99 Luftbalons

In the backdrop of heightening tensions between North and South Korea, a number of schoolchildren released 50 balloons into the sky.  I’ll let Foreign Policy take the story from there:

The man who spotted the air-borne rubber fleet twenty miles outside the capital city Seoul mistook the colorful orbs for parachutes and instantly raised the alarm. A military and police investigation was quickly mounted…

And so, life imitates art and this gives me an excuse to go into the vaults for this Music Monday.

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