30 teachers + 1 reduced-gravity aircraft + 2000 ping pong balls = floathappy funtime

Watch this. Watch it and tell me that it doesn't look like fun — that you don't want anything more than to ride aboard a ping-pong-ball-filled 727 (aka a "vomit comet") while it flies along a parabolic flight path (thereby simulating weightlessness) with thirty other people. That's right. You can't. »12/13/12 6:42pm12/13/12 6:42pm

Dancing in Zero Gravity to New Age Music Will Help Us Evolve

Today a 727 "Vomit Comet" lifted off from Las Vegas in order to film a scene of a woman dancing in zero gravity for an upcoming science fiction film called Stardance. Filmmaker Jeanne Robinson (choreographer and wife of scifi writer Spider Robinson) won the trip after showing this astonishingly bad preview video at… »12/31/07 2:00pm12/31/07 2:00pm