October 15, 2009

Holy Floating Batman. I like to fly. Squirrel!

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – A 6-year-old boy climbed into a homemade balloon aircraft and floated away Thursday, forcing officials to scramble to figure out how to rescue the boy as he hurled through the air. Full story

Semi-related, if you haven't seen Pixar's Up, I highly recommend doing so. If not for the flying house, the definitely for Dug, the talking dog.

PS: Really CNN? THIS is breaking news?

PPS: YJDKIY read the best part of this story on a local new site:
The boy's father Richard Heene is a known storm chaser. During an appearance on the television program WifeSwap, Heene and his wife, Mayumi, focused on their love of science.

Raise your hand if this sounds like a 6 year old hide and seek prank!

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