The idea for the balloons
came from the hassle of preparing water balloons
before a water fight.
Long flight times require balloons
made of very high-quality film.
races can have devastating effects on our wildlife, as even balloons
which are released miles inland can be blown away, littering the countryside and leaving debris in the sea.
I'm the most clumsy person going, and as it happens, I didn't even particularly like balloons
as a child.
are steered only by the winds and pilots soon learn that winds blow in different directions at different altitudes.
Although hot air balloons
have been around for centuries - the first manned flight took place in France in 1783, according to ballooning Web site www.
In Burbank, officials are blaming at least four recent outages on errant balloons
, prompting two City Council members to ask for a report Tuesday to find out how officials can deal with the problem.
But instead of using helium balloons
, the pilot wears a fuel tank and a harness strapped to a hot-air balloon
Given that "what goes up must come down;' balloons
released into the air--whether by accident or in large quantities at events--eventually end up as trash on the ground or in bodies of water.
Germany also applies a similar, voluntary guideline to balloons
2) Chaloupka et al described their routine use of detachable balloons
in larger segments of the carotid artery that harbored pseudoaneurysms.
Tan was hanging from these balloons
rather more like a parachutist than like a balloon