If you’ve never read our articles about the danger of inhaling helium, this is the most important thing you’ll read today — and we are THE ONLY ones saying it.
Of course, we’ve all heard what someone sounds like when they inhale helium, but why does helium make your voice sound funny in the first place?
An 8-year-old has died after inhaling helium from a balloon and we as a society continue to promote the “old gag” as a fun, harmless comedy act.
Chicago chef Grant Achatz has created a truly unique masterpiece of a dessert using apple, sugars, and helium. It’s an edible helium balloon!
You know we are advocates against inhaling helium, but in a controlled medical environment, inhaling helium can actually help detect early lung damage.
Hear the one where the alligator inhaled helium to get squeakier? Scientists tested this to see if reptiles talk like we do. The results are surprising.
Berkshire Brewing Company released this video as an April Fool’s Day joke and were inundated with requests for the helium beer. Now July, it’s going viral again. Why? And is helium beer possible? Find out.
After not showing up to work for a week, 34-year-old UK factory worker Vitalijus Titok was discovered in his home, dead by helium suicide. Although this man’s actions were purposeful, incredibly, most people still do not understand the danger in inhaling helium.
Britain’s “The Paul O’Grady Show” is under investigation for its stunt featuring the talk show host inhaling helium – a practice that can result in serious injury or even death.
When we think of uses for helium, most everyone immediately thinks of party balloons, blimps, and high-pitched voices. However, the uses for helium go far beyond just a few novelties. (Never inhale helium, by the way. It can kill you.) In fact, without helium, we may have never had our supermarket checkouts, iPhones, or even the ability to detect tricky cancers.
Below are the different uses for helium that you probably didn’t know existed.