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Hey Runners – Protect Your Feet With Your Shoe’s Built In Shoe Lock [Video]

Not being a runner, I had no idea those extra shoe-lace holes on your running shoes actually had a function! I thought they might be for people with oddly shaped feet, or something. I had no idea that they helped create a 'shoe lock' to keep your feet from moving around and causing blisters when you run!

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Love Your Vinyl Albums? Laser Record Player Plays the Music and Doesn’t Touch!

With the return of the vinyl album (even if I argue that it didn't really go away), lots of people are buying cheap turntables to listen to the new albums they bought on Record Store Day. But those cheap things are bad for the albums, digging into the grooves.

Even good turntables will eventually destroy the albums you listen to, since it's a sharp diamond needle dragging across the vinyl.

But now, if you have the money...okay, a LOT of money, you can listen to your LPs on a laser turntable from ELP (not the 70s prog band).

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GR Walks App Lets You Explore Historic Grand Rapids [Video]

If you've ever wondered about the history of Grand Rapids, a new audio tour app can help you learn more about our city.

GR Walks first launched in 2013 with audio tours of Heritage Hill, Eastown, and East Hills and now the tour of Grand Rapids' historical riverwalk is available for download.

The guided walking tour includes 15 stops and lasts about 90 minutes.

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How Many Solar Panels Will It Take to Power the World?

How much power do you use every day? How much does the world use? Would it be possible to switch away from fossil fuels and go totally solar powered? Sure, you can cover your roof with panels, but you'd still have to be connected to the grid, so what's the solution?

Apparently, not as much (or as little) as you'd think! Or is it?

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Are you a small business who needs help with your website? Are you tired of being tugged at by several different companies requiring long term contracts?

How do you get more people to your website?

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Check Out Massive Machine That Replaces Railroad Tracks [Video]

When you think of building railroads, you probably think of old-timey tough guys with massive hammers, beating in the huge metal stakes as they made their way across the country.

Well, the times, they are a changin'.

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Skydiver Drops Go-Pro; Camera Records Entire 10,000-Foot Plunge [Video]

Go-Pro cameras have opened our eyes to many things we've never been able to easily record in the past.

Sky diving, water sports and the inside of a dishwasher are among the subjects that Go-Pro videos given us different perspectives of and proven the camera's durability.

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Gross Woman Gets Paid to Eat Fast Food and Fart On Webcam [Video]

One lovely woman has found a niche career that pays her bills: Eating fast food and farting into a webcam.

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Save Kevin in Home Alone on Episode 8 of ‘This Level Sucks’ [Video]

I remember renting this game for my Nintendo when I was kid because like many people, I loved the movie!

I don't think a lot of people loved the video game, though.

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Virginia Woman Arrested For Facebook Thugging [Video]

Well folks, Facebook thugging is now a crime.

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Look Like an Awesome Geek With the Navdy Heads Up Display in Your Car [Video]

I know you want to drive and text, but those pesky cops, and the horror videos on the internet with the "this was the last text they sent before the accident killed them" message are bumming you out. What's person to do? How can you live without multitasking in the car?

Get the Navdy! "It's like driving in the future."

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New Facebook Feature Lets You See Posts, Photos from Same Date in Previous Years

Facebook is rolling out what is basically its own version of TimeHop.

The social media network just unveiled a cool new feature called On This Day, and it's simple: It just shows you your posts and photos from the same date in previous years. You know, just like TimeHop. 

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