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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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Taiwan: Come for the tourism, stay for the free Wi-Fi

Taiwan uses free widespread Wi-Fi at 4,400 hot spots to lure tourists. Visitors just need to open an account on the iTaiwan Wi-Fi network.

By June 12, 2013

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Google tries boosting Greek tourism -- and maybe itself, too

The search titan is touting a program to help Greek companies expand the country's tourism economy. Could be it'll also improve Google's image in Europe.

By September 29, 2014

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Tiny Canadian town crowdfunding full-size USS Enterprise

A crowdfunding campaign aims to build a full-size working version of the USS Enterprise from "Star Trek" in the Canadian Badlands, but the funding goal is a long way off.

By August 27, 2014

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Kobe Bryant sees LED basketball court, is stunned

If you think an NBA court is somehow state of the art, take a look at what they have in China.

By August 20, 2014

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Battling Ebola: Information is the most powerful tool

Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.

By August 9, 2014

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Larry Page's stamp on Google: More than moon shots

Since Google's co-founder took charge in 2011, he's had the search giant thinking bigger than ever. What to expect at Google I/O this week? Even if it's nothing mind-blowing, it's all according to plan.

By June 24, 2014

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Google reportedly in talks for stake in Virgin Galactic

Days after announcing it agreed to buy a satellite startup, Google appears to be making another bet on space.

By June 12, 2014

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At Spaceport America, Jetsons dreams get ready to fly

Rocket nuts have been waiting for years for the era of space tourism to begin. Here's where it might just get off the ground.

By May 17, 2014

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Spotted: Solar flare more than seven times the size of Earth

IRIS is NASA's newest toy for studying the sun. It just observed its first solar eruption, and it was a doozy.

By May 30, 2014