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This 9-Year-Old Boxer Chops Trees With Her Fists

1 hour agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Many adults put on a show and act real tough when they're out in public, using their macho attitude as a way to hide their social anxiety, but if a young kid was born tough they don't have to act- they just show off their skills. This is Evnika Saadvakass from Voronezh, Russia, and she is one of the toughest nine-year-olds on the planet. Show More Summary

‘Before I Fall’ Star Zoey Deutch On Her Character’s Surprising Journey Toward Redemption — Sundance Studio

A filmmaker known largely for 2012’s Nobody Walks—a 2012 Grand Jury Prize nominee starring Olivia Thirlby and John Krasinski—filmmaker Ry-Russo Young is back at Sundance in 2017 with Before I Fall, a young adult drama based on Lauren...Show More Summary

By The Time They're Five Months Old, Babies Already Know What They Think Is Funny

14 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

That's sort of young. "So how do they do it? Like children and adults, infants appear to rely on two key features to detect funniness."

The Worst Alcoholic Drinks If You Want A Flat Stomach, According To A Dietitian

15 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : SheFinds

Your young adult years are all about having fun and sometimes a little bit too much. Those nights that we don’t remember spent with people we won’t forget are really something; you can thank the alcohol for that. Now no one is saying...Show More Summary

These Young Adult Novels Come With Back Stories: The Authors’ Own

yesterdayHealth : Well

Married parents, one transgender, have created a series, “Changers,” popular with teenagers who feel they were born in the wrong bodies. (Really, Mom!)

Abilix unveils quartet of programmable robots for the young ones

Many people might think that programmable robots are meant for adults, as the younger ones do not have the kind of knowledge or basics required in order to get the job done. Abilix thinks otherwise, and would like to use robots to help children get into the programming groove from a very young age itself. Show More Summary

3 Tips That Can Help Millennials Become Homeowners, Despite The Interest Rate Hike

Here's how the Fed's interest rate hike—among other factors—is making it tough for young adults to fulfill picket-fence dreams.

Interview: Veronica Roth talks sophomore slump and breaking away from 'Divergent'

Dystopian young adult novels are getting an extension of their time in the spotlight thanks to Chicago-based writer Veronica Roth. With her "Divergent" trilogy wrapped up—and making its way off the big screen to a TV movie for the last film adaptation—Roth is moving out of post-apocalyptic Chicago...

New York Corrections head defends chaining Rikers inmates to desks for 7 hours a day

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Last year, Rikers Island ended the use of solitary confinement for young adults, though the alternative is not much better. A report released last week revealed young inmates were to remain in their cells for 17 hours a day and are chained to desks with irons wrapped around their ankles for the...

An Answer to the 88% Living with Their Parents

88% of young adults are living with their parents! The post An Answer to the 88% Living with Their Parents appeared first on The Good Men Project.

The best young adult literature from 1967

4 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

For the past couple of years, I've been making the case, at HILOBROW and in the UNBORED books I've co-authored, that the Sixties (1964–1973, according to my non-calendrical schema) were a golden age for YA and YYA adventures. In no particular order, here's my list of the Best YA and YYA Lit of 1967. Happy 50th anniversary! (more…)

The Song Is Ending: How 'Solanin' Speaks To The Truths Of A Life In Music [Music Week]

First published in the defunct Weekly Young Sunday magazine, the introspective and shoegazey Solanin by Inio Asano is a slice-of-life seinen (teen/adult male) manga about the role that music can play in a young person's life, and the promises and heartbreak that music can represent. Continue reading…

Unpaid work experience rife in Australia – report

Unpaid work experience is widespread in Australia, with more than half of young adults having undertaken an unpaid placement, according to research conducted for the Federal Government's Department of Employment.

Obesity-linked diagnoses on the rise among youth

Study finds a sharp rise in health insurance claims filed on behalf of young people with obesity-related conditions more typically associated with older adults.

8 Popular Young Adult Book Series That Would Be Perfect For TV

Some of TV's biggest hits are adaptations of books, but there are still plenty out there to choose from, and we've come up with 8 young adult series that would be perfect for the small screen.

Harris Dickinson To Star In Fox’s YA Adaptation Of ‘Darkest Minds’

Beach Rats star Harris Dickinson has landed a lead role opposite Amandla Stenberg in Fox’s upcoming adaptation of Amanda Bracken's popular young adult novel series, Darkest Minds. Harris will play Liam, who, along with Ruby Daly (Stenberg), develops superpowers after surviving a deadly pandemic that kills the vast majority of children in the country. Show More Summary

5 Books You Need to Read by the Author of A Series of Unfortunate Events

While I first encountered (and devoured) A Series of Unfortunate Events as a young teen, the books are just as absorbing when you're an adult. But if you've finished the series and are looking for something new, you should consider diving into some of the other novels written by Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket. Show More Summary

I Don't Want This Gift, Veronica. Where Do I Return It?

For months now, readers have talked about the problematic racial elements present in Divergent author Veronica Roth's latest novel, Carve The Mark.  Young Adult author Justina Ireland wrote about the damaging content in Carve The Mark and the now-postponed release The Continent. Show More Summary

Dance Classes For The Blind At The Royal Ballet

"The participants range from young adults to senior citizens and have varying degrees of sight, but they all agree on the positive effects" - better balance, improved range of motion - "of the class. Sessions include a mix of barre and center work, as well as some weight-sharing and partnering exercises." (video)

Three Sounds: Groovin' Hard

5 days agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

In the early 1960s, a growing number of lounges and clubs geared to young adults began emerging in Chicago. Some clubs such as the Playboy Club, which first opened in Chicago in 1960, pulled in white customers, while plenty of...        

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