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Rehearsal of Pushkin Theatre's production of The Krause Family
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How Would You Do on Betty Crocker’s 1967 Homemaker Quiz

It’s a modern world and these days the word “homemaker” is more than a little old fashioned. So reading Betty Crocker’s Homemaker Quiz from way back in 1967 is like opening a time capsule.

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Grand Rapids Past: David Kendall Designed His Own Gravestone [Video]

The Kendall School of Art and Design has been a downtown institution since 1931. Named after famed Grand Rapids furniture designer David Wolcott Kendall, it was established to memorialize his legacy of design in Grand Rapids.

But did you know David Kendall designed the very stone that marks his family's plot in Oak Hill Cemetery?

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How Sammy Hagar’s ‘Unboxed’ LP Led to Van Halen’s Split

Sammy Hagar adds two new songs to a solo-career greatest hits collection, leading to a dispute with his Van Halen bandmates.

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The Boys Dancing In ‘Grease’ Is Weird When You Take Away the Music [Video]

When the T-Birds got together to hear Danny Zuko talk about his summer exploits in the film 'Grease', it was a joyous moment full of dance and song.

Take away the song, and it's just hip thrusts, and grunts.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Watch ‘Fuller House’ on Netflix

Netflix has tapped into the goldmine of our nostalgia with the spin off of Full House. If you haven't binge watched it yet. You need to. Here's why...

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Here’s Every Playboy Centerfold, Set To The Song ‘Centerfold’ [Video]

From 1954 until January of this year, Playboy magazine published a nude centerfold in its magazine. These became the wallpaper for young men the world over and were displayed everywhere from dorm rooms, to bunkers in Vietnam, to garage walls.

Now, some enterprsing young chap has taken every one of them and set them to the J. Geils Band song 'Centerfold'.

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Five Chart-Topping Hits From Artists You May Not Have Known Were From Michigan [Video]

Madonna, Bob Seger, Kid Rock. These are all legendary names in Michigan music history. Along with most of the Motown lineup, they constitute the bulk of the number one singles and albums from our state.

But there's a few chart-topping bands you may not have know were from Michigan. Here's five of them.

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Monopoly Goes Cashless

No more dipping into the till as the banker in Monopoly. (Which was the only way I knew how to win, dammit!)

The classic board game Monopoly is about to undergo a major overhaul and we’re not exactly sure if it’s for the better. Making its debut at the New York Toy Fair this week was the Monopoly Ultimate Banking Edition, which no longer has paper money. Instead, players are issued debit cards, and there’s no banker, just an ATM. 

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Mattel’s ‘Thing Maker’ Is Coming Back [Video]

When I was a kid, one of my favorite toys (and probably my Mom's least favorite) was something called the 'Thing Maker'.

It consisted of molds that you could fill with goop and cook to make little rubber things like insects or army men.

They're bringing it back, only now it's more like a 3D printer.

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‘Ghostbusters 2′ Predicted The World Will End On Sunday [Video]

If you feel like being alone on Valentine's Day is the end of the world, you may be right.

This scene from Ghostbusters Two, which came out in 1989, predicts that the world will come to an end on February 14th, 2016. No amount of roses and chocolates will save us.

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Springsteen Is Writing His Autobiography

The bard of rock music is getting ready to share his story… and admit he is now part of the "one percent". (Sorry, Bernie Sanders)

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Three Odd Presidential Statues In West Michigan

Did you know three of the most unique Presidential statues are right here in West Michigan? From what may be the smallest statue of a President to the oldest and most unflattering portrayal of a President, we got it all within an hour's drive!

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