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The Tree of Life strikes oil. Photo by Jaimie Michaels [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr, and John Trost [CC0] via Wikimedia.

BREAKING: Tree of Life strikes oil

Black gold. Texas tea. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Details are sketchy, but apparently the oil rig used to construct the Tree of Life is more than just a frame. Guests at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Spa, and Nahtazu are reporting a plume of oil sprouting from the top of the Tree. The situation is changing quickly, but reports are coming in that Cast Members are trying to hold umbrellas over some of the animals to shield them from the rain ... Read more
Original photo: Walt Disney Grand Floridian Resort Lobby by Michael Gray, via Flicker, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 (CC BY-SA 2.0); modified.

Disney’s new dog-friendly hotel policy also includes horses

The Walt Disney Company startled its fans earlier this month when it announced that guests at select Walt Disney World resorts would be able to keep dogs in resort hotel rooms, beginning on October 15th. Uncle Walt's Insider has learned that the policy is actually broader than announced, and also includes many other animals, up to and including horses. Even when the policy was thought to only include dogs, it received mixed reactions, with guests arguing on both sides of the issue. Uncle ... Read more