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Sea Lion a Good Dancer? He Sure Keeps a Good Beat! (video)

This Sea Lion, Ronan, really loves his music.  Check this video out.

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For Stressed-out, Sleep-deprived and Cranky Parents of Young kids (video)

Here is a classic video, and is something all parents can relate to...Sleep Deprivation!  Oh, the horror of it all!

In Australia, the Sydney Symphony held a lyric contest to be put to the classic, Carmina Burana, by Carl Orff, and Matthew Hodge was the winner with his "Ode to Sleep Deprived Parents and Terrorizing Toddler."

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What Country Is Friendliest to Tourists? (Hint: It’s Not the U.S.)

If you’re looking for a little international adventure, there’s one place you may be surprised to learn will welcome you with open arms.

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Category: News, TSM, World News
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A Good Salesman Can Sell Anything

You'll have to admit, you appreciate a good salesman.  Yes, you may get suckered in with his pitch, but companies are screaming for people like this.

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Live Video From The Vatican During The Papal Conclave [Video]

The Papal Conclave has begun.

Watch live video from Vatican City.

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Another Wacky Russian Traffic Video (video)

As I've said before, there are some wacky drivers in Russia.  And, we know that because many cars have dash-cams, so all of this "wackiness" is captured for all of us to enjoy.

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Vatican Tailor Prepares Clothing For Next Pope

It takes a lot to prepare for a new Pope.  That includes a whole new set of clothing, in multiple sizes, delivered before the start of the conclave.

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West Michigan Catholics Attend Mass In Honor Of Pope Benedict XVI, Look Towards Future

Pope Benedict XVI stepped down as leader of the Roman Catholic Church today.

Catholics in West Michigan gathered in Pope Benedict XVI's honor this afternoon as Grand Rapids Diocese Bishop Walter Hurley presided over Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew.

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World Affairs Council to Hold new Day Time Lecture Series

Here's exciting news for those of us who live, work, or just visit, downtown Grand Rapids.

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan announced that the organization will begin a day time lecture series on Tuesday, March 5 in Gillette Auditorium in the Fifth Third Bank Building, 111 Lyon Street, NW in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Crater From World’s Third Largest Asteroid Found In Australia

After witnessing some of the damage that a dinner table-sized meteor did last week after crashing into central Russia, imagine the magnitude of destruction that would have occurred if that flaming rock was the length of 18 football fields. Now stop imagining, because scientists say it happened.

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Category: Weird News, World News
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Science Could Be Close to Mapping Out Alien Worlds

Scientists are making revolutionary advancements in how they study alien planets. Recently, astronomers discovered that they could use the process of reflecting starlight in order to create composite maps of unknown worlds that would enable them to define pertinent aspects of planetary life, such as land, water and clouds. 

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What will help encourage baby making? Slow jams... awwww yeah... (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
What will help encourage baby making? Slow jams... awwww yeah... (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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Boyz II Men Hired To Help Raise Russian Birth Rate

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a lot of things, and it turns out that one of those things is "a big R&B fan". The Soviet leader has taken an interesting angle to solving the country's demographic problem: hiring Boyz II Men. I guess the fearless leader thinks that the crooning of the boys from Philly will encourage the Russian public to get it on more. Or something.

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