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Magic from Metal

3 hours agoArts : MAKE: Art Design

Siberian artist Igor Verniy creates explicitly detailed steampunk sculptures of animals, from birds to bugs to puffer fish. Verniy has been crafting since he was a young boy, starting with small wooden toys and returning as an adult to work with metal, which he uses to create textures that bring […] Read more on MAKE The post Magic from Metal appeared first on Make:.

A New Fleet of Food Trucks Offers a Better Path for Formerly Jailed Kids

New York is one of only two states that automatically sentences 16 and 17-year olds as adults. Unsurprisingly, being a minor in a prison built for adults can be a damaging experience. The recidivism rate for young offenders in New York...Show More Summary

Pro-life vid of day: Welcome to the Pro-Life Future

by Kelli Students for Life is promoting a new division of their organization – Pro-Life Future – which is for “young, pro-life adults and Students for Life alumni.” They state that their mission is “to mobilize communities to abolish...Show More Summary

Can Obama and Big Publishing Save Children’s and YA Ebooks?

With e-book revenues nearly in freefall, especially in the category of Children/Young Adult books, a new partnership between the White House, publishers, libraries, and other institutions seeks to lay the groundwork for growth and educational development. But is it also an attempt to save a collapsing market? … Read More

More Than Half Of Stores Targeted By Totally Un-Chill Investigation Sold Booze To Minors

For reasons politicians have rarely bothered elucidating since the 1980s, it is illegal for merchants to sell alcohol to people younger than 21. The city's Health Department thinks that peddling booze to kids and young adults is enough of a problem that it recently set aside $147,000 in taxpayer money for a citywide undercover investigation. Show More Summary

We Can Do Better: Bipolar in the Hospital

Recently, a young adult child of a friend of mine was admitted to a hospital for a first manic episode. She presented in the most typical of ways with sudden […]

Medical News Today: Condom use higher in young HIV-positive women with gender-equal views, study finds

A study of more than 500 HIV-positive adults from KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa finds women with greater perceptions of gender equality are more likely to use condoms.

‘Shadowhunters’ Casts Simon + Isabelle as Creator Cassandra Clare Defends Minority Casting

The Mortal Instruments young adult fantasy series by Cassandra Clare may have been a box office flop, but it’s getting new life as a television series called Shadowhunters on ABC Family. Unfortunately, it’s already causing drama as some...Show More Summary

Thinking More Broadly About Mothering This Mother's Day

Wasn't it just Mother's Day? A year passes so quickly. And so does a childhood. My Mother's Days these days are quiet, adult-oriented affairs. Nice brunches. Deliveries of flowers from my young adult children. The celebrations are lovely,...Show More Summary

Alberto Rosende & Emeraude Toubia Join ‘Shadowhunters’

Alberto Rosende (Blue Bloods) and Emeraude Toubia (Tu Dia Alegre) have joined the cast of Shadowhunters, ABC Family's straight-to-series drama based on the bestselling young adult fantasy book series The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra...Show More Summary

Dump Mayweather, Support Nepal, and Hope We Rise from Baltimore To a Brighter Future

In this week's Friday Sports Dump, we ask you to think before watching two people box and thank two young adults for making us not lose faith in the future. The post Dump Mayweather, Support Nepal, and Hope We Rise from Baltimore To a Brighter Future appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Helping College Students Cope with Depression, Anxiety, and Stress

College is a known as a time of transition, but the sudden changes that post-secondary education bring can exacerbate mental health struggles in young adults. Is it possible to prevent depression and anxiety-related problems in college students? The answer is “yes” according to a team of psychologists from Loyola University Chicago who conducted a careful, […]

You’re still nothing until you’re a mom: Why does pop culture hate the child-free?

Child-free adults are everywhere, but movies like "While We're Young" still make babies a condition of growing up

New Students for Life Program “Pro-Life Future” Will Connect Pro-Life Young Adults After College

Students for Life of America, the nation’s largest youth pro-life organization with over 800 groups on college and high school campuses, is announcing a brand new initiative aimed at young, pro-life adults that will continue to involve them in the pro-life movement beyond their high school and college experiences. Pro-Life Future is a national, grassroots […]

We Spy: Taylor Swift's Matching Accessories - Yay or Nay?

Matching your bold shoes to your bold purse. Is this only for young girls, or is this cool for adults? Elliott Morgan, celeb stylist George Kotsiopoulos, and I weigh in on We Spy Style. We also look at this Spring and Summer's biggest trend, gingham and plaid; do a fashion faceoff with the Kardashian-Jenner sisters; and discuss our favorite best dressed celebs on the red carpet.

Five Captivating YA Fantasies

4 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

When it comes to transporting readers to a whole new world, no genre is quite as captivating as fantasy, and in young adult literature, there is a wealth of stories just waiting to take you away. Column by Riki Cleveland When it comes...Show More Summary

Poll: Just 2% of Young Americans Trust Media to ‘Do the Right Thing’

A new poll from Harvard University’s Institute of Politics has some alarming findings about the trustworthiness of the American media. Among adults aged 18-29, the poll found that just 12 percent believe the media "do the right thin...

Young adults born preterm may live with lungs of elderly

Adult survivors of preterm births may have a lung capacity that resembles the healthy elderly or casual smokers by the time they reach their early 20s, according to a new study.

To See Myself Reflected: An Interview With Jillian Tamaki

5 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Annie Mok Jillian Tamaki is my hero. She moves like a shark; like a very funny comics-drawing shark. Last year, First Second released the Caldecott Award-winning This One Summer, a young adult graphic novel Jillian created with her cousin, Mariko Tamaki. Show More Summary

Women in SF&F Month: Danielle L. Jensen

Today’s guest is young adult fantasy author Danielle L. Jensen! Her debut novel and the first book in The Malediction Trilogy, Stolen Songbird, was released last year, and it was a delight to read, making it one of my favorite books of 2014. Show More Summary

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