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Here’s what happens when a fire is caused by arson

(CNN)There are 107 large fires raging in more than a dozen states nationwide — a majority of them in Alaska. Arson cases can be hard to prosecute Arson is described as the malicious and intentional setting of fires. With some fires erupting accidentally at locations such as campsites and homes, prosecutors must provide evidence that the suspected arsonist started a fire with the intention of harming and destroying. While witnesses to arson are rare and motives difficult to identify, it’s equally as hard to pinpoint the origin of the fire,…

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A backpackers guide to Sri Lanka: a one-month itinerary

The crowds head for its Cultural Triangle but Sri Lankas sights also include quieter national parks, hiking trails and beaches. Explore it with our guide on what to see and where to stay Why go? Few countries in Asia can offer such variety in a relatively small area, or are as easily navigable by bus and train or even in your own tuk-tuk. Away from the main sights its easy to escape the crowds: instead of Mirissa, whale watch in quieter Kalpitiya a laid-back destination for kitesurfing and opt for…

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Mountain in Wales downgraded to hill

(CNN)Five measly feet. This popular hiking spot has long enjoyed a place on the list of Hewitts — also known as mountains — in England, Wales and Ireland. To qualify as a Hewitt, a peak must be more than 2,000 feet high (610 meters) with a minimum drop between summit and col — the lowest point between two peaks — of 98.4 feet (30 meters), the park said on it Facebook page Fan y Big, at 2,351 feet (717.6 meters), still meets the height requirement. But Myrddyn Phillips, a mountain…

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Dog gadgets you absolutely must get for your furry friend

Doggies dream of gadgetsImage: Mashable composite/Christopher Lee/Getty Images Forget Shark Week, it’s Bark Week on Mashable. Join us as we celebrate all the good dogs, which we humans do not deserve. Most of us already spoil our dogs. But how can we deny them? After all, they are all, objectively speaking, very good boys and girls. Standard toys can get the job done, sure, but your doggo is probably deserving of an upgrade. We’ve ranked some of the best dog gadgets out there. These will show your pooch how much…

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This Human And Dog Love Hiking Together In The Norwegian Wilderness, And Their Pics Are Absolutely Epic

Most of us will agree – hounds are awesome. They are loyal, merriment and loving. And that’s exactly what Troja, an Irish Setter with a ardour for treats and adventures, is. 4 years ago George from Norway, the owner of Troja, started taking scenes during hikes use his telephone. “At first, it was mostly macro photographs of flowers, insects and so on, ” George told Bored Panda . “Troja was always with me on the hikes, but I never had the concepts of taking photographs of her until people I…

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