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  • Let’s face it, some people are just better at popping the question than others. And after covering awesome proposals for a while now, we have to admit, today’s story might take the wedding cake. Although it comes to us from a couple in freezing Chicago, this one will warm your heart. Rodney brought his girlfriend, Alexa, to see the lights festival at the Lincoln Park Zoo and presented her with a Christmas gift. A flipbook. But not just any flipbook. This was made especially for the proposal, and it features a quick story of a couple at a park in Chicago with a dog. The dog goes to fetch a ball and comes back with a ring box instead. The last few pages of the flipbook feature an engagement ring inside the drawn box. Rodney then reaches into his pocket and pulls out the real ring with the question, “Will you marry me?

    Of course she said yes! The couple’s story was featured on HowHeAsked.com. Alexa told the site, “It was perfect because I had to take my gloves off to flip through it, and

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  • A touching new video explaining 9-year-old Milla Fabish’s transition has gone viral.

    The video was posted to Facebook by Milla’s mom, Renée Fabish, to explain the changes coming up for Milla and the whole family.

    “Hello, my friends and family,” Renée wrote on Facebook. “I’d love you to watch this slide show I put together. It explains some major changes that are underway for Milla and our family. Milla needs our support now more than ever!”

    Milla explains in the video that he has been diagnosed with gender dysphoria and why “it is not easy being me.”

    “I am having a really hard time at school at the moment. Kids tease me all the time. They call me shim, gay girl, and weirdo,” Milla says. “People just don’t understand me. Nobody wants to be my friend. … I have decided I want to take the next step. From today I want to live and be known as a boy. I hope I have your support.”

    “We have no doubt in our minds that Milla is fully invested in her plight to be recognized as a boy,” Renée wrote. “The

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  • Ever wanted to try pole-vaulting but were too afraid to try? Well thanks to pole-vaulter Allison Stokke and GoPro, you can get a firsthand look at what it’s like soar to great heights.

    The YouTube video shows the former Cal Bear pole-vaulting from multiple angles, and the effect is both thrilling and dizzying.

    To make this spot, GoPro attached cameras to Stokke’s head, the crossbar, and the end of the pole to capture Stokke’s pole-vault routine.

    “Pole-vaulting is a rush. It’s so frustrating, but I think that’s what makes it so fun,” Stokke says in the video. “Technically there’s no limit as to how high the bar can go.”

    The YouTube video has gone viral, with more than 1.4 million views since it was posted on Wednesday.

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  • As you probably know by now, “Fifty Shades of Grey” opens in theaters this Valentine’s weekend. And with all the buzz leading up to what is most likely going to be a box-office hit, it’s no surprise that someone had a bit of fun with the seductive film’s trailer. Boo Ya Pictures, known for its funny sketches, released a parody trailer on its YouTube channel, featuring Steve Buscemi as Christian Grey.
     
    If you’re wondering how the comedy filmmaking group got Buscemi to agree to this stunt — it didn’t. Boo Ya Pictures used its editing skills to splice in some of Buscemi’s characters from movies and television shows over the years. You may recognize scenes from “Fargo,” “Mr. Deeds,” “The Wedding Singer,” and “Boardwalk Empire,” to name a few.    
     
    The video has amassed more than 1.4 million views on YouTube so far. Some commenters have even said that they would rather see this version of the movie than the one featuring actor Jamie Dornan. This version of the movie trailer is about as sexy

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  • Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and here to get you in the spirit is cover artist Anthony Vincent. In a new video, the singer takes 20 different love songs and sings them in 20 different styles.

    Vincent is known for his YouTube channel, “Ten Second Songs,” and for taking different artists’ styles and adapting them to different songs.

    His latest video features everything from a Queen cover of Elvis Presley’s “I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You” to a Frank Sinatra-style cover of Tupac’s “Can U Get Away.”

    This Valentine’s Day love medley is a follow-up to his 20-different-styles takes of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” and Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”

    If Vincent sticks to the holiday theme, we can’t wait to see what he does for Easter. … Hopefully he performs in a bunny costume.


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