A 17-year-old high school student has set the record for the most pull-ups ever when he did a whopping 7,306 chin-ups over the course of 18 hours. Andrew Shapiro says he was motivated to accomplish the feat by the show American Ninja Warrior, which he hopes to appear on, and his dad’s five-year battle with colon cancer. In addition to setting the record, Shapiro raised $4,000 for the American Cancer Society. Even better, his dad is now cancer-free and in remission.
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Looks like one little Garth Brooks fan couldn’t wait to make an appearance. An expectant mom went into labor during Garth’s show in Grand Rapids, Michigan this weekend. She was scheduled to have a C-section on Monday, but the baby had other plans because the contractions started during the show when they were standing up, singing, getting into it. They left for the hospital and while Garth wrapped up his encore around 2am and baby Jaxon finally arrived around 5:30.
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Tongues were wagging at the Wango Tango festival in California over the weekend when Gwen Stefani showed up to perform while sporting a chunky diamond band on her left-hand ring finger. WAIT? IS SHE…??? Nope. The bling doesn’t mean that she’s gotten engaged to boyfriend Blake Shelton, but it could mean that she wants to be. “As far as the ring is concerned…it is not an engagement ring from Blake, but it is Gwen’s attempt at giving Blake the hint that he should ask soon because she is more than ready for it to happen,” says a source. “If he is ready to pop the question, she is ready to say yes!”
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In case you haven’t heard, the TSA lines at airports are as bad as they’ve ever been right now. And it’s because there are more people flying, and a lower budget for security screeners. So the airports have a brilliant solution to the problem . . . hiring people to ENTERTAIN everyone stuck in line. Like, at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, they’re having miniature horses walk around. In Seattle and Atlanta, people are playing live music. In Denver, they’re handing out candy. And in San Diego, they have CLOWNS performing. Guess we won’t be traveling through San Diego…ever!
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Giving birth is generally considered a private affair, but one dad was so ecstatic about the birth of his son that he broadcasted the event on Facebook Live. During a 45-minute live stream this week, the California dad recorded his partner giving birth to their baby boy. About 37 minutes in, the couple’s baby finally arrives. The couple’s son was born healthy and since being posted on Monday, the live stream has been viewed by over 100,000 people and has been shared over hundreds times.
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