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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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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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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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Summer's best meteor showers streak night skies

Just in time for the new moon, the Delta Aquarid showers peak on Monday and Tuesday and the Perseid showers start to get under way.

By July 28, 2014

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Where badass fish climb rock cliffs... with their mouths

Some of the world's toughest rock climbers live on Hawaii's Big Island, where they scale sheer rock the equivalent of a 26-mile vertical marathon.

By February 25, 2014

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Sleep Number x12 bed with sleep monitor, snore-stopper

The humble mattress gets a high-tech upgrade with Sleep Number's new x12, a sleep-monitoring, safety-lighting, snore-stopping bed.

By January 7, 2014

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LA Times cuts off climate-change deniers

The newspaper will not print letters from climate-change deniers, saying the matter is not opinion-based.

By October 11, 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 January 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 January 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 August 28, 2011