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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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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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How your favorite Nintendo characters have evolved over time

Why is Donkey Kong wearing cutoff shorts? A new video series looks at how Mario and other popular Nintendo characters have changed over the years.

By July 21, 2015

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Prehistoric worm with super armor found in China

Scientists have found the fossil of an ancient worm called Hairy Collins' Monster, one of the first creatures to grow rows of spiky armor on its back. It's the King Koopa of lobopodians.

By June 29, 2015

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NASA says current lull in major US hurricanes only happens once every 177 years

We're having a "hurricane drought," with nearly a decade passing without a category three or higher storm making landfall. Will our luck hold?

By May 14, 2015

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Typhoon eye seen from space is terrifying and fascinating

Astronauts on the International Space Station get an awe-inspiring look at Typhoon Maysak as it builds into a Category 5 super-typhoon.

By April 2, 2015

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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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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