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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).

Feb. 19, 2014

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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 Dec. 10, 2013

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Flower power: Ford interiors made of tropical plant

The door bolsters inside Ford's latest Escape SUV will be made with a tropical plant called kenaf, offsetting 300 pounds of oil-based reins per year. The SUV will be 85 percent recyclable.

By Jan. 26, 2012

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Orange Tahiti budget Android is a totally tropical tablet

The Orange Tahiti is a budget Android Honeycomb tablet that comes with an Orange contract -- and it's free with an Orange San Francisco 2.

By Jan. 10, 2012

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Irene downgraded to tropical storm

Hurricane knocks out power to 4 million people and blamed for the deaths of at least 11 people.

By Aug. 28, 2011

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'Rapid tests' target STD-tropical disease combos

New tests that use rapid flow-through technology to detect disease combinations, including HIV and malaria, are an industry first, according to developer.

By Aug. 11, 2009

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A bundt cake with a tropical feel

The Aloha Bundt Cake Pan from Nordic Ware can add a touch of paradise to dessert.

By Jul. 25, 2009

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Bill Gates-funded super bananas ready for human testing

Genetically modified bananas loaded with vitamin A are scheduled to go into human trials in the US with the aim of improving nutrition in Africa.

By Jun. 16, 2014

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Samsung maroons phone fans in bizarre S4 Zoom island challenge

The South Korean tech giant is launching a reality survival show featuring grizzled wilderness pro Les Stround.

By Aug. 5, 2013