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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.

A Retail Apocalypse: The Iconic Brands We Love That Are Saying Farewell To Branches in 2020

December 23, 2019

For many of these flagship brands, it feels like they’ve been around since the beginning of time. With their distinctive logos, they now hold a nostalgic place in retail history. We’ve grown up with them, strolled through their stores, savored their food and thought they would be with us forever. That was until we heard about the biggest phenomenon to hit these stores in modern times, the retail apocalypse. So, you better hurry up before they’re gone, these brands are set to close more stores in 2020.

A Look Inside the Most Popular Air Bnb and How This Humble Home Became Such a Tourist Hot Spot

December 17, 2019

People are always on the hunt for a new and unique spot to spend a short stay on vacation. Thanks to Hype Galore, you may have just found that exact location! Hopping over to the marketplace site of Air Bnb, we have discovered the story of the most popular habitat on the entire website. It’s safe to say, this cabin is anything but ordinary! Just make sure you book far in advance if you like the sounds of chilling at this Silicon Valley hotspot.

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

December 8, 2019

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.

We’re Lovin’ It: Mcdonalds Test Runs Plastic-free Restaurants Giving Hope to a Future of Sustainable Dining

December 2, 2019

It’s a big world out there, and it’s all down to us to preserve its natural beauty! One of the biggest fast-food restaurants out there, McDonald’s, has recently vowed to change its ways to protect our planet, and we have a feeling all of you conservation-enthusiasts out there are going to like the sounds of it!

Mad Max Fans Rejoice! Wasteland Weekend is the Biggest Post-apocalyptic Festival You’ve Been Waiting for

October 15, 2019

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.

Celebrities Who Are Actually Taking Action to Save the Amazon Rainforest

September 12, 2019

The Amazon rainforest fires are now raging at a record rate, and Brazil has officially declared a state of emergency. The Amazon has now become a hotbed of debate in the media and many celebrities have also been going the extra mile to help too. So let’s shine a spotlight on some celebs who are actually doing great things to help the situation.

A Look Inside the Revolutionary Kenyan Village Where Women Rule

September 2, 2019

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.