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30 Powerful Reactions to the Ferguson Decision From Teens and Young Adults

On November 24, 2014, Prosecutor McCulloch announced the grand jury's decision on the Michael Brown case that has gripped the nation from Ferguson, Missouri. The grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson. The response has been overwhelming thus far. Show More Summary

They Ink, Therefore They Are

Chris Weller muses on body art, young adults, and identity: Each inked-up person on the train appeared to be in the same age group—Millennials, to use the much-maligned descriptor. Being of the same generation, presumably we all post to social media on a regular basis, through profiles and accounts that compel us to confront the […]

Ben Carson Says Adults Must Teach Inner-City Youth to Respect Authority; Recounts His Own Run-In With Police

In the wake this week's grand jury decision not to indict the Ferguson, Missouri, cop who shot and killed an unarmed African-American teenager, potential Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson claims that young males living in inner cities need to be taught how to respond better to authority.

How Do You Ship A Turducken?

When 31-year-old Danny Catullo took over the butcher shop started by his grandfather, he had the same thought that many digitally savvy young adults do when taking charge of a family business: how can I take this online and really rake in sales? Bloomberg Businessweek explains that the company found its niche in selling things that you can’t find in … [More]

Desperate for Cash? Tap Your Life Insurance Policy

Getty Images As a responsible young adult, you bought a life insurance policy to protect your family in case you died. But that was a couple of decades ago -- and you're still paying an annual premium. Now your situation has changed, and it may be time to re-examine some old decisions. Show More Summary

Gene discovered that reduces risk of stroke

A gene that protects people against one of the major causes of stroke in young and middle-aged adults has been discovered, and researchers say that it could hold the key to new treatments.

Someone Drowns Every 90 Seconds

It's one of the top 10 killers of kids and young adults, but a new WHO report says that drowning remains a "neglected public health issue" that's still happening with alarming frequency around the world, Scientific American reports. The study points out some startling statistics: More than 40 people die,...

El Deafo: moving, fresh YA comic-book memoir about growing up deaf

2 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

Cece Bell's young adult graphic novel El Deafo is a beautiful, sweet, moving and funny memoir about growing up deaf. Take one part Ernie Pook's Comeek and two parts of Peanuts, mix thoroughly, and add some indefinable secret ingredients, and you'll get El Deafo, which Cory Doctorow thoroughly enjoyed. Read the rest

Bargain hunting good for young and old brains – study

Shopping can boost the brainpower of the elderly, researchers have found. ||| SHOPPING can boost the brainpower of the elderly, researchers have found. Duke University scientists found older adults seem to need extra brainpower to make shopping decisions – especially ones that rely on memory. Show More Summary

Channing Tatum Will Co-Direct The Young Adult Story ‘Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock’

EversinceheannouncedthatMagicMikeXXLwasintheworks,ChanningTatummadeitclearthathewasfeelingtheitchtositinadirector’schair.Whilehedidn’ttakeonthatroleforTheExpendablesofDongShaking,C-Tateshasdecidedtogetbehindthecamera fortheadaptationoftheyoungadultnovelForgiveMe,LeonardPeacock.

Mockingjay and the Price of Violence in Popular Fiction

This Friday, Mockingjay: Part 1 -- the third film in the cinematic tetralogy based on Suzanne Collins' trio of dystopian Young Adult novels, and the first based on that trilogy's concluding chapter -- premiered in theaters around the United States. Show More Summary

New research discovers gene that reduces risk of stroke

Scientists have discovered a gene that protects people against one of the major causes of stroke in young and middle-aged adults and could hold the key to new treatments. Researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London, together...Show More Summary

The True Cost of Divorce: One in Eight Children Turn to Drugs and Alcohol to Cope

The devastating effect that divorce can have on children has been revealed in a major new survey of teens and young adults. The majority reported that their GCSE exam results had suffered as a result of stress due to parental breakup, whilst nearly one in eight turned to drugs or alcohol to cope. Show More Summary

The Girls of SNL Live Like Ballers While Home for The Holidays

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

For the young person, the best part of going home for the Thanksgiving holidays is pretending to live it up like you're an adult, while pretending that you're not actually at home with your parents.

Exclusive Interview with Brittany Allen for ‘Extraterrestrial’

Young adults at a cabin in the middle of nowhere are a big attraction for alien abduction. From IFC Midnight, the Vicious Brothers present a sci-fi horror using the common alien abduction folklore and legends in “Extraterrestrial.” Here’s...Show More Summary

Millennials Are Just Selfie-Centered

Autoscatto papale (col cellulare) #PapaFrancesco — Fabio M. Ragona (@FabioMRagona) August 29, 2013 Responding to a book by Jeffrey Kluger, Brooke Lea Foster defends today’s young adults from accusations ofShow More Summary

Are liberals and conservatives differently wired?

Anti-UKIP protest in Edinburgh (source: Brian McNeil, Wikicommons). "Conservative" increasingly means pro-white. Are liberals and conservatives differently wired? It would seem so. When brain MRIs were done on 90 young adults from University...Show More Summary

Capone says THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 soars because it changes the game

Capone says THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 soars because it changes the game Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. Easily the best of the young adult series that have proliferated the marketplace since...Show More Summary

'Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock' is Channing Tatum's Directorial Debut

At one time, Smashed and The Spectacular Now director James Ponsoldt was going to adapt Matthew Quick's young adult novel Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock. However, the project has switched hands and ended up in a surprising place as THRShow More Summary

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