TIL a Brazilian priest strapped himself to 1000 balloons as a fundraising event for truckers. He set off into the sky and then disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean. His body was recovered months later.

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Wow, the original story behind “Up” is a lot darker. Typical Disney.


Next fundraiser they’ll probably just do a 50-50 raffle.


Isn’t the most important big of kit a BB gun to blast balloons so you can lower altitude, poor bloke…


Anyone else imagine that it was still flying around? That’d be creepy as hell, a skeleton tethered to a bunch of balloons, blowing around in the wind.


At 19000 feet he probably had hypoxia, which would have clouded his rationally.