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Classic Comic Book Covers Recreated with Balloons

Classic Comic Book Covers Recreated with Balloons
Comic book covers are an amazing artform. They can be done in so many styles. Sometimes they are paintings, other times they are finely-detailed color pen and ink panels, but one thing I have never seen…

Don’t Make a Flaming Moe in This Inflatable Moe’s Tavern

Don’t Make a Flaming Moe in This Inflatable Moe’s Tavern
Remember the Inflatable Irish Pub from a last year? Well, the makers of that pop-up booze station are getting set to bring us an Inflatable Moe’s Tavern! You could always find some look-alikes and populate this…
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This 65-foot Robot Arm Weighs Practically Nothing

This 65-foot Robot Arm Weighs Practically Nothing
The robot arms you see in most factories have a limited reach and they weigh several tons. The Giacometti Arm, however, can reach much further and extend over 65-feet. This is likely the longest robot arm…

BALLU Robot is Part Balloon and Part Crane

BALLU Robot is Part Balloon and Part Crane
Normally, humanoid robots creep me out a bit, but Ballu doesn’t. I mean it’s hard to be scared of something that reminds me more than a little of those junky balloon toys with feet KFC used…

Every House Needs a Giant Inflatable Unicorn

Every House Needs a Giant Inflatable Unicorn
So everyone else in your neighborhood is starting to put up their Christmas trees. Why be just like everyone else? Skip the tree this year, and go for an giant inflatable unicorn. Heck, you don’t even…

That’s No Moon, It’s a Rolling Death Machine

That’s No Moon, It’s a Rolling Death Machine
During a recent typhoon in China, residents greeted the day with an unreal sight. A huge moon rolled over pedestrians and drivers, who all no doubt spotted it and at first said, “That’s no moon!” before…

Miniature Autonomous Blimp is No Airhead

Miniature Autonomous Blimp is No Airhead
Instructables employee DJ aka Aleator777 – the genius behind the Apple II and retro phone watches – recently promoted the Intel Edison by creating the Miniature Autonomous Blimp. This brainy balloon can stay afloat and avoid…

Epic Balloon Art is Way Better than Any Clown Can Pull Off

Epic Balloon Art is Way Better than Any Clown Can Pull Off
We once ran into a clown at Walmart who looked suitably creepy. Naturally, my kids had to have a balloon animal something or other. We ended up with a sword and a pink poodle – and…

DARPA Robot Makes Balloon Animals, Pretends It’s Working with Human Bones

DARPA Robot Makes Balloon Animals, Pretends It’s Working with Human Bones
DARPA has funded the development of all kinds of crazy killer robots and some of them are pretty impressive, but as far as doing delicate tasks, we are still at the point where they work best…

Giant Inflatable Tank: Air Force

Giant Inflatable Tank: Air Force
If you need to build up your army on the cheap, or you know, just make it look like you have an army, just buy some inflatable tanks. The size and color scheme of these tanks…

Yoda Hot Air Balloon: Judge Me by My Head Size, Do You?

Yoda Hot Air Balloon: Judge Me by My Head Size, Do You?
Despite his ability to kick butt, I’ve never feared Yoda. But if I saw this Yoda head hot air balloon filling the sky near me, I think I would wet my pants. He looks pretty scary,…

Bunch O Baloons Fills 100 Water Balloons a Minute

Bunch O Baloons Fills 100 Water Balloons a Minute
This mass water balloon loader is amazing. It helps you to create ammo for water balloon fights super fast. Now you will be able to fire a barrage of water bombs at your enemy quickly and…

NASA to Test Inflatable Space Housing at ISS

NASA to Test Inflatable Space Housing at ISS
The International Space Station was a massively expensive construction project. Part of that huge cost was the expense of getting the individual modules into space. Those things were massive and very heavy. In the future, astronauts…

Morgan Freeman Sucks (Helium)

Morgan Freeman Sucks (Helium)
Morgan Freeman has been acting in films and voiceovers for decades now, and is well known for his booming and impressive voice. Science geeks probably know him for the series he narrates called Through the Wormhole…

Ford Sends 2015 Mustang 110,000 Feet into the Air (Sorta.)

Ford Sends 2015 Mustang 110,000 Feet into the Air (Sorta.)
We have seen plenty of stuff tied to a balloon over the years and set into the atmosphere and the edge of space. Ford has done this recently by attaching a model of the all-new 2015…

Poptimus Prime: Balloon Animals in Disguise

Poptimus Prime: Balloon Animals in Disguise
Balloon artist John Reid built this huge balloon sculpture for this year’s Salt Lake City Comic Con. He says that it’s the largest balloon sculpture ever built by a single person. It is certainly the most…
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