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zeppelin

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Led Zeppelin and the meaning of life

The Audiophiliac delves into the newly remastered 'Zeppelin albums and likes what he hears.

By June 12, 2014

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Goodyear bids goodbye to blimps, says hello to zeppelins

The tire giant is building its next generation of Goodyear blimps -- but the new airships won't technically be blimps at all. CNET Road Trip 2013 discovers the secrets behind Goodyear's new fleet.

By July 13, 2013

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San Francisco's best, as seen from a zeppelin at 1,000 feet

Just a week after the 75th anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster, CNET flies on an airship during a SugarSync event and spots some of the best the Bay Area has to offer.

19 Images May 11, 2012

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Hindenburg disaster 75 years ago abruptly ended zeppelin era

The great German airships flew the rich and famous around the world. But when catastrophe struck in Lakehurst, N.J., 35 perished and the era of luxurious travel by dirigible was over.

By May 4, 2012

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Zeppelin lamp brings industrial fantasy to light

This gorgeous, hand-built zeppelin lamp is something we'd love to have gracing our home reading rooms.

By May 2, 2012

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Thai war airship going over like a lead zeppelin

Thailand has a less than positive experience with using an airship to counter its southern insurgency.

By August 19, 2011

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Where Zeppelins are born

Road Trip 2011: CNET's Daniel Terdiman got a chance to visit the headquarters of Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik, the makers of the Zeppelin NT, and to see the partial construction of the next of the new-style airships to emerge from the Friedrichshafen, Germany hangar.

By August 10, 2011

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Where the Zeppelins are made (photos)

Road Trip 2011: In Friedrichshafen, Germany, just a few miles from the Zeppelin Museum, where the long, great history of the airships is celebrated, Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik is making today's airships. CNET got a chance to visit the company's hangar and see work in progress.

15 Images August 10, 2011

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The long, great history of zeppelins

Road Trip 2011: The last one was decommissioned in 1940, but there was a day when Germany's zeppelins were the royalty of the skies. CNET visits the Zeppelin Museum to look at the history of aerial royalty.

By June 9, 2011

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When zeppelins ruled the skies (photos)

Road Trip 2011: The Zeppelin Museum in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is a treasure trove for airship lovers.

30 Images June 9, 2011