Chelsea Huang

Earlier this month, New Zealand singer-songwriter, Lorde (whose real name is Ella Yelich-O’Connor), cited a National Geographic image as the inspiration behind her chart topper, “Royals.” “I had this image from the National Geographic of this dude just signing baseballs,” Lorde said in an interview with VH1. “He was a baseball player and his shirt…

Human Journey

In the music video “What Does the Fox Say” by Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis, the animal’s vocalization is: “Ring-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding.” This week, however, the fox will likely be saying, “Trick or treat!” At costume giant BuyCostumes, fox costume and accessory sales are reportedly up 350 percent from just a couple hundred sold last year to a…

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