Okay, Gothamist is envisioning that at some upcoming hooray-hoorah-type New York event (next July 4th? some crazy movie premiere?), there must be people walking across the East River and Hudson River in these fabulous plastic bubbles. Here, a boy walks across the Neva River in Russia, to celebrate the 300th birthday of St. Petersburg. Sure, New Yorkers in the bubble should be outfitted in wetsuits and with oxygen tanks, because there are probably sharp objects floating around the water, but the tableau of tons of plastic bubble spinning across the rivers would be fantastic. Because if they can do it in Russia, it sure as hell can happen here.

[Via Yahoo! News]