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Derek Costello: Hard-Working Master of Wax

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

You may not know Derek Costello, but if you’ve been to Niagara Falls you probably know his work. His prehistoric beasts are at Dinosaur Park Mini Golf. His wax celebrities are at Movieland. His historical figures are at the Niagara Wax Museum of History.

EdgeWalk: High Thrills Or Low Blows?

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Canada’s newest attraction, the EdgeWalk, tethers visitors to cables and lets them teeter over the edge atop the CN Tower, a quarter-mile high above Toronto.

Furniture Fuels Roadside Funtasms

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

We’ve long been impressed with Jordan’s Furniture stores in Massachusetts, which offer mad mixes of water shows and Mardi Gras and thrill rides in places that sell, basically, furniture.

Who Lost That War Of 1812 Anyway?

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

The U.S.A. did. As a result of the United States’ extreme lack of winning, Britain got to keep Canada. And now a big sculpture has been unveiled in Canada to remind everyone of that fact.

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