Instant Index: Spire for 1 World Trade Center on Its Way

Spire for 1 World Trade Center on Its Way

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Tonight's Instant Index:

Up, Up and Away Professional balloonist Jonathan Trappe recreated the scene from "Up," taking flight by attaching helium balloons to a small house. Next summer, he plans to ditch the house and try to cross the Atlantic by floating in a lifeboat attached to balloons. Click here to find out how many balloons it would take to lift your house.

Image credit: Laurentiu Garofeanu/Barcroft Media/Landov

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