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This Grocery Store Cake Hack Is Borderline Genius

Make your party a little prettier — without spending all your money. Grocery store cakes are typically inexpensive and pretty delicious, but their designs can be a little dubious. View this image › cakewrecks.com But this tutorial from A Practical Wedding shows how to make a store-bought sheet cake more Pinterest-worthy. View this image › Allison Andres allisonandres.com / Via apracticalwedding.com 1. Scrape off any 3D frosting items (like balloons or flowers). View this image › Allison Andres allisonandres.com / Via apracticalwedding.com You can leave the sprinkles and decorative squiggles….

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Pics Of Cincinnati’s Creepy Abandoned Subway System

There aren’t that many cities with subway systems in the United States. Sure, there’s New York, Boston, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., but did you know that Los Angeles also has a limited subway system? Near the turn of the century, even the city of Cincinnati, Ohio, nearly joined this exclusive public transportation fraternity. Today, downtown Cincinnati looks like this. It’s sliced almost down the middle by Interstate 75. Wiki Commons During rush hour, the interstate turns into a nightmare. Even a commute of a few miles can take hours. However,…

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Environment 

‘Welcome to your nightmares’: Sochi mascots include ‘giant pedo bear’ [pics, Vine]

http://twitter.com/#!/CwickB/status/431846698659622912 It’s official: The Sochi Olympic mascots are creepy as hell. http://twitter.com/#!/Olympics/status/431842607296413696 Especially this guy: http://twitter.com/#!/anchorlines/status/431842484050604032 So that’s what happens when you drink the face water. http://twitter.com/#!/BillWest5/status/431848297376923648 http://twitter.com/#!/j_ferguson1878/status/431849251661180929 http://twitter.com/#!/lorirackl/status/431853305895993344 Well, that’s one way to put it. http://twitter.com/#!/ASouthernHippie/status/431844641361498112 http://twitter.com/#!/jamesprazuch/status/431850933446647808 http://twitter.com/#!/nickconfessore/status/431848664362131456 http://twitter.com/#!/pacomunoz81/status/431848508652396545 Gah! http://twitter.com/#!/jsemugaza/status/431850379882795008 Seriously. It was bad enough the first time around: http://twitter.com/#!/vplus/status/431847044538728448 So what now? Do we try to resist the terrible bear stare, or do we just accept defeat? http://twitter.com/#!/NickReisman/status/431849136670126080 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/02/07/welcome-to-your-nightmares-sochi-mascots-include-giant-pedo-bear-pics-vine/

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LIFE 

The Story Of This Little Sloth’s Birth Is Incredible. And Adorable.

Sam Trull, a wildlife coordinator, refers to herself as “Mother of Sloths.” She does not take that title lightly (and you’re about to see why). As coordinator for Kids Saving the Rainforest, she cares for many of the creatures found in the rainforests of Costa Rica. But what she did for a three-toed sloth is remarkable. One day, the poor thing fell from a tree. Sam noticed she was pregnant and rushed to her aid. Sam discovered that the sloth wasn’t in great shape and wouldn’t recover. The mom-to-be was suffering…

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What This Dying Father Did For His Little Girl Is Simply Beyond Words. It’s Unforgettably Beautiful.

Jim Zetz knew that he didn’t have long on this earth. He was a father that was fighting a losing battle against Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. So, he wanted to do something special for the beloved wife and daughter he was going to leave behind. It all started with a photo series by photographer Lindsey Villatoro. She took pictures of Jim and Grace during one of her “forever loved” photo sessions. After meeting the couple, she was moved. She said they were “the most beautiful people I’ve known are those…

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Anticlimactic: House passes crapwich, 257-167; Paul Ryan votes yes; Conservatives sigh

http://twitter.com/#!/cspan/status/286320785323343872 https://twitter.com/deirdrewalshcnn/status/286321801506746368 Bad, but not altogether surprising, news for fiscal conservative fans of VP candidate Paul Ryan. He voted yes. https://twitter.com/alwaysonoffense/status/286322636278083584 https://twitter.com/RileyRebel129/status/286322929980026881 https://twitter.com/beaucarter/status/286322996166135809 https://twitter.com/JedediahBila/status/286321812223172608 Get your airplane sickness bags, ready, conservatives: https://twitter.com/rebeccagberg/status/286323228610269184 *** Update: See who voted for this abomination. https://twitter.com/RileyRebel129/status/286334710328741889 https://twitter.com/rollcall/status/286324592824434688 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/01/01/anticlimatic-house-passes-crapwich-257-167-paul-ryan-votes-yes-conservatives-sigh/

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