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TROPICAL

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U)

It may not be revolutionary, but Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze packs in enough top-notch platforming action to keep Wii U owners at bay (for now).

By February 19, 2014

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Gawk at Richard Branson's tropical hideaway via aerial drone

Watching this video of Virgin founder's opulent private island captured via drone will make you drool -- and he wants you to.

By September 5, 2014

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By March 24, 2015

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Bedjet heater (or cooler) blows the arctic (or tropics) away

Toast your tootsies or chill out up to your chin with Bedjet's Kickstarter project, a gadget that keeps your bed in the temperate zone.

By December 10, 2013

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Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015

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Dig this: I operated a giant excavator from 2,500km away

An Oculus Rift VR headset and a 4G network in Spain let CNET's Roger Cheng control earth-moving heavy equipment in Sweden.

By March 5, 2015

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Diamond Ecstasy iPhone 6 could top $3.5 million in bling

A limited-edition bedazzled iPhone 6 from Goldgenie can be customized with an insane level of gold and gemstones.

By February 9, 2015

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The electric eye of a cyclone, viewed from space

Images of Cyclone Bansi taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station show an eye aglow with lightning.

By January 29, 2015

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Cards Against Humanity gave me part of a private island

Cards Against Humanity's weird holiday promotion resulted in the death of Santa Claus, an apocalyptic lizard uprising and the carving up of a private island in Maine.

By January 5, 2015

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Time-lapse videos of Earth capture line between life and death

Astronaut Alexander Gerst combines more than 12,000 photos taken about the International Space Station in 2014 into a collection of spellbinding videos that show our lively planet in gorgeous HD.

By December 28, 2014