Being a kid should be a time of rainbow-flavored lollipops and unicorn-filled dreams, so we all know the devastation that ensues when something ruins this Candyland-inspired existence. Like, you know, losing a balloon.
Tonight after Mitt Romney makes his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention you'll see the standard political or big event type balloon drop, but I bet you don't know how big of a production it is, and there is one man responsible for the whole thing, his name is Treb Heining and he's done the last 7 republican conventions, the Super Bowl, Academy Awards and more.
Technology continues to grow by leaps and bounds, remember just a hand full of years ago when these little laser pointers started to show up everywhere, well those little laser pointers have grown up to become more than just an annoyance for rock stars on stage, they are slowly becoming handheld weapons, making the inner Stormtrooper in me very excited...
What happens when Government goes crazy and decides it knows better than parents? It bans kids from blowing up balloons! At first I thought this story was a joke, but it isn't.
According to the new "EU toy safety directive" kids under the age of 8 not allowed to blow up balloons or use "Whistle blowers", the party favor that displays a long colored paper tongue and makes nois