Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox Every Day! Join our Mailing List!
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Is That a Banana in Your Stratosphere, or Are You Just Glad to See Me?

by

A French-Canadian artist is working on a plan to launch a gigantic banana-shaped blimp into orbit above the state of Texas.

Giant Banana in Space over Texas

The project proposes a 300-meter, helium filled banana floated skywards, to hover over the Lone Star state. Artist Cesar Saez claims to have raised tens of thousands of dollars towards his goal of $1 million that will be needed to launch his work, entitled Geostationary Banana Over Texas.

Why, you may ask, would you spend taxpayer dollars to launch a giant fruit into space? According to the artist, “Texas is as symbolic as the banana… The banana has a lot of symbolism: phallic, humour, and political, too.” If that’s his only criteria, why not launch a giant penis into space?

[via TechDigest]





Comments (2):

  1. […] TECHNABOB Share This Post:These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover […]

  2. anon. says:

    this is mental; but a cool idea

Post a Comment:

Want a personal avatar on your comments? Sign up for a free Gravatar now!

Note: All comments with links in them will be held for moderation in order to prevent spam, so you may not see your post appear immediately.


« Previous
Next »

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Free Audiobook: \

Free Audiobook: 'The 4-Hour Chef'

Donate $10 and You Could Hang Out with Iron Man

Donate $10 and You Could Hang Out with Iron Man

LEGO Brick Coffee Table: Furniture Is Awesome!

LEGO Brick Coffee Table: Furniture Is Awesome!

Review: Dell XPS 13 (QHD+ 2015 Model)

Review: Dell XPS 13 (QHD+ 2015 Model)

Clover Wallet is Perfect for Front Pocket Minimalists

Clover Wallet is Perfect for Front Pocket Minimalists

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo