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A baffling balloon behavior

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Why does a balloon lean forward with acceleration? Join Smarter Every Day’s Destin Sandlin as he explains to his kids this odd balloon phenomenon.

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From balloons to airships, helium seems to be everywhere. As the second most common element in the universe, learning more about is properties allows us to both understand the world through science and become smarter every day.

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