Water parks are a time-honored American tradition, and a great way to beat the summer heat while stewing in strangers’ bodily fluids. Really, there’s no shortage of things to do at a water park: You can lounge in the lazy river, splash around on a slide, and even contract Hep A! The possibilities are endless.
This 200-person capacity beachside waterpark might just make me travel to Dubai. Coming in at 252 feet long and 115 feet wide, this floating obstacle course looks like a grand ol’ time. The park even spells out Dubai!
A fatal accident three months ago has left a water park in Kansas City with no choice but to dismantle its star attraction. The 17-story tall Verrückt water slide has been inactive since the accident in August. “Verrückt will be decommissioned — closed permanently and the slide removed from the tower,” a statement to…
When all you’ve got is a magazine or some over-played smartphone games at your disposal, waiting out airport delays is a nightmare. But not if your carry-on luggage opened to reveal an epic water park inside, instead of clothing.
Drive 45 minutes outside of Berlin, and you'll find a hulking airship hangar once known as the Aerium—the largest free-standing building in the world. Today, the place is known as Tropical Islands Resort, a family fun hotspot that Casey Neistat and his son recently had the pleasure of visiting. Obviously, they brought…
The world's tallest waterslide, located in Schiltterbahn's Kansas City waterpark, opened to the public this Thursday. I had the honor/horror of being part of that public. This is my story.
Behold the POV footage from Kansas City's insane 17-story water slide.
Kansas City's 17-story water slide (the tallest in the world) opened up its pipes for a few human test runs, then immediately closed as the riders were LAUNCHED INTO THE AIR. Updated with new information.
No theme park has generated more urban legends—and more confusion about the line between myth and actual, horrible reality—than Action Park, the late, lamented (and since semi-resurrected) water park in northern New Jersey. And no ride has been the subject of more rumors than the Cannonball Loop.
Waterparks are a much-beloved pastime for those who endured those sticky summer days. With the dreaded heat and humidity just around the corner, reading the blog post at Vice's Motherboard on abandoned water-parks is the perfect way to prepare yourself. The post by Michael Byrne chronicles the sad stories of water…
On the left: a $110 million airship hangar, the world's largest freestanding building, located 40 miles south of Berlin. On the right: that same building seen today: home to Tropical Islands Resort, a massive water park and indoor rainforest. Huh?