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West Michigan Woman Claims To Have The World’s Longest Tongue [Video]

Adrianne Lewis is a woman from Twin Lake, who until two years ago led an unassuming life as a Michigan teenager.

But ever since she posted videos of her super long tongue on YouTube, she has become a world wide sensation.

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The 5 Best Bike Trails Around Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is a great bicycling city, with an improving bike lane system in place for urban commuters and great trails for both mountain and road biking.

Since we're half way through National Bike Month, I'd thought I'd share with you my favorite cycling spots.

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TREK Recalls Nearly 1 Million Bikes

Nearly one million Trek bikes are being recalled in the United States and Canada after an injury that left one rider paralyzed.

Included in the recall are 900,000 bikes in the U.S., and 98,000 sold in Canada, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A quick-release lever on the bike's front-wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, resulting in either complete wheel separation or the wheel coming to a sudden stop.

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Phrases Successful People Avoid [List]

“Winning and losing are about your frame of mind more than anything else,” says Best-selling author Bernard Marr.  “By cultivating a winner's mindset, you'll set yourself up for the greatest success.”

Here are some phrases he thinks we should stop saying, so we get rid of the negative thoughts that come with them, so you believe you can succeed.

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This High School Phys Ed Class From The ’60s Is Harder Than Your Workout [Video]

If you're as old as me, you may remember the President's Council on Physical Fitness. The program, a project of President John F. Kennedy, established benchmarks for the physical fitness of high school students nationwide. If you could get hit their standards, you would receive a medal. Few did. Why? Because it was difficult.

This video shows you a typical workout for a phys ed class in California. Unless you're doing CrossFit, you're not matching what these kids could do.

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Ah, yes. The dog days of summer

Growing up in a small suburb of Detroit in the '70s and '80s, the day would start with rolling out of bed on a muggy summer morning.

Our home back then didn’t have central air. So, the house was already getting warm with the morning sun, get to the kitchen and pour yourself a bowl of Cap 'n Crunch cereal, and head outside to play.

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Kelly Clarkson on Fat Shaming: ‘We Are Who We Are’ [Video]

Busy new mom Kelly Clarkson stopped by Ellen for an episode that airs Friday (April 3) and ended up addressing, yet again, the constant criticism of her weight.

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Lululemon Introduces Pants For Men; Chuck Norris Is Not Impressed

In case you didn’t know, Lululemon is a company that makes very popular -– and very expensive –- yoga pants for women.

And over the past few years, the company has grown in a big way.

Well, it looks like the company will continue to grow even more, especially since introducing pants for men – with extra room in the crotch. But it's an idea Chuck Norris already explored.

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Open Up and Say Ahhh …

Contrary to some parents' popular belief, their children were not born with a fear of the dentist; rather, the apple may not fall far from the tree.

A new nationwide survey, out today from Delta Dental Plans Association, finds that children may be picking up on their parents' fear of visiting the dentist.

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Michigan Kick Butts Day Events Target Getting Kids to be Smoke-Free

Kids were kicking butts across Michigan today in places like Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Hastings, but it wasn't because they were bullying their peers.

They were standing up to Big Tobacco as part of the 20th annual Kick Butts Day.

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High School Girls’ Basketball Team Punished for Breast Cancer Awareness Uniforms

Joining the fight against breast cancer is a wonderful gesture. Except in this case.

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Seven Foods You Should Be Eating for a Healthy Heart

Heart Health can be as simple as making some changes to your diet. Consider adding more of these seven foods to your plate for their heart-health benefits.

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