In the mid-1990s, body modification enthusiasts – a long-ostracized subculture – created an online community that incorporated blogs, dating and wikis.
Even though Facebook claims to be a global community, its rise has come at the expense of online subcultures for marginalized people, from body modification enthusiasts to drag queens.
Musubizm at J Pop Summit; a masterclass in cute.
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From Hello Kitty and 'Lolita' fashion to Pokemon Go, millions of adults are seeking an endless childhood.
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Subculture is on the decline, according to many pundits. But a trip to Whitby on certain weekends would demonstrate otherwise.
On the same day that London's legendary Fabric closed permanently, Berlin's infamous techno club Berghain was granted a tax break.
Style on street.
As models hit the catwalk for London Fashion Week, how do these trends actually relate people on the streets?
Fans cheer on the heavy metal band Motörhead.
Parents and politicians once feared heavy metal music would inspire devil worship, reckless sex and rampant drug use. A new study investigates what became of young metal fans.
Before you ask, they probably haven’t seen Twilight.
Real life blood suckers live among us but they don't want you to know about it.
Security agencies seeking to understand the radicalisation of young men such as Jake Bilardi might find answers in popular culture.
Western governments not only misread Islamic State, they have a very limited understanding of the Internet and its role within the private spaces, bedrooms and imaginaries of teenagers.
Tattoos, bow tie, sunglasses = Hipster.
Hipsters are so mainstream now that they’re the subject of mathematical papers. Jonathan Touboul, a mathematical neuroscientist from the Collège de France, claims to have answered one of the great mysteries…