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Have Red Eyes From Being in a Pool? That’s Caused by Pee

You know, we could have lived our whole lives without learning this.

The CDC just released a statement on why you sometimes get red, itchy, burning eyes when you go swimming in a pool. If you always assumed (like we did) that it was because of the chlorine, you're wrong. It's caused by all of the people peeing in the water.

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All of Those IPAs You’re Drinking are Giving You Man Boobs

We residents of Beer City, USA know that IPAs are more popular ever. And let's be honest, there are a lot of great things about them: they have more complex tastes, higher alcohol content, and you just look cooler drinking them.

But here's a pretty big downside: they're giving you man boobs.

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New Netflix Instant Releases: July 2015

July is almost upon us and it’s going to be a good month for Netflix users, as the streaming service is adding a whole slew of new movies and TV shows, including a bunch of exclusives. Cult comedy fans are eagerly awaiting the debut of the return of Wet Hot American Summer as a new series featuring the original cast, and standup fans will get a brand-new special from Rush Hour star Chris Tucker. Plus, there’s a whole slew of recent hits from television and cinemas (The Guest!). Read on for your guide to the new Netflix Instant releases arriving in July.

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Little Girl With Crazy Laugh Can’t Get Enough of Airplane Ride

Some kids have a fear of flying while some consider it a treat on par with eating an ice cream cone.

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Insane Water Slide Is Why Summer Kicks Butt

Does anything say summer quite like a dip in the water?

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Jerry Seinfeld Adds Second Grand Rapids Show

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has added a second Grand Rapids show to his tour date at DeVos Performance Hall on September 10.

The star of Seinfeld, and popular video series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" will now perform a show at 7:00 p.m. and another at 9:30 p.m. on the same date. 

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Meet Kya – Wendy’s Pet of the Week

Wednesdays are the BEST! Why? Because the folks from the Humane Society of West Michigan always stop in and bring me a new, furry friend.

Today, Trudy from the Humane Society brought Kya to visit!

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Coloradans Attempt to Describe Michigan Things and Landmarks (Hilariously) [Video]

We've been having some fun with some of our colleagues in different cities across the country over the past few months. We've had Texans attempt to pronounce the names of places/things in Michigan, and now we've taken things a step further.

Watch in awe as some of our friends from Grand Junction, Colo. attempt to describe common Michigan things. 

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Rockford Student Facing Terrorism Charge [Video]

A Rockford High School student is facing a terrorism charge after making more than 20 threats since October 2014.

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Ribbon Cutting of the Thomas S. Fox/Channel 95-7 Studio! [Photo/Video]

You may have noticed that we've started referring to the Channel 95-7 studio as the "Thomas S. Fox Studio". Well, there's a reason behind that, we've officially changed the name!

The folks at Thomas S. Fox Jewelers have become our studio sponsors!

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Watch This 1985 Fashion Show At The North Kent Mall And Be Left Speechless [Video]

You DO remember the North Kent Mall don't you?

This little gem of a video of the Uniquely You models from 1985 is a sheer time trip back to the awful fashions we considered so cool back then.

This fashion show has it all -- '80s fashions, mullets, vogueing (before it was cool), and the gosh darn NORTH KENT MALL!!!!!

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Parents’ Surprise Disney Trip Moves Grateful Boy to Tears

This boy's summer vacation has gotten off to an amazing start.

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