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'A Series of Unfortunate Events' Author Lemony Snicket Accused of Making 'Crass and Belittling' Comments Toward Female Colleagues

7 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

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...

Steppenwolf for Young Adults' 'The Burn' seems out of sync with this moment's teenagers

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 receives grant to study cortical changes in youth with brain injury

(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

11 Great ‘Parent-Friendly’ Restaurants in Montreal

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

Childfree Response to Climate Change?

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

On Gun Control, Once Again The Young Will Save Us

15 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

“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.

Exclusive: Tahereh Mafi on her next book, 'A Very Large Expanse of Sea,' about a Muslim American teen after 9/11

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”...

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Old Yeller

16 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

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

Jimmy Kimmel Calls Out Donald Trump Jr. for Endorsing Parkland Conspiracy Theory

23 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

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

First global estimate finds 1.8 million young people develop TB every year

(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 Got Comfortable Quickly During Her Red Sparrow Nude Scene

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.

Regular people who went undercover at a high school found cell phones pose a bigger problem than adults can imagine — and they've made teenagers' daily lives nearly unrecognizable

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

The surest way for America's young adults to change gun laws is through the ballot box

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...

A former bully who went back to high school as an adult realized bullying isn't the same problem it used to be — it's worse

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

For Homeless High Schoolers in Rural Kentucky, Escape Route Is Elusive

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.

First video of 'dumbo' octopod hatchling shows that they look like mini-adults

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.

Young Adult Authors Jay Asher and James Dashner Accused of Sexual Harassment

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

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...

U.S. Senate rejects immigration bills, leaves Dreamers in limbo

6 days agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

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

A child's gender can be detected in their speech from age five, research says

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

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