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Hilarious Tennis Faces

In the very rare instance that I play tennis I am quickly reminded just how difficult it is – and just how bad at it I am. The most frustrating thing about it is the fact that it’s one of those sports where I really feel going in like I’m going to be good. When I watch baseball, I know that I can’t hit a 96 MPH fastball. When I watch hockey, I know that I would be flat on the ice within 5 feet of stepping on it. But, for some inexplicable reason, when I watch tennis I am convinced I am really good at it. And then I step on the court, repeatedly send shot after shot whizzing into the net, throw my racquet and then usually fake an injury.

So, I have to say that the Buzzfeed gallery of 20 Hilarious Tennis Faces really delights me. After all, if I can’t master the fronthand or the backhand or the overhand or any other hand, at least I can mock those who can.

Here are a couple of my personal favorites:

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Christmas trees aren't for everyone. Some people can't fit a fir inside their cramped abodes, while others are turned off by the expense, or by the idea of bugs hitchhiking their way inside. Fake trees are always an option, but a new trend sweeping Instagram—pineapples as mini-Christmas "trees"—might convince you to forego the forest vibe for a more tropical aesthetic.

As Thrillist reports, the pineapple-as-Christmas-tree idea appears to have originated on Pinterest before it, uh, ripened into a social media sensation. Transforming a pineapple into a Halloween “pumpkin” requires carving and tea lights, but to make the fruit festive for Christmas all one needs are lights, ornaments, swaths of garland, and any other tiny tchotchkes that remind you of the holidays. The final result is a tabletop decoration that's equal parts Blue Hawaii and Miracle on 34th Street.

In need of some decorating inspiration? Check out a variety of “Christmas tree” pineapples below.

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