Google announces updates to Project Loon including 10 times longer flight times

Justin Kahn

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Google has a number of unique initiatives on the go at any given time, and Project Loon has to be one of the more interesting ones. Using giant helium filled balloons flying through the stratosphere for days on end, the...

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captaincranky

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I heard there's a helium shortage, which is preventing poor, young children, from having helium balloons, which they let go of and lose, causing them to cry hysterically. I guess we have Google to thank for the potentially more serene children's parties of the future.

You go Google! When you run out of helium, switch to hydrogen. That will make every thunderstorm a potentially spectacular light show, when one of your balloons chances to fly through it!(y)