• The photo of the letter and offensive decorations, posted to Facebook.The photo of the letter and offensive decorations, posted to Facebook.

    What does $20,000 worth of ‘relentlessly gay’ décor look like?

    Thanks to a mean-spirited letter which has inspired a GoFundMe campaign, we may soon find out.

    Julie Baker of Baltimore, Md. says she received a note from her neighbour in response to a row of rainbow solar lamp jars in her front yard, which have “Love” and “Ohana” (Hawaiian for family) written on them.

    It reads:

    Your yard is becoming Relentlessly Gay! Myself and Others in the neighborhood ask that you Tone it Down. This is a Christian area and there are Children. Keep it up and I will be forced to call the police on You! Your kind need to have Respect for GOD.

    The letter was posted to Facebook (along with a photo of the jars) by a friend of Baker’s. Since the post went up Wednesday night, it has touched a nerve online and inspired everything from a Relentlessly Gay website, t-shirts, plans for a Relentlessly Gay Garden Party (with kid-friendly ideas, of course) and the GoFundMe page, intended to raise money for more

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  • Usually, team photos involve wearing the uniform and smiling for the camera, but one team took a whole new approach on the traditional group shot.

    A girls’ softball team in Oklahoma has attracted a lot of attention with their Disney-inspired team picture. Earlier this week, mom and photographer Betsy Gregory posted her photo on Facebook and it was instantly shared by thousands across the Internet, including celebrities like Zooey Deschanel.

    (c) 2015 Betsy Gregory Photography(c) 2015 Betsy Gregory Photography

    The team is made up of four and five-year-old girls who dressed as Elsa from the Disney movie Frozen for their picture. In the cute photo, captured by Gregory, the girls are seen sporting blue dresses and making some serious tough girl faces. Gregory’s daughter is the catcher on the team, standing in the middle of the photo.  

    “What started as a little spark of imagination has turned into something much greater,” Gregory told The Huffington Post. “What a great memory this will be for these girls many years down the road!”

    (c) 2015 Betsy Gregory Photography(c) 2015 Betsy Gregory Photography

    As a way for the girls

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  • Reddit asks: Can you watch this video without laughing?

    YouTuber Franxinus Excelsior had the idea to put the funny clips together and challenge viewers

    Reddit's Try Not To Laugh Challenge (Screencap/Fraxinua Excelsior)Reddit's Try Not To Laugh Challenge (Screencap/Fraxinua Excelsior)

    You can always count on the Reddit to find the funniest, most random things that the Internet has to offer.

    A Reddit user, or ‘Redditor,’ as they call themselves, took to the crowdsourcing website to ask others what their favourite 10-second-or-less video was.

    With more than five-thousand responses, naturally, hilarity ensued.

    But rather than have to watch each clip individually, YouTuber Franxinus Excelsior had the genius idea to put them all together in a 7-minute compilation video.

    How far are you able to make it without laughing? Let the games begin!

    A word of warning, however, some people may find a few of these clips offensive.

    [Warning: Video contains coarse language]

    Instead of just editing the clips together, he decided to up the ante by inviting us, the viewers, to engage in a little game: to see how long we can watch without laughing.  

    The video has more than 50 short clips, ranging from mishaps, to epic fails, to funny animals and more.

    On the video, that has since been

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  • She may have broken the cardinal rule, but the bride gave daughter Anderson a pass. (Leah Bullard Photography)She may have broken the cardinal rule, but the bride gave daughter Anderson a pass. (Leah Bullard Photography)

    Most people attending a wedding are aware of the golden rule: Never show up the bride.

    That is… everyone except for Anderson, the four-year-old daughter of the bride who recently stole the show during her mother’s nuptials.

    In this particular case, however, Michelle Hall was happy to share the spotlight.

    The young girl, who the wedding photographer said “was calling herself the bride the whole day,” didn’t hesitate to make a memorable moment during the couple’s wedding photos.

    “I was setting up the bridal party to take the bridal party photographs – like I do at every wedding – and so I took a few shots of that, and then said, ‘Okay, I need the bride and the groom to kiss,’” Leah Bullard, the wedding photographer, explained to WBIR News.

    “So when I said that, well naturally [Anderson] thought I was referring to her because she thought she was the bride and so naturally she just leaned in for a kiss and kissed that ring bearer!”

    The immortalized moment shows Michelle kissing her new

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  • Bosnian men learn how to not throw a frisbee. (YouTube)Bosnian men learn how to not throw a frisbee. (YouTube)

    Learning a new game isn’t always easy and that’s certainly true for these two men.

    During one hot day at the beach, these Bosnian friends decided to take a popular activity – Frisbee - and turn it into their own unknown game.  

    In the hilarious video, which has gone viral, the two men are caught in the water throwing the disk to each other. Their back-and-forth game continues for awhile. One throws the Frisbee towards his friend and the other picks it up from the water and throws it back.

    But in the real game, a Frisbee is meant to glide through the air.

    And it seems as though their game isn’t easy to play either. While in the water with some distance apart, the two men definitely use some muscle strength to throw the Frisbee across to each other.

    Frisbee is a popular beach activity played by thousands, either in the water or on the sand. It’s definitely a great way to have fun.

    And the best part of the game, the rules aren’t hard to learn. There’s really only one thing to remember -

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  • Ambulance used in ‘Sleeping Beauty’ prom entrance sends the Internet into a frenzy

    Russell told the news outlet that she likes to “think outside the box.”

    Ashvonn Russell arrives at the prom in an ambulance. (Twitter/@CaptainPajamas)Ashvonn Russell arrives at the prom in an ambulance. (Twitter/@CaptainPajamas)

    Ashvonn Russell wanted to create a prom entrance to remember, but she didn’t realize it would send the Internet into a frenzy.

    In lieu of a limousine, Russell was driven to the prom in a much larger vehicle: an ambulance. When she arrived at the location, she was taken out on a stretcher, and in ‘Sleeping Beauty’-fashion, only to be “awoken” by a kiss from her Prince Charming.

    It was all part of her plan. 

    The entrance gained traction online after Twitter user ‘Captain Pajamas’ posted pictures to his timeline, captioned, “She went to prom in an ambulance and woke up after she got kissed by prince charming lol.”

    Since then, the tweet has been favourited and retweeted over 7,500 times, with many people criticizing her use of an emergency vehicle and some calling it “absurd.”

    Russell is awoken by a kiss from her date to the prom. (Twitter/@CaptainPajamas)Russell is awoken by a kiss from her date to the prom. (Twitter/@CaptainPajamas)The viral entrance came as a result of a contest

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  • Iranian women post pictures with their hair out to protest strict hijab laws

    “My mother wants to wear a scarf. I don’t want to wear a scarf. Iran should be for both of us.”

    Photo from My Stealthy Freedom Facebook page.Photo from My Stealthy Freedom Facebook page.

    In Iran, women have been required by law to wear the hijab since 1979 and authorities are notoriously stringent with the law's implementation. Last year alone, some 3.6 million women were warned, fined or arrested in Iran for “inappropriate dress.”

    Masih Alinejad, an Iranian journalist and activist living in Brooklyn, NY, wants this to change. And in an effort to do so, she began inviting Iranian women to send in pictures of themselves enjoying their unveiled hair, reports Vox.

    Photo from My Stealthy Freedom Facebook page.Photo from My Stealthy Freedom Facebook page.

    Alinejad created a Facebook group titled ‘My Stealthy Freedom’ as a safe haven for women in Iran to post pictures of themselves without their headscarves on. So far, the page has been flooded with thousands of entries, and has over 820,000 likes.

    “Some of those pictures come from young girls saying that they just want to feel the wind in their hair,” said Alinejad. “It’s a simple demand.”

    Screengrab photo from YouTube.Screengrab photo from YouTube.

    There are even some women sending their pictures in with their headscarves on, but with signs that say, “I believe in

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  • Ed Sheeran doesn't just perform duets with Taylor Swift.Ed Sheeran doesn't just perform duets with Taylor Swift.

    Ed Sheeran is really one of the nicest guys in entertainment.

    The British pop superstar surprised a young fan at the West Edmonton Mall in Alberta this past weekend with an unexpected duet.

    Sydney Bourbeau was performing one of Sheeran’s hit song “Thinking Out Loud” at a fundraising event hosted by Resonate Music School & Studio at the mall. The pop star walked out of the HMV store and onto the stage to finish the song with her. Just before leaving, Sheeran hugged the young performer.

    “I was like ‘Should I stop?’ I didn’t want to stop, but I wanted to talk to him,” Bourbeau told the Edmonton Journal. “This is, like, the best thing that’s ever happened to me.”

    At first, the 13-year-old, who has been a big Sheeran fan for years, had no idea what was going on until the crowd started cheering.

    Bourbeau showcased her singing skills and kept up with her idol right by her side. She has been taking musical lessons at the Resonate Music School for nearly a year.

    The music school also had no

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  • A New York City apartment building is being accused of “dog racism” after demanding residents submit their pets for DNA testing to identify unwanted breeds.

    According to DNAinfo.com, residents of 170 West End Ave. were told in May that they must provide certification from a registered veterinarian that proves the pedigree of their dogs. If the dog is a mixed breed, the certification must explain what percentage of each breed comprise the dog’s genetic makeup.

    If the owner can’t provide that information, the building's new policy says it can force the owner to perform DNA testing to find out the exact genetic makeup of each puppy.

    If a dog is found to have over 50 per cent of any of the 27 breeds banned by the building’s co-op board, the dog would be evicted from the building.

    Banned breeds in the building include large dogs like St. Bernards, German shepherds and pit bulls, but also basset hounds, shih tzus, maltese and popmeranians.

    “It’s like dog racism essentially,” one barking-mad

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  • <span id=fbPhotoSnowliftCaption class=fbPhotosPhotoCaption data-ft={"tn":"K"}><span class=hasCaption>Just helping this guy deliver some luggage at the Marriott. Don't mind me.</span></span>
    "Just helping this guy deliver some luggage at the Marriott. Don't mind me."

    For a young boy, there are few things more terrifying than losing your favorite stuffed animal. So when six year-old Owen Lake lost his toy tiger Hobbes in the Tampa, Fla. airport, he feared the worst. Little did he know Hobbes was about to embark on an amazing adventure, courtesy of airport staff.


    <span id=fbPhotoSnowliftCaption class=fbPhotosPhotoCaption data-ft={"tn":"K"}><span class=hasCaption>Broken toilet at Airside E? We're on it!</span></span>
    "Broken toilet at Airside E? We're on it!"

    Owen Lake and his family were en route to Houston, Texas for a realtive's graduation when Hobbes went missing. Hobbes wasn’t just any old stuffed toy; the tiger hand been handmade by Owen’s aunt.

    :<span id=fbPhotoSnowliftCaption class=fbPhotosPhotoCaption data-ft={"tn":"K"}><span class=hasCaption>Hope my fur is non-flammable! Guess we'll find out.</span></span>

    "Hope my fur is non-flammable! Guess we'll find out."

    Owen’s parents called Tampa International Airport’s Lost and Found department. Airport staff found Hobbes near a children’s play area, and decided to prepare a little treat for Owen while they waited for him to come back from vacation and reclaim his lost little buddy.

    <span id=fbPhotoSnowliftCaption class=fbPhotosPhotoCaption data-ft={"tn":"K"}><span class=hasCaption>Mmmm ... gelato at Carrabba's. Blood orange sounds pretty good.</span></span>

    "Mmmm ... gelato at Carrabba's. Blood orange sounds pretty

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