With politicians, public health experts and epidemiologists announcing that the United States is at the beginning of ending the AIDS epidemic and that we will soon usher in an AIDS-free generation of youths, each World AIDS Day, on Dec. 1, takes on increasingly special significance, especially for African Americans.
There is little doubt that the popularity of world football is rapidly growing in America. That growth can be measured in hard numbers like youth participation, attendance at matches and television viewership as well as in anecdotalShow More Summary
The number of homeless American youth has seen a steep increase in recent months. Here's a look into the problem through the lens of Chicago's homeless young males.
Based on the examination of the arm bone of a 24,000-year-old Siberian youth, scientists believe that new origins for Americas indigenous peoples may carry a west Eurasian background that's linked to the Middle East and Europe, rather than entirely from East Asians as previously thought. Show More Summary
Now that tattoos are mainstream and piercings passé, America's youth are taking some extreme measures to make a statement. And for Lucy Luckayanko of New York City, that statement comes in the form of a permanent, platinum twinkle implanted smack-dab onto her eyeball. Read more...
We had no ratings systems back in the days of my youth. The Catholic Church circulated listings to the faithful, but as a young Jewess in America I could go to anything I wanted, as long as my parents approved enough to drive me there and buy my ticket. In many ways, there was no reason to have movie ratings. Show More Summary
After the coffee. Before corrupting the youth of America.
Have you guys heard about this Grand Theft Auto thing? Apparently, all the kids are playing it, at least that’s what the fine folks on the TV at Fox News told me. What they’re saying is that the Grand Theft Auto game is destroying the youth of America. Figures. No wonder this country’s going straight to hell in a hand basket.
First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed high school students to the White House on Friday for a workshop about film-industry careers, inviting Blake Lively as one of the event speakers. Students from Washington DC, New York, and Boston gathered...Show More Summary
Burton has teamed up with the Disney owned Marvel Entertainment for a new “high-tech, youth outerwear jacket and pant” which features an all-over print staring The Avengers’ Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Black Widow, and Hawkeye. The perfect choice for Avengers fans, Burton’s new Marvel Jacket and Pant doesn’t just look superhuman – it […]
In a measure that surely made Mayor Mike Bloomberg cackle with glee, the New York City Council voted to raise the legal age people can buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 Thursday. In the continued war on smokers in New York, the Council also...Show More Summary
Social entrepreneurship, a field which has gained solid traction as a component for socio-economic development in areas such as Africa and South America, will soon play a critical role in creating a positive future for Afghanistan. Not...Show More Summary
MTV and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research today released the results of a new survey exploring the pervasiveness of digital abuse among teens and young adults, how it is affecting America's youth and how they're responding to it. Show More Summary
The results of a new survey were released today, exploring the pervasiveness of digital abuse among teens and young adults, how it is affecting America's youth and how they're responding to it.
In the United States, politicians tend to see youth sex and its consequences as a problem to be solved, either through promoting abstinence until marriage or birth control. Japan is so worried about its young people not having sex that it has declared a national emergency about its sekkusu shinai shokogun, or celibacy syndrome. Show More Summary
The phenomenon of the multiplex cinema goes back decades in America, but in Russia, the verdict is still out. Some residents aren't happy about watching the grand—though often decaying—movie theaters of their youth traded for bland 32-screen mega theaters. Read more...
Deviant Artist Hyung plucked Disney characters out of the movies and set them on university campuses across America. These animated icons have been given a stylish and youthful makeover à la Monsters University. Hyung has even conceived...Show More Summary
Thank you, Michael Hiltzik of the LA Times: … The anti-deficit lobbying organization “Fix the Debt” staged a question-and-answer chat on Twitter Thursday. Its goal presumably was to reach America’s smartphone- savvy youth with its message that Social Security and Medicare payments to their grandparents are going to land them in the poorhouse a few [Read more...]
Popular youth evangelist Matt Pitt, 30, who founded one of America's largest Christian youth ministries known as The Basement will spend the next 10 months in jail after an Alabama judge revoked his probation for a 2012 crime on Tuesday.