This odd image of Michelle Obama levitating a disembodied head went viral after the White House posted it online the other day. What’s happening? Balloon artist John Cassidy — one of the entertainers for the first lady’s jumping-jacks Oct. 11 photo-op with school kids — stepped inside this giant red balloon, and then jumped. Don’t try it at home.
Read earlier: Michelle Obama leads jumping-jack world-record effort at White House (photo, video), 10/11/11