Issue 145

May 2010




Fast Talk



  • Wheeeeee: The Business of Roller Coasters

    As theme parks open for the season, so do their marquee-attraction thrill rides. This year, 63 new roller coasters are expected to open around the world, including two vying to be the world's fastest. Buckle in as we roll through the numbers.

From the Editor

  • Notes From the Underground

    Back then, going underground to ride the subway was a daunting, even scary, experience. I often remind my own children — too often, I'm sure they'd say — how much easier they have it these days.