Young adult author Daniel Handler has been accused by multiple women in the publishing community of lewd and inappropriate sexual comments over the course of several years. These allegations came to light following recent moves by the world of publishing--particularly...
Through no fault of its own, Philip Dawkins’ “The Burn” has not turned out to be well-timed. Set in a Chicago public high school and focused on a well-meaning teacher (Erik Hellman) and four students (all well played by Birgundi Baker, Nina Ganet, Phoebe Gonzalez and Dyllan Rodrigues-Miller), the...
(Kessler Foundation) Drs. Kiran Karunakaran and Karen Nolan have won a $35,000 grant from New Jersey Health Foundation to study the cortical changes in children and young adults with lower extremity motor deficits caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI). Show More Summary
Free of loud music and bar stools with no backs Choosing a restaurant that parents will love — or perhaps in laws — can be tough. And we’re talking parents of adult children (in their middle age and beyond), not parents with young children. It’s...Show More Summary
Are more and more young adults heeding the environmental cost of giving birth and raising a child? Is the childfree choice the most environmentally ethical and responsible choice that young couple must contemplate? A timely article by Maggie Astor earlier this month sums up the dilemma. Show More Summary
“If we are to reach real peace in this world… we shall have to begin with children.” — Mahatma Gandhi The most horrifying moment after the massacre ended at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida was the realization that most adults with whom I spok… Read The post On Gun Control, Once Again The Young Will Save Us appeared first on Towleroad.
Tahereh Mafi has entered a new phase. The 30-year-old writer of the bestselling young adult fantasy series “Shatter Me” is branching out with her next novel, “A Very Large Expanse of Sea,” which will be published by Harper Collins in October. Set in post-9/11 America, “A Very Large Expanse of Sea”...
The 1957 Disney family drama Old Yeller scarred a generation of children, with its heartwarming relationship between two young boys and their heroic dog. It was more brutally realistic than most adult films in depicting the struggles of pioneer life. Show More Summary
ABC After the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, which left twenty young children and six adults dead at the hands of a gunman wielding a Bushmaster AR-15 assault rifle, far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones called the tragedy...Show More Summary
(European Lung Foundation) A total of 1.8 million young people between ten and 24 years of age are estimated to develop tuberculosis (TB) every year, with young adults aged 20 to 24 years at the greatest risk of developing infectious TB, according to research published in the European Respiratory Journal.
Jennifer Lawrence has successfully transitioned between adult and young adult movie roles over the past few years. She even has a nude scene in Red Sparrow.
Seven young adults posed as high school students for a semester on the A&E series "Undercover High." The undercover students discovered that smartphones have completely changed the lives of teenagers. Smartphones have become distractions...Show More Summary
You have to admire the speed and resolve with which students who survived the mass killing at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week have moved to use their tragedy as a launching point for political activism over gun control laws. It’s a notoriously uphill fight. The 2012 slaughter...
Seven young adults posed as high school students for a semester on the A&E show "Undercover High." One of the undercover students, a 26-year-old former bully, described how bullying has changed since she graduated. Social media has made...Show More Summary
Among young adults, the highest risk factors for homelessness are not having a high school diploma and being pregnant or parenting. The post For Homeless High Schoolers in Rural Kentucky, Escape Route Is Elusive appeared first on Rewire.
Researchers who've gotten the first look at a deep-sea "dumbo" octopod hatchling report in Current Biology on February 19 that the young octopods look and act much like adults from the moment they emerge from an egg capsule. Dumbo octopods are so named because their fins resemble Dumbo the elephant's ears.
Turning aerosol cans into recreational drugs is most common among children and young adults.
Last month, young adult author Anne Ursu published an extensive piece on Medium that detailed the various accusations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour found in the children's book community. Incidents documented included uninvited touching, unprofessional discourse, bullying in the...
The U.S. Senate rejected a series of bills to protect "Dreamer" immigrants on Thursday, leaving in limbo the future of 1.8 million young adults brought to the United States illegally as children. The Senate failed to get the 60 votes...Show More Summary
University of Minnesota academics say boys and girls pick up speech cues from adults around them, resulting in differences The gender of children can be picked up from their speech from as young as five years old, researchers have revealed. Show More Summary