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Forget Streaming Music, Vinyl Is Back Big Time

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment

While debates surrounding music streaming services, online downloads, physical purchases and torrents have been raging the past couple years, vinyl ha...

This Is The Mathematical Reason All Hipsters Look The Same

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts

Hipsters are a strange, plaid-wearing paradox: the term is meant to denote someone who's different from the norm, and yet, why do they -- in their fla...

20 Baby Names Straight Out of Brooklyn

Maia James | Posted 11.04.2014 | Parents
Maia James

When we settled on the name Wolf, we thought we were being creative, but turns out that would have been decidedly untrue if I had delivered my babies in Brooklyn

Will Hipster Parents Tap Private Liberal Arts Colleges?

W. Kent Barnds | Posted 11.04.2014 | College
W. Kent Barnds

Apparently, there is a huge market for craft beer. I needed to learn more. So, I did a little research and discovered a number of sources that claim the craft beer craze is largely fueled by the so-called hipsters.

8 Signs You're in the Hipster Part of Town

Thrillist | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Nearly every major city hosts a neighborhood where occupants are just a little too cool for their own good, and it's important to identify the key characteristics of such "freethinking" areas.

Culture Collide Comes to San Francisco

Molly Fosco | Posted 12.17.2014 | San Francisco
Molly Fosco

This week the Culture Collide festival came to San Francisco for the first time. Several intimate venues in the Mission hosted 25 bands from around the world for two nights.

Rejected Festive Fall Coffee Drinks at Starbucks

Stacey Graham | Posted 12.13.2014 | Comedy
Stacey Graham

What's better than festive gourd season? Festive gourds with a pumpkin spice latte and a cozy sweater, preferably in the company of a dog named Steve. Some of the names bandied around the Starbucks back room didn't make the cut however and ended up circling the drain.

Starting Your Job Search When You Don't Know What You Want, You Just Want More

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Carlota Zimmerman

"I'm going to figure out what I want, and then I'll start my job search." Um, not to be a Debbie Downer or anything, but as someone who coaches for ...

If We Get Out Of This Rite Aid Alive

Kelly Fig Smith | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents
Kelly Fig Smith

You forget what the first two stages of grief are and decide to land squarely in stage three: bargaining. You'll buy him a new toothbrush. A candy bar. A pony. Whatever he wants, if for the love of God he stops throwing up now. This instant. Immediately.

Why Is Emerson College So Hip?

| Mallory Noe-Payne | Posted 09.10.2014 | College

On Emerson College's first day of classes, the corner of Boylston and Tremont streets swarm with students; students drinking coffee, students smoking...

There's Street Art, Culture and Unique Places to Sleep: Berlin Is Where It's At

David Duran | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
David Duran

I've always been drawn to art-dominated cities, and by that I mean young art. Cities dominated by creative types, a place where you see graffiti on a ...

A Field Guide to Sustainabillies

Bob Brinkmann | Posted 10.27.2014 | Green
Bob Brinkmann

Most of us know a sustainabilly. The urban pickle canner, the suburban farmer, the home brewer, and the off-the-grid craftsman come to mind. However, I am finding that the term sustainabilly needs a bit of refinement in our modern age of specialization.

Vietnamese Hipsters Reveal The Power of Internet and Globalization

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 10.04.2014 | World
Sahra Vang Nguyen

With such an eagerness to embrace American style, trends and culture, I hope Vietnam's youth remember that they have just as much to offer and inspire the global community as they like to adopt.

Hunter Stuart

This Is The Way 'Williamsburg' Ends

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business

NEW YORK -- Williamsburg long ago lost its reputation as a low-rent hipster haven free from big chain stores. But until just last week, the North Broo...

30 Signs Your Kid Is Turning Into A Hipster

Jennifer Latch | Posted 09.23.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Latch

20. Somehow they acquired their own sourdough starter and plan to open their own pop-up bread stand in their friend's garage.

The 5 Most Hipster Neighborhoods On Earth

Thrillist | Posted 09.23.2014 | Travel
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Thrillist

The sad truth is that hipsters are by no means a domestic anomaly -- quite the opposite, in fact.

The 12 Most Unique College Courses In America

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.23.2014 | College

Every college in America boasts that one life-changing class with that one legendary professor. If you’re lucky enough to be in such a class, you su...

I'm With Stupid: The One Thing Bacon Doesn't Make Better

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.20.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

It's not that I dislike the taste or have any moral objection to eating fat; it's just that pork belly doesn't deserve to be its own trend. It's bacon, for crying out loud. It's what we put on everything to make everything taste better. Has bacon ever not been a food trend?

Irony, Hipsters and Why Sincerity Isn't Literally the Worst

Ryan Chapin Mach | Posted 08.18.2014 | College
Ryan Chapin Mach

Subversive dishonesty is an essential tool in daily life, whether in the name of satire, philosophy, art or simply discovering who you are. However indirect, irony is a route to the self, one that can sidestep the obstacles posed by society and state.

Trendy Wendy: What's Up With Hipster Hate?

Kimann Schultz | Posted 08.10.2014 | Fifty
Kimann Schultz

I have read on "hipster," looked it up online as a word, browsed here on HuffPost too, still honestly trying to get a tangible definition of the term. There appear to be no boundaries.

5 Ways to Tell If You Are a Hipster Parent

Andrea Bonior | Posted 08.10.2014 | Parents
Andrea Bonior

Spending the weekend at an organic farmer's market, buying a variety of exotic foods to encourage a sophisticated palate in your child, shelling out a lot of dough for environmentally-responsible means of travel... for a certain set of parents, these are activities to be proud of.

Sorry, Hipsters, But You Don't Own These 8 Foods

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.23.2014 | Taste

Leave the ramps alone!

The Myth of the Brooklyn Nets Fan: 5 Notes From Game 4

Zach Wasser | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

When I see people wearing Nets apparel, I figure they're just reppin Brooklyn. That leaves the Nets in a potentially unique situation: everyone loves their brand, but not many people actually follow the team.

How Not to Get Laid

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Susan Rosenzweig

Honestly, the whole slacker/hipster, just rolled out of bed, not trying look is completely lost on me. I like my men to look like men, not perpetual 10th graders.

Fear Not the Hipster Beard; It Too Shall Pass

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.16.2014 | Science
Rob Brooks

If you haven't been outdoors in a few years, you might not have noticed that beards are back. Why are beards sprouting from the unlikeliest faces? And is there anything that might make them stop?