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)
A former employee of NBC named Frank Scotti has come forward to claim that he once acted as Bill Cosby's right-hand man and assistant. His job duties allegedly included bringing young women to the comedian's dressing room, guarding the door after he brought them, and sending money — sometimes thousands of dollars — to read
We tend to prefer our massages with plush towels, scented oil, and the strong but loving hands of a former Swedish supermodel. Or, we did, until we saw this video of Ninita the pygmy marmoset enjoying an gentle toothbrush massage. Can't you just imagine her eyes rolling back as she coos, "Oh, yeah, that's the spot, baby"? read