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CHERTSEY, ENGLAND - APRIL 17: People ride the new Stealth rollercoaster at Thorpe Park on April 17, 2006 in Chertsey, England. Thousands of people flocked to see the new Rollercoaster 'Stealth' as the latest addition to Thorpe Park.Stealth is hailed to be the fastest and tallest launch rollercoaster in Europe, travelling to dizzying heights of 205ft on the ride that accelerates from 0-80mph in 2.3 seconds.  (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

WATCH: Crazy 520 Foot “Skyscraper” Roller Coaster Ride

This is the rendering of the soon to be tallest roller coaster in the world.  The “Skyscraper” will open in Orlando Florida in 2017 according to the company US Thrill Rides. At 520 feet tall […]

06/02/2015

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Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.

10/27/2014

The world's tallest at a height of 456 feet, and America’s fastest roller coaster, Kingda Ka launches at 128 miles per hour. Riders fall at a 90-degree right angle after reaching the peak. Named after the Bengal tiger that lives next to the ride, Kingda Ka is less than a minute long, but it promises to be one of the scariest of your life! (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Six Flags Denies Liability In Death Of Rider On Roller Coaster

Court documents indicate Six Flags denies any liability in the death of a rider on one of its roller coasters in part because it was not the manufacturer or designer.

10/16/2013

The world's tallest at a height of 456 feet, and America’s fastest roller coaster, Kingda Ka launches at 128 miles per hour. Riders fall at a 90-degree right angle after reaching the peak. Named after the Bengal tiger that lives next to the ride, Kingda Ka is less than a minute long, but it promises to be one of the scariest of your life! (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Six Flags Reopens Fiesta Texas Roller Coaster

The roller coaster at a Six Flags park in San Antonio has reopened one month after a woman died in an accident on a roller coaster at a North Texas Six Flags park.

08/16/2013

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Company To Inspect Roller Coaster After Woman Falls To Her Death

A German roller coaster maker is sending officials to a North Texas amusement park to inspect a ride after a woman fell to her death.

07/22/2013

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Woman Dies After Falling Off Six Flags Over Texas Ride

According to officials, a woman fell to her death from a roller coaster ride Six Flags Over Texas Friday evening.

07/20/2013