Kathrine Switzer is a hero of the women’s rights movement. In 1967 she completed the Boston marathon which, at the time, was forbidden to women. The exclusion of her gender was not enough to keep her off the track and today she is a symbol of woman strength. Switzer serves as a role model for all female athletes that are told they’re just not good enough.
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.
Today, Puma and Adidas are still two of the most successful sports apparel and footwear name brands that exist worldwide. What most people don't know, however, is that these two leading companies, worn both by professional players and amateur athletes alike, began as a result of an epic family feud. Brothers, Adolf and Rudolf Dassler once worked side by side, making their shoe business dreams come true together. However, a sibling miscommunication soon changed everything and Puma and Adidas were born.
After a freak accident erased years of memories from one woman's life, Laura Hart Faganello vowed to beat her memory loss in the best way possible. After finding a way to open her heart, this woman successfully managed to fall for her husband all over again; and now the couple couldn't be happier! Get ready to shed a few tears over this emotional tale.
Calling all movie buffs out there, have we got a treat in store for you! Over the years, production crews have been under the fire for their not-so-subtle mistakes that made it into the final cuts of their movies and TV shows. Get ready to laugh your head off as Hype Galore shows you some of the biggest production bloopers that somehow ended up making it onto our screen. You'll be left kicking yourself for not noticing a couple of these mistakes before!