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Summer News

Infants in strollers at risk through sun cover

Stockholm - There has been a lot of talk recently about children and dogs dying after being left locked in hot cars. Now a pediatrician in Sweden is pointing out that it is equally dangerous to use a blanket to block sun from entering a baby's stroller.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

Video: Take a ride down the world's tallest water slide

Kansas City - The Verrückt in Kansas City is the world's largest water slide. Now it has finally been finished and you can get some idea of how thrilling it could be by watching the attached video.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Tips for eliminating summer allergies Special

With summer allergy season in full swing, many adults and children are suffering from the “wheezes and sneezes” of the season. To help deal with this Digital Journal has spoken with a health expert.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 5 comments

Aerosmith to play 'Let Rock Rule' summer concert in New York

Wantagh - Acclaimed rock band Aerosmith will embark on their "Let Rock Rule" summer tour in North America. It will feature special guest Slash.
In the Media by Markos Papadatos

Seven health snacks for summer Special

With the summer heat in full swing, unhealthy snacks like ice cream look attractive. There are, however, plenty of delicious alternatives that will give you more energy and vitamins. Digital Journal spoke to a top nutritionist to find out more.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

How to stay afloat when shopping for jet skis

As the summer months set in, the season of shopping for jet skis has now begun in earnest. But with prices ranging from $5,000 to $18,000, it's a major purchase that shouldn't be taken lightly.
In the Media by Tech News

Top tips for avoiding sunburn Special

One severe sunburn during a child’s first 15 years could double the chance of developing skin cancer as an adult. To find out some top tips for keeping safe in the summer, Digital Journal spoke with a leading health expert.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

The season of powersports is ready to ride

With Memorial Day now in the rear view mirror, the official start of summer looms large. And along with the summer season always comes a surge in powersports activity.
In the Media by Tech News

Op-Ed: Four U.S. cities to flaunt your bod this summer

Every year, the U.S. swimwear industry sees a revenue of more than $3 billion, a huge portion of which comes from the herds of fitness junkies who work hard to keep their bods in check.
In the Media by Daniel Taibleson

Review: A funk/soul album with great potential, but minor issues

“Burden to Bear is especially precious to me because it’s my first album,” says soul/pop artist Lael Summer, currently a student in the University of Southern California’s elite Popular Music program and signed to New York’s True Groove Records.
In the Media by Wesley Butler

FIFA: 2022 World Cup not to be played in summer

The football tournament which will be held in Qatar is likely to take place in winter, with December said to be "perfect."
In the Media by Daryl Hammond

Summer is here to stay, in Mississauga's Port Credit Special

Mississauga - Long strolls along the boardwalk, fishing and lounging on the patio are some obvious signs that summer fun isn't quite yet over in Port Credit, a prominent lakefront community located in Mississauga, Ontario.
Digital Journal Report by Alexandra Christopoulos - 2 comments

Summer box office sets domestic record

Sure, there were a few box office bombs this summer but that didn't stop it from setting a record. The summer of 2013 goes down as the best summer ever, money wise, at the domestic box office.
In the Media by Tim O'Brien

Great music festivals coming up in Spain for summer 2013

The famous Benicàssim and Sonar music festivals are over, but there is still so much more to come. Spain offers a huge variety of music festivals from Indie rock, to flamenco, to jazz, to classical, and everything else in between this summer.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 1 comment

7 best ways to summer-proof your home Promoted

Summer is a great time to renovate your home. Many factors are in your favour during this season: renovators are available during the warm months, labour is inexpensive, competition is fierce and homeowners can get creative with their outdoor add-ons.
Promoted Content by Derek Chan

Review: Joe Nichols shines on new summer single 'Sunny and 75'

Country singer Joe Nichols released his newest song “Sunny and 75,” which is his lead-off radio single from his new record label, Red Bow Records.
In the Media by Markos Papadatos

Op-Ed: Which credit cards offer the most bang for your summer buck?

San Diego - Cash back cards could help you save money on the expenses you’re likely to make most this summer; gas, groceries, theme park and movie tickets are all featured purchases that select credit cards are promoting with spending incentives this summer.
In the Media by Jason Bushey - 1 comment

Siberian summer: From 30 degrees Celsius & sun to snow in one day

Nadym - The residents of Nadym in Siberia had been basking in temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius for several days when they were suddenly struck by a heavy snow storm.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 7 comments

Spanish police gear up for 'summer of crime' with extra staff

Madrid - Spain is a pretty safe country to visit, with only one in every thousand tourists likely to be affected by petty crime. However, the country is deploying over 29,000 police officers to ensure tourists' safety and security during July and August.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 1 comment

Op-Ed: 5 money-saving tips for summer travelers

For summer vacationers that hate to spend and love to save, here are five money-saving tips to keep your summer vacation budget in the black.
In the Media by Jason Bushey

Summer heat claims at least two lives in one weekend

Las Vegas - Other parts of the world suffer from thunderstorms and pouring rain, over on the Southern West coast heat has claimed the lives of two people this weekend.
In the Media by Jonathan Lam

Canadian Summer: Above average, says Chris Scott, Weather Network

The Weather Network's Chris Scott is one of Canada's leading weather experts and he's calling for summer conditions that will more often be above average when it comes to that which we all crave - heat. The weather will be topsy-turvy in June, however.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 1 comment

Spain to face coldest summer for 200 years?

Spring in Spain has so far been very changeable, with warm sunshine, but chilly to cold winds and cloudy days. Seems like that trend will continue into summer, according to a French weather channel, Meteo.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 12 comments

Photo Essay: Welcome to car show season Special

Is it time to finally get to that car project you've been hiding in your garage since you were 20? Don't know where to begin? This is the perfect season to check out the many weekend car shows to get some ideas.
Digital Journal Report by Elizabeth Parker - 7 comments

Spring-like weather greets Torontonians

Toronto - Yes, there may still be snow outside your door this morning but it sure doesn’t feel like winter. In fact, the remaining snow this morning is easily melting as Toronto is experiencing record-breaking temperatures in the positive double digits.
In the Media by Veronica Silva Cusi - 4 comments

Watch seasons change in time lapse video of Norwegian train ride

Trondheim - A Norwegian broadcasting company has created an amazing time lapse video of a train ride between Trondheim to Bodø, detailing the changing of the seasons.
In the Media by Greta McClain - 2 comments

Photo essay: My tropical garden where summer lasts forever Special

Lagos - Natives of the cooler regions of the world picture paradise as a place of perpetual sunshine, but for natives of tropical Africa, paradise is the "cool spot" with snowfields and happy children playing outdoors.
Digital Journal Report by JohnThomas Didymus - 11 comments

Op-Ed: End of summer bucket list

Toronto - The last long weekend before Labour Day brings summer to a close, as kids gear up to go back to school and some adults reluctantly realize it is soon time to pack up the cottage to return to work. But it isn't too late for end of summer fun, of course.

What does autumn have in store for Canada? More warm weather

Toronto - Don't put away your flip flops and shorts just yet. With the unofficial final week of summer here, many are gearing up for autumn's cool temperatures, but one weather agency says it will be warmer than normal.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 3 comments

Rock & Recycle program readies itself for Lollapalooza in Chicago

Chicago - When a concert is held, there will be waste left behind when the throngs leave the scene. Not only that, the garbage that is generated during the event.
In the Media by Tim O'Brien
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Photo from Hawa island in South Korea.
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Undisclosed location beyond the "deactivated road" sign post, Hope area of BC, Canada.
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