Of all the slow motion videos we've seen lately, this one—a six foot water balloon at up to 2500fps—is up there with my favorites. Not because it's particularly well shot or creative. Or for any reason, really, other than that I'm just a hose and a slab of rubber away from making this happen in my own backyard. [Reddit via The High Definite]
One highlight of last Saturday's Christmas parade in Richmond, VA—besides random people on Segways—was supposed to be a giant Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer balloon. Unfortunately, a stop light got in Rudolph's way, and... watch the tragedy unfold, inside.