Fall of the metrosexual, rise of the hipster

By Razib Khan | May 5, 2011 9:38 pm


MORE ABOUT: Hipster, Metrosexual
  • Darkseid

    google trends is so trendy now. i used Google Trends before it was cool.

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  • Paul Ó Duḃṫaiġ

    Metrosexuals/hipsters? bah what about the rise of the Retrosexual! 😀

  • Jeffrey

    @ Darkseid Good shit. :))

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  • http://scienceblogs.com/thoughtfulanimal Jason Goldman

    Interesting when compared with the google n-grams plot for the same queries.

  • http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/gnxp Razib Khan

    i thought n-grams got weird after 2000? also, metro is probably of more historical interest now. hipsters are *now*

  • Owen

    Check your ad providers. An ad on this page tried to prompt me to download malware (Firefox 4.0.1, Mac OS 10.6.7)

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  • Roberta

    I’d like to know where you got your info from in order to graph your results.

  • http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/gnxp Razib Khan

    read the labels on the graph. google trends.


    Same animal same absence of balls.

  • Amos Zeeberg (Discover Web Editor)

    We’re looking into the ad/malware problem. Will fix it ASAP.

  • Amos Zeeberg (Discover Web Editor)

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