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WDWNT Reporter Brandon Struve took a short trip to the Walt Disney World Resort on Thursday afternoon and has taken a plethora of newsworthy photos to share, so let’s take a look: Work on the Hall of Champions facade on Main Street U.S.A. at the Magic Kingdom continues
WDWNT Podcaster Chris Lastrapes just spent two days at the Walt Disney World Resort and has a few photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: There’s still a load of construction walls up around the Magic Kingdom “it’s a small world” is still behind tarps as the facade is spruced up
Since there are a few interesting pieces of news making the rounds today, I thought I would cover them all in one post. The first piece is from Jason Garcia of the Orlando Sentinel and talks about Innoventions at Epcot, making brief mention of a new exhibit coming soon on behalf of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research: Speaking of cows, Innoventions, the corporate-sponsored showcase at Epcot, is quite a cash cow for Walt Disney World. A story in Friday’s Sentinel revealed just how much companies like T. Rowe Price and Raytheon pay to be part of the exhibits that Disney bills as platforms for advanced technology: about $1million a year, generating about $10 million a year in revenue for [...]
“The Great Piggy Bank Adventure” presented by T. Rowe Price has now officially opened inside Innoventions West at Epcot. The exhibit allows guests to choose a goal, grab a piggy bank, and try to reach that goal while learning some fiscal responsibilities in a series of interactive games. A full report of today’s grand opening, along with photos and video, can be found HERE (courtesy of Orlando Attractions Magazine).
Finally, here is our very last Walt Disney world photo report (we promise) from last week. This report is from WDWNT Owner Tom Corless and is quite lengthy, so let’s get started: Starting at the Magic Kingdom on April 27th…
The good people at Orlando Attractions Magazine have reported that a KUKA robotic arm ride will be an aspect of the upcoming Raytheon exhibit coming to Innoventions at Epcot this Fall: As revealed to Disney cast members via their online web portal called the Hub, Walt Disney Imagineering is working with Raytheon to develop a new motion simulator attraction for Innoventions at Epcot. The attraction is called “The Sum of All Thrills” and will allow guests to design a roller coaster, jet plane, or bobsled ride using real-life physics and engineering and then ride it within a robot arm-based simulator. The exhibit is being described as feeling “like a high-tech laboratory” and is said to try to emphasize to guests “that math can be [...]
In addition to the math exhibit coming this fall, Innoventions at Epcot will be adding another new exhibit this Spring sponsored by T. Rowe Price: BALTIMORE, March 16 — T. Rowe Price, the global investment management organization, today announced that it has signed a sponsorship agreement to create an innovative financial education and entertainment experience at Epcot(R). Designed in collaboration with Walt Disney Imagineering, The Great Piggy Bank Adventure(SM) is scheduled to open this spring at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R) at the Walt Disney World(R) Resort in Florida. This interactive exhibit will bring basic saving and investing concepts to life in a fun and captivating way. The experience will entertain and empower families, while encouraging them to engage in regular dialogue about [...]
WDWNT Technical Director Jose Castillo has shared some interesting photos from the first two days of his 3 day excursion to Walt Disney World this weekend, so let’s take a look: Jose started his Friday at Epcot I love seeing the characters out-and-about rather than confined to the Character Spot, I wish they would bring back “Characters on Holiday”
Our good friend Robert Ashburn of Figment’sMedia.Net and FTN has provided us with another fantastic photo report, this time of his journey around the Walt Disney World Resort on Monday, February 10th. Let’s see what’s happening around the world: “Celebrate Today” banners at Epcot If they sold a Spaceship Earth balloon, I would buy it
It seems that a new math themed exhibit is coming to the “new” Innoventions at Epcot in the Fall of 2009: Raytheon Company plans to unveil an interactive, math-based experience called “The Sum of All Thrills” at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The exhibit, set to open fall 2009, will engage children through a fun and educational experience that helps instill a lifelong passion for math, science and technology. “The Sum of All Thrills” will be a core component of Raytheon’s MathMovesU program, an initiative designed to engage middle school students in math and science, and help create the next generation of innovators for the U.S. It will be located in [...]