This Artist Was Lifted Off The Ground By 20,000 Balloons And It's Like Something Out Of 'Up'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK

An artist was lifted off the ground by 20,000 helium-filled party balloons in a colourful gravity-defying stunt. In something that looked like a scene...

Girl's Birthday Balloon Travels 900 Miles To Germany

SWNS | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Parents

A birthday balloon travelled 900 miles after a little girl let it go in her back garden. Lillie-May Austin, eight, set the balloon free from her h...

Google's Internet Balloons Are Now Almost Ready To Connect The World

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Tech

Google's Project Loon might sound like something created out of a liquid lunch meeting, but after years of planning Google's initiative to use balloon...

This Invention Solves The Water Balloon Fight Condundrum

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Tech

In these dog days of summer heatwaves and school holidays, there is almost nothing quite as fun as an extended water balloon fight. But there is - ...

Take A Trip To Space In A Balloon, ONLY £45k

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Tech

A commercial spaceflight company has just completed trials to send customers to the edge of the atmosphere in a balloon. The company responsible, W...

Taliban Declares War On 'Western' Balloons

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

The Taliban has published an angry tirade against the evils of Western balloons. The extremists criticised an art project in Kabul, Afghanistan, in...

WATCH: Clever Climbing Cat Catches Balloons

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK Comedy

We wouldn't really class a working day as an out-and-out success unless we'd managed to stumble across a cute cat video. (Yes, that's really how serio...

Five Hundred Royal Blue Balloons and the Edinburgh Fringe

Catriona Knox | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Comedy
Catriona Knox

It's exactly one week before I open my one-woman show, Hellcat, at the Edinburgh Fringe. I should be focussing on the important stuff - honing my material, polishing my jokes and deciding how many pairs of wellington boots to take (somewhere between one and thirty)

PICTURES: Quirky, Bouncy And Hairy: Valentine's Day Around The World

Posted 14.02.2012 | UK

Valentine's day is a romantic holiday celebrated across the world, with lovers exchanging gifts, sharing supper or for more courageous folk, revealing...