In Bhutan, friendly phalluses painted on houses scare off evil spirits …

In the tiny landlocked Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, the unique aesthetic tradition of painting erect penises on architecture — a tradition that has persisted for over 500 years — is finally receiving attention on a global scale. Yes, from the mountains to the valleys, Bhutan is covered with disembodied doodles. » 4/30/12 9:10am 4/30/12 9:10am