It is painful to remember that homophobia — in all its many ugly guises — is something many people experience on a daily basis. But, Manchester artist Paul Harfleet isn't just acknowledging that fact. Or resigning himself to it. He's fighting back — by planting a single pansy in the exact spot of every (recorded) act of homophobia he comes across.
He started this project in 2005 after experiencing three separate incidents on the same day. And so far, he has planted 10,000 pansies in cities all around the world. See the man in action in Austria in this Guerilla Gardening video. And feel just a little bit better about the world we live in. Bravo. (Jezebel)
Kim Deal doesn't like talking about the Pixies. The band's former bassist (and founding member of '90s alt-rock pioneers The Breeders) is happy to chat about any number of things — especially music. She's not one of those elusive musicians who's aloof, on guard, or downright hostile when it comes to actually read
The future of animal prosthetics is here and we'd like you meet patient zero. His name is Derby, and thanks to some remarkable 3D technology, he's now able to run.
Derby was born with deformations in both of his front legs, which made getting around very difficult. Then, in an amazing twist of fate, Tara Anderson read