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Along came a spider…and it bit him where?

This story is for all the men out there who think they are having a bad day…

Five months ago, we had a story about a 21 year old construction worker in Sydney, Australia, who had an encounter with a poisonous redback spider. (A redback spider is very similar to the black widow spider here in the United States. They even look quite similar.)

Nature was calling for this construction worker, so he went into one of the porta johns at the construction site. He sat down to do his business when he felt a very painful bite on his manhood.

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Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival 2008 - Day 1
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Glenn Frey Statue Gets Put On A ‘Corner In Winslow Arizona’, Jackson Browne Statue Not Upset [Photos]

In the immortal Eagles' classic hit 'Take It Easy', Michigan's Glenn Frey sings that he was 'standing on a corner in Winslow Arizona' and now thanks to a pair of Arizona DJs, he will be there forever.

The problem is, someone was already there.

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Haunted Grand Rapids: The St. Cecilia Music Center

It's that time of year again, when ghost and goblin stories either freak you out, or give you the desire to explore and prove the stories wrong.

On our tour of Haunted Grand Rapids, our first stop is the St. Cecilia Music Center on Ransom St. NE. Is it haunted?

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94-Year-Old Man Who Probably Shouldn’t Be Driving Charged With Drunk Driving

What's the only thing scarier than a 94-year-old man behind the wheel? How about a 94-year-old drunk man behind the wheel.

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Ewwww — Subway Worker Caught Zapping Bugs By Food

First, Jared. Now, this.

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Unexpected Sight on Top of Grand Rapids Parking Garage

I was caught off guard by this sight when parking today.

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Was Bigfoot Sighted in the UP?

A game camera took a picture of something big and hairy! It had Bigfootologists(?) in quite a tizzy.

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Is ‘Free Soil’ The Weirdest Town Name In Michigan? Nope, Here are the Top Five

The real estate web site Estately has released another map, this one claiming to show the weirdest town name in every state. You know what town name they have for Michigan? Free Soil.

Really? In a state with a Slapneck, a Felch, and a Dick, that's all you can come up with? Let's take a tour of the Top Five goofy Michigan town names, shall we?

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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Addresses Summit On Distracted Driving
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Michigan Teenager Drives 106 on the Interstate

Story of a young man with a lead foot and a solid excuse.

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Иван Михайлов via YouTube
Иван Михайлов via YouTube
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This Faucet Really Sucks … No Seriously

Someone might want to call the plummer because I'm pretty sure the exact opposite is suppose to happen.

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Knucklehead Spices It Up By Bathing in 1,200 Bottles of Hot Sauce

That's gotta hurt.

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Relive The Michigan-Michigan State Finale… With Legos!!! [Video]

This may be the best college sports recreation in quite some time...

Unless you’re a Michigan fan that is.

And even then, this is hard not to love.

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