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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Here’s some scientific research related to kids and kindness.

Here are some simple resolutions that don’t involve weight loss, but can improve your life.

Shoulder pads, crimped hair and ruffles? The 80s are coming back!

Over 100 years since its sinking, new information may be coming out about the Titanic.

Six things we can do to be a little healthier in 2017.

New iOs update may have a way for moviegoers to enjoy a movie without distractions from their phone.

Fun outdoor winter activities to do with friend and family!

How to get rid of those Post Holiday Blues.


Wednesday, January 4, 2017

He just found his car in a parking lot… after losing it almost a year ago!

The North American International Auto Show is opening to the public mid-January. Here’s a rundown of what you might see if you go this year.

This little boy seemed to experience “the Force” while opening motion activated doors.

New research finds bacon may be making it harder to breath!

Now THAT’s a whale (er, shark) of a fishing tale!

How to keep your New Years Resolutions throughout the whole year!

Ways to help you combat stress!

105 year-old man sets new bicycle record in France!

Jackson’s got a big bowling event coming to town.

Good job, grandma!


Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Is a former Spartan heading to an NFL playoff game?

Ooh! Nice cars!

Want to declutter? Here are a few things you can get rid of that you won’t even miss.

Sick of losing your cookie in your glass of milk?

Fight the frost during winter, with this weatherman’s trick!

Finally an excuse to take a nap today!

Photos of giant dogs and their pint-sized owners will bring a smile to your face. favorites NEEDTOBREATHE are setting up a health center in Nicaragua.

Like 2012 brought us Grumpy Cat, 2017 has already gifted us with Piano Cat.

Check out this list of 25 iconic things that will turn 25 this year.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Two undergrad students invented a gadget to bridge the deaf and hearing communities.

If you’re planning a 2017 camping trip to Canada, get your reservations in soon!

A sinkhole in Michigan? Not typically something that comes to mind.

It turns out that Sherlock Holmes… is related to the author of… Sherlock Holmes!

Love biking? Check out this 3,000 mile trail that takes you from Maine to Florida.

This woman has finally met her heart transplant donor (22 years later). See how both families involved are celebrating life together today.

Dogs are showing signs on stress- with graying hair, just like us. 

A new script-picker software may weed out terrible Hollywood movie ideas before they happen.

We’re learning more about humanity’s past by mapping the ocean floor in search of sunken cities.

A look at Men’s fashion in 2017.  Will you be fashionable?


Nickelodeon has coyly teased that they’re making a cartoon series based on a world-famous video game.

Shooting free throws underhanded is not just a movie trope anymore.

Getting Chewbacca to sing “Silent Night” is both a brilliant idea and a lot of editing work!

If you drive a Honda Odyssey, pay attention to this important recall information.

Here’s how you can save over $600 in 2017 by saving a penny a day.

Did you see Lauren Daigle singing “Trust in You” on Good Morning America this week?

Watch Leila the cow jump like a horse!

This is the closest that science has gotten to emulating a black hole.

Autonomous vehicles appear poised to steal the limelight at the International Auto Show in Detroit.

Could TV remotes, digital cameras, and alarm clocks become obsolete in 2017?

It’s likely that the bullet ant challenge is simply too painful to become a viral trend.


Friday, December 30, 2016

Here are some things you should try to do once per year.

Happy National Bacon Day!

In 2017, you can remind yourself of every good thing that happens with a good thing jar!

The blue screen of death may now be changing; the green screen is coming!

If you build a snowman this winter, you’ll be following in Michelangelo’s footsteps.

Movie fans, 2017 is shaping up to be a monster year at the box office.

Here’s a look back at the hottest toys each holiday season for the past three decades.

In the future, breathalyzers could make a major impact in preventive health screenings.

You can daydream about these snowless destinations if you are tired of Michigan winters.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Can’t keep your kids up ’til midnight to celebrate New Year’s Eve? Here’s an alternate “time” switch idea.

This mom walked over 30 miles in the snow to save her family.

This baby’s liver transplant came much faster than anticipated.

Here’s a cautionary tale about pulling song lyrics from the internet for your church events.

It took a while, but “YouTuber” has officially entered the dictionaries at Oxford.

Microsoft Solitaire and Minesweeper have a fascinating secret history.

The toys of tomorrow may be controlled directly by our brainwaves.


Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Would you like to try a digital KFC kiosk that guesses what you’d like to eat based on your appearance?

Here’s a pattern to turn flip flops into winter boots!

This Battle Creek man may be a missing family member who lost touch over 30 years ago.

This man is trying to keep Betty White alive for the rest of 2016.

If you prefer pet-hauling utility over fashion, this hoodie might be for you.

Carrie Fisher will be remembered, both as Princess Leia and a mental health awareness pioneer.

Check out the exciting new discoveries in the world of archaeology this year.

Your leftover candy canes can be upcycled into New Year’s party peppermint milkshakes!

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Would you pass this “good wife” test from the 1930s?

The tech of the 2016 Barbie Dreamhouse wasn’t so dreamy or streamlined as the makers had hoped…

If you got a drone for Christmas, you might want to make sure you know the rules of the air.

This guy reminds us why we shouldn’t fall asleep at the movies!

This 2017 calendar is both functional and a fun conversation starter for your office.

You can enlist your kids to transition your home decor by making paper snowflakes.

Take a look back at all of the famous musicians who passed away this year.

Comic-book characters are inspiring scientists to make new advances.

The power of editing is shown in this trailer for Elf, recut as if it were a thriller.

Monday, December 26, 2016

What can you do with all of those empty Amazon boxes (that will help others)?

Why waste bread when your burger can just be held together with more meat?

Too soon? If you’re going to re-gift, this is what you need to know.

Do you want to be an early riser in 2017?

Matthew West did a pretty good job surprising his two daughters with a Christmas puppy!

Ahead of tonight’s MNF matchup, relive the Lions’ dramatic comeback win over the Cowboys in 2013.

Look back at the origin story of Jackson’s oldest toy store, which is closing its doors.

Try a unique reading resolution idea on for size as we count down to the new year.

What do you think the most iconic soft drink of Michigan would be?