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Woman Trips Shoplifter to Win Good Samaritan of the Year Title

It's not quite a citizen's arrest, but it may be the next best thing.

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Category: Weird News
EPOfilms via YouTube
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Inventor adds Bacteria to Concrete – Creates Self Healing Concrete

Maybe Michigan should invest in all of this bacteria stuff so we don't have to worry about potholes ever again?!

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Famished Funny Guys Order Whopper With 718 Pickles

It's a cheeseburger with extra, extra, extra, extra, extra, extra, extra, extra, extra, extra, extra pickles.

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This Is Tough To Watch: A 67-Year-Old Grandmother Climbs Into The Octogon, Fails [Video]

67-year-old Ann Perez deserves our undying respect, because when I'm 67, I think climbing into the ring to fight a 24-year-old would be the last thing on my mind. I'll probably just feel lucky that I'm alive.

But she had a dream, and she lived it. A little too much. There's a lesson her, I'm just not sure what it is. 

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Category: Sports, Videos, Weird News
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Hear The Demo Version Of Michael Jackson’s Hit ‘Thriller’ [Video]

When Micheal Jackson was preparing to enter the studio to record what became the greatest selling album of all time, 'Thriller', some of the songs sounded dramatically different.

One of those was the title track, which was not about ghouls and demons and love found watching horror movies, but was instead an ode to lying out under the stars called 'Starlight'.

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Keebler Foods Moving Jobs To Headquarters In Michigan
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Are Millennials Undermining Michigan’s Cereal industry With Their Laziness?

I don't know about you, but breakfast cereal was the mainstay of my diet when I was growing up, and continued into I had kids of my own. In fact, I still eat a lot of cereal. It's just a Michigan thing to do, what with Kellogg's just down the road.

But the prestigious New York Times is reporting young adults don't eat cereal that much any more, and what's really sad is the reason why.

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Grizzly Gaming via YouTube
Grizzly Gaming via YouTube
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Possible Phone Scam Caught on Video

You hear about the scams all of the time. But to actually hear one, I guess I can see why they would be scary.

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Category: Videos, Weird News
Latest James Bond Car Launched At Toy Fair
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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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Five Things You Can Buy That Are Shaped Like Michigan

We love our state so much we put it on everything we wear, and everything in our house. Don't believe me? Just count the number of Michigan shaped crafts you can buy at the Eastown Art Fair every summer.

Here are five things you can buy to demonstrate your love for the unique shape of our state.

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Jojo’s Internet Roundup: Lounging Lizards, Dancing Politicians and Puking Deadlifters [Video]

The hot videos of the week include Ellen's hilarious 'This Week in Dance' and a weight lifting competitor that completes her lift despite an obvious problem.

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Five Excuses For Being Late That Would Only Work In Grand Rapids

CareerBuilder came out with its top excuses for being late, and many are pretty funny, but are there excuses for being late that are unique to Grand Rapids?

I have a few ideas, do you have some to add to the list?

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Man Skips Work for Six Years, No One Notices [Video]

Joaquín García has taken playing hooky to a whole new level. The government engineer from Cádiz, Spain skipped work for six years.

I suppose that's better than going to work and not getting paid, right Milton?

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