England’s new Five Pound notes are made from a durable plastic polymer that makes them impossible to crumple, resistant to water and burning, harder to counterfeit, and as an added bonus, capable of playing records, as shown in this brief video clip.
During the ceremonial changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s Guard played the theme from Game of Thrones, making us wonder if Danaerys has plans to invade London with her dragons and reclaim the throne.
This year, the annual sand sculpture festival has gone with the theme “HOLLYWOOD,” filling the beaches of North Somerset England with incredible sculptures paying tribute to movie magic. Runs through 9/2013. Hi-res pics here.