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hot-air ballooning

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Google's Project Loon balloons can circle Earth three times

The cutting-edge balloons that Google built for its Wi-Fi broadcasting will be able to travel around the world three times, or for 100 days.

By November 13, 2013

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'Space' tourism goes ballooning for $75,000 a head

You won't confuse World View's near-space balloon rides with a trip to the International Space Station, but the views will still be incredible.

By October 23, 2013

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Darth Vader, Spider-Pig fly at International Balloon Fiesta

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta hosts hundreds of hot air balloons. Some geeky gems are among the flyers.

By October 8, 2013

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See what it's like to wear Google Glass

Hoping to carve out a new type of personal computing, Google has shown off how to use its computerised eyewear to search, navigate, chat and take photos.

By February 20, 2013

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Google's electronic eyewear gets 'OK Glass' voice commands

Hoping to carve out a new type of personal computing, Google shows off how to use its computerized eyewear to search, navigate, chat, and take photos.

By February 20, 2013

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Jet-man Yves Rossy completes balloon loop-de-loop above Lake Geneva

Rocket man Yves Rossy is slowly but surely taking steps towards becoming a fully fledged superhero. The adventurer is wowing the Internet with cunning stunts above Lake Geneva.

By November 10, 2010

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Boy in balloon captivates news-hungry Web

Twitter users and live-video site viewers are at the edge of their seats as reports unfold about a 6-year-old boy climbing into a hot-air balloon and taking off into the air.

By October 15, 2009

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Bing balloons into public view

Microsoft's big bet on search begins to be publicly available, with the opinions rolling in fast and furious.

By June 1, 2009

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Peering beyond the meter in the smart grid

Consulting company is showing a miniature version of Boulder's SmartGridCity program, offering a peek into how consumers can manage their home energy.

By February 11, 2010

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Hot air balloon is shaped like Darth Vader's helmet

A reason for Cessna pilots to arm themselves: A hot air balloon right out of Star Wars.

By April 24, 2007