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Demo day. Photo courtesy HGTV.

Chip Gaines to join Disney Imagineering

Now every day at Disney can be Demo Day. GLENDALE, CA -- In a joint press release, The Walt Disney Company and Magnolia Inc. have announced a partnership that brings Chip Gaines to the Imagineering team at Disney. Imagineering spokesperson, Xander "X-Ray" Romano, shared the vision behind the partnership, "We're all huge fans of Chip and the work he has done on the hit HGTV series Fixer Upper. During the design phase for Toy Story Land, now open at Disney's Hollywood Studios located ... Read more
Hopelessly tangled Slinky Dog Dash vehicle. Photo by J Marsh [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Second Slinky Dog Dash car tangled beyond repair

Even giant Slinkies are irresistible to play with -- and easy to tangle. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios is not yet open, but one of its prime attractions has suffered another setback. As reported last November, one of the coaster cars for the new Slinky Dog Dash became tangled just two months after arriving at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Workers were cautioned against playing with the Slinky-themed vehicle, but apparently found it irresistible, making it walk down ... Read more