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12 Rescued From Top of Universal Roller Coaster

167-foot Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit stuck for hours

(Newser) - A Universal Orlando roller coaster called the city's tallest got stuck last night, leaving 12 people high and dry for several hours before authorities rescued them. Firefighters were contacted at about 7pm; two hours later, they began using ropes and harnesses to reach those at the top of the... More »

Harry Potter Theme Park Enchants Muggles

'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' delightfully American

(Newser) - Today marks the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, a $250 million mini-theme park tucked into Universal Orlando Resort, and at least one actual British person, Tom Leonard of the Telegraph , was on hand to shake his head at the daftness of it all. He does admit... More »

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