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Friday Funny: Facing a Flood? Your Solution Is a Huge Water Balloon

A major flood hit Texas. One homeowner faced the problem with inflated water.

Rainwater was collecting at an alarming rate and another storm was on the way. Randy Wagner figured he had just enough time to rush out and buy a gigantic water balloon that could encircle his entire house.

Rob Spiegel has covered manufacturing for 22 years, 19 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include automation, supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cybersecurity. For 10 years, he was the owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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