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Around the World

In an ever-changing cultural, social, and ecological climate, it’s important to stay in-the-know on global affairs. At Hype Galore, we’re keeping you up to date with the most interesting international talking points.

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Created a New Work-Life Balance

November 7, 2021

COVID-19 has affected all of us, essentially pressing the “restart” button on our lives. Plans had to be put on hold for so long, and so unexpectedly, that we were all jolted out of our usual routines and forced to take a look at how our lives are actually going. While the pandemic has had […]

These PR Stunts Will Go Down in History as the Most Bizarre and the Most Expensive

May 23, 2021

In today’s day and age, we’re bombarded with advertising from all angles. And while anyone can create a commercial for television or stick a generic billboard up in cities across the globe, there are some marketing gurus who aim to go the extra mile. They come up with elaborate PR stunts and their aim is simple; to stand out from the crowd. But of course, everything comes at a price. And this is how much these ridiculous stunts really cost their companies.

Australia Has Just Been Dragged Into the Bizzare Monolith Mystery As New Structure Found in Adelaide

December 11, 2020

It all started in November 2020 when an 8-foot tall metallic structure was found in the desert of Utah. Now, Australia is the most recent country to be dragged into the story because another metallic monolith was found just south of Adelaide. But like the one in Utah, the Adelaide monolith disappeared just days after it appeared. As people continue to investigate what’s going on, the world still isn’t sure. Pranksters, artists, government conspiracies, aliens? No one knows.

Nature-Inspired Buildings Are Popping up in Major Cities Thanks to One Architect

October 4, 2020

Tokyo-born architect Koichi Takada looked to change the face of architecture since his university days. He’s been doing exactly that with his by taking inspiration from nature to design buildings. His architecture firm, Koichi Takada Architects, has become one of the leading players in the business ever since they won the interior design competition for the National Museum of Qatar. “We want to create places that are more organic and more beneficial to the human experience,” Koichi explains.

An Insider’s Look at How Kate Middleton Has Been Preparing to Take the Throne All This Time

September 24, 2020

2020 has been a rollercoaster of year, leaving many of us adjusting to a life in lockdown. But the Duchess of Cambridge is proving to be just as productive as ever. It’s highly unlikely to be all for nothing, which is why we’ve taken a step back to look at all the ways in which Kate Middleton has been prepping herself for her future role as a queen. Lets look at all the evidence suggesting that she’s got an even bigger role in the royal family coming up.

Why the Spanish Opera House Performed to an Audience of 2000+ Plants

August 6, 2020

Getting a hold of a ticket at one of the most opera houses in the world is an exclusive experience. But somehow, over 2,000 different plants were treated to a concert in Barcelona, Spain, after the venue suffered a three-month closure. To mark the reopening, the El Liceu opera house opened it’s doors to a crowd of flora. But the unusual event was more than just a quirky joke, it held a lot of significance for the opera house and the world of opera as a whole. Read on to find out why.

A Look Inside Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone

June 23, 2020

On June 8th, amid protests over the killing of George Floyd, the Seattle Police Department boarded up vacated their precinct located in Capitol Hill, Seattle. They left after clashes with protesters grew increasingly dangerous. Now, the protesters have claimed the neighborhood and have declared the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone.” We invite you for a look at what’s happening on the ground inside Seattle’s autonomous neighborhood.

What Celebrities Are Doing to Actively Help the #BLM Movement and What You Can Do Too

June 4, 2020

In wake of what has happened to George Floyd, celebrities are refusing to be passive during this highly sensitive period. People from all over the world are coming together to fight for justice to be served to George Floyd’s family and for an end to the systematic racism in the US. In such a challenging situation, stars are finding ways to put their fame and fortune to good use in a variety of ways. From donating significant sums to peacefully protesting in the streets, many famous faces are choosing to actively help. Here’s the rundown of what’s been going on, and what you can do to help.

Beer vs Virus: What Does Corona Extra Say About Their Name These Days?

May 14, 2020

Words are funny little creatures. As the tides of history recede and come back in, so too do the meanings of words. One company, the maker of one of the world’s favorite beers, Corona, has the misfortune of their product name being hijacked by today’s public enemy number one. In this article we take try to make sense of all the “he said, she said” surrounding the name of the beer in light of the global situation.

Ex-Paratrooper Is Forced to Self-Isolate on an Uninhabited Island After Lockdown Is Enforced During Travels

April 30, 2020

We’re all adjusting to our new lives in quarantine as we wait out the storm. But one individual has taken the term “self-isolating” to a whole new level. Meet Chris Lewis, the British ex-paratrooper who was walking the entire coastline of the United Kingdom and raising money for the Armed Forces charity, SSAFA. Luckily for him, he wasn’t entirely alone. He brought his dog Jet with him for the entire journey, having covered over 12,000 miles together. They were sleeping rough in a tent on an island north of mainland Scotland when the restrictions came in, but were lucky in finding somewhere more substantial.