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Oct 11, 2013

Florida Roller Coaster: ‘Tech Glitch’ Hits Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit (Video)

Florida Roller Coaster
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Florida Roller Coaster Credit: Wikimedia Commons The Florida roller coaster, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, of Universal Orlando accidentally stopped in a vertical position at around 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. According to earlier reports, the Florida roller coaster suddenly stopped due to malfunction that triggered the safety brakes to lock in place. The […]


Jan 9, 2013

Disney to track visitors using MagicBands in Orlando, Florida (Video)

Disney to track visitors using MagicBands
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Disney to track visitors using MagicBands. Image Credit: Video grab NBC News Walt Disney World theme park will track visitors using a wristband as they roam around the “Most Magical Place on Earth.” The “MagicBands” will be rolled out by Disney in Orlando, Florida in the coming months. These new tracking device, with radio-frequency identification […]


Sep 21, 2012

Grandpa Wrestles Gator To Save Dog

Steve Gustafson and his dog Bounce
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Steve Gustafson and his dog, Bounce Image Credit: WKMG / Steve Gustafson Steve Gustafson, a 66-year-old grandfather from Iowa, wrestled a seven-foot alligator to save his dog “Bounce“, international news sites reported on Wednesday, September 19, 2012. According to reports, Gustafson was on his garden at his home at the Villages, a retirement community near […]


Feb 3, 2012

NBA All Star Game 2012 Complete Starting Lineup

NBA All Star Game 2012 starters
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The complete 2012 NBA All Star Game starting lineup was officially announced by the league in a published article at NBA.com on Thursday, February 2, 2012. According to the league, the 2012 NBA All Star Game will be played at the Amway Center in Orlando on Sunday, February 26. NBA All Star Game 2012 Starters […]


Jan 5, 2012

2012 NBA All-Star players online voting starts, game to be held on February 26

2012 NBA All-Star players online voting starts, game to be held on February 26
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The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 the start of the online voting of fans for the 2012 NBA All-Star players, to be presented by Sprint. 2012 Orlando NBA All-Star Game logo Image Credit: NBA-events.com As noted by NBA on its official website on Wednesday, the 2012 NBA All-Star online voting […]


Apr 22, 2011

UK woman tourist hero saves falling baby from fourth floor in Florida hotel

UK woman tourist hero saves falling baby from fourth floor in Florida hotel
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Updated: April 23, 2011 8:10 p.m. Read Helen Beard, British tourist hero who saved falling baby in Florida hotel, receives special award A woman from UK who is now in the US as a tourist became a hero on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, after saving a falling baby from fourth floor in a hotel in […]


Dec 25, 2010

Dwight Howard throws ball at Chris Quinn’s head Video goes viral

Dwight Howard throws ball at Chris Quinn's head Video goes viral
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Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard throws off the ball to the head of Chris Quinn of San Antonio Spurs during their NBA game on Thursday, in which the YouTube video now goes viral. Apparently, the incident took place in the fourth quarter of the Magic vs Spurs on December 23 in Orlando, Florida, where the […]