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Soarin' empty? Repent from the coming wrath! Photo by Uncle Walt; used without permission.

No line at Soarin’ a “sign of the End Times,” says expert

No one waiting for Soarin' at Epcot? The Apocalypse draws nigh. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It is one of Disney's most popular attractions, and has been since it opened. From its original "over California" film, to the mostly-CG "around the World" version, to its coming all-fake "around the Solar System," Soarin' is a must-see for most guests. Or it used to be, at least. And when our own Uncle Walt found a "0 minute" wait time and absolutely no one in line, ... Read more
All-CGI Soarin' Around the Solar System. Photo courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute.

New “all CGI” Soarin’ Around the Solar System coming

It's the next step in a natural progression. GLENDALE, CA -- Thanks to leaks from within Disney Imagineering headquarters, we now know what the next Soarin' destination will be: the Solar System! The original Soarin' Over California ride experience was enhanced slightly with computer graphics. Artificial elements included clouds, fireworks, Tinker Bell, and making Michael Eisner look like a competent golfer. More CGI, expanded locations In 2016, the ride debuted a new film featuring fly-bys of scenery across the globe, and the ride was ... Read more
Soarin' Over California at Disney's California Adventure.

Astonished researchers discover guest who doesn’t like Soarin’

It is one of the most popular attractions the Disney Company has ever installed in its parks, still generating lengthy standby waits in both Disney's California Adventure Park and Florida's Epcot. It is a inspiring, thrilling but gentle ride suitable for all ages, and universally beloved -- until this week, when astonished researchers located a guest who does not like Soarin'. A Disney original Soarin' was an opening-day attraction in California's second Disney theme park, California Adventure, which first welcomed guests in February of 2001. ... Read more