Tribute of the Day: Fans Honor Leonard Nimoy By ‘Spocking’ Canadian Currency

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Canadians and Trekkies have been “Spocking” their five-dollar bills for years, but since Leonard Nimoy’s death there’s a been a surge in people sharing the defaced bills online to pay tribute.

Last week the Canadian Design Resource (CDR) Twitter account encouraged its followers to scribble on former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s face to honor Nimoy.

There’s a community on Facebook called “SpockingYourFives” which explains the origins which is says are “shrouded in secrecy.”

Many years ago, some clever individual whos name has no doubt been forgotten in the annals of time noticed that Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s portrait on the Canadian five-dollar bill looked remarkably like a certain famous Vulcan. And thus the Spock five was born. With the advent of the new Canadian five-dollar bill, Laurier looks even more like Leonard Nimoy, ensuring the Spock five has a long and prosperous future.

With the increased attention towards “Spocking,” the Bank of Canada has come out saying that the practice is actually perfectly legal, but they still don’t want you to do it.

“The Bank of Canada feels that writing and markings on bank notes are inappropriate as they are a symbol of our country and a source of national pride,” bank spokeswoman Josianne Menard told theCBC.

Application of the Day: Guy Submits Snapchat Video Resume for Job at Snapchat

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Elski Felson wants a job at Snapchat, but instead of submitting a traditional resume, he created one using the app.

“Personally, I hate paper resumes,” he says in the video. “I don’t think a piece of paper can encapsulate anybody. So I decided to make you a ‘My Story.'”

He then goes through the requirements (presumably for this Community Support Specialistposition) line by line to prove his worth.

Watch him demonstrate that he is and expert spreadsheet wizard, multi-tasker and ugly selfie sender among the other qualifications listed on the page.

“I’ve been searching for a professional job for almost 8 months now. I’m totally fed up with the system,” he writes on Reddit. “Applying online over and over and hearing nothing back… it’s a disheartening crapshoot.”

Well hopefully Snapchat will catch wind of the video and at least grant him an interview for putting in all the extra effort.