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Joan Jett Rocks It at the Quick Chek Festival of Ballooning

Ilana Rapp | Posted 08.08.2014 | Parents
Ilana Rapp

I love rock and roll! When I found out Joan Jett & The Blackhearts were playing at the Quick Chek Festival of Ballooning this year, you can only imagine my excitement.

Hot Air Balloon Hits Power Lines, 5 Injured

AP | Posted 07.20.2014 | Crime

CLINTON, Mass. (AP) -- A hot air balloon crashed into power lines in a Massachusetts neighborhood, injuring five people on board. The Federal Aviat...

Police Find Body Of Third Passenger In Hot Air Balloon Crash

AP | Associated Press | Posted 05.11.2014 | Crime

DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — Virginia state police say they have found the body of the third passenger of a hot air balloon that drifted into a power line, b...

2 University Athletic Staffers Were On Hot Air Balloon That Caught Fire

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — A University of Richmond women's basketball assistant coach and team staff member were the passengers aboard a hot air balloon t...

Deadly Hot Air Balloon Crash In Virginia

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 07.09.2014 | Crime

DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — A second body was recovered Saturday from the crash of a hot air balloon carrying three that drifted into a power line and burst...

29 Photos That Will Awaken Your Inner Explorer

Alex Kim | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel
Alex Kim

If you can't visit these places yourself, here's the next best thing!

Flying High: The Thrill of a Hot Air Balloon: What to Expect, Where to Go and Why It's Worth Every Penny (PHOTOS)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

There's no feeling of speed or ascension, yet you can see that you're moving. It's like standing 1,200 feet in the air, and your basket resting on an invisible people mover.

The Ultimate Winter Escape

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.24.2013 | Travel

In the Cappadoccia region of Turkey, hot air ballooning is the sport of choice. It's easy to see why when you look at the town of Göreme, a mounta...

I'm With Stupid: Up, Up and... Oh, Wait

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.09.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I've been fairly lucky in my life when it comes to experiencing different ways of getting around. In all my years, however, there are two conveyances I've always wanted to try but never had the opportunity: hot air balloons and Segways.

10 Reasons Why Jordan Is So Much More Than Petra

Adam Pervez | Posted 02.01.2014 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Maybe you've seen Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade as he travels on horse to reveal Petra's Treasury carved out of its rock surroundings. In some ways this was Petra's unveiling to the world, and perhaps Jordan's unveiling as a tourist destination.

700 Hot Air Balloons. One Mind Blowing Time Lapse Video.

Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts

If we had to guess, we'd suspect watching 700 hot air balloons float into the sunrise would be quite a sight to behold. But our wildest imagination co...

Living the Cappadocia Experience up Close and From Afar

Adam Pervez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Imagine a place that is so naturally beautiful and full of history you will feel awestruck from sunup to sundown. Add to that some hot air balloons and the ability to live inside the cave formations that make this place so special and you have Cappadocia.

A Hypnotic Timelapse of Albuquerque's Balloon Festival

Roadtrippers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

A couple weeks ago, Albuquerque, New Mexico held its 41st annual International Balloon Fiesta. It's a nine-day event where over 700 balloons see liftoff. It's the largest hot air balloon festival in the entire world and we were on hand to capture the action.

Why Is This Man Dangling From A High-Flying Balloon?

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weird News

The reports of a Colorado man dangling from a hot air balloon Tuesday morning, in danger of falling to his death, turn out to be nothing but a load of...

Hello, Beautifuls

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel

It's that time 'o year again. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta kicked off Saturday in New Mexico, and hundreds of hot-air beauties have ta...

Going Up

Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel

Hundreds of hot-air beauties took to the skies over the weekend at the annual International Balloon Fiesta in Bristol, England. Half a million peo...

LOOK: 19 Hot Air Balloons We'd Like To Sail Away On

Posted 08.08.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Hot Air Balloon Crash Kills At Least 1 From American Family

AP | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

GENEVA -- Swiss police say a hot air balloon carrying a vacationing American family has crashed near the western Swiss town of Montbovon, killing the ...

Paris vs. Napa and Sonoma: Honeymoon Showdown

Peek | Posted 09.28.2013 | Weddings

With the arrival of wedding season comes honeymoon season, the time where we all drool over photos of our friends relaxing on an island in Bora Bora or floating down a canal in Venice, Italy.

Ace Hood Wants Dora the Explorer to Get a New (And Possibly Designer Label) Backpack [Video] an Intimate Conversation With The Fat Jew

Fabrizio 'The Fat Jew' Goldstein | Posted 09.23.2013 | Comedy
Fabrizio 'The Fat Jew' Goldstein

Rapper Ace Hood and Loud American A**hole The Fat Jew sit down and discuss waking up in a 1991 Honda Civic instead of a Bugatti, Japanese butt fetishes, his new album, instagram filters and whether Dora the Explorer will ever find what she's looking for. It's basically the best interview you've never seen.

Top 10 Extreme Sports in India You Missed Last Time

Ankita Sinha | Posted 07.19.2013 | Travel
Ankita Sinha

I was the smallest scuba-geared mermaid in the boundless aquarium of vast eternity. A random thought came to my mind: "How many times will I trust tha...

Ballooning over Cappadocia

Rick Steves | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've never been big on ballooning. It's expensive, you need to get up really early, and I'm a little bit afraid of the whole thing. Ballooning is popu...

Worst Reason To Rent A Hot Air Balloon?

Posted 05.28.2013 | Divorce

For most people, there's something inherently romantic about being stuck with their sweetie on a hot air balloon ride. The hot air balloon company ...

Ballooning the World's Oldest Desert

Kevin Richberg | Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

No trip to Namibia is complete without ascending the skies over the majestic Namib.

The Ugliest Inflatable Sculpture Ever?

ARTINFO | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts

With a turtle-like face and ten udders hanging from its undercarriage, "Skywhale" has a strangely serene presence that belies its somewhat grotesque form. Through the unmistakable maternalism of the giant floating creature, Piccinini asks viewers to question the relationship between people, nature, and technology as well as contemplate issues relating to genetic engineering and biotechnology.