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Why Does ‘Grand Rapids’ Show Up In Serbian On Weather Underground?

When you go to the Weather Underground site to check out the weather in Grand Rapids, the city's name shows up in Cyrillic, an alphabet used in Russia and Serbia.

Weird, to be sure, but why?

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A Sandwich Stealing Squirrel Beats A One Legged Seagull [Video]

A man spies a one legged seagull hopping through a park and decides to record it to video. But the video limelight is immediately comandeered by a squirrel able to lift a huge sandwich up the side of a tree. 

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Category: Animals, Videos, Weird News
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As The Heat Wave Rises, This Woman’s Sense of Degrees Gets Muddled [Video]

When the temperatures go up, people's logic starts to leave them. Here's a case in point, as this British woman is confused about the degrees in temperature and the degrees in a circle.

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Category: Videos, Weird News
Popularity Of Nintendo's New Augmented Reality Game Pokemon Go Drives Company Stock Up
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Bitter Old Man Tells Kids To Get Off His Lawn…Because Of Pokemon Go

Stories are everywhere of people are trespassing on private property while playing Pokémon Go.

And while some people are willing to put up with these trespassers – at least for now – other people are taking a stand … such as one old guy who wrote a great letter pretty much telling kids to get off his lawn.

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Category: News, Photos, Weird News
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Man Pranks ‘Pokemon Go’ Players In Downtown GR [Video]

Over 5,000 people hit downtown Grand Rapids this weekend to play Pokemon Go. One guy had some fun messing with the contestants. (Is that what they're called?)

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Smother Yourself in Sprinkles at a Yummy Ice Cream Musuem

This museum is open on sundaes.

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Category: Photos, Weird News
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How To Play Pokémon Go Without Walking [Video]

One of the goals of the creator of the wildly popular Pokemon Go app was to get people exercising. By making folks walk miles to collect eggs and characters, an non-obtrusive exercise app was born, until some geek hacked it so you can win without walking.

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An Orchestra Made of Old Computer Parts

We've all heard the noises that certain electronics make. From the sound of an old dial up modem connecting, to beeps and blips that tell us that something is either acting like it should or -- worse yet -- malfunctioning. Who would have thought that if all these noises were assembled, they could be come a sort of "electronic orchestra"!

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IFA 2015 Consumer Electronics And Appliances Trade Fair
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The Five Best Places in Grand Rapids for Pokemon Go

Want to find them all? Want to be the best? Need some new places to go? Here are the 5 best places to go right here in Grand Rapids!

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Visitors Enjoy The Weather At The Cornwall Show
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Hungry Goats Helping Clear The Grand River of Invasive Plants [Video]

The invasive Oriental Bittersweet plant has been growing rapidly along the Grand River in Ottawa County, snuffing out local plants. One way to battle it is to bring in hungry goats who love eating Oriental Bittersweet. Now, what do we do about the lonely goatherds?

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Grand Rapids Has Started Taking Sides In Pokemon GO!

Pokemon GO! may be the fastest growing game in the history of apps, but we now live in a world where everything happens very quickly, and the city of Grand Rapids has already started drawing battle lines for the new game. 

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So, Alligators Are Hanging Out in Trees Now

Not content to terrify us solely in the water, alligators may be branching out.

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Category: Weird News

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