It seems while the world has changed enormously since the industrial revolution, we haven't: we still love stories. And there's something sweet, and very human, about that.
Rollercoasters have grown higher, faster, loopier and they've even entered the virtual world. Soon you might not even need to visit a theme park to enjoy the ride.
Excessive indulgence is the city’s unifying theme. It’s also a way to end your life. Just ask Stephen Paddock.
Knott's Berry Farm and others romanticize the state's past and influence visitors’ sense of history. But their ideology reflects mid-20th-century political conservatism more than settlers' reality.