Ten things to be happy about [SLIDESHOW]

This week has been really, really, REALLY crappy for the United States of America.

First, some asshole(s) ruined the Boston Marathon by setting off two explosives that killed three — including an eight-year-old boy — and injured more than 150 people.

Then, a fertilizer factory in West, Texas blew up Wednesday, killing between five and 15 people and injuring over 160. Some people are still missing after the explosion.

These two heinous events are pretty sad, but little things in life can cheer you up.

Here are 10 things to be happy about (it’s Friday! kittens! Kate Upton!).

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  • Be happy that you are not a Kardashian. (Photo: Getty)
  • Be happy you are not in South Florida, where these African snails are taking over. They can grow to be as big as rats, and if you hit one with your car, you can possibly wreck because of their durable shells. (If you are in South Florida, may we suggest you go north for the weekend?) (Photo: Screenshot via Animal Planet)
  • This GIF of a cat dressed as a shark and chasing a baby duckling while on a Rumba should be enough to make you happy on its own. Look at it!
  • You are not Justin Bieber, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kristen Stewart, Kim Kardashian or any of the other 20 most hated people in Hollywood. (Unless, of course, you happen to be one of those people and are reading this right now.) (Photo: Getty)
  • Be happy about the fact that Corgi puppies exist, and so does this photo. (Photo: Pembroke Corgi Puppies/ Facebook)
  • This weekend is 4/20, if you're into that sort of thing. (Photo: Getty)
  • Even Grumpy Cat is happy that it's the weekend. (Photo: GrumpyCats.com)
  • This horrible mess of a week is over. It's Friday! That means tomorrow is Saturday and you can sleep in and do whatever you want. Next week will be better. (Photo: icanhas.cheezburger.com)

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