Epcot 2009 Food & Wine Festival Visit

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I visited Epcot on a day near the end of the Food & Wine Festival. As I walked to Epcot, I spotted the Breathless II out for a cruise. It was the weekend, so World Showcase was crowded with local Florida visitors. I checked out many of the added Festival kiosks that showcased regional food … Continue reading "Epcot 2009 Food & Wine Festival Visit"
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Sum of all Thrills

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On October 14, 2009, a new attraction opened in Innoventions East at Epcot (near Electric Umbrella). “Sum of all Thrills,” presented by Raytheon, promises to be a real crowd pleaser and I predict long lines as more people discover this innovative ride. “Sum of all Thrills” allows guests to custom-design their own roller coaster, bobsled, … Continue reading "Sum of all Thrills"
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New Exhibit at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot Showcases Math in Action as Students Design and Experience Their Own Ride Using Math Fundamentals

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 14, 2009 – Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today unveiled the Sum of all Thrillsâ„¢ at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort. This new ride is a unique experience that lets park guests custom-design their own thrill ride using mathematical tools, an innovative touch-screen table and a robotic … Continue reading "New Exhibit at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot Showcases Math in Action as Students Design and Experience Their Own Ride Using Math Fundamentals"
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Paging Mr. Tom Morrow

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My contribution for our Tomorrowland themed Pic of the Week is of Innoventions in Disneyland. This building once housed Carousel of Progress which is now performing at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. Canon EOS A2, Canon 28-90mm USM, Fujifilm Pro 400
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Gadget Guy

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Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR lens, 1/40s shutter, f3.8 My Pic of the Week is the Kidcot Station in Innoventions West, where kids get to learn about gadgets, satellites and robotics with Josh. He was feeling a little camera shy around me but he totally came out of his shell later on … Continue reading "Gadget Guy"
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Stuck on You

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Over at Innoventions West located in EPCOT you’ll find a game show of sorts called, What’s Your Problem? The answer is Velcro and how it’ll help improve your life. Seen here we have the classic case of packing for a family vacation. Draped in a poncho-style piece of velcro, Greg’s (I name people I don’t … Continue reading "Stuck on You"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Innoventions

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When I first visited Epcot back in 1983 (then known as EPCOT Center), I was thrilled with the Communicores as they had many displays featuring the most modern products and technologies of the day. Most seem silly now 26 years later but part of the charm that is Walt Disney World of the past. The … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Innoventions"
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The Great Piggy Bank Adventure Exhibit to Open this Spring at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot

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T. Rowe Price to Collaborate with Walt Disney World Co. to Promote Financial Empowerment and Education for Families BALTIMORE, March 16 — T. Rowe Price, the global investment management organization, today announced that it has signed a sponsorship agreement to create an innovative financial education and entertainment experience at Epcot. Designed in collaboration with Walt … Continue reading "The Great Piggy Bank Adventure Exhibit to Open this Spring at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot"
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Raytheon to launch “The Sum of All Thrills” at Epcot in 2009

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WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 9, 2009 – Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) plans to unveil an interactive, math-based experience called “The Sum of All Thrills” at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The exhibit, set to open fall 2009, will engage children through a fun and educational experience that … Continue reading "Raytheon to launch “The Sum of All Thrills” at Epcot in 2009"
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DizneyMike’s World: Innoventions

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So, how many of you who have been to Epcot before have taken the time to stop into either Innoventions East or West? Well, if you haven’t you’re missing some pretty neat stuff. Mind you, Innoventions is meant to educate both adults and children, but in a very entertaining way. In my opinion it’s definitely … Continue reading "DizneyMike’s World: Innoventions"
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