Dismissed by some as simply a millennial's pipe dream, there are people of all ages opting for alternative living in a tiny space on wheels. For some, it's their answer to a rise in house prices; to others, it grants them the freedom to travel. Regardless of their reasons, more and more individuals, couples and families are finding that life on the road is perfectly suiting their needs. Internet accessibility has led to a degree of connectivity among owners of traveling homes like never before. Now, people are able to share, swap stories, and advise fellow van dwellers, in a community that grows day by day. Take a look at the resourceful people who have thrown themselves into this alternative lifestyle!
You might not know it yet, but you've likely had many run-ins with the concept of Afrofuturism. At Popular Everything, we're bringing you a necessary overview of the philosophy and aesthetic whose growing interest sees it further represented across the spectrum and acknowledged as important. Music, fashion, art, and film - Afrofuturism has exploded on to the scene of mainstream media and we're grateful it's being seen. Today, it defines conversations or depictions of the African diaspora in a futuristic context. But more than just representing Black people in science fiction, it imagines a future where African/Afrodiasporic culture is celebrated.
Brooklyn based Doreen Garner is a tattoo artist, performance artist and contemporary sculptor who is using her talents to facilitate community and inclusion. In her tattoo parlor, Invisible Man Tattoo, she has created a platform that specializes in catering to the black community. "I had always felt uncomfortable in most tattoo shops," she admits. The lack of representation in the inked community became her catalyst for creating a Black-friendly, as well as female-friendly, space where people of color would feel welcome and safe.
With a growing rise in awareness of our Earth's changing climate, young people are growing dissatisfied with the lack of initiative witnessed by decision-makers. Collectively, millennials are understanding that it's…
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been trying hard to crack down on the teen vaping epidemic for the last five years and in light of New York's recent sales ban of most e-cigarette flavors, the pressure is only increasing. Catch up on the latest news on the vaping crack-down in the US and around the world, in a global pandemic that has other countries fighting for an addiction-free future. At Hype Galore, we're taking a look at the current vaping climate in regards to young people.
Whether or not you've attended a life-drawing class before, you've likely asked yourself the question, "why would someone opt to model nude in front of a group of strangers?" As we at Popular Everything have come to learn, all walks of life are drawn to this unusual activity, with some even managing to turn it into a full-time career. Such an odd experience is surely noteworthy, not just what it feels like but why someone might opt for it in the first place. Check out some of the daring individuals who chose to expose!
We’re all a victim to the marketing of “millennial minimalism”. We’ve witnessed its rise through social media; Instagram posts of bleached white bedspreads and plant pots on empty surfaces. While minimalism is nothing new, it's hard to deny its surge in popularity among millennials. These days more and more of us are resisting the culture of overconsumption. Read about the first steps you can take to deculttering your life, from avoiding consumer traps to owning with more intention.
Deep in the heart of Kenya, there's a radical village where women are in charge, and men are banned. The Umoja village has established itself as a safe haven for women subjected to unjust treatment, such as violence and forced marriage. Unfortunately, assault is not uncommon with 95% of women in Samburu being at risk of domestic violence. Read about this extraordinary safe haven for Kenyan women, founded in 1990 by 15 survivors of abuse.