Latest Balloon Stories

2013-09-18 23:19:05

Founder, researcher, patent holder Pax Beale, through the nonprofit BodyForTheAges.Org announces its Prescription Method of Training for heart rehabilitation, available exclusively through the web. It’s a multi-step program that includes a specific weight-resistance training regime, as opposed to aerobics, and it’s a rival to medical angioplasty, in some instances. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Ex-heart cripple/researcher Pax Beale pioneered weight-resistance training...

American IT Manager Forced To End Cross-Atlantic Cluster Balloon Flight
2013-09-13 07:22:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In what may have looked like a scene from the Disney-Pixar animated movie “Up,” a North Carolina native man lifted off from a foggy field in Caribou, Maine on Thursday morning, September 12 for a cross-Atlantic flight in a lifeboat carried only by a cluster of helium-filled balloons. Jonathan Trappe, 39, an IT manager and long-time balloon enthusiast, enlisted the help of some 150 volunteers to fill more than 350 balloons with...

Google’s Project Loon To Begin Testing In California
2013-08-20 17:25:47

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Sometimes ambitious ideas may seem crazy. Perhaps this is why Google X, the search giant’s R&D brand for special projects, offered up the name Project Loon for its way to provide 21st century high-speed broadband using what could be seen as late 18th/ early 19th century technology. The project, which was announced last month, would bring the information super highway to remote parts of the world using balloons. “Project...

2013-08-06 23:04:21

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon helps lift off the new school year when it visits Grove Junior High School, 777 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove Village, Ill., on Aug. 23. The balloon crew will present an interactive educational program developed and sponsored by the RE/MAX real estate network in northern Illinois. Chicago (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon helps lift off the new school year when it visits Grove Junior High School, 777 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove Village, Ill.,...

2013-08-01 23:19:50

Party World's Partywedding.com now has all Children’s Tableware on sale at 50% off MSRP. As one of the largest party supply stores on the Internet, they continue to offer free shipping on orders over $65 to on-line customers. Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Party World is very pleased to announce their sale on all Children’s Tableware: 50% OFF the manufacturer suggested retail price! The sale includes all kids’ themed and birthday paper plates, napkins, cups and table covers...

2013-07-25 23:02:08

America’s Got Talent Semi-Finalist Joins U.S. Toymaker to Launch Stick-Flying Chain Reaction Design Kits Plano, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 This is not your everyday, run-of-the-mill Popsicle fort. Tim Fort, the self-proclaimed “Kinetic King,” weaves amazing chain-reaction masterpieces using sticks, connectors, bridges and balloons. When these elaborate creations explode, kinetic energy causes them to rise up 3 feet off the ground like a huge cobra ready to strike. Now, children can...

2013-07-12 23:24:49

Middletown’s Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival is July 12th - 14th, and is set to include several performances by the Team Fastrax skydivers. This includes their much anticipated pyrotechnic display, which is an amazing site to behold. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The event will be held July 12th through the 14th, in Middletown’s Smith Park, which is adjacent to the Middletown Regional Airport. It has something fun for everyone, including hot air balloon rides, Murray Brothers Carnival,...

2013-07-12 23:18:36

Middletown’s 11th annual Balloon Festival, the Ohio Challenge, is this weekend, July 12th - 14th. Selection.com invites everyone to come out and enjoy the good weather and friendly atmosphere. Middletown, OH (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Since its beginning in 2003 the Middletown Balloon Festival (Ohio Challenge) has been a great family friendly event. This year is sure to be no different.     The event will be held July 12th, 13th, and 14th, in Middletown’s Smith...

Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'