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…