All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ferris wheel’

Ferris Wheel Accident: What Really Happened?

Every year millions of people around the world flock to amusement parks, carnivals and festivals to ride the various thrill rides and to have a good time in general. While amusement park ride accidents are rare, they are also tragic. Two people were injured in a Ferris wheel accident on Thursday night at the Chelsea Community Fair in Michigan. Police …

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New Vegas Ferris Wheel Is The World’s Tallest

The opening ceremony for the world’s tallest Ferris wheel took place on Monday and marked the completion of the 550-foot High Roller — built by Caesars Entertainment Corp. Riders were able to ride on the Ferris wheel and check out some of the amazing views of the Vegas strip. According to several riders, the Vegas Ferris wheel is not only …

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Gargantuan Ferris Wheel Nearly Complete

The High Roller, Vegas’s newest larger than life attraction, will become the world’s largest ferris wheel once construction is completed early next year. The High Roller will be 550 feet tall (or 55 stories), making it 100 feet taller than the world’s most famous ferris wheel, the London Eye, and 9 feet taller than the Singapore Eye, the current world …

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SkyView Atlanta Ferris Wheel Opens for Business

Atlanta’s newest attraction, a 200-foot tall Ferris wheel in the downtown area’s Centennial Park, is now officially open for business. The SkyView Atlanta Ferris wheel stands nearly 20 stories tall and features 42 separate gondolas that can each hold 6 people. The gondolas are climate controlled, so it’s set to be an attraction for all types of weather. (image) SkyView …

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George Ferris Gets A Google Doodle For Valentine’s Day

Google has begun showing a doodle on its home page in parts of the world where it’s already February 14th. The doodle honors George Ferris, an American engineer famous for creating the original Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition. February 14th is, of course, Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated in many countries around the world. And what …

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Objet Makes A Revolving Ferris Wheel With A 3D Printer

Objet is a personal favorite when it comes to 3D printers because the company just makes things. Sure, it’s a glorified advertisement for its Connex printers, but very few other 3D printing companies just make things for the heck of it. This week, Objet brings us another impressive model out of its Connex line of 3D printers. The folks at …

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