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2012-02-09 14:00:00

Four New Sets Promise Big Building Fun! Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 K´NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, is pleased to introduce four new roller coasters to its hugely popular Thrill Ride line of building sets. Sure to spark creativity, the coasters offer explosive fun for builders ages 9+ and include American made rods & connectors. Rippin´ Rocket 2 Coaster The Rippin' Rocket Returns! Build an amazing coaster that...

2011-10-27 07:00:00

Orlando, FL based famed attractions âœinventioneerâ Bill Kitchen has conceived a dramatic new approach to delivering attraction guests to dizzying heights. His new ride dubbed âœSkySpireâ“ž¢Ã¢ is a patent pending tower that can rise from heights of 250 to over 3,000 feet providing guests with unparalleled, 360-degree, panoramic views as they ascend and descend in gondolas that spiral...

2011-08-10 15:05:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 250 amusement park enthusiasts rode roller coasters for a cause on July 24 as part of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company's (NYSE: FUN) "Coasting For Kids" event. Held at 11 Cedar Fair parks across North America, the marathon coaster event helped raise more than $62,000 for Give Kids The World (GKTW), a Central Florida non-profit resort that provides cost-free vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families....

2011-06-30 18:43:00

VALENCIA, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Magic Mountain, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, today launched its record-breaking 18th coaster with the debut of the new first-in-the-U.S., vertical track, spinning GREEN LANTERN: First Flight. GREEN LANTERN: First Flight is the third of three new epic coaster experiences introduced at the Valencia theme park this year. Located in the new DC UNIVERSE themed area, GREEN LANTERN: First...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.