Shawn Hughes

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How Rap Became The Soundtrack To Polish Nationalism

There’s a world of rappers who make tracks about World War II, attack the EU, and endorse marches organized by white nationalists. They're big in Poland, where a new fight over the Holocaust shows how history has become a weapon.<p>KRAKOW, Poland — Tadek spent his teens scouring record stores for …

World History

At Tesla’s Factory, Building The Car Of The Future Has Painful And Permanent Consequences For Some Workers

Tesla wants to change the world by selling eco-friendly electric vehicles to the masses. But some of the workers laboring to build that dream have been hurt along the way.<p>FREMONT, CALIFORNIA — Terrill Johnson was installing car trunks at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, when he heard the …

Inside the Two Years That Shook Facebook—and the World

One day in late February of 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent a memo to all of Facebook’s employees to address some troubling behavior in the ranks. His …


Meet the Glam Squads Behind the Olympic Games

24-hour days, hundreds of haircuts, and a whole lot of lip balm.<p>While Mirai Nagasu was practicing her triple axel and Chloe Kim was perfecting her back-to-back frontside 1080s, Amy Acton and her team were gearing up for a different side of the Olympics. Acton Style Group manages the hair, makeup, …

Mirai Nagasu

A Look Inside Origami's New HQ | HYPEBEAST

Settlement and commerce firm Origami recently relocated to Tokyo’s Roppongi district, complete with a new conceptual space to show for it. Supervised by renowned architectural mind Nobuo Araki, the new office centers around the revolving themes of “Incompleteness/Development” and “Transparency” and …


7 Campsites You'll Have Entirely to Yourself

You’ve planned a stellar camping trip—packed all the essentials, booked the site, brought your closest pals. Then you show up and it turns out you’re sleeping in a small, crowded outdoor city, with neighbors literally a few feet and a couple nylon walls away. That’s no way to sleep beneath the …


Justin Olsen Will Get Lost

He wasn’t prepared to lead the U.S. Bobsled team to Pyeongchang. But eight months after the shocking death of his mentor—and America’s greatest bobsled driver—the 30 year-old has his sights set on the podium.<p>Justin Olsen’s start is perfect.<p>It’s a frigid November evening in Park City, Utah, and the …


Tears and Cheers on Day 7 at the Olympics: Pictures

Winter Olympics

Varanasi: City of Life and Death

Ghats, worshippers of idol, the Ganges, pyres, Lord Shiva & the ultimate liberation.<p>Varanasi is one of the world’s oldest continually inhabited …


One day without plastic. Can you do it?

Take the pledge to go plastic-free on Feb. 21.<p>Like it or not, plastic is everywhere. We sit on it, store our food in it, drink from it, text with it, …