The new Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios

D’OH!! Sideshow Bob is loose from prison to get revenge on Krusty and the Simpson family at the new ride at Universal Studios Hollywood opened on May 19, 2008. Brady MacDonald of the Los Angeles Times described the ride as “visually stunning” and said it “truly delivers – with loads of in-jokes and satire for serious fanatics and tons of thrills and fun for casual fans.” At least 24 regular characters from the series make an appearance, all voiced by their original actors. The ride uses state of the art technology, including a new projection system, new hydraulics and cuts down on its energy consumption. I haven’t been to Universal Studios in ages, but I know there are lots of Simpsons’ fans just like me that would be interested in checking this out! Cowabunga Dude! Universal Studios Hollywood





December 2, 2016

Upside Down Christmas Tree Hangs in the Halls of Tate Britain

  Every December, the Tate Britain debuts its much-anticipated Christmas tree. Designed by a different contemporary artist each year, the famed museum’s trees are both yuletide decorations and works of modern art. This year, Iranian installation artist Shirazeh Houshiary has quite literally turned the tradition on its head with her upside-down evergreen. Suspended by its trunk, the tree hovers above the main entrance’s stunning spiral staircase.

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December 2, 2016

Photographer Searches for Mystery Wedding Couple After Discovering Film in 50-Year-Old Camera

You never know what you’ll find when you buy something that’s vintage. When photographer Alex Galmeanu bought a rare 50-year-old camera off eBay, he never expected to find an exposed (but undeveloped) roll of film inside. “Of course I had it developed right away,” he wrote, “and, as a surprise again, I was able to recover 10 quite usable images, especially when considering their age.

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