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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

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Foxcatcher, The Homesman, Force Majeure, America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth, National Gallery & Miss Meadows

13 hours agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Easily the best of the young adult series that have proliferated the marketplace since the Twilight movies singed movie screens, The Hunger Games films have actually managed to get better and more harrowing with...

THE SNAPCHAT REPORT: Snapchat's New Payments Service Is Poised To Be A Hit Among Teens And College Kids

Snapchat is already incredibly popular among teens, young adults, and brands for sharing photos and videos. But now the company will let its users send money to one another within the app via a new peer-to-peer payments service called Snapcash. Show More Summary

'The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1' Reviews Are Mixed; Too Much Focus on Peeta?

One of the most anticipated young adult fiction films, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1," has met cinemas and eager fans went and watched the film. While most young adult audiences may enjoy the ruin of a dystopian oppressive leadership such as the Capitol, adults may not like the film, according to reviews.

Here’s The Biggest Problem With The New ‘Hunger Games’ Movie

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I" is in theaters this weekend, and while the majority of reviews agree the latest installment of the best-selling young adult series is the darkest film yet, critics have one other consensus on the film: "Mockingjay" is basically a two-hour trailer for "The Hunger Games" finale due in theaters next fall. Show More Summary

Author Jacqueline Woodson On Memories, Verse and the National Book Award

Speakeasy talks with Jacqueline Woodson, who won the National Book Award for her young adult memoir, "Brown Girl Dreaming."

A Tale of Two Memes; or, Can We Change the World?

Can we change the world? As often as modern young adults are regarded as entertainment seekers, today’s 20- and 30-somethings are also driven by a laudable desire to see the world become a better place. The modern Awareness Raising that “white people like” derives from that desire, and gets some things right and others wrong. […]

30-year-old lucky winner of Sugar Hill apartment 'lottery'

Flying the coop isn’t easy for young adults in New York City, but Kaity Glenn finally got out.

New Study: Jogging Keeps You Young

A new study by researchers at Humboldt State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder is shedding light on an unexpected benefit of jogging in older adults.

Why are China and Thailand scared of the ‘Hunger Games’?

yesterdayNews : BlogPost

The third installment in the "Hunger Games" movie franchise -- "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" -- is opening Friday in U.S. movie theaters and other countries around the world. But fans of the dystopian young adult series in at least two big Asian markets won't be able to join in the party just yet. Show More Summary

Ruthless Female Leaders Are the Real Heroes in Dystopian Flicks

In almost every dystopian young adult movie you can count on many things: brave teens, societies divided, and distinguished women who stand at the heart of central conflicts. We would like to honor these elder stateswomen (and the wonderful actresses who play them). The post Ruthless Female Leaders Are the Real Heroes in Dystopian Flicks appeared first on WIRED.

Prize-winning app to encourage less cellphone use

If it's true that 20% of young adults are texting while having sex, then this app is desperately needed. The post Prize-winning app to encourage less cellphone use appeared first on AppleTell.

Part Two: Mothers Are You Raising Someone’s Spouse or Someone’s Burden?

In part one of my article titled “Mothers Are You Raising Someone’s Spouse or Someone’s Burden,” I addressed essential life skills that a young man should be taught to become a fully functioning, independent, self-sufficient adult. Basic life skills and values should be instilled in the very early stages of a young man’s development to Keep Reading ?

Global recession worsens outlook for youth in developed world

The economic decline observed in world markets since 2008, dubbed the "Great Recession," continues to have a negative effect on young adults' well-being, according to a recent study. UNICEF's "Children of the Recession" report, released...Show More Summary

The Hunger Names

This is a revised and expanded edition of a previously published post. There are many shocking elements in The Hunger Games, the dystopic young adult series by Suzanne Collins—it is, after all, about kids killing each other. Once you let that sink in, though, you can absorb the craziest part of the trilogy: the characters’ names. Show More Summary

Age matters: Young larvae boost pollen foraging in honey bees

Adult bees foraging for food use the changing pheromone signals of the young to adjust what nutritional resources they collect. Honey bees return to the hive with one and one half times more protein-rich pollen, when exposed to young larvae as compared to old larvae. Show More Summary

The Medical Minute: Growing Services for Adults with Autism 'a Pressing Priority'

In the early 1990s, autism awareness kicked into high gear, and Pennsylvania responded by developing programs and services to meet the needs of newly diagnosed children. Now, those children have become young adults, and the medical community faces its next challenge - how to serve adults with autism.

44 Percent of Young Adults Who Break Up Will Get Back Together

2 days agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

On-again, off-again relationships are frustrating and confusing, but they're also incredibly common among young adults, according to research from 2012. Researchers asked nearly 800 young men and women, ages 17 to 24, about their relationships over the previous two years and found that 44 percent of them had gotten back together with... More »

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