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News Bytes 10/22/2021 7 Comments

Today in Top Story: South African prospectors stumble upon what may be the world's richest helium reserve.

Two businessmen had bought gas rights on the piece of land for $1. They were looking for natural gas when they discovered high amounts of helium mixed in. Helium is important for medical scanners, computer parts, space travel, and many other uses. According to AFP, the amount of helium in this reserve could be enough to fill about 1.4 trillion party balloons.

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1st comment

which business man gets the balloons

2nd Comment

That is pretty cool.

3rd comment

Let's just hope there are no fights over it...

4th

Cool beans :)

Where is the Friday funny?

Where is the Friday funny?

@Riley D

Yeah, no rights over who gets the balloons! XD

Oops

Fight not right

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