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Is That a Roller Coaster in Your Backyard?

The DIY Backyard Rollercoaster: Backyard Genius Awards.....mabey if i lived on a farm with enough room!!!

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With this roller coaster infographic, we take a closer look at the history of the roller coaster as well as current roller coaster records including:

With this roller coaster infographic, we take a closer look at the history of the roller coaster as well as current roller coaster records including:

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Behemoth at Canada's Wonderland, Ontario, Canada, is a highly regarded mega coaster designed by Swiss manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard; it was the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Canada until 2012 when Leviathan, a roller coaster built at the opposite side of Canada's Wonderland, claimed these titles - Photo by Joe Schwartz, Theme Park Review

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from the Guardian

Ghost trains and forgotten Ferris wheels: abandoned theme parks

The Screw Coaster - a disused and dilapidating roller coaster at the closed down Nara Dreamland Themepark in Japan

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Maverick - Cedar Point, one of Intamin's wilder new launched coasters with a beyond-vertical drop and some wild overbanked turns that nearly turn you upside-down.

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Universal's Islands of Adventures theme park has incredible thrill rides to offer, like the Hulk coaster. Check out http://sightsofthecity.com/orlando for travel tips on Orlando.

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