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England is where the belief in fairies has existed the longest, particularly the areas of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset counties. June 24th is the International Fairy Day, the time for people to put aside “the cynicism of the modern world.”

Strong cannabis users 5 times more likely to develop psychosis

A British study has found that people who consume the new stronger forms of cannabis are 5 times more likely to develop psychotic disorders than non-users are.

Op-Ed: Final injunction assures City College stays open despite threat Special

The City Attorney's Office was very pleased with the final injunction that Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow delivered on Feb. 17. It ensures that City College will treated fairly in the re-accreditation process.

Op-Ed: Micro Apartments — Your personal space is shrinking

The new horizon for humanity is about 3 metres away, or 5 metres away, depending on where you look. A combination of lack of space and exploitable markets has created the new micro apartments.

South Korea decriminalises adultery

South Korea's Constitutional Court on Thursday struck down a controversial adultery law which for more than 60 years had criminalised extra-marital sex and jailed violators for up to two years.

Edmonton architecture student suggests skating lane for commuting

The Canadian city Edmonton, which is well known for its extreme winter conditions, might consider adopting a unique mode of commuting into the downtown core area by skating on ice.

Op-Ed: Libraries: More bridges between culture and education collapse

Nowadays, libraries are unfortunately losing their appeal to the new generations. How can a visit to the library compete with playing Minecraft on an iPad?

Yoga teacher performs for 40 hours non-stop, sets world record

A 29-year-old yoga teacher performed yoga non-stop over 40 hours in his Hong Kong studio to set a new Guinness World Record.

Mayweather splurges, buys Rolls Royce and expensive jewelry

With so much money to spend and being the highest-paid sportsman in the world, American boxer Floyd Mayweather recently bought a brand new Rolls Royce worth at least $400,000 so that his daughter can 'ride in style.'

Op-Ed: Author and Korean War vet honored by his congregational family Special

Rejoicing and giving thanks as it is mentioned in the Book of Deuteronomy, Chapter 16 holds a lot of meaning, especially as the season of spring draws near. It is the part of The Bible in which The Passover is mentioned.

Montana bill to ban yoga pants gets shot down

Montana lawmaker David Moore introduced a bill last week in the Montana House Judiciary Committee, seeking to impose a ban on wearing yoga pants. But fans of the tight leggings can rejoice, because the bill was shot down.

Ten fascinating Valentine's Day facts

It is that time of year, beloved my makers of greetings cards and new romantics. To mark February 14, Digital Journal presents 10 things you may not have known about Valentine's Day.

Anonymous 'OpDeathEaters' to combat child sex abusers online

High-profile hacktivist group Anonymous have announced that they are planning an action day to expose child abusers and those who cover them, freely publishing the information to inform the public of the scope of abuse.

Op-Ed: The deceitful message behind Valentine's Day

Love is something that can only be earned, yet we live in an age when sometimes love comes as easy as a second date. Something which has undoubtedly depreciated its meaning, and purpose. In other words we live in an age of tindering, not burning desire.

Alkaline based 'Healing Springs' said to hold curative powers

Barnwell County, SC may actually hold the "Fountain of Youth" that has been sought out for centuries, or at least the fountain of healing in its "Healing Springs."

Op-Ed: Still dreaming BIG at age 65 Special

When you hit age 60, what will you be doing? Playing golf? Lounging at the beach? Or will you be growing and developing your gifts and talents?

Carnival spirit begins in Ibiza ahead of start next week

Ibiza is beginning to get ready for the Ibiza Carnival that starts later this week, promising to be as big and lively an affair as always with masks, dancers, costumes and street parades.

E-cigarettes 'may still harm the lungs and immune system'

New research has suggested that e-cigarette vapour contains toxic chemicals that are damaging to the body, implying they are not a safe alternative to traditional smoking and adding to the continuing debate about the health risks of "vaping."

Eternal City gives green light to red light zone

Rome authorities have approved plans for a red light zone where prostitution will be officially tolerated from April, officials said Saturday as Church and other opponents attacked the move.

New York subway infested by deadly bacteria and mystery DNA

Researchers have found that the New York City subway system infested with dangerous microorganisms and bacteria, some potentially deadly to human beings.

Canadian woman on spiritual quest dies after drinking tea in Peru

Jennifer Logan loved to travel. She'd just wrapped up a job teaching English to women in Saudi Arabia and was spending some time with family in Canada when she set off for a trip to Peru.

Man receives death threats after building home shooting range

A Florida man decided to tear down the home shooting range he recently built after taking some heat from neighbors who were concerned about the safety of their children.

Spirits & Spice at Marché brings the Islands to Toronto Special

With a clean blanket of snow on the ground it may seem like Carnival season is far away in Toronto but Spirits & Spice week at Marché Restaurant is bringing on the sun while raising funds for The Caribbean Scholarship Foundation (CSF).

Story of Detroit man walking 21 miles daily inspires donations

The story of a Detroit man who walks a staggering 21 miles to work, Monday through Friday, has inspired people across the world to help him get a car.

Some special editions of Monopoly contain real bank notes

It has been revealed that some special anniversary editions of the popular capitalistic board game Monopoly contain real money in place of the fictitious fake paper notes normally used. One set contains over 20,000 euros.

Squatters in vacant homes a growing problem in Detroit

For many of the 16,000 homeless people in Detroit, the vacant houses they find to live in are called "abandonminiums." But across the U.S. squatters are taking over empty homes with For Sale signs, causing a number of legal problems.

Fourth grader suspended for using magic from the Hobbit

A parent of a fourth-grade student at the Kermit Independent School has said that his son was pulled out of lessons for making a terroristic threat when he was actually repeating magic from the Hobbit.

Op-Ed: One man's journey West to change his life and defy the past Special

As commemorations of Martin Luther King, Jr. day were being planned and celebrated, one man, Ardist Cooper, Jr. who lived through those times before the Civil Rights Movement, shared his recollections.

Op-Ed: Want to end rape culture on campus? Dismantle the Greek system

As America continues to grapple with the alleged "rape culture" on college campuses, schools and the Greek system have been forced to alter their policies...but is the Greek system itself an incubator of rape culture?

Fund for pensioner mugged outside home raises £215k in three days

A donation fund set up to help a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his own home has drawn over £160,000 from gracious members of the public wishing to help the victim.

Aircraft set to get minute-by-minute tracking

A new initiative aims to equip all commercial flights worldwide with technology that would enable minute-by-minute tracking of the plane in times of distress, aiding rescuers and recovery efforts.

Make any space into an apartment with a 'Cubitat'

Think about this - If you take the essential "guts" of a house and put it all together in a pile, you could easily come up with a cube about 10x10x10 feet. That is exactly what was presented this past weekend at the Toronto Interior Design Show.

Review: WalkTop treadmill desk surprisingly approachable, easy to use Special

As more and more studies show that sitting for long periods is detrimental to health, Fitneff is trying to get workers to do anything but sit with its new treadmill desk, the WalkTop.

Pot report: 18 U.S. states to have legalized marijuana by 2020

A new report predicts that by 2020 a total of 18 states in America will have legalized recreational marijuana. Currently possession of pot is legal in just four U.S. states - pending in others - while medical marijuana is legal in 23 states.

Utah family poisoned themselves over fears of apocalypse

A springville, Utah family of five were found dead in their home on September 27, 2014. Today, the Utah State Medical Examiner's office ruled the family had died from poisoning, probably because the parent's were fearful of a "pending apocalypse."

A round-up of the fabric innovations at Heimtextil 2015

The massive Hemitextil fabric show in Germany earlier this month yielded a few interesting developments in the world of textiles. As the major suppliers unveiled new designs, the event showcased the latest developments including 3D printing new designs.

2014 top 10 cities in the United States to live

With a population of over 320 million, the United States contains numerous top ranking small cities to live. A newly published report shows the top 10 small cities to live based on a range of categories.

Watch 'Undercover moms go wild at sons sexually harassing them'

The video "Undercover mothers go wild at sons who sexually harass them," also titled "Whistling at your mom," is part of a Peruvian campaign against sexual harassment of women in the streets by men who cat-call and wolf-whistle when women walk past.

Video: High school student slams teacher to the floor in class

A 62-year-old New Jersey high school teacher who confiscated a cellphone from a 16-year-old ninth-grader during a physics class got slammed to the floor for his effort to instill discipline in class.

Anxiety may cause man's constant chronic deja vu

Scientists believe that the extraordinary case of a man who experiences a constant case of deja vu, where you believe you have seen an experience before, may be caused by anxiety.

Marry your best friend for the happiest marriage, new study says

According to new research, couples who were also best friends experienced the most happiness in life, while married people were in general happier than unmarried ones.
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