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First ‘vertical theme park’ brings Hunger Games and Twilight rides to life with Lionsgate Entertainment World

Lionsgate Entertainment World will offer several adventures including a virtual reality motorcycle ride based on Twilight, a maximum-security prison breakout like in Escape Plan and a replica of The Capitol lobby from The Hunger Games, complete with shops where guests can fashion themselves in the film’s distinctive couture.

More than 25 rides and virtual reality experiences will pack a sleek, futuristic-looking bean-shaped building that stands 10 storeys high.

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8 Water Parks That Are Actually Fun for Adults

Local craft beers, adults-only parties, even “top optional” pools: Water parks aren’t just for kids.

The year was 1969. The Boeing 747 jumbo jet made its debut, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, and over in Tempe, Arizona a man named Phil Dexter unleashed another marvel of modern science: the US’s first wave pool.

It’s been 50 years since Dexter’s invention changed the amusement park landscape and gave legions of kids in landlocked cities the opportunity to ride bonafide waves. If it feels like nearly as long since you’ve set foot in a water park, now’s the time to remedy that. Can you even remember the smell of the chlorine, the feel of the plastic admission wristband, the glorious sound of the wave-pool buzzer sending hundreds of swimmers into a celebratory frenzy?

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The best new theme park rides opening in the UK this year including Thorpe Park, Alton Towers and Legoland

A number of new attractions and rides are opening across the UK this year. Thorpe Park, Alton Towers and Legoland are some of the theme parks to have …

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Top 10 Reasons to Travel from Dublin to Planet Batuu and Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge in 2019

For Dublin Star Wars fans the trip to Planet Batuu will get a lot quicker later this year – just 371 miles to Disneyland or 2864 miles to Disney’s …

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