I Can't Stop Watching These Parade Balloon Accident Videos

Like stock car races or primary debates, balloon parades are an alleged form of entertainment that's mostly just boring until something goes wrong. Fortunately, with balloon accidents the resulting injuries are primarily psychic in nature—measured in months of therapy for poor Jacob after seeing Pikachu disemboweled… » 11/27/14 2:35pm 11/27/14 2:35pm

European Union Bans Children From Blowing Up Balloons

According to a new toy safety directive in the European Union, unsupervised children under the age of 8 shouldn't blow up balloons because they may swallow them and choke. Furthermore, party whistles are now considered unsafe for kids younger than 14. (It's unclear if this is a due to a choking hazard as well, or the… » 10/11/11 10:43pm 10/11/11 10:43pm

Kate Middleton's Wedding Gown Recreated With 5,000 Balloons

Balloon artist Thelma Levett has accomplished an impressive feat: Constructing a wedding gown for her daughter Vicky using 5,000 knotted and inflated balloons. It's also ostensibly a replica of Kate Middleton's gown, because there are lace sleeves attached. As we all know, the Duchess was the first person to ever wear… » 7/31/11 9:45pm 7/31/11 9:45pm

Hot Air Balloons Are Exploding Hens • Silicone Implants Linked To…

• Low-flying hot air balloons are startling » 11/05/08 5:30pm 11/05/08 5:30pm egg-carrying hens in England and allegedly causing them to die due to exploding the eggs inside of them. • One tough jogger in Arizona with a rabid fox locked onto her arm after the fox attacked her on Monday. • A man in New Zealand was of rape and abduction today after…