It was only a matter of time before someone did it for real. Well, actually it has been done a few times but It still is cool every time I see it. The floating house from Pixar's Up. This was the first time, however, it was pulled off with a human passanger. Jonathan Trappe is a "professional" cluster-balloonist. Check out more images at Geakologie.
Going on right now: Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #26. Win a Tokyoflash watch and neat stuff from the NeatoShop. It's fun and easy to play: Link