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)
There were no two characters more different on The Office than Ryan Howard and Michael Scott. Yet, it's impossible to ignore the way B.J. Novak's channeling his fictional boss these days. During an appearance for his new children's book The Book With No Pictures, Novak read to a group of kids at a school in Long Island. read
Action movies are all about the thrill. But, more often than not, they're also rife with a romance plotline. For most stories, that means the hero ends up saving some girl who, despite being a fully capable human, is the only one to end up in the clutches of danger. You may know her as the damsel in distress. So, in a read