Author Archives: Kevin Yee

High Speed Rail cancelled in Florida

Florida governor Rick Scott (R) has rejected the federal money to build the high speed rail between Orlando and Tampa (with stops at Walt Disney World and other locations of interest to tourists), effectively killing the project. Do you think … Continue reading

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Asimo robot from Disneyland’s Innoventions turned into NextGen Segway?

Honda’s got a new Segway-like device, called the U3-X, with uses just one wheel and lets rider sit (rather than stand). Here’s a video example. It can move sideways and diagonally, just by leaning. At $650, this electric unicycle is … Continue reading

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Destination D and WDW Scavenger Hunt Tickets go on Sale Feb. 24

Tired of all the D23 events being on the left coast, well you’ll be happy to hear that tickets for Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th will go on sale February 24 at 10 a.m. PST; 1 p.m. EST. The … Continue reading

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Fan-Driven Celebration of Magic Kingdom’s 40th Anniversary

The Magic Kingdom turns 40 on October 1, 2011. Disney hasn’t announced any celebrations of the event, though there is some attractive 40th Anniversary merchandise for sale at places like the Emporium. Determined to mark the birthday somehow, I have … Continue reading

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New Hollywood Studios Parade to Start Sunday

Say goodbye to the parade at DHS, Block Party Bash (gone since the start of 2011); starting Sunday January 16, it will be replaced by a new parade called “PIXAR Pals: Countdown to Fun” (apparently at 3pm on this first … Continue reading

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