Khan Academy launches Pixar in a Box, a behind the scenes look at Pixar Animation Studios

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Pixar in a Box is a new online resource that explores the academic concepts behind Pixar Animation Studios’ creative process - goes live on KhanAcademy.org. Through a series of video lessons, interactive exercises, and hands-on activities, students will discover how the academic concepts they learn in school enable Pixar filmmakers to create new worlds, animate unique characters and tell stories through animation. Although designed especially for students in middle and high school, these … [Read more...]


Star Wars Fans Invited to Join Epic Global Event on YOUTUBE

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens products are set to be unveiled in the world’s first-ever global live toy unboxing event. It will be unfolding over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries, the event will see highlights from the range of epic merchandise revealed in a rolling New Year’s Eve style celebration featuring top digital stars from the Maker Studios network.“Star Wars toys have always played an important role in how our fans interact with the Saga,” says Lucasfilm President Kathleen … [Read more...]


Fastpass + Will be Available for the Eat to the Beat Concert Series

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For the first time in forever, you can now get a fastpass for the Eat to the Beat concert series. You can now get a spot for that concert you have been dying to see. Keep in mind there will not be special seating but you will be the first to get in the theater.You can get in 20 minutes before the show. There will be a separate queue for Fastpass guests.This fastpass is under the Tier 1 groupWishing you Faith, Trust, and Pixie DustMaria … [Read more...]


Fast and Furious Thrill Ride Coming to Universal Orlando In 2017

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One of the most successful film franchises of all time will soon become one of Universal Studios Florida’s most action-packed ride experiences. Universal Orlando Resort announced today that Fast & Furious: Supercharged will join its incredible lineup of attractions in 2017.Guests will experience a high-octane journey that fuses an original storyline and incredible ride technology with everything that fans love about the films—popular characters, exhilarating environments, nonstop action … [Read more...]


Seven Walt Disney World Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels are Offering Special Rates During the Epcot Food & Wine Festival

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If you have not yet been to the annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, you should consider adding this to your “must do” list this fall. Offering an impressive array of enticing cuisine inspired by specific regions around the world, the event will feature more than 30 unique global marketplace tasting booths positioned around Epcot’s picturesque World Showcase Lagoon. In addition, the Festival will offer fun and informative culinary … [Read more...]


Il Mulino New York Trattoria and Bluezoo will Take Part in This Year’s Magical Dining Month

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Now throughout September 2015 Il Mulino New York Trattoria and Bluezoo are offering prix fixe dinners for this year's Magical Dining Month. It is $33 plus tax and it includes appetizers, entrees and desserts. That is a very good deal for these tow locations. One dollar from each meal will be donated to the Elevate Orlando charity.Here are your Magical Dining Month options at both restaurants:Il Mulino New York Trattoria 2015Choice of AppetizersPOLPETTE AL FORNO Italian meatballs … [Read more...]


New Luggage Tags to be Shipped with MagicBands

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These are so cute! Starting with reservations arriving on Sept. 29, 2015, most Guests booked on a Walt Disney Travel Company package at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel will receive their luggage tags in the same box as their MagicBands.These new luggage tags feature 7 unique designs each in a color that will correspond to the Guests’ MagicBand. If Guests have not customized their MagicBand color, they will receive a luggage tag in the iconic grey color to match their MagicBand.The … [Read more...]


Discovery Cove Exclusive Fall Offer for Florida Residents

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 Just in time for Labor Day travel planning, Discovery Cove is offering Florida residents a special offer that continues through 2016.Available now through December 2015, the all-inclusive offer provides Florida locals a reduced Dolphin Swim Experience package starting at $219 plus tax, and Day Resort package (sans dolphin swim) for $149 plus tax. Additionally, residents will receive unlimited admission to two sister parks in Orlando – SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica, SeaWorld’s … [Read more...]


New Zealand has Disney Princess Money

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This makes me want to move to New Zealand. How cool would it be to have Disney Princess money in your wallet that you can use outside of Disney!Every year the New Zealand Mint makes their own commemorative coins. In years past they have made Pokeman, Doctor Who, and Star Wars to name a few. I think this is their best yet. Right now you can get Ariel, Aurora, Bella, and Cinderella. Jasmine and Snow White recently joined the crew. You can technically use them as actual money, but why would you … [Read more...]


Hurry and Get Your Tickets for the Rockin’ Burger Block Party and Yelloween Masquerade at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival

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Tickets are selling out pretty quickly for the events at the popular, Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.Who does not love a good burger? I know I do! If you do check out the Rockin’ Burger Block Party in World ShowPlace. You can pick from more than 12 varieties of sliders. Does a coffee-crusted beef short rib burger topped with smoked Gouda, garlic potato string and sangria ketchup sound good? If not, maybe a spiced lamb burger topped with feta, pickled watermelon rind and za’atar … [Read more...]