+ at Walt Disney World International Airport+. Photo by JTOcchialini [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Land clearing points to new airport at Walt Disney World

Why mess with those other airports, when soon you can fly directly to Walt Disney World!? WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- There's so much construction going on at Walt Disney World these days, you can't throw a disgusting cream cheese-filled pretzel out of the window of your gondola without hitting a unsuspecting construction worker in the head. Seriously, stock in the company that produces the work walls for Disney is up 113% this year alone! Much of this construction is new attractions ... Read more
Joel Osteen visits Walt Disney World. Photo by Practical Online Marketing & Pixabay.

Joel Osteen looks to Disney for (fundraising) inspiration

"It's just magical -- that's my takeaway. The way Disney gets people to give them money. Magical." WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Joel Osteen, the lead pastor for Houston megachurch Lakewood Baptist, recently visited Walt Disney World and came away inspired. Was it the characters? The music? The churros? No -- Osteen was greatly impressed by the way the resort makes money hand-over-fist. "Disney just has an incredible way of bringing unity," Osteen told Uncle Walt's Insider. "I saw people from across the globe, ... Read more
An extremely rare rain event at the Magic Kingdom. Photo by Andrew Evans [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Rain every day at Walt Disney World? Must be global warming

Apparently it rains every day in the "Sunshine State"! BAY LAKE, FL -- Climate scientists and washed-up politicians are pointing to a "recent" weather phenomenon, and Florida's nickname, to bring awareness to global warming. One scientist thinks Florida will need to abandon its identity as "The Sunshine State" and return to just being known as The Peninsula State. On a recent trip to the most magical place on Earth [Ed.: What does Costco on a weekend have to do with Florida?], climatologist ... Read more