SkyBalls Could Be the World's Largest Flying Scrotum

Categories: Morning Buzz

skyballs.jpg
Chris O'Dowd & MCAC present 'SkyBalls'
It's a bird. It's a plane. It's -- a flying ball sack.

Yes, airborne testicles could very much become a thing in the United Kingdom if the country's Male Cancer Awareness Campaign gets the proper funding. The program aims to get men talking about testicular cancer and has teamed up with Irish actor Chris O'Dowd to raise money for the construction of the world's largest (only?) flying scrotum.

See also:
Men More Charitable in Front of Hot Women, and Here's Why
Le Slip Français Presents Indomitable, a New Line of Scented Men's Underwear

According to the MCAC, 98 percent of young men survive testicular cancer when they are diagnosed early, which is why the group has made plans to build "the ultimate awareness tool" with funding from its Indiegogo campaign. That "tool" is aptly named SkyBalls. If the campaign reaches its funding goal of £100,000 by September 21, the MCAC will build a fully operational scrotum-shaped hot air balloon with the hashtag "CheckYourBalls" printed across the side.

If built, the hot air balloon is expected to last for at least 10 years, giving the group ample time to raise awareness around the globe and remove some of the stigma surrounding men's health. Via, the SkyBalls campaign:

"Increasing awareness of testicular cancer is really important. And if one life gets saved because someone sees it and is inspired to start #JustCheckingForLumps then it will more than have repaid the amount of money we will have invested in getting this project off the ground. "

Whether you're interested in raising awareness of testicular cancer or simply hope to one day see a set of giant gonads floating across the sunset, you can check out the SkyBalls campaign here.

Follow Jackalope Ranch on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.


Sponsor Content

My Voice Nation Help
4 comments
Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times

Yes, he's Irish, but pretty sure the campaign is by a British organization. Could be wrong.

Marco Cruz
Marco Cruz

Already exists, wont be the first.

Craig McDermott
Craig McDermott

Whoever said British humor was subtle never saw Benny Hill.

Now Trending

Phoenix Concert Tickets

From the Vault

 

Loading...