Tron Light Cycle rollercoaster video looks like a scene from the movie

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Last year, we told you about the amazing new Tron-inspired rollercoaster planned for the Shanghai Disney Resort. But back then we only had concept drawings. Now the Lightcycle Power Run rollercoaster is finished and has started taking passengers, and the ride lives up to last year’s hype. 

In a video posted on Sunday, a rider gives us a first-person point of view as the Tron rollercoaster whizzes through a maze of futuristic twists and turns. This might be as close as you’ll get (for now) to riding a real Tron light cycle in a similarly Tron-esque environment. 

Is it worth taking a trip all the way to China? Watch the video (above) and judge for yourself.  Read more…

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With odds stacked against him, DeRay Mckesson looks forward to mayoral election

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Famed activist and Baltimore mayoral candidate DeRay Mckesson is not going to be the city’s 50th mayor — unless he works a political miracle.

This is not a bold statement. Mckesson has yet to register even 1% in the polls, local activists have turned out to be more political enemies than allies, and The New York Times Magazine recently ran an article with a two sentence headline, the first of which read, “DeRay Mckesson Won’t Be Elected Mayor of Baltimore.”

The transition from activism to politics was never going to be easy. But Mckesson has perhaps found it more frustrating than most, despite what he believes is a solid base of experience. Read more…

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