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What's a Wreck?

A Cake Wreck is any cake that is unintentionally sad, silly, creepy, inappropriate - you name it. A Wreck is not necessarily a poorly-made cake; it's simply one I find funny, for any of a number of reasons. Anyone who has ever smeared frosting on a baked good has made a Wreck at one time or another, so I'm not here to vilify decorators: Cake Wrecks is just about finding the funny in unexpected, sugar-filled places.

Now, don't you have a photo you want to send me? ;)

- Jen

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Tuesday
Jul152014

Do the Math

There are 10 kinds of people in the world:

Those who understand binary...

...and those who think this is right:

(How do you pronounce that? Thirty fird? Thirty onerd?)

 

You know, I bet we could all use a little math review.

Don't worry, I'll start with an easy one:

Find X:

FOUND IT.

 

See? That wasn't hard. Let's try another!

 

What do you get when you add 2 and 5 together?

CORRECT!

 

Now, if A = butterfly

and B also = butterfly

then...

someone's getting fired.

 

It's all coming back to you, isn't it?

Here's a harder one:

Q: What's the Commutative Property of Addition?

A: If all you're doing is adding stuff, you can add it in any order.

 

Name a negative number.

Ah, good choice.

 

Word problem time!

If a train leaves Cleveland traveling at 60mph, and it looks like this:

How many hours would you have to run in the opposite direction to avoid certain doom?

 

And finally:

Can you convert the following into decimal?

Because someone really missed the point.

 

We did it!

I don't know about you guys, but I feel smarter already.

 

Exponential thanks to Cameron J., Jessica F., Ginny T., Carrie R., Allison S., Jennie R., Noelle, Abigail H., Julia S., & Laurie R. Next time, we'll prove pies are usually round, but some cakes are squared.

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Friday
May232014

It's Getting Hot In Here...

Today is Heat Awareness Day, so pay attention; this is important.

It's hot.*

*Not applicable in the majority of the North Eastern United States. Or the North Western parts. Or Canada. Or England. Or Australia. Or really anywhere else that isn't Florida right now.

And now, let us sing our traditional Heat Awareness Day song!

 

The heat is on!

 

The heat is o -- hon!

[guitar riff] Nanananana. Nananana. Na. Na.

 

The heat is on!

Nanananana. Nananana. Na. Na.

 

The heat is o -- hon!

Nanananana. Nananana. Na. Na.

 

Tell me can you feel it?

 

Tell me can you feel it?

 

TELL ME CAN YOU FEEL IT???

"Oh, I can feel it."

 

Well alrighty then.

 

Thanks to Julia K., Mary D., Meghan H., Miriam S., Richard B., M.R., & Amanda for keeping it hot, hot, hot.

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