Two large studies found that smoking is the cause of 20 percent of all adult male deaths in the country.
We’re getting the first look at ABC Family’s (Freeform beginning in January) Shadowhunters drama series, based on the bestselling young adult fantasy book series The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare premiering in 2016. In the sequence...Show More Summary
BeepApp enables kids to communicate on the sly via their mobile phones, by producing an alert sound that is only audible to young people. The post Communication app for teens is inaudible to adults appeared first on Springwise.
When young adults in the US reach the age of majority, they take on full legal responsibility for themselves and can do fun things like vote, sign contracts, and open bank accounts. In Japan, the same milestone means they get hit with rent charges and manifestos from their parents on...
Quvenzhané Wallis continues to outshine most adults. The 12-year-old Annie star and Oscar nominee can now add author to her glowing résumé: She's signed a book deal with Simon & Schuster that'll have her publish four books in just over a year. She's set to release a three-part Judy Moody–inspired... More »
The new season has Lady Gaga, Naomi Campbel and Matt Bomer, oh my! Plus, ABC Family rebrands, CBS adds young Miss Marple to its adult Nancy Drew and Hulu's new comedy is just looking for something "Casual."
Study after study shows that young adults don't really care about driving a car the way previous generations did. That doesn't bode well for automakers. In an attempt to get the younger generation more excited about automotive possibilities, Nissan has designed the all-new Teatro for Dayz concept. Show More Summary
BBC has recently announced that "Doctor Who" will get a spin-off series to be premiered next year. It will be titled as "Class" and will air on BBC Three. It also aims to catch the attention of the young adults as the storyline will be set in middle-to-high school era.
The previously released trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockginjay – Part 2 did a little more than hint at a big spoiler for the franchise’s finale, at least for those who haven’t read the young adult franchise on which the movies are based. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Sophie von Haselberg, Fahim Anwar and Rachel Wilson have been cast as series regulars opposite Nicole Byer in MTV’s untitled Nicole Byer pilot. They join previously cast Kimrie Lewis-Davis. Byer plays a young adult who is forced to move in with her sister and four kids in the suburbs after causing a fire in her New York City apartment. Show More Summary
While rates of homosexuality are only around 3% or less in the real world, they are far more pervasive in the world of Young Adult Fiction.
For the most part the books tried to close some of the plot holes left by prequel trilogy. Some of these worked out better than others, but it was nice to see. I will also be curious to see how many of the changes that took place in these books become changes and carry over to the new trilogy. Show More Summary
Photo by Jesse Ditmar Patti Smith is currently on tour promoting her new memoir, M Train. Over the weekend, Smith was interviewed by New Yorker editor David Remnick at the New Yorker Festival, where she revealed she's been writing more books, as Vulture points out. Show More Summary
Young adults face the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States. Here are the eye-opening facts: Young adults aged 15 to 24 account for half of the 20 million new STDs that occur in the U.S. each year. As...Show More Summary
In the run-up to Halloween, a mask-filled soiree is set to unspool at downtown L.A.’s Union Station to benefit young adult cancer survivors. Scheduled for Oct. 17, we’re told guests can expect “a group of masked individuals [taking] over the concourse for an evening of intrigue, mystery and charity”...
Discussion of the challenges inherent in having to acquire self-observing capacities for the late adolescent/young adult with bipolar disorder..
“Whenever society starts to think about, what does gender mean, what does sexuality mean, she’s just one of the names that comes up, and people start thinking about her, and talking about her, and portraying her all over again.”
If you were bullied as a young person, would you, as an adult, try to talk to your bully? This YouTuber did, and the response wasn't what you might expect. The post How Would You Confront Your Childhood Bully? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Do we need a Young Adult canon, what might one look like, and why should we even care? Kelly Jensen at Bookriot has some ideas. Here’s a related essay from The Millions on YA literature and the talking cure.
ABC won its 2nd straight Friday in Adults 18-49, outdelivering runner-up CBS by 17% (1.4/5 vs. 1.2/4). ABC’s Shark Tank (1.7/6) and the series debut of Dr. Ken (1.4/6) ranked as Friday’s Top 2 TV shows in the key young adult sales d...