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From Inedible Balloon Breakfasts to Freaky Floating Faces

 - Jul 8, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
Balloons have always been related to childhood memories and a sense of joy. This cluster of 40 balloon innovations range from missiles for your car to stunning white and gold balloon dresses.

If you thought balloons were simple objects of joy, then your mind will definitely change once you browse through the gallery.

Implications - Reverting to childhood delights, like balloons, gives the busy consumer an escape from their stressful life. More members of today's population live on hectic, busy schedules; the ability to enjoy childhood pleasures provides release from that. Like balloon-inspired products, other child-worthy innovations are a great way to appeal to adults who want to sink into the relaxing memories of days past.