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A Tour of the Future in Hong Kong

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Names of cities are not just collections of letters. When you read "Rome" or hear "Hanoi" you get a firecracker flash. A row of mental lightbulbs pops on, you see a private marquee picture of the place, and then, when you think of something else, it's gone.

WATCH: Cluster Balloonist Calls It Quits

AP | Posted 09.14.2013 | Science

YORK HARBOUR, Newfoundland -- A balloonist who tried to cross the Atlantic Ocean using hundreds of helium-filled balloons is heading home after landin...

You Won't Believe What This Balloon Artist Creates

Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy

Balloon wizard Jeff Wright creates a masterpiece that is by far the most intricate comic book-themed balloon costume we've ever seen. (via Tasteful...

The Most Awesome Inflatable Art

Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts

There's something playful about anything inflatable. Blown-up objects remind us of a birthday party balloon animals, childhood bounce houses and bubbl...

LOOK: You'll Never Believe What's Inside This Balloon

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 05.23.2013 | Weddings

Most men get ready to propose to their girlfriends by putting on a nice outfit and making sure the ring is tucked into their pocket. Vancouver circus ...

Jennifer Bendery

House Democrat: 'Imagine A World Without Balloons' (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was weird enough that the House spent days debating a bill about helium. But then came Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.), who gave a floor sp...

Up, Up And Away! 12 Ways To Incorporate Balloons Into Your Big Day

Kellee Khalil | Posted 04.21.2013 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

But just because they may remind you of a childhood birthday party, rest assured that there are plenty of sophisticated ways to do balloons at your wedding.

Gerry Smith

Next Hurricane, Drones And Balloons Could Beam Wi-Fi From The Sky

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.16.2012 | Technology

Call it Wi-Fi from the sky. As Hurricane Sandy battered the Northeast, power outages wreaked havoc on telecommunications networks, knocking out wir...

See An Incredible Bridge Float In The Sky!

designboom | Posted 01.07.2013 | Arts
designboom

'Pont de Singe by Olivier Grossetête Image © Wilf French installation artist Olivier Grossetête's work 'Pont de Singe' conjures ideas of dreaml...

PHOTOS: A Guide To America's Oddest 'Capitals Of The World'

Posted 09.06.2012 | Travel

Washington D.C. is frequently discussed with scorn by the career politicians who spend most of the year in Georgetown brownstones. This is what Americ...

The Ultimate Argument For Keeping Old Balloons

Posted 07.10.2012 | Parents

When it comes to communicating with parents, some kids have no qualms about putting their grievances in writing. The resulting notes -- often slightly...

PHOTOS: Macy's Parade Floats Come To Life

Posted 11.23.2011 | New York

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PHOTOS: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Floats Through The Years

Posted 11.21.2011 | New York

The 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will begin November 24, 2011 at 9 a.m. Can't wait that long? Then take a look at some of your favorite ...

Sometimes the Art Matters... Even More Than Kim Kardashian

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact
Yazmany Arboleda

2011-11-09-Screenshot20111109at2.03.06PM.jpg For one morning, bright yellow balloons changed some commuters' moods in the heart of Kenya's capital city.

Countering Grenades With Balloons In Kenya

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 01.07.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A U.S. artist handed out thousands of yellow balloons to Nairobi's blue-collar commuters Monday, igniting broad smiles among Kenyans...

Why Is This Man Smiling?

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact

By TOM ODULA, Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya -- A U.S. artist handed out thousands of yellow balloons to Nairobi's blue-collar commuters Monday, ign...

New EU Rule: Kids Can't Blow Up Balloons

www.newser.com | Posted 12.12.2011 | Weird News

Blowing up balloons is now a bust for kids in the European Union. The popular activity is too dangerous for children under the age of 8 to do unsuperv...

Artist Painstakingly Weaves Dresses From Balloons

Posted 10.09.2011 | Arts

Japanese Rei Hosokai's work is redefining 'Pop' art, but don't expect soup cans. Hosokai's medium is, of all things, balloons, and her breathtaking dr...

PHOTOS: Hot Air Balloon Festival Kicks Off

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was a celebration in the skies Feb. 10 as the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival kicked off in spectacular style. Highlights of t...

Mylar Balloon Blamed For Power Outage On Northwest Side

Chicago Sun-Times | One Man's Thoughts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Mylar balloon is to blame for leaving nearly 4,000 Commonwealth Edison customers without power Sunday night on the Northwest Side, officials said. ...

South Korea Sparks Military Alert Over Schoolhildren's Balloons

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Balloons released by schoolchildren sparked a major security alert in South Korea, reports say, amid heightened tensions with North Korea....

Balloons Of Heroin Found By Colorado Springs Police

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Police in Colorado Springs acting on a tip arrested a suspected drug dealer and buyer who were driving around with 60 balloons containing heroin. The...

Kristin Cavallari: Totally Unscripted

Ann Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ann Carr

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Starts (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Scroll down for video NEW YORK - The 82nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade began winding its way through Manhattan streets under sunny skies on ...

TWISTED: A Balloonamentary -- A Whole Lot Of Balloons

Sara Taksler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sara Taksler

When your movie is about eight people whose lives are transformed by balloon twisting conventions, you have to work a bit harder to convince adults that your film will be worth their time.