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Balloons move forward when you accelerate your car forwards. Why?

Destin, from Smarter Every Day, did a great experiment which baffled me. For a while I would now know what the heck is happening in there and then he showed the example with the water in the jar where you would also see a bubble of air. When you accelerate that jar forwards, the water […]

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How many balloons are needed to lift your house?

Movoto, a real estate company, posted this great calculator where you can see how many balloons are needed to lift your house. Since I live in a one room apartment (about 27 m2 or 290 square feet) It would need only 7.5 million balloons. Millions, okay? With a helium balloon costing between $.5 and $.9 […]

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