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Culture
  • Email of the day
  • August 17 2015, 2:54 PM

Jeff Bezos says New York Times exposé "doesn’t describe the Amazon I know"

Jeff Bezos says New York Times exposé "doesn’t describe the Amazon I know"

He asked that staff members alert HR to any practices like those described in the article, which he called "callous".

  • News
  • August 13 2015, 12:05 PM

Peruvian girl's cover of Michael Jackson is bringing back an ancient Inca language

Peruvian girl's cover of Michael Jackson is bringing back an ancient Inca language

Renata Flores, a 14-year-old girl from Peru, released her version of Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel" in Quechua, an ancient language spoken by the Incas of South America.

  • News
  • July 27 2015, 4:18 PM

Check out these bird's-eye views of Moscow's street art

Check out these bird's-eye views of Moscow's street art

"Street art from a height" is a photo project by Sergey Shumilov and Daniel Ananiev which reveals the vibrant fabric of Moscow's streets captured by an oktokopera.

  • News
  • July 8 2015, 3:46 PM

Kendrick Lamar's new Reebok concept hopes to unite bloods and crips

Kendrick Lamar's new Reebok concept hopes to unite bloods and crips

Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar is teaming up with Reebok to create a new line of Ventilator sneakers.

Where in the world is this Airbnb?
  • Design
  • June 26 2015, 11:31 AM

Where in the world is this Airbnb?

So much for "disrupting" homogenous hotel travel... Use your cultural acuity to guess where each Airbnb listing is located, if you can.

Taking apart K-Pop's hype machine
  • Music
  • June 22 2015, 3:30 PM

Taking apart K-Pop's hype machine

After Big Bang's announcement of a major North American tour, Hopes&Fears spoke to experts about the commercial dynamics, social relations and plastic surgery obsessions that fuel the K-pop machine.

  • News
  • June 22 2015, 3:15 PM

New study suggests, culture and order were the effect of homo sapiens becoming more feminine

New study suggests, culture and order were the effect of homo sapiens becoming more feminine

Early clues suggest that civilization evolved culturally and societally by a decrease in testosterone.

  • News
  • February 26 2015, 1:16 PM

Japan's funerals for robotic doggies

Japan's funerals for robotic doggies

Mourning man’s artificial best friend gets a burial upgrade.

  • What Do You Do
  • February 13 2015, 7:21 PM

I'm an art museum
night guard

I'm an art museum
night guard

A museum guard talks night shifts, haunted wings and cultural patrimony, as part of Hopes&Fears' anonymous interview series.