Only once in high school did I come thisclose to cheating on an exam. We were being tested on the book The Odyssey, and anyone who has read the epic fully understands that it is complex AF. I wrote some hints on the back of my hand, but by the time I sat down, I was so scared of getting caught that I quickly rubbed it all off with hand sanitizer.
I wasn't wrong in my thinking: Writing test answers on your hand is an easy way to cheat, but it’s an even easier way to get caught. Now, writing those answers on the inside of your nails, on the other hand? That’s brilliant.
He then tweeted another photo of his masterpiece up close, adding that he could fit in three physics formulas per nail. (Which, in case you cheated on your math homework, equals up to 15 formulas per hand.) To add a finishing touch, he topped each nail with glitter nail polish. Et voila!
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.