Gallery: Pont de Singe is a Hanging Bridge Suspended by Helium-Filled B...

When French artist Olivier Grossetête sent us these images of Pont de Singe - an intriguing "hanging bridge" that dangles from three helium-filled balloons above a lake in the UK - he included a warning. "The use of helium was sometimes criticized," he said, since helium is difficult to extract and, like all molecules, is becoming a scarce natural resource. Yet there's something so compelling about his da Vinci-esque design, which is like shock therapy for the stagnant imagination.

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