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2011-04-14 07:00:00

AGAWAM, Mass., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags New England, home to the largest collection of coasters in New England, announces the launch of Gotham City Gauntlet Escape from Arkham Asylum - adding another level of family thrills to the park's already incredible line up. Six Flags New England's newest roller coaster will reside in the DC Super Hero Adventures section of the park, joining the top-rated Bizarro. Adventure seeking guests are challenged to tap into their...

2011-04-11 00:00:37

Broadway At The Beach Attraction Is First To Open In Carolinas, Will Provide Interactive Entertainment For All Ages Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) April 9, 2011 WonderWorks, the much anticipated upside-down "amusement park for the mind" at Myrtle Beach's Broadway at the Beach, is now open. The first of its kind in the Carolinas, the 50,000-square-foot structure stands 10 stories tall and is filled with more than 100 exhibits for people of all ages. There are other locations in Orlando, Fla.,...

2011-03-30 09:33:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Has your Carowinds "Opening Day Countdown" clock been running since the park closed last season? Have you been pretending your couch is really a seat on Intimidator(TM)? Do you have your opening day outfit (complete with fanny pack and park map) already picked out for opening day on April 2nd? If you've answered yes to any of these questions, great news; there are only a few days left until Carowinds, the thrill capital of the Southeast,...

2011-03-12 00:00:29

The "Amusement Park For The Mind" At Myrtle Beach's Broadway At The Beach Will Provide Interactive Entertainment For All Ages Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Construction of WonderWorks, the newest and most unique attraction to join Myrtle Beach's Broadway at the Beach, is 95 percent complete. Interior exhibits are beginning to take shape as the attraction prepares to be operational in a matter of weeks. Everything is on target for an early April opening. The first of its kind in...

2010-11-16 00:00:52

Cantilevered Coaster Systems together with Setpoint Inc. will introduce an initial Cantilevered Roller Coaster ride package. Setpoint Inc., the noted amusements engineering firm will provide engineering, design, and fabrication support for the project. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2010 Cantilevered Coaster Systems (CCS) announced an alliance with Setpoint Inc. to commercialize the Cantilevered Roller Coaster system through the introduction of a small to medium-size ride package....

2010-10-26 08:30:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- There is only one weekend left to enjoy the best roller coasters and the fun and frights of HalloWeekends at Cedar Point. Cedar Point will close for the season on Sunday. Recently, the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort was given the Frightmaster Award for having the best Halloween attractions by HauntedHouseTour.com, a popular Halloween web site for more than 16 years. It was the second consecutive year HalloWeekends has received the award....

2010-10-20 09:00:00

VALENCIA, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Magic Mountain, in celebration of 40 years of thrill ride innovation, today announced an unprecedented year of capital expansions with three new roller coaster experiences slated for the Valencia theme park in 2011. With these additions, Six Flags Magic Mountain regains the coveted "Coaster Capital of the World" crown - with a total of 18 roller coasters - more than any other theme park on the planet. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-09-16 07:00:00

JACKSON, N.J., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- DC Comics' Super Hero GREEN LANTERN will focus the might of his Power Ring at Six Flags Great Adventure in 2011 with the launch of an exciting new thrill ride. Towering 15 stories high with over three quarters of a mile of twisting green steel, this new stand-up coaster will take riders on a journey of epic proportions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100916/PH65626 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100916/PH65626 )...

2010-09-14 15:38:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Families looking for world-class fun and thrills will want to find their closest Cedar Fair Entertainment Company amusement or water park as the company earned several top honors at Amusement Today's 2010 Golden Ticket Awards celebration, including the coveted "Best Amusement Park in the World" honor for its flagship Cedar Point amusement park/resort in Ohio. This marks the 13th consecutive year that Cedar Point has earned that title. Cedar Fair...

2010-09-14 09:10:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 13th consecutive year, Cedar Point amusement park/resort in Sandusky, Ohio, was named as the "Best Amusement Park in the World" in the prestigious Golden Ticket Awards presented annually by Amusement Today newspaper. The announcement was made Saturday night, Sept. 11 during a special ceremony held in Williamsburg, Va. The Golden Ticket Awards are given to the highest-rated parks in approximately two dozen categories as determined by a panel...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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