Source: Wired – wired.com
By Rhett Allain
Have you ever seen a child with a balloon? It’s fun to watch. Kids pay attention to the world around them: They know that when you let go of something, it falls. Balloons don’t follow these rules, and it’s that exception that makes balloons so fascinating.
Source: Russia Beyond the Headlines – rbth.com
By Oleg Krasnov
Russian traveler announces attempt to break time set by Steve Fossett in 2002.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will team up again this year for their fifth donation drive for the Toys for Tots Foundation.
Source: Lockheed Martin – lockheedmartin.com
The Federal Aviation Administration (Seattle Aircraft Certification Office) recently approved Lockheed Martin’s project specific certification plan for the Hybrid Airship.
Source: Aviation Week – Show News – aviationweek.com
By: Angus Batey
Whoever said dreaming is free has clearly never spoken to Capt. Khalid Al-Ansari. The Emirati pilot, who flies transport aircraft for the government, has spent “enough money to build a house” on a concept that would use airships to turn the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi into living exhibits in a most unusual gallery.