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The secret to Disneyland's anniversary spectaculars? Tinker Bell pixie dust and one-of-a-kind tech

On Road Trip 2015, CNET peeks behind the curtain of the nighttime parade and fireworks show at "the happiest place on Earth" -- and finds innovation 60 years in the making.

By August 7, 2015

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Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th Anniversary

For its Diamond Celebration, Disneyland revamped some of its classic rides and its biggest shows. CNET's Brian Tong got to go backstage to see how the park is using tech to make the Happiest Place on Earth more modern and magical.

By August 7, 2015

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Force is strong today: Disneyland to get huge 'Star Wars' expansion, details of films emerge

The Disney fan expo D23 yields big news for the Jedi-addicted: Disneyland and Disney World are both getting 14-acre "lands" based on the "Star Wars" film franchise. Also: Details of upcoming flicks are revealed.

By August 15, 2015

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At Disneyland, thank cutting-edge tech for nighttime magic (pictures)

Road Trip 2015 takes CNET to Disneyland, where tech takes over the show after the sun sets.

22 Images By August 7, 2015

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A tour of Autostadt, Volkswagen's 'Disneyland for cars'

Volkswagen's engineers wanted to elevate the car buying experience to something of an art form, to make picking up your car a truly memorable event. The result? Autostadt, an automotive theme park like no other.

27 Images By October 29, 2014

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Untethered robot characters at Disney parks couldn't possibly go wrong (Tomorrow Daily 189)

Disney Research may someday replace actors inside fuzzy costumes with fully robotic animatronic characters that will roam freely throughout its theme parks. We hope you know how to use a popcorn bucket or a mylar balloon as a defensive weapon.

By June 4, 2015

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Free-roaming robot characters at Disneyland, powered by nightmare fuel (Tomorrow Daily 189)

Khail and Ashley aren't convinced that untethered robot characters roaming Disney theme parks is such a good idea. Plus, they explain how scientists grew a semi-working rat limb and discuss a shoe factory converted into a huge playground. #TDCharacter

By June 4, 2015

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Look who's Tarkin: 'Star Wars' prequel 'Rogue One' could re-create Peter Cushing in CGI

Cushing, who played villainous military officer Grand Moff Tarkin in the first "Star Wars" movie, died in 1994. Is this a fitting tribute to a beloved actor, or special effects gone mad?

By August 24, 2015

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We can't wait to fly the Millennium Falcon at Disneyland (Tomorrow Daily 226)

Disney announced major Star Wars-themed park expansions at its D23 convention this past weekend. We don't know about you, but we can't wait to drink blue milk at the Mos Eisley cantina and pilot Han Solo's ship. Do Wookiees under the age of 10 get in free?

By August 17, 2015

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This amazing 'Star Wars' mural is a beauty of the First Order

A new mural in Mexico City shows the powerful First Order in celebration of the upcoming movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

By August 17, 2015