Monthly Archives: March 2019

Helium Shortage Affects Getting Balloons And More: What You Need To Know

Despite popular belief, helium is used for more than inhaling to make that temporary squeaky voice. Places where you’d normally get a bouquet of balloons are taking a hit because of a nationwide helium shortage. Where does helium come from? … Continue reading

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Throwing A Party? Don’t Be Left Deflated By The Helium Shortage

I encountered a major inconvenience while picking up the final supplies for my daughter’s birthday party this weekend. So, we threw a 5th birthday party for my daughter on Saturday and I had to do a lot running around in … Continue reading

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National Helium Shortage Affecting Local Businesses

If you’ve been looking for balloons at your next party, you may have noticed signs about a national helium shortage. The issue has local businesses feeling deflated about low or no sales. Until a year ago, the Petal Patch sold … Continue reading

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Mining The Moon

If you were transported to the Moon this very instant, you would surely and rapidly die. That’s because there’s no atmosphere, the surface temperature varies from a roasting 130 degrees Celsius (266 F) to a bone-chilling minus 170 C (minus … Continue reading

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Up, Up, And Literally Away; Helium Shortage Impacts Many

It is used in brain cell research, by the military and in magnetic resonance imaging machines, but when most people think of helium, they think of balloons. But these days, the price of helium is soaring faster than the balloons … Continue reading

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