A Brazilian priest wanting to break the 19-hour party balloon flight record took off from Sao Paulo, Brazil (see video) on Tuesday, apparently to never to be seen again.  I am really not making this up!  The priest took off strapped to hundreds of helium party balloons equipped with a satellite phone.  High winds took him off course and he reportedly was 30 miles from shore when he contacted authorities.  The Brazilian Air Force immediately went looking for him but suspended their search after two days.  The moral of the story:  if you strap yourself to nearly a thousand balloons not even god can save you.

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