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2011-07-12 14:33:00

BURBANK, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walt Disney Records is set to release the soundtrack to Phineas and Ferb: Across The 1st and 2nd Dimensions, on August 2, 2011. The album features 7 new songs ("Everything's Better With Perry," "Brand New Best Friend," "Summer (Where Do We Begin?)," "Taking Care Of Things," "Mysterious Force," "Robot Riot") and the end credit track "Kick It Up a Notch," the Phineas and Ferb collaboration with legendary guitarist Slash. The soundtrack also...

2011-05-11 11:15:00

VIENNA, Va., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phineas and Ferb are gonna do it all! Disney Channel's animated gem, the critically acclaimed "Phineas and Ferb," TV's #1 animated series among Tweens 9-14 for three years running, has reached a new pinnacle by inspiring an exciting live touring stage show which will play more than 80 hometowns across the country beginning in August. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110511/PH00211) Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney's Phineas and...

2009-07-26 14:25:16

A total of 11 children received minor injuries after a rollercoaster at a New York church festival ran off its track, police say. The New York Daily News said Sunday that, according to police and witnesses, a children's rollercoaster called the Dragon Wagon fell off its tracks Saturday in New York's Bronx borough. The accident at the annual St. Theresa's Church festival left concerned parents desperate to find their children, one witness said. We saw the whole ride tip over coming over a...

2009-07-06 10:12:40

A new rollercoaster in North Yorkshire, England, has been confirmed as the world's steepest, park officials say. The Mumbo Jumbo coaster at the Flamingo Land Park, near Malton, England, was certified as such by the Guinness World of Records thanks to its 112-degree plunge that puts riders through forces similar to those experienced by jet pilots, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. The ride cost $6.5 million to build and lasts for 38 seconds, the newspaper said. This is a fantastic...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.