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The Rise and Fall of Roller Coasters

From the Russian countryside to Disneyland by Marcus McGraw and Catherine McNiff Editor's Picks Alpengeist Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, VA Alpengeist is one of the world's fas…

Rise

To take a rise out of one. Hotten says this is a metaphor from fly-fishing; the fish rise to the fly, and are caught. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Rising …

Village Blacksmith

(The), in Longfellow's poem, we are told in an American newspaper, was Henry Francis Moore, of Medford, Massachusetts, born 1830. But as the Village Blacksmith was published in 1842, this i…

Rising in the Air

In the Middle Ages, persons believed that saints were sometimes elevated from the ground by religious ecstasy. St. Philip of Neri was sometimes raised to the height of several yards, occasi…

Deep Rising

Director/Writer:Stephen SommersDirector of Photography:Howard AthertonEditors:Bob Ducsay and John WrightMusic:Jerry GoldsmithProduction Designer:Holger GrossProducers:Laurence Mark and John Ba…

AIDS on the Rise

2001 UN/WHO Report shows cases increasing by David Johnson The U.N. is raising awareness around the world, as evidenced by this poster for World AIDS Day in German. (Source: UNAids.org) Rel…

AIDS on the Rise

2001 UN/WHO Report shows cases increasing by David Johnson The U.N. is raising awareness around the world, as evidenced by this poster for World AIDS Day in German. (Source: UNAi…

Ebola on the Rise

Terrifying disease mystifies, concerns scientists by David Johnson Symptoms begin with fever, exhaustion, stomach pains, and diarrhea. Within a we…

Mercury Rising

Director:Harold BeckerWriters:Lawrence Konner and Mark RosenthalDirector of Photography:Michael SeresinEditor:Peter HonessMusic:John BarryProduction Designer:Patrizia von BrandensteinProducers…

Some Outstanding Temperature Rises

In 12 hours: 83°F, Granville, N.D., Feb. 21, 1918, from –33°F to 50°F from early morning to late afternoon. In 15 minutes: 42°F, Fort Assiniboine, Mont., Jan. 19, 1892, …