9:15am

Tue March 8, 2011
The Two-Way

VIDEO: Just Like In 'Up', House Floats Into Sky Under 300 Balloons

Our pal Linda Holmes over at Monkey See was ahead of us in noting this news from the lighter side (pun intended) of things. But the video is well worth watching if you want a bit of relief from the serious stuff.

National Geographic Channel's How Hard Can It Be? show decided to see if it could use balloons to float a whole house — just like in the Pixar movie Up.

The answer: yes.

Here's the video: Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.