Now that someone has figured out how to inflate their precious pup like it's a balloon, we can stop bothering with all the twisting and tweaking required to make those fancy balloon animals. The real version is much cuter and is much less likely to blow up in your face.
Six-year-old Falcon Heene was believed to be trapped inside his parents' experimental balloon—which soared 10,000 feet in the air over Colorado this afternoon—but the balloon landed, and he was not inside. Updates and videos, after the jump.
An invention filed with the U.S. Patent Office allows pregnant women to partially insert a balloon in the vagina and push it out, in order to practice giving birth.