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Picture of the Day: Inside a Hot Air Balloon

INSIDE A HOT AIR BALLOON<p>Photograph by MARK FREEMAN #408<p>In this amazing capture by Rockstar-sponsored athlete, Mark Freeman #408, we get to see the …

Craft project: hot air balloon mobile from Belle & Boo

<b>What you need</b><p>25cm diameter wooden embroidery hoop (inner ring only)<br>Six 50cm lengths of invisible thread or fishing line<br>A4 sheets of heavyweight (240gsm) coloured paper in a selection of colours<br>Scissors or craft knife<br>Glue stick or double-sided tape<br>Templates (click to download): Hot-air balloon and …

Tightrope walk between hot-air balloons in China breaks world record - video

A Chinese tightrope walker sets a world record for the fastest high-wire walk at a height of 33 metres (108 feet) between two hot air balloons on Tuesday. Aisikaier Wubulikaisimu crosses the 18m-long and 5cm-wide steel beam, carried between two hot air balloons, in 38.35 seconds. The stunt was …

French hot-air balloon festival sets new world records

The Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons hot-air balloon festival near Metz set two world records, filling the sky with a record 408 balloons at one time and lining up 391 for take-off. The 10-day festival, which ended Sunday, drew more than 350,000 people.<p>A massive gathering of hot-air balloon enthusiasts …

Hot Air Ballooning over Atherton Tablelands in North Queensland

“Uplifting by nature” is how it’s billed.<p>The <b>Atherton Tablelands</b> in Tropical North Queensland was the setting for our early morning hot air balloon …

Up, up and away! Hundreds of hot air balloons break world record in mass take-off

Time-lapse video shows the moment 408 hot air balloons took off at once, breaking the world record.<p>Filling the sky with a bouquet of colour, the video shows hundreds of balloons launching to the skies during a new world record attempt.<p>The 408 balloons took off from a former Nato base in Chambley, …

Stunning Photos Of Hot Air Balloons At The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Every year since the first gathering of 13 balloons in 1972, the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico has brought together hot air balloonists and enthusiasts from all around the country and the world in what is the premier hot air balloon event of the year.<p>With the Sandía Mountains as a …

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Hot Air Balloon Lands In Woodbury

This morning, one of my friends said she woke up to hear what sounded like a dragon.<p>When she looked out her window, the cause of the noise appeared …

Mendeleev: The chemist, the vodka and the hot-air balloon - Russia Beyond

Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev (1834-1907) a Russian chemist who created the periodic table of elements. The table went on to have the same transformative effect on the world of science as the invention of electricity.<p>Popular myth also credits Mendeleev with the invention of vodka. It is believed that …