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The Physics of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons

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 … Continue reading

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New Balloons Take Test Flight Ahead of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Source: CBS New York – newyork.cbslocal.com Six new giant balloons will float down Sixth Avenue in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, and on Saturday they took a test flight at Citi Field in Queens.

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IFO’s (Identified Flying Objects) Invade Macy’s Parade

By Ron Syroid “LET’S HAVE A PARADE!” 1928 marked the first time helium-filled balloons were used in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.

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