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  1. MiceChatter: Pottermania, Lion King, Phineas & Ferb

    by , 07-13-2011 at 08:40 PM


    Shouting a big hey howdy hey to all of our readers. Hope your summer is going well. Ours has been a whirlwind of new attractions and excitement. SAMLAND is on summer vacation today and our new video columnist, Sarah of the MiceChatter blog on YouTube, is filling in today to help keep you entertained.




    A couple of notes. First, the ...
  2. Where's the Window - The Buzz Price Story - Part II

    by , 04-20-2011 at 07:30 PM


    Last week, we rediscovered a true Disney Legend who was perhaps more responsible for Disneyland landing in an Anaheim orange grove than any other man but Walt Disney himself. A little background for those who missed Where's The Window Part I. I was admiring the worthy tradition at Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom to honor those who have made an impact by placing their name on a window
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    Updated 04-20-2011 at 07:50 PM by Dustysage

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  3. A Front Porch Fit For The Wizard Of Bras

    by , 03-30-2011 at 08:08 PM


    When we discover a space that has a higher degree of life, how do we explain how it got there to others? What language do we use? That is the problem that Christopher Alexander tried to solve with the publication of
    A Pattern Language in 1977. The language is based on the combination of patterns. In fact, he identified 253 patterns. Each pattern consists of a specific ...

    Updated 03-31-2011 at 09:07 AM by Dustysage

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  4. The WEDway PeopleMover Story

    by , 03-23-2011 at 08:36 PM


    A few weeks ago, we wandered around the all-plastic Monsanto House of the Future. That demonstration home lasted until 1967 when a whole new Tomorrowland based on the “World on the Move” theme was unleashed. One of the breakthrough attractions in the new Tomorrowland was the WEDway PeopleMover. Although it is now gone, it certainly is not forgotten. Where did this marvel of technology ...

    Updated 03-25-2011 at 03:21 PM by Dustysage

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  5. The Disney's America Story - Part Four

    by , 01-26-2011 at 08:52 PM
    [Editor's Note] Last week, we took a look at the details and concept art for Disney's America theme park in Virginia. That was how the park would have looked, and it was a long and winding road to get to that point in the story. In Part Four of our tale, Michael Eisner meets a very wealthy roadblock that could very well derail his dream park. If you are catching this popular series in the middle, please visit Part One, Part Two & Part Three before you continue on to today's twist in the story.
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