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)
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With Sharknado 2: The Second One set to air on SyFy tonight, the Internet's peanut gallery is getting their tweets, GIFs, and memes ready. In particular, Sharknado parodies have become ubiquitous online. Even we have a few ideas of how to spoof the network's absurdly popular franchise. There's Starknado, in which a horde read