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Millennials vs. Boomers: Generation Gap or Marketing Abyss

Peter Hubbell | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Peter Hubbell

If you're one of those marketers who are staring out into the distance trying to figure out what your future looks like, you might want to look down instead.

Twins Who Played The Adorable Tot In 'Baby Boom' Are All Grown Up

OWN | Posted 11.18.2014 | OWN

Who can forget the 1987 movie "Baby Boom"? In this popular comedy, Diane Keaton plays a busy New York career woman whose life gets turned upside down ...

The Demographic Threat to the Market

Milton Ezrati | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business
Milton Ezrati

Low birth rates over the last few decades will slow the flow of young people into the workforce just as the retirement of the baby boom and increasing longevity will enlarge the proportion of dependent retirees.

The Boomers Are Back In 'First Place'

Peter Hubbell | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Peter Hubbell

Welcome home to the new world. The Boomers are now retiring at the alarming rate of 10,000 a day for the next 17 years. They are leaving their second places and coming home, and the true impact of this reverse commute is only now beginning to materialize.

Re-heat The Beatles

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Unfortunately, we -- and by we, I speak now of my cohort, the Baby Boom generation -- seem to be the ones who have turned nostalgia into an industry. Which takes most of the fun out of it.

How Fertility Rates Can Bounce Back

Posted 01.29.2014 | Parents

By: By Stephanie Pappas, Senior Writer Published: 01/28/2014 07:02 PM EST on LiveScience Almost the world over, women are having fewer children ...

The New Baby Boomers

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

* Baby numbers hit 118 year peak during crash * Families growing despite falling incomes * Poor jobs market prompts some...

Marriage Markets Explain Sexuality - And the Tea Party!

Nigel Barber | Posted 11.28.2012 | Science
Nigel Barber

That is the gist of a new Discover article by Robert Epstein. He presents evidence that Americans are more sexually liberated when there is an excess of women relative to men at peak marrying age. Political liberalism goes along with liberated sexuality.

TV Shows Based On Movies You Forgot About

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 09.25.2012 | TV

Box office success equates to TV ratings dynamite, right? Nope. For every "M*A*S*H," there's a "Working Girl." Yes, there was a short-lived "Work...

The Ethical Practice of Torch-Passing

William S. Becker | Posted 09.23.2012 | Fifty
William S. Becker

As the leading edge of the baby-boom generation reaches the traditional torch-passing age, the tradition is obsolete. The mores, norms, and behaviors of past generations have left the torch in far too poor a condition to pass in good conscience.

D.M. Levine

Nestle's Baby Boom | D.M. Levine | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business

Nestle might soon be be feeding a lot more babies. The world's largest food and nutrition company is in final talks to buy Pfizer's infant nutriti...

Saki Knafo

Take Me Home Tonight: Eddie Money's Baby Boomer Playlist | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

For our series on the Baby Boomer generation and Levittown, N.Y., we asked Eddie Money, who grew up in the town playing school dances and went on to r...

The 7 Best Working Women Movies

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.02.2011 | Women

Working women as portrayed in Hollywood movies still have a long way to go -- point me to a few romantic comedies featuring overly-ambitious career wo...

Does A Full Moon Lead To More Births?

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living

Strange things seem to happen when there's a full moon, especially in the hospital. That's where an incredible 45 babies entered the world last we...

Here's to Female "Troublemakers" Making History

Mary Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Hughes

For many women of the baby boom generation, "making trouble" requires a gentle nudge -- even in the name of worthy causes. Happily, that's changing.

Amazing Photos From 'National Geographic' On Global Population

National Geographic | Robert Kunzig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The January issue of National Geographic features an in-depth look at global population growth around the world. (Scroll down for video.) With the sta...

New Study: Baby Boomers Approach 65... Glumly

D'Vera Cohn and Paul Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The iconic image of the Baby Boom generation is a 1960s-era snapshot of an exuberant, long-haired, rebellious young adult. That portrait wasn't entire...

Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young to Die Ruin Social Security

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Don't Fear the Boomers. Despite the scaremongers' attempts to incite generational war, people born between 1946 and 1964 are not going to destroy Social Security. But don't just take my word for it. Ask an actuary.

Tea Partying's First Anniversary

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

One way or another the Tea Party's future prospects are likely to hinge on whether their decentralized nature turns out to be their strongest point, or their weakest.

A Blue-Moon Baby-Boom 64th Solartopian Birthday

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Only with peace can we win a true democracy based on social justice. The question of how many humans our planet can sustain will be answered with the empowerment of women.

The Many Crises of Iranian Youth

Navtej Dhillon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Navtej Dhillon

The dissension in Iran's polity emanates from a growing gap between the promises and the dim reality facing its young citizens. The current political turmoil marks the breakdown of an intergenerational bargain.

McCain's Problem with White Voters

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

It is McCain who needs to score exceptionally well among white voters, better in fact than any other Republican presidential candidate in the past 20 years, including George H. W. Bush.