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Man in bubble rescued en route to Bermuda

Florida man's vessel looked something like these zorb bubbles.
Florida man’s vessel looked something like these zorb bubbles. Image by JoshBerglund19 / CC BY 2.0

A Florida man attempting to run in an inflatable bubble from the USA to Bermuda (a distance of around 1000 miles) had to be rescued by the Coastguard after he got tired. Authorities decided to step in when Reza Baluchi began acting confused and asking for directions to the island, despite having progressed some 70 nautical miles on his journey. Read more: nbclosangeles.com