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Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ theme park is taking shape

Universal Studios Japan recently released the first trailer for its in-construction Super Nintendo World attraction, and now Disney has gone one better by building an actual physical model showing off its upcoming Star Wars Land (unofficial title). Due to open in 2019 at both Disneyland in California and Disney World in Florida, the new area “will transport guests to a never-before-seen planet” — which just happens to look like every weathered, forgettable world characters from the films briefly touch down on to get a ship part or intel or what have you.

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Disney Develops a Method for Wirelessly Powering an Entire Room

Free-roaming wireless power has been a dream of engineers since the days of Tesla and Edison waging their war of innovation but a number of technical hurdles have prevented it from becoming a reality. The folks at Disney Research have revealed that they’ve successfully built a method to provide full coverage of an average room and power all the devices one might need.

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2-Year Old Boy Feared Dead After Being Dragged Into Lake By Alligator Near Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa In Orlando

The search continued Wednesday morning for a 2-year-old boy who was dragged into the water by an alligator near Disney’s upscale Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, authorities said.

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‘Zootopia’ Dethrones ‘Deadpool,’ Destroys a ‘Frozen’ Box Office Record

Perhaps Disney has cracked some sort of code by appealing to both families with kids and that subset of adults who are way into dressing up like animals, but the PG-rated Zootopia—which has alternately been referred to as bait for “furries” and a disguised examination of racial profiling—is destroying at the box office this weekend.

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