How to Care for Tropical Flowers

Tropical flowers are those which are native to tropical climates. These plants sometimes require more extensive care than less exotic flower species, but their bright colors and striking appearance makes them worth it. To keep your cut tropical flower healthy, it’s important to trim their stems and get them into fresh water as quickly as(…)


Tropical Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is tasty and perfect for a summertime lunch.The recipe makes quite a bit so there’s plenty for left overs! Ingredients 1 pound (16 ounces) Farfalle Pasta3 cups cubed ham8 ounces cubed cheddar cheese1 red bell pepper1 cup sliced green onions1 can pineapple chunks (juice reserved)1…By: katvanlew Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring –(…)


Tropical Candy Seaweed Salad

I was inspired recently by the sushi-related entries in the Deceptive Desserts Contest. Well that, and a burning desire to test out my new macro lens. The idea came to me when I finished by Seaweed Salad Instructable. Using a few simple items, it is easy and straightforward to create a realistic-loo…By: TheCoffeeDude Continue Reading(…)


The Tropical Desktop

This desktop, sent in by reader Amy, brings a little summertime to our screens, which we can always appreciate. Best of all, it’s pretty streamlined and doesn’t require a ton of tweaking to get just right. If you want the same look, here’s how Amy did it. Read more… Lifehacker


Tropical Cyclone Winston – strongest ever seen in southern hemisphere – hits Fiji

Tropical Cyclone Winston made history when it tore across Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu early on Sunday morning. It hit with staggering intensity, with estimated maximum sustained winds of up to 185 miles per hour, with gusts to 225 miles per hour.  This made it the strongest tropical cyclone on record in the entire(…)