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Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

The right to flight: why I’m flying a balloon over London this summer

Watch the skies: James Bridle’s balloon will be hovering above London distributing wifi.

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Loon for All – Project Loon – Google

Google’s plan to bring internet connectivity to remote areas by using balloons wafting in the stratosphere.

Considering that Google seems to put as much time and effort into its April Fool’s jokes as it does into its real projects, you’d be forgiven for assuming this was a spoof.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

greg.org: the making of: The Satelloons Of Project Echo: Must. Find. Satelloons.

Bomp. bomp. bomp. Satelloon of love. Bomp. bomp. bomp. Satelloon of love.

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Camping at Kiwifoo | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Kiwi Foo Space Program (a weather balloon with an Android device attached) captured some beautiful images.

Camping at Kiwifoo

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Pacific Star 3 on Vimeo

Superb science-hacking.

Pacific Star 3

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

Scenes from 30,000 meters above - The Big Picture - Boston.com

This is the dictionary definition of awesome: schoolkids send a camera into space.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

George Clooney - Interview with George Clooney - On Career, Sex, and Politics - Esquire

George Clooney watches '2 Girls, 1 Cup': "Clooney puts his hand over his mouth like he's going to throw up. He bolts from his chair and walks out of the room."

Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

When mashups attack

In all the many mashups out there, Google Maps is probably the most used API (version 2 is out now).

One of the latest in the long line of map mixes is Galker Stalker. It takes user-submitted celebrity sightings and displays them on a map of Manhattan.

Has Nick Denton gone too far this time? George Clooney certainly thinks so. Of course, for a site like Gawker, any publicity is good publicity. Jessica and Jesse are just so excited that George Clooney has noticed their existence.