Some people with a lot of time on their hands recreated the flying house in the movie "Up".

Unfortunately, a North Carolina man failed in his attempt Thursday to float just himself across the Atlantic under a cluster of balloons.

Jonathan Trappe's representatives say a technical glitch just 12 hours into his journey forced him to land on a remote part of the Canadian coast, in Newfoundland, according to

Admit it, you've fantasized about flying under a canopy of helium balloons, just like I have.

The difference is, none of the rest of us had the balls to try it. :-D