British banking giant HSBC did a clever thing with a swimming pool: they took a picture of New York City from above and applied it to the bottom to make a point about climate change and rising sea levels. The effect is nothing short of amazing. My eyeballs are still having trouble not believing these people aren’t swimming a thousand feet above the NY skyline. Granted, sea levels would never rise that much — and the water probably wouldn’t be crystal clear (or toxin-free) — but, it still makes you think. (source: groovygreen.com)
J.K Rowling said that her inspiration for Hagrid came from when she was 19 in a pub in the west country and this terrifying looking guy came in with these other biker guys and the only thing he talked to J.K about was how his cabbages were getting on
A Colorful French Manicure
If anyone knows how to do a proper French manicure it’s, well, the French. And leave it to them to also update it in a simple, yet eye-catching way. The lovely ladies over at Joliebox show us how to create a colorful twist on the classic manicure. Cute, n’est-ce pas?
For another modern French mani, try diagonal french tips with the help of a little scotch tape and a bright poppy polish.
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