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tropical

Editors' Take

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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Triple trouble: Satellite sees three hurricanes in the Pacific

A weather satellite looked down on the Pacific over the weekend and caught sight of three separate major hurricanes.

By August 31, 2015

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Ambi Climate

If you live in Asia and want to cut down on your power consumption from turning on your air conditioner to chase away the tropical heat, Ambi Climate is an excellent choice to help you with that.

By August 31, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating August 31, 2015

MSRP: $179.00

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Spider glides from the sky, can choose where it lands

A spider discovered in the forests of Panama and Peru can control the direction of its glide as it falls from the treetops.

By August 20, 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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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