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Technology elevates new theme park experiences

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For more than a moment, you feel the way “Avatar” hero Jake Sully felt plunging down the side of a floating mountain and coming just close enough to a giant wave to feel the mist on your face – all while on the back of a flying banshee that then swoons and soars high above the land of Pandora. Flight of Passage, the new signature ride of Disney World’s $500 million Pandora-World of Avatar experience, has been designed to make…

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Where’s the line? Theme parks aiming to eliminate them

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At Universal Orlando Resort’s new “Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon” ride, waiting in line has been replaced by lounging on couches and listening to a racy barbershop quartet sing until it’s time to enter the ride. Universal is leading the theme-park charge into “virtual lines” that give visitors options for exploring a park or watching live entertainment instead of the tedium of looking at someone’s back as you inch forward step by step to the thrill ride. “It’s…

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Stephen Colbert reaches a ratings milestone at start of Donald Trump era

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He may cringe at the thought, but is Stephen Colbert the late-night man for the Trump administration? Colbert’s “Late Show” won the late-night ratings competition last week over NBC’s Jimmy Fallon for the first time since Colbert replaced David Letterman in September 2015, the Nielsen company said. The margin was so small — 2.77 million average for CBS, 2.76 million for NBC — that CBS didn’t want to jinx its good fortune by making an executive available to talk about…

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Will Hollywood be in the mood to party at Golden Globes?

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Is Hollywood in the mood to party? On Sunday, the movie industry will gather for the Golden Globes, which are regularly one of the most freewheeling and frothiest award shows of the year. Champagne will flow. Punchlines will fly. But the tone of this year’s ceremony may be different, and not just because it will be the first time in nearly a decade that someone other than Ricky Gervais or the Tina Fey–Amy Poehler duo is hosting. Jimmy Fallon will…

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Marco Rubio reveals his backup plan on The Tonight Show

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Marco Rubio has a backup plan if his presidential hopes don’t pan out, and it doesn’t include life in government. The Florida Republican told late night host Jimmy Fallon he wasn’t considering the vice president spot if he fails to win the Republican nomination. Instead, he has his sights set on another powerful post — the NFL commissioner. “I want to be like commissioner of the NFL, which is more powerful than the president sometime,” he told Fallon during an…

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Marco Rubio to appear on “The Tonight Show” this Thursday

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Set your DVR, Marco Rubio is going to be on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” this week. The Florida senator’s campaign announced Monday that Rubio is set to appear on the late-night talk show Thursday. JUST ANNOUNCED: @MarcoRubio will be on @FallonTonight with @jimmyfallon this Thursday! https://t.co/K7a8368vk4 — Alex Conant (@AlexConant) Jan. 18, 2016 The appearance marks his first time on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, reported Deadline. Several other presidential hopefuls have already appeared on the show. GOP…

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Chris Christie tells Jimmy Fallon he might ‘go nuclear’ in next debate

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Chris Christie says he’s thinking of taking a more aggressive approach during the next Republican presidential primary debate. During an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Monday night, the New Jersey governor and presidential candidate told Fallon that he’s considering going “nuclear” if he’s relegated to the sidelines during the next GOP face-off, which will be moderated by CNN later this month. “Stay tuned on Sept. 16th,” Christie told Fallon, “We may be changing tactics. You know, if…

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