Artist Noëmi Lakmaier is going to spend two entire days of her life hanging in the sky, held up by nothing but helium balloons — 20,000 helium balloons.
It took guts to invent the first balloon animals—literally! The very first weren’t rubber, latex, or mylar, they were made of intestines!
Of all the things we’ve seen helium balloons used for, drawing is a new one. If you’ve never seen a balloon draw (and you haven’t), check this out.
Helium balloons can actually be used for a lot of wild purposes. We’ve put together the 15 craziest uses for helium balloons that we could find.
Imagine a world where your pizza or package is slurped up and delivered to you by a big, flying helium drone. Or don’t — just watch it in action.
Of course, we’ve all heard what someone sounds like when they inhale helium, but why does helium make your voice sound funny in the first place?
NASA has been working on a technology called a “super pressure balloon” that they plan to use to double the helium balloon flight duration world record.
Imagine enjoying martinis and small plates at the bar, but that bar happens to be floating quietly over the Earth at the black edge of space.
We all learn about helium as little kids, but where does it come from? How is helium made? We’ll explain the process in simple terms.
Creating a “fridge” that can turn extremely hot air into extremely cold air almost instantaneously isn’t rocket science. Oh wait… it is, actually.