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Road Trip Video Shows There Are Good People Around The World

Summer is here, which can only mean one thing: road trip!

You may be thinking about hitting the sweet highway, but odds are you won't come close to wearing down the tread on your tires as much as one couple did when they made the long, long trek from China to South Africa in 2010.

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This Day In History

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1898 - China agrees to lease Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years (More info)

1934 - Donald Duck makes his screen debut in 'The Wise Little Hen' (More info)

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This Day In History

For your "down time" today, here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1861 – Tennessee became the 11th (and last) state to secede from the Union (More info)

1949

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13 Year-Old Invents Smart Doorbell

At the ripe age of 13, Lawrence Rook is sitting pretty with £250,000 for inventing the Smart Bell, a doorbell that makes it appear as if you're at home, even if you're miles away.

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This Day In History

Here's a little something to occupy your down time.  Here are some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1654 – Louis XIV becomes King of France (More info)

1776 - Ri

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Chinese Teenager Sells Kidney For An iPod And An iPhone[video]

This goes to show you how some young people are just not "fully cooked" yet.  They just don't think long term.  What I want to know is 1) How can this even happen and 2) Where were his parents?

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Dr. Death, Jack Kevorkian Dies Today In A Detroit Area Hospital

Assisted suicide doctor, Jack Kevorkian died early this morning in a Detroit area hospital. He was 83 years old.  Doctor Jack came to national attention after assisting terminally ill people to end their life.  He served close to 8 years in prison for second degree murder.  A movie was

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Traveler Smuggles 100 Pounds of Live Cobras on Train

Snakes on a plane is a tired story, but here's one that should excite you.

A Vietnamese railway discovered 100 pounds of cobra snakes on a train last Friday, terrifying both passengers and officials.

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Hmmm. Women In Power Are Less Attractive To Men, Says Former Governor Granholm

Besides telling Arnold Schwarzeneger to "keep his pants on"; Former Michigan Governor Granholm was quick to give her thoughts on former vice presidential candidate John Edwards philandering ways...  What's y

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Could We See Lower Gas Prices In Grand Rapids & West Michigan For Memorial Day

If you consider about $3.75 "lower gas prices."  Well, at least they are better than they have been for a few months or so.  Memorial Day this year may allow you to visit family and friends who are out of the immediate area and not feel the pinch

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Oprah Winfrey’s Last Show Is Tomorrow, Wednesday! Will You Be Watching?

Forget the Royal Wedding!  Someone should have done an "Oprah Final Show Watching Party" at Celebration Cinema.  Wednesday, May 25th is her last show on network television.  Be sure to TiVo it because it will be on everyone's tongue Thursday mor

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Pope Benedict XVI Talks to Astronauts in Space [Video]

Pope Benedict XVI made a call to the heavens today, but this time it was not a prayer.

For the first time in history a pope spoke live to astronauts in orbit.

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