Tag: Balloons

North Korea Vows to Dump Millions of Leaflets and Trash on the South

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s printing shops have been working overtime to revive a favorite weapon of Cold War-era psychological warfare: sending millions of propaganda leaflets, cigarette butts and other trash to South Korea, the North’s official news agency said on Monday. North Korea has also prepared 3,000 balloons to carry the leaflets across […]

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They Want to Sell Balloon Rides 19 Miles Up. Haven’t We Heard This Before?

Nearly seven years ago, two entrepreneurs unveiled a company, World View, that would take tourists on a gentle balloon journey to the stratosphere, about 19 miles off the ground — high enough to view the blackness of space and the curvature of a round Earth. Those journeys never happened. But on Thursday, those same entrepreneurs […]

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