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2013-12-16 08:24:08

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CNV.com Inc., one of the world's largest distributors of adult products, successfully launched an inflatable doll named Missy into space. The doll launched from Burton Creek State Park, just west of Lake Tahoe using a 4.5-pound balloon filled with about 300 cubic feet of hydrogen. The doll achieved an ascent rate of approximately 1,400 feet per minute, with its flight path taking it directly over Lake Tahoe, Carson City, and then over...

Hot Air Balloon Rides Dangerous
2013-11-05 10:35:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have analyzed crash data for different modes of air travel and have found that the minimal regulations for hot air balloon rides may be making the tours more dangerous. The researchers specifically blame the lack of regulation covering these flights and suggest that extra safety measures, such as cushioned basket bottoms and restraints could save lives in the event of a crash. In the past 12 years, five people have died...

2013-10-28 08:32:46

Facility to Use Proprietary Technology to Extract Helium from Carbon Dioxide Stream LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when both suppliers and manufacturing end-users of helium continue to face a critical supply shortage, Air Products (NYSE: APD), a global leader in helium production, continues to take actions to improve future supply reliability for its customers by "thinking outside-the-box" to develop new source opportunities. Air Products today announced...

Travel To The Edge Of Space In Style
2013-10-23 03:43:47

[ Watch the Video: Riding High To The Edge Of Space ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’ve ever wanted to touch the stars, but can’t afford the quarter-of-a-million dollars required to hitch a ride on a rocket, a new Arizona-based start-up has come up with a slightly more affordable alternative means of transportation. The company is a subsidiary of Paragon Space Development Corporation named World View, and according to Joel Achenbach of the...

2013-10-22 20:20:52

Hot Air Balloon First Appeared at Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in October 1978 DENVER, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon, one of the most recognized real estate logos, is commemorating its 35th anniversary this month with celebratory balloon flights around the world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130930/LA87949LOGO) The familiar red, white and blue RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon made its debut at the Albuquerque International Balloon...

2013-10-17 23:01:44

EXHIB-IT!, Albuquerque’s leading trade show marketing experts, participated in and sponsored a balloon “Earth, Wind & Fire II” in the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta from October 5-13, 2013. Owner and CEO, DJ Heckes, also a Pilot, flew with owner and Primary Pilot Jon Peterson in the Balloon Fiesta with over 25 crew members throughout the 10 days. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The reason EXHIB-IT! sponsors a balloon is that EXHIB-IT! is a national company...

2013-10-16 23:32:36

GiftBlooms.com is now extending its same day balloon delivery service to Chicago, IL and will be offering it at 23% lower service fee compared to the industry average. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 GiftBlooms is offering the birthday balloons delivery for her or any friend or loved one. The online balloon delivery to Chicago has announced that it be extending its delivery service throughout Chicago area. It can ship balloons, flowers, and other presents to Chicago, Bloomington,...

2013-10-15 08:30:30

30 million Americans are affected by Sinusitis annually at a cost of approximately $ 4 billion. With close to 800,000 surgical treatments like Balloon Dilation Sinuplasty every year, it's only important to code it correctly to ensure proper reimbursement. DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Approximately 30% of American population is affected by sinusitis irrespective of their age group. Over the counter drugs provide minimal benefit in most patients, resulting in the...

2013-10-11 23:25:41

Efficient same day delivery policy is not the only aspect that has made Giftsblooms receive massive ratings. According to a recently concluded survey conducted by event planners, the prices charged on birthday cake delivery services have also been a major contributing factor. New York (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Giftsblooms has woken up to some amazing news today thanks to their effective same day delivery policy of birthday balloons, helium balloons, balloon bouquets and birthday cakes. The...

2013-10-10 23:26:14

Gift Blooms, a delivery service that ships balloons, gift baskets, and other products to over 80 countries, has announced it will now satisfy customers for any occasion, including weddings, anniversaries, corporate events, and more. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Customers looking for birthday gifts for her or any friend or loved one have been able to rely on Gift Blooms. The online delivery service has announced it can now cater to any occasion. It can ship balloons, flowers, and other gifts...