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.

Only in New York: Unusual Big Apple Moments That Perfectly Capture Why We All Love NYC

You can be sure that weird things happen all the time in the city that never sleeps. Luckily for us, some of those moments have been captured by locals and tourists alike. Take a look at some of the funny and unique occurrences that take place in the Big City. One thing's for sure - expect the unexpected. Whether you've only encountered New York through Film and TV or you're a neighborhood local, these instances are sure to leave you scratching your head. But that's all part of the charm behind the Big Apple. Feel the spirit of NYC and find out what makes this place so one of a kind.
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What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?: Photo Series Encourages Refugee Children to Pursue Their Dreams

Vincent Tremeau is a photographer like no other. This man's remarkable imaged are used to spark global change to humanistic issues, and we couldn't commend his hard work enough! One of the cameraman's biggest projects is named the "One Day, I Will" mission. In an attempt to get refugee children looking at life more positively, he captures these children dressed up for their desired profession. Here's a look at the impact his photographs have made over time.
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Mad Max Fans Rejoice! Wasteland Weekend is the Biggest Post-apocalyptic Festival You’ve Been Waiting for

If you were a fan of the five-part Mad Max movie franchise, you're going to love this! Situated in the heart of California's Mojave Desert is a festival like no other; the Wasteland Weekend. This festivity allows fans of the post-apocalyptic movies to join together, put on their best costumes and watch some epic car chases. Hype Galore has explored all ins and outs of this fascinating event.
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A Look Inside the Revolutionary Kenyan Village Where Women Rule

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.
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