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2014-06-12 12:23:03

Customers urged to keep metallic balloons away from power lines SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choosing the right Father's Day gift can be tricky.

2014-05-23 23:09:08

Fun Angry Birds balloon games and preschool science experiments have been released on Kids Activities Blog.

2014-05-22 23:13:52

Great science experiments and fun Angry Birds balloon games have been released on Kids Activities Blog.

2014-04-14 23:00:48

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon visits Monroe Center Elementary School, 17500 Ill. Hwy.

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.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.