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  • UFO spotted over the Statue of Liberty yesterday, check out the video!
    UFO spotted over the Statue of Liberty: Take a gander at the clear video
    A UFO was spotted over the Statue of Liberty yesterday by two women visiting NYC this week. They took this video with their cell phone camera and at first they thought it was a balloon, but on such a windy day the balloon floated at a steady speed...
  • Eruptor concept art
    'Skylanders' balloon will make debut at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
    Activision's hugely successful franchise, Skylanders, will make a larger-than-life appearance in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with a balloon of the character, Eruptor.This will mark the first time a Skylanders balloon has...
  • Philadelphia Zoo: Four reasons to go in September
    Philadelphia Zoo: Four reasons to go in September
    September is an ideal month to visit the Philadelphia Zoo as it offers the best features of two seasons. There is longer daylight and often warmer temperatures than October, and it is certainly quieter than mid-summer, hence shorter waiting lines....
  • A Google 'loon' balloon crashes in Eastern Washington
    A Google 'loon' balloon crashes in Eastern Washington
    On Thursday as most of the little town of Harrah, Washington slept a balloon owned by Internet giant Google feel from the sky. On its way down the balloon caught some power lines and knocking out service to several residence including a mint farm...
  • Weather map forecast for Thanksgiving morning 2013
    The weather woes of Thanksgiving Day 2013
    Holidays are not the time for major wintry storms. Whenever significant snow, rain and/or wind affects one or more of the major hub travel cities, there is always a domino effect. Airline flights in and out of the affected hub cities eventually...
  • Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival Nov 22
    Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival Nov 22
    On Saturday November 22nd at Yuma's West Wetlands Park (282 North 12th Avenue) from 6 AM-10 AM the annual Colorado River Crossing Hot Air Balloon Festival promises to again fill Yuma's skies with color. This November event is a treat for...
  • Joe Barbera and his lawn chair balloon aparatus
    Man flies homemade balloon-lawn chair and ends up in a tree
    Joe Barbera of Washington State flew to a height of 15,000 feet in a balloon lawn chair. The problem with the flight was the landing wasn’t quite so nice. He ended up in a tree, 40 feet above ground.Barbera built his homemade chair and...
  • Google launches "Project Loon" over New Zealand
    Google launches "Project Loon" over New Zealand
    Over the last few years there has been lots of talk about bringing Internet access to developing countries and areas that are inaccessible with today's technology. Google has decided that the time for talk is over. The Internet giant has come...
  • Storm system to affect Balloon Fiesta events through Saturday morning
    Storm system to affect Balloon Fiesta events through Saturday morning
    For the past several mornings, a temperature inversion, coupled with strong northeasterly, low-level drainage winds, has created a bit of angst at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Some pilots scrubbed their balloon launches the past...
  • Mickey Mouse Balloons
    Mickey Mouse balloons
    Among the most requested souvenirs at Disneyland since 1955 is the Mickey balloon. The Mickey balloons have changed a little over the years but kids love them all the more.Originally, Mickey ears balloons were thick colored balloons. Foil balloons...
  • Make your own Balloon Orchestra
    Make your own Balloon Orchestra
    In the first of a series of balloon themed posts, Ottawa's Children's Craft Examiner gets musical. This Saturday head to Carleton University Art Gallery for the latest in a series of concerts delivered the Ottawa Chamber Music Society. "What...
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