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If Pixar Characters went to Grad School (Males, Part 1)

I thought it was about time I featured some male characters on my Disney, PhD series. Can you think of any other specialties that would be more interesting for these animated men? Woody - Leadership or Organizational Management. Throughout the Toy Story films, Woody, as the main protagonist and leader of the motley crew of toys, has had… Continue reading If Pixar Characters went to Grad School (Males, Part 1)

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Pixar Women, PhD Part 2

EVE - Ecology. EVE's sole mission was to collect data about life on Earth. She'll likely need to work on her data analysis skills but armed with a PhD, she will be invaluable to the re-colonization of the planet. Specializing in urban ecology or sustainability, she will have a lot to contribute to establishing a… Continue reading Pixar Women, PhD Part 2

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Pixar Women, PhD Part 1

Bo Peep - Animal Sciences. Bo Peep has conspicuously been missing in the last two Toy Story movies and I think the possibility of her disappearing to go earn her PhD in Animal Sciences is somewhat likely (although I don't know how she would be able to manage without her support system of the rest… Continue reading Pixar Women, PhD Part 1

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How to Plan FastPass+ as a Disneyland Veteran

As I was writing my list of tips for How to Visit Walt Disney World (WDW) as a Disneyland Veteran, I realized that the FastPass+ system can be extremely overwhelming. So I decided to write a more in-depth post on the system and include my opinions for the best choices for FastPass+ at each park.… Continue reading How to Plan FastPass+ as a Disneyland Veteran

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How to Visit Hollywood Studios as a Disneyland Veteran

Personally, Hollywood Studios is my least favorite park and part of that has to do with how many attractions it shares with the Disneyland Resort. But if you're a huge fan of Star Wars, then this is the WDW park that you'll probably enjoy most. In addition to my recommendations below, there are lots of… Continue reading How to Visit Hollywood Studios as a Disneyland Veteran

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How to Visit Animal Kingdom as a Disneyland Veteran

Many people under-value Animal Kingdom as a glorified zoo but I strongly disagree. This is the park that I spend the most time in besides Magic Kingdom because of the amazing food, plethora of entertainment and unbelievable Imagineering that makes every nook and cranny photogenic. To Do Attractions Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden… Continue reading How to Visit Animal Kingdom as a Disneyland Veteran

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How to Visit Epcot as a Disneyland Veteran

Epcot is a very unique theme park among the US Disney parks. Walt Disney initially intended EPCOT to be the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, showcasing futuristic living and technology. Now, it is one of the most educational parks with the main attractions (*cough cough* the alcoholic beverages) better-suited for adults. It is composed of… Continue reading How to Visit Epcot as a Disneyland Veteran

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How to Visit Magic Kingdom as a Disneyland Veteran

I've become the go-to person for all of my California friends (most of whom have had at least one visit to Disneyland) planning visits to Walt Disney World so I thought I would compile a list of my tips for how to make the most of a vacation as a Disneyland veteran. We'll start with… Continue reading How to Visit Magic Kingdom as a Disneyland Veteran

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Disney Women in STEM

For The United Nations' International Day of Women and Girls in Science (#IDWGS), I wanted to draw attention to the representation of the phenomenal females of Disney. Unfortunately, there aren't very many easily recognizable female characters in STEM in Disney media. Of the approximately 200 characters classified as scientists on Disney Wiki, only about 20… Continue reading Disney Women in STEM

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Top 5 Educational Experiences at Epcot

Although Walt Disney's original vision for Epcot is far from realized, the spirit of showcasing technological innovations and providing memorable and educational experiences for guests lives on! Living with the Land - This ride is very long but really interesting. I never thought I would care about agriculture but finding out that Disney produces as… Continue reading Top 5 Educational Experiences at Epcot