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The Eight-Hour Workday May Be Thing of the Past

The forty hour work week is a Michigan creation. Henry Ford created it so his workers would have more time to drive around in his new invention, the automobile.

But apparently the forty hour work week is about as common these days as the Dolly Parton song, 'Nine To Five'. That is, you rarely hear about it.

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‘Do The Bartman’ Was Not Written by Michael Jackson [Video]

Michael Jackson was responsible for a writing lot of great songs but apparently “Do The Bartman” from 'The Simpsons' is not one of them.

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Kid’s Question About Poo in Shampoo Gets Clean Answer

Be careful what you tell your kids, parents! John Hyde playfully told his son, George, that 'poo' is an ingredient in his shampoo, and the little guy decided to get to the bottom of the mess.

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Were You A Metalhead In The ’80s? Now You’re A Responsible Adult!

Remember the big lyrics scare of the late '80s prompted by Tipper Gore and her political friends? They were afraid that listening to all that heavy metal music was corrupting our youth.

As it turns out, metalheads wound up being pretty well rounded adults. 

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These Are The People I Want To Hang Out With This Summer [Video]

I don't have the money or the skill level to match these exploits, so I will live vicariously through the people in this video, all of whom seem to be having the time of their life this summer.

Now pass the beer, I have a waterfall to jump off.

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More Parents Giving Kids ‘Frozen’-Inspired Names

For a lot of parents, coming up with a name for their baby isn’t always easy, but for some, inspiration can come from their favorite TV or movie character. And apparently last year, a lot of people just couldn’t 'Let It Go' and were inspired to name their babies Elsa after the character in 'Frozen.'

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West Michigan Dog Enthralled By World Cup [Video]

West Michigan Twitter user Auger passes along this adorable video of his dog, Deuce, trying to watch the Women's World Cup Final between Japan and the United States while being interrupted by a toddler.

Luckily, Deuce has patience and tremendous focus.

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11 Year Old Girl Pulls Out Her Own Tooth With A Bow and Arrow [Video]

11 year old Alexis Dickinson isn't one of those girls who complains when she gets a loose tooth and it won't come out right away. Nope, she took matters into her own hands, tied her tooth to an arrow and shot it out with a bow.

The only problem is now the tooth fairy is intimidated. 

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An All American Desert: The ‘Cherbluble’ [Video]

This Fourth of July, show your spirit by making a true American dessert: A red, white and blue cake stuffed with three kinds of pie.

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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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Did You Know There Are 17 Different Ways To Hold A Baby? [Video]

A New Zealand dad made this brief instructional video showing the 17 different ways to hold your baby. I will admit, even after fathering three children, there were some I didn't know, and some I wished I did.

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Miguel Cabrera Makes Little Kid A Lifelong Fan [Video]

Miggy is one of Major League Baseball's biggest stars, but he also has one of the biggest hearts.

Watch as he rewards a young fan's foul ball catch with some serious swag.

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