On eBay, sellers are hawking water from Disney’s shuttered Splash Mountain ride

On eBay, sellers are hawking water from Disney’s shuttered Splash Mountain ride

Walt Disney World DIS, +2.14% shuttered its popular but controversial Splash Mountain boat ride over the weekend, ending the attraction’s three-decade run. But some entrepreneurs are pitching a way to keep the water flowing, so to speak.  Namely, they are selling water they say is sourced from the ride.  There are dozens of listings on…

Scary moment a slingshot ride snapped, leaving passengers dangling in the air in London amusement park (video)

Scary moment a slingshot ride snapped, leaving passengers dangling in the air in London amusement park (video)

A slingshot ride at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park snapped, leaving two riders trapped.   The shocking incident happened on Wednesday night, Dec. 14.   The seating pod on the fairground ride at the popular London Christmas attraction crashed into the support beam and one of the elastic cords snapped, leaving two people dangling in the air.   Another video shows staff…

New omicron subvariants accounted for more cases in New York region in latest week than BA.5, CDC data shows

New omicron subvariants accounted for more cases in New York region in latest week than BA.5, CDC data shows

The omicron sublineages named BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 continued to spread in the U.S. in the week through Oct. 29, accounting for 27.1% of new cases nationwide, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. The two accounted for 42.5% of all cases in the New York region, which includes New Jersey, Puerto Rico and…