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Jurassic Park’s Laura Dern Is Clueless About The Shirtless Goldblum Memes

It’s pretty fascinating how the internet obsesses over certain movies and scenes, giving films second lives by repurposing them for all manner of content, from memes to gifs to videos. Sometimes this occurs with cult classics like Office Space and sometimes it happens to beloved blockbusters like Jurassic Park. In addition to still having major pop culture relevance, Steven Spielberg’s ...

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Disney Theme Parks Are Snuffing Out Their Smoking Areas

A lot of things are changing as both U.S. Disney Parks get ready to open the highly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Before that happens, Disney Parks have instituted a handful of new rules. The most important of which is that as of May 1, smoking areas are being removed Disneyland Resort, the four theme parks of Walt Disney World, ...

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Jurassic Park’s Jeff Goldblum Had The Best Response To Real Life Scientists Trying To Create Dinosaurs

When Jurassic Park was first written and then transformed into a blockbuster movie, the idea of recreating dinosaurs was pure science fiction. However, so often the only thing keeping science fiction from becoming reality is time, and now it appears that researchers think that bringing dinosaurs back from extinction is only a matter of time. If this strikes you as ...

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How The Rumored New Universal Studios Park Will Differ From Its Other Parks

New details are emerging about the rumored new third gate theme park at Universal Orlando Resort and it’s looking to be quite different from other Universal parks. Some leaked documents have revealed more about the upcoming park including its name, Fantastic Worlds, and its physical layout, which will apparently look more like a Disney park than anything Universal has designed ...

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National parks have so far lost an estimated $14 million in entrance fees during government shutdown – ThinkProgress

The National Park Service is losing an estimated $400,000 per day in entrance fees as the partial government shutdown drags on into its 35th day, according to figures compiled by the National Parks Conservation Association. That means, so far, the Parks Service has lost an estimated $14 million in entrance fees alone. While approximately one-third of the country’s national park ...

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Small businesses near national parks say shutdown has left them struggling to survive – ThinkProgress

Federal employees aren’t the only ones nervous about making ends meet during the government shutdown. Hotel and restaurant owners near Joshua Tree National Park say the shutdown has left them without their usual flow of customers and that employees are concerned about paying their bills and making rent. Morgan Night, the owner of Hicksville Trailer Palace in Joshua Tree, California, ...

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Private citizens volunteer to clean up national parks as shutdown drags on – ThinkProgress

Local groups and concerned organizations are stepping up to help maintain national parks amid the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, one that has seen some of the country’s most beloved natural treasures imperiled by vandalism and neglect. As a shutdown over funding for President Donald Trump’s sought-after wall on the southwestern border drags into its fourth week, religious groups, ...

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