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Fascinating Facts About Walt Disney's Quirky, Figurine-Filled Office

Suite 3H in the Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank, California served as Walt Disney’s personal office from 1940 until 1966. During those 26 years, …

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How to travel to Disneyland on a budget

Taken at face value, the cost associated with a vacation to Disneyland, the "happiest place on earth," would make anyone unhappy.<p>However, I am here to tell you that with some simple maneuvering, you can save hundreds of dollars on your next Disneyland vacation.<p>These tips make Disneyland a place …

Loyal Dog Stood by Trapped Friend for a Whole Week Until She Was Rescued

A basset hound named Phoebe and a setter named Tillie have demonstrated what an inseparable connection truly looks like. For an entire week, both Washington-based dogs went missing and all hope seemed to be lost as Vashon Island Pet Protectors' volunteers frantically searched the woods. Luckily, …

I want to be a voice actor. What will my salary be?

<b>The job</b>: Voice actor<p><b>The role:</b> The role of a voice actor is to perform lines from a script for audio production projects ranging from TV and radio commercials to video games to corporate presentations.<p>"Any time that you hear someone's voice but you don't see their face, that's a voice over," said …

Voice-over actors are talking up the apps that help them get work

Beau Stephenson gets gigs as a voice-over actor in much the same way people order a car on Uber or find a date on Tinder.<p>The 27-year-old Pasadena resident flips on his computer and logs on to an online marketplace that connects voice actors to clients who need them. Profiles are searchable, have …

Top 9 Disney Parks Recipes for Fall

While we’re still sweltering in Florida, temperatures are beginning to cool across the U.S., with thoughts of fall – apples and pumpkins, gingerbread …

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In Defense Of Disneyland: Why It’s Worth Revisiting As A Jaded Adult

I went to Disneyland for the first time when I was 10-years old. My parents, aunt, and grandma loaded my sisters, two cousins, and me into two Oldsmobile Cutlass wagons and we caravanned from Portland (OR) to Anaheim (CA) in a sprawling, <i>Vacation</i>-esque road trip.<p>We visited the Redwoods, Universal …

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The Tesla Model S Is Apparently Better Than Perfect

The new sedan broke Consumer Reports' ranking system with a 103 out of 100.<p>Based on the magazine's traditional car-rating metrics, the Tesla received a score of 103/100.<p>Essentially, the car was so good that it set the new standard for perfect for <i>Consumer Reports</i>. The magazine cited the car's power …

How Much Does A Disney Vacation Really Cost?

By: Kelly Soderlund, Hipmunk Staff<p>Maybe it's our penchant for animated furry mascots, but we Hipmunkers love us some Disney theme parks. As Disneyland continues to make headlines this summer with its 60th anniversary celebration and the announcement of a $1 billion facelift, we couldn't help but …

10 Things Not to Do on a Disney Cruise

The recipe for a great Disney cruise is pretty simple: show up, relax and have fun! But there are some other things you’ll want to make sure you do …

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10 Disneyland Urban Legends, Some Of Them True

There's nothing like a family-friendly theme park to bring out the conspiracy theories. [ more › ]

8 secrets about Disneyland - CNN.com

Disneyland has many secrets behind its rides and attractions.<p><b>(MentalFloss.com)</b> -- From how to score a cocktail to where to scatter grandma's ashes, this is your ticket to the real Magic Kingdom.<p><b>1. There are dead bodies in the Haunted Mansion</b><p>The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland is one of the …

A Cinderella story for Walt Disney's birthplace?

It is a modest, two-story frame house, sitting on the corner of Tripp Avenue and Palmer Street in Chicago's working-class Hermosa neighborhood.<p>But the story behind this humble green-and-gray structure is what makes it special. Back in 1891, a young itinerant contractor named Elias Disney bought an …

Top 5 Disney World Tips

How to save money and see the best attractions at Disney World<p>Resistance is futile. If you haven't taken the kids to Disney World yet, sooner or …

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Updates: Downtown Disney Transformations

There is so much happening in Downtown Disney as it moves forward in the transition towards becoming Disney Springs, the landscape seems to be …

Best new Walt Disney World attractions other than Star Wars

This week, after years of waiting, "Star Wars" fans finally got what they wanted to hear: Star Wars Land is coming to Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.<p>But it won’t be the only new feature at the Orlando, Fla., entertainment complex. Each of Disney World’s four Florida theme parks will be …

The Future Shanghai Disney Could Very Well be the Best Disney Park in the World

Details are limited, but from the looks of it, the resort is going to be a game-changer.<p>At long last, Disney has officially revealed a glimpse into …

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15 Rare And Wonderful Treasures From Disneyland

The Walt Disney Archives pulled out some incredible artifacts in celebration of the park's 60th anniversary.

How To Choose The Perfect Flooring For Your Home

As far as interior design is concerned, flooring is the unsung hero. While you often hear people remark on how much they love the paint or furniture, …

Disneyland vs. Disney World: Finding the cheaper Disney

Disney is on every little kid’s bucket list — and on lots of big kids’, too. But a trip to one of the parks for a family can be an expensive endeavor.<p>With Disneyland’s 60th anniversary being celebrated this year, and with the recent announcement that The Walt Disney co. will be investing $1 billion …

Disney Hacks #1: Tips and Tricks for your Walt Disney World Vacation

Hey everyone! This will be the first in what I expect to be a series of articles providing little tips and tricks to make your Disney trips go more …