A Bug's Life got some parts of ants' foraging process right, but the process is much more impressive than just following the leader.
One of earth's biggest creatures is being saved by insects. Research supported by the Disney Conservation Fund is making this possible.
According to John Lasseter (former chief creative officer at Pixar), the design of Buzz's suit was inspired by the suits worn on the Apollo missions. How does Buzz Lightyear's spacesuit compare to what astronauts really wear? Let's find out.
What caused Sleeping Beauty's coma or death-like slumber? I have a few hypotheses.
Two of the most jaw-dropping Disney attractions - the Tower of Terror and Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout! - employ some plussed up elevators for an exciting and sometimes nauseating ride experience. Dropping 13 stories at a speed faster than freefall requires some pretty interesting science!
How do Disney's smell machines (aka smellitizers) work? With science of course!
How does the Incredicoaster launch you from 0 to 55 miles per hour in under 5 seconds? With a little something called linear induction.
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!
Disney has definitely capitalized on the human tendency to want to collect things. But why do we collect?