Monday, May 07, 2012

Hydrogen floats, too

 So does natural gas..
Apparently they don't believe in using helium in their balloons in Armenia:

Watch the string of white balloons.


  1. Years ago, I had a friend that would make balloons from the plastic bags that came from the cleaners. He'd wait for a real still night, fill them with natural gas, place a candle on a small platform under the balloon and let it fly.

    I never saw one, but he told me they would usually get at least one trip by the police to the neighborhood.

  2. CH4 = 4H + 1 C(12) == 16.

    Air - 78% N2, ~20% O2.

    If it floats, not by much...

    A buddy of mine likes to fill 30 gallon garbage bags with oxyacetylene mix, and detonate them with a cannon fuse - they don't float, but they DO go BOOM. They also can blow back in your face, if you are not real careful.


I've had to enable moderation because some bots just can't stop sh1tting where other people want to live......kind of like Liberals.

It's either this or WV...