Hoboes are typically vagabonds or migratory workers. Hitching a ride on freight trains is a common way of transportation.
Hidden in the backwoods of Appalachia, shiners illegally distill their own alcohol called moonshine for sale and consumption. Watch Discovery’s new season of Moonshiners to learn more about the secret life of making this illicit alcohol.
Freegans practice an anti-consumerist ideology and forage most of their food from the garbage of supermarkets.
Hikikomori are young adults who have withdrawn from social life and have instead chosen to live in often extreme degrees of isolation.
Compulsive hoarding is characterized as a behavior where people are unable or unwilling to throw out large amounts of objects with otherwise no discernible value.
Otherkin are a group of people that largely identify as mythical creatures such as dragons, elves, vampires, etc.
Juggalos are the name typically given to fans of the hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse. Several celebrities have identified as Juggalo such as Charlie Sheen, Coolio and Vanilla Ice.
Ganguro is an alternative fashion trend in Japan where young Japanese women typically wore blonde, silver, or pink hair with heavily tanned skin.
Squatters typically occupy abandoned land or buildings that they do not lawful permission to reside in.