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Investigators: Giant Big Sur blaze caused by illegal campfire

Carmel Valley - California fire investigators say an intense wildfire that has already burned more than 50,000 acres near scenic Big Sur was started by an illegal campfire.

Interview: Steven Tyler talks 'Out on a Limb' solo summer tour Special

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steven Tyler from Aerosmith chatted with Digital Journal about his summer solo "Out on a Limb" tour, and he reflected on his "American Idol" experience as a judge.

Many people are using sunscreen incorrectly

As the northern hemisphere moves into summer, many people are taking advantage of the good weather. It might seem straightforward to slap on sunscreen; however, many people are not using sun-blocking products correctly.

Dixie Chicks to kick off North American summer tour in June

New York - Multi-platinum-selling group Dixie Chicks will be touring North America with their summer tour, which kicks off in June of 2016.

The month in which you were born could affect your later health

According to a new UK study, babies delivered during the hottest months of the year have a better chance of enjoying a healthy adulthood, due to early exposure to sunlight.

Video: End-of-summer recipe ideas you'll want to try Commissioned

As the summer winds to an end, it's time to close out the warm evenings and beach weekends with a summer party idea every seafood lover will enjoy.

War on Women: Modern office air temperatures

To the shivering receptionist lamenting frigid air conditioning that's left her wearing long sleeves in July: You've been vindicated.

Op-Ed: Brits know more about quidditch than croquet

London Colney - Once croquet was as quintessentially English as red double-decker buses and unarmed police officers. Bit all things must pass and it seems that the ball and mallet game is fading from the collective memory.

Photo essay: There's nothing like summer in Paris Special

Paris - On a brief visit to Paris this summer, I was enamoured with the city's gorgeous architecture, rich history and delicious food.

Video: Some great food for your summer party Commissioned

Whether you're celebrating the Fourth of July or any event in the summer, a new video series will make your summer hosting job easy.

The dinosaurs do it again

It was not expected to win and it played out that way. "Ted 2" finished third as "Jurassic World" wins again. The win marks the third week in a row for the dinosaurs.

Fear The Walking Dead: what’s ahead for AMC’s brand new show

A brand new show by the creators of AMC’s hit television series The Walking Dead is debuting this summer, called Fear The Walking Dead.

Op-Ed: Taste Of Little Italy 2015 during Johnny Lombardi's centennial Special

Toronto - This year was the first time the CHIN Picnic and Taste Of Little Italy worked together. But how did this affect the Taste Of Little Italy Festival overall? Recently, Digital Journal paid a visit to find out.

Scientists figured out why you rarely get sick in the summer

Ever wonder where colds get their name? Or why we're all coughs and sniffles during the winter but are rarely sick in the summer?

Caribbean air sparks early spring blast of warm air in U.K. Special

The United Kingdom is readying for a fresh breath of warm spring sunshine this weekend, as temperatures head towards the mid-60s Fahrenheit.

Spain's extended summer set to end soon

Madrid - October has been a month of unusually warm, sunny and pleasant weather in Spain, which has, in the south, so far continued into November. This is due to change soon with reports of several cold fronts, bringing in rain and, in some areas, snow.

The science of ice-cream (video)

Ever wondered about the science behind ice-cream? The American Chemical Society has issued a interesting video, and one appropriate for the summer months.

Photo Essay: The sights of summer in the South Special

Nashville - For many, summer is a time for adventure and enjoying natures beauty, whether it's hiking, spending time at the lake, visiting a botanical garden or attending a county fair.

Op-Ed: Top 5 summer anthem songs in country music for 2014

Country music was full of great summer anthems, and the following five songs by such artists as Joe Nichols, Sam Hunt, Jake Owen, Brett Eldredge and Elizabeth Lyons stand out as some of the best.

Tips for keeping cool in the summer and avoiding harmful U.V. Special

July was U.S. National Ultraviolet (U.V.) Safety Month and August is set to be the hottest month of the year. With health officials reminding people that U.V. radiation is a problem, Digital Journal spoke with a leading eye doctor.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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The Filipino-Canadian LGBT community makes an appearance.
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Is your summer time BBQ party missing something? Try some fresh made cheese fondue.
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Good Companions Travelling 2013
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Beach in Dubrovnik
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December bloom
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Floral bloom in December
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It very sunny in December. Mango trees provide the best shade
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Photo from Hawa island in South Korea.
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From Belamr's annual Sand Castle Competition in Belmar, NJ.
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Floral bloom all year round
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Men and women in togas representing Outlook TV, a Vancouver-based LGBT magazine show.
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Lush green colors
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Laying eggs?
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The beach in Brighton, England during the 2013 heatwave.
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