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Top 12 little-known facts about Space Mountain!

Top 10 little-known facts about Space Mountain!

Our little-"known" facts series continues! Ah, Space Mountain -- it's everyone's favorite ride in the world that combines both space and mountains. But do you know all there is to know about it? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's Insider is here to provide some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Space Mountain! There are multiple Space Mountains in Disney parks around the world -- and they are identical in every way! Except for their differences. Space Mountain is misnamed - most of the ride takes place on ... Read more
Hard to believe we used to breathe air that hadn't been sucked through a dirty rag! Photo by JeffChristiansen [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Report: Guests at Walt Disney World frightened to see actual human faces

Giant mice and dogs used to be the main fear. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Cast Members at the Walt Disney World Resort, Spa, and Sanitorium are sharing a new phenomenon with Uncle Walt's Insider: fear of seeing uncovered human faces. "We used to only have to deal with small kids being afraid of the characters," shared Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "But now that we've relaxed the masking requirement, we see people of every age freaking out all over ... Read more
Little-known facts about California Adventure!

Top 12 little-known facts about California Adventure!

Our little-known "facts" series continues! Disney's California Adventure would have been Walt's favorite park if he'd been alive to stop it. But how much do you really know about this former parking lot? We've done the research so you don't have to! So settle in for some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about California Adventure! It's not actually themed to California, but a different state with the same name We're not sure which one. Imagineers still look back fondly at the years they spent working on the park They ... Read more
Correcting the record. Cover photo by Gervacio Rosales [CC BY 3.0] via Wikimedia. Inset photo of Tom Fitzgerald [CC BY-SA] via

A tribute to Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald

We also know a guy whose great-uncle's roommate's stepbrother swore he said "It all started with a mouse" back in 1924. But he was referring to something different. "If you can dream it, you can do it." Walt Disney said that, right? Wrong. It was Tom Fitzgerald, a Disney Imagineer, who actually said "If we can dream it, we can do it," years after Walt had passed away. And then countless people on the internet, and many even within The Walt Disney Company, ... Read more
Little-known facts about Imagineers!

Top 12 little-known facts about Imagineers!

Our "little-known facts" series continues! Imagineers are some of Nature's most misunderstood creatures. Fortunately, we here at Uncle Walt's Insider are here to create clear up the confusion surrounding these cute little guys! So settle in for some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Disney's Imagineers! The name "Imagineer" is a combination of two words "Imagi" and "Neer." Walt Disney was the original Imagineer, and played himself on TV Tom Hanks wasn't available. The job interview for an Imagineer consists of imagining stuff And describing what they imagine to the interviewer, ... Read more