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A Backyard Roller Coaster

23 July 2014 22:26:20 WN.com - World News

The Minotaur is a one-of-a-kind, homemade backyard roller coaster built by David Chesney, now age 19. Standing 12 feet tall and 65 feet long, the Minotaur is a wooden, reverse lift hill, shuttle coaster. Credit: CoasterPOVS advertisement | advertise on newsday Please log in to comment. Civility matters; to read our commenting guidelines....

Vice All News Time23 July 2014 22:26:20


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David Chesney, Canadian teen, builds DIY roller coaster in backyard

23 July 2014 22:26:20 WN.com - World News

Related media Travel deals David Chesney’s backyard project is taking him to new heights. Literally, about 12 feet. The 19-year-old from Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, recently finished the 92-foot-long, do-it-yourself roller coaster that he calls The Minotaur in his own backyard north of Toronto. “I’ve always been interested in riding roller coasters and knowing how they worked,” he said in a phone interview. Chesney, who said he had never worked with power tools before, built the structure...

Vice All News Time23 July 2014 22:26:20


Smoker’s widow gets $23bn in damages Orlando, July 20 (Reuters): A Florida jury has awarded ...

21 July 2014 02:28:13 WN.com - World News

Orlando, July 20 (Reuters): A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker, who died of lung cancer 18 years ago, record punitive damages of more than $23 billion in her lawsuit against the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, the second-biggest cigarette maker in the US. The judgment, returned on Friday night, was the largest in Florida history in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by a single plaintiff, according to a spokesperson for the...

Vice All News Time21 July 2014 02:28:13


Six Flags roller coaster accident: How frequent are amusement park injuries?

08 July 2014 18:01:55 WN.com - World News

Thrill-seekers at a southern California Six Flags amusement park got more than they bargained for Monday when a pine tree fell on the track of a roller coaster, injuring four people and leaving nearly two dozen others hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for several hours. “We were going across one turn and all of a sudden a loud noise happened,” Jeremy Ead, one of the injured riders, told CBS Los Angeles. The front car of the Ninja coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, Calif., became dislodged after colliding with a branch lying atop the...

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 18:01:55


Channel24.co.za | Riders stranded for hours on roller coaster

08 July 2014 17:39:50 News24 Top Stories

A roller coaster hit a tree branch at a Six Flags amusement park, dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured and keeping summer fun-seekers hanging in the air.

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 17:39:50


Riders Stuck For Hours After Tree Hits Roller Coaster

08 July 2014 16:00:56 WN.com - World News

A fallen tree branch obstructed and derailed a roller coaster...

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 16:00:56


Six Flags accident on the Ninja roller coaster leaves four injured after tree hits ride

08 July 2014 14:13:10 Latest News - UPI.com

Evan Bleier VALENCIA, Calif., July 8 (UPI) -- Four out of 22 passengers were injured when the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain was struck by a tree and one car dangled in the air.

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 14:13:10


VIDEO: Roller coaster derails in California

08 July 2014 12:30:54 WN.com - World News

Rescue workers have freed passengers from a...

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Ninja Roller Coaster Derails In Six Flags Park

08 July 2014 11:59:57 WN.com - World News

8 July 2014, 10:23 Ninja Roller Coaster Derails In Six Flags Park Tweet A tree branch caused a roller coaster at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park to derail, keeping two...

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 11:59:57


4 hurt in Los Angeles-area roller coaster accident

08 July 2014 11:29:13 WN.com - World News

A roller coaster derailed at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park, slightly injuring four people and leaving about two dozen stranded about 20 feet (six meters) in the air, authorities said....

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 11:29:13


Roller coaster derails in California

08 July 2014 11:29:13 WN.com - World News

8 July 2014 Last updated at 10:11 BST Rescue workers have freed passengers from a derailed roller coaster in Valencia, California. Two people were sent to hospital with minor injuries after a tree branch caused problems with the ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park. Passengers waited up to three...

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 11:29:13


4 hurt in LA-area roller coaster accident

08 July 2014 10:40:52 News24 World

A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park, dislodging the front car and leaving four people slightly injured and about two dozen others stranded, authorities say.

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 10:40:52


Two dozen rescued after being stranded on California roller coaster

08 July 2014 09:06:22 WN.com - World News

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two dozen people, four of them slightly injured, were left stranded high off the ground after a roller coaster ride struck a tree branch at a Six Flags amusement park in southern California on Monday evening, fire officials said. The Ninja roller coaster, which races at highway...

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4 injured, dozens left hanging after Six Flags roller coaster derails

08 July 2014 09:06:21 WN.com - World News

A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park Monday, dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured and keeping nearly two dozen summer fun-seekers hanging 9 metres in the air for hours as day turned to night....

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 09:06:21


Jack Enrile on dads life Its a ‘roller coaster’

05 July 2014 02:06:34 Philippines News latest RSS headlines - Philippine Times.com

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile's surrender in Camp Crame on Friday is just another chapter in the "roller coaster" life of one of the country's most powerful people, his son, former ...

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Jack Enrile on dad&s life: It&s a ‘roller coaster’

04 July 2014 18:42:57 GMA News Online / News

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile&s surrender in Camp Crame on Friday is just another chapter in the "roller coaster" life of one of the country&s most powerful people, his son, former Cagayan Representative Jack Enrile said.

Vice All News Time04 July 2014 18:42:57


It's going to be a roller coaster ride

01 July 2014 15:58:05 China Daily

International and domestic companies are rushing to invest in China's amusement parks, but analysts have warned of fierce competition and low profits.

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It's going to be a roller coaster ride

30 June 2014 03:25:02 rss_all

International and domestic companies are rushing to invest in China's amusement parks, but analysts have warned of fierce competition and low profits.

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It's going to be a roller coaster ride

29 June 2014 23:11:58 China Daily

International and domestic companies are rushing to invest in China's amusement parks, but analysts have warned of fierce competition and low profits.

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'Goliath,' billed as world's fastest wooden roller coaster, opens in Illinois

19 June 2014 22:48:48 WN.com - World News

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - A ride nicknamed "Goliath" and billed as the world's fastest wooden roller coaster went into operation on Thursday at Six Flags Great America amusement park in Illinois,...

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Goliath: 'World’s tallest, steepest, fastest' coaster opens

19 June 2014 07:40:55 WN.com - World News

Six Flags Great America is opening its newest roller coaster, Goliath, to the...

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New York Today: A Test Drive, on a Roller Coaster

13 June 2014 12:32:37 WN.com - World News

Better weather is on the way, but not today. A new...

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California dad builds single-rider roller coaster in his family's backyard

07 May 2014 16:23:01 Latest News - UPI.com

Evan Bleier ORINDA, Calif., May 7 (UPI) -- It took Orinda dad Will Pemble about six weeks to build a roller coaster in his backyard to teach his son about math and science.

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U.S. stocks mostly higher on roller-coaster day

29 April 2014 13:46:11 WN.com - World News

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP)—It was a choppy ride for the stock market on Monday that ended with major U.S. indexes closing mostly higher. Traders were pulled in multiple directions. Stocks opened higher, fell in the afternoon, and then rose again in the last hour of trading. Bank stocks fell after Bank of America said a financial error would force it to cancel its stock buyback plan and dividend increase, while health-care stocks rose...

Vice All News Time29 April 2014 13:46:11


Four Injured in Roller Coaster Accident

29 April 2014 10:56:08 The Cambodia Daily

Two teenagers and a couple in their twenties were injured in a roller coaster accident at Chamkar Pring Amusement park in Sen Sok district, police said yesterday.

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Roller coaster builder blames Six Flags for death

07 March 2014 01:26:36 WN.com - World News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The German manufacturer of a roller coaster from which a woman fell to her death is blaming Six Flags for the accident. Gerstlauer Amusement Rides...

Vice All News Time07 March 2014 01:26:36


Six Flags joins lawsuit against coaster maker

18 February 2014 07:16:25 WN.com - World News

Six Flags Over Texas is joining a lawsuit filed by the family of a Dallas woman who fell from a roller coaster at the North...

Vice All News Time18 February 2014 07:16:25


Busch Gardens roller coaster stalls mid-ride

13 February 2014 14:47:16 Latest News - UPI.com

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Florida firefighters were called to Busch Gardens to remove 16 passengers stuck on a roller coaster that stopped in the middle of its track, officials said.

Vice All News Time13 February 2014 14:47:16


Riders stranded on Tampa roller-coaster

13 February 2014 11:06:10 WN.com - World News

Tampa, Florida - Sixteen people have been safely evacuated from the Cheetah Hunt roller-coaster at Busch Gardens...

Vice All News Time13 February 2014 11:06:10


Roller-coaster year for cricket

27 December 2013 23:11:20 The Herald

Eddie Chikamhi Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket will remember the year 2013 mostly for their historic Test win over Pakistan and the few sparks of promise against Bangladesh when they count on the positives.The 24-run victory in the second Test against the Asian giants at Harare Sports Club was probably the major highlight of a season...

Vice All News Time27 December 2013 23:11:20