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At Least Russia Had a Sense of Humor about Their Opening Ceremonies Fail

You may remember the Opening Ceremonies of the Sochi Games two weeks ago, that aside from one embarrassing technical problem (and deeply disturbing animatronic bear), went off relatively smoothly. During one critical part of the show however, a giant, glimmering snowflake failed to transform into a circle (as it was designed to), leaving the Olympic emblem one ring short. Well, it seems the country has a good sense of humor about the mishap. In yesterday’s Closing Ceremonies, Russian dancers paid homage to the fail, by recreating the Olympic symbol with just four rings—and one snowflake …

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