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Project Loon Internet Balloon Circumnavigates Earth In 22 Days
2014-04-04 11:13:29

Google unveiled the ambitious Project Loon last June, as a way to provide true worldwide Internet access via a network of balloons. This 19th-century technology – which seems straight out of something Verne might have written – was deemed the best option...

2014-02-06 16:21:55

Metallic Balloons That Contact Electric Lines Can Cause Power Outages and Injuries SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2014-01-06 23:25:12

ToKenya.com Inc., a leading provider of luxury African safaris, has announced it will help even more dreams come true in the New Year with the launch of a ground breaking balloon safari package

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

Researchers have analyzed crash data and found that the minimal regulations for hot air balloon rides may be making the tours more dangerous.

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

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.

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

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,

2013-10-06 23:00:04

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon visits Vance C. Hester Junior High School, 2836 Gustav St., in Franklin Park, Ill., on Oct.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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