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Meet The Incredible Invisible Middle-Aged Woman

Nancy Solomon | Posted 03.15.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

Welcome to the world of women over 50. In the youth-oriented business of television, we barely exist. We suffer from what I'll call the Windex Effect: Media people look right through us. As far as they're concerned, we're not there.

14 European Neighborhoods That Feel Like Brooklyn

Thrillist | Posted 12.04.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Nadia Imafidon Credit: Flickr/micadew We've told you where hipsters hang out in the United States, and which neighborhoods they're moving ...

Isabella Rossellini Says She Doesn't Understand Society's 'Attention On Youth'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty

Despite the pressure to stay young in Hollywood, actress Isabella Rossellini says she's completely happy with what she sees in the mirror every day. ...

America's 12 Bro-iest Neighborhoods, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 05.06.2016 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

Maybe they were in a frat, maybe they weren't. Maybe they work in investment banking, maybe they don't. All we're really certain of is that they don't see graduating from college and having a job as a reason to not be doing shots on a Monday night (probably in one of these bars).

Teacher's Image Takes a Hit in America

Andrew Lam | Posted 03.16.2015 | Education
Andrew Lam

Something about our fast-paced, super consumerist society seems to have robbed the teaching vocation the respect it deserves, disposing that once concrete and tender human relationship to a matter of mere transaction.

Generation X: What's in the Label?

Christine Henseler | Posted 07.27.2014 | Impact
Christine Henseler

When punk rocker Billy Idol found "Generation X" on one of his mother's book shelves, the title seemed more than appropriate for an emerging band searching for a new identity and a rebellious voice.

Parents Against the World: The Greatest Competition

Michael M. Osit, Ed.D. | Posted 06.22.2014 | Parents
Michael M. Osit, Ed.D.

Kids, starting as young as 3 years old, have access and exposure to a cyber-world and peer influence that competes with and can be in direct contrast to the values we are trying to instill in our children.

Verbal Safe Haven

Lianna Serko | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
Lianna Serko

I think it is human nature for people to be wary of the way others perceive and interpret their thoughts. And I think that this is the root of the trend to tend towards expressing our beliefs in terms of "feeling" rather than "thinking."

Different

China Hands | Posted 06.05.2014 | World
China Hands

Claire Zhang reports on Chinese youth culture I went to China last summer because I had been starting to feel less Chinese. I went because my mother ...

Youth Culture: Uniting Nations Through Hip-Hop

Marlene Morris Towns | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
Marlene Morris Towns

For decades, hip-hop has broken down political barriers and tension with international countries.

Marketing, Millennials, and Disruptive Consumers: A Conversation with Viacom's Ross Martin

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Davis Schneiderman

As Executive Vice President of Viacom Media Networks and leader of Scratch, a "creative SWAT team," Ross Martin operates at the nuanced nexus of marketing, branding, advertising and youth culture.

How Young People Are Really Using Snapchat

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.25.2013 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Most of the news reports kept saying that Snapchat was all about teens sexting. But none of my friends used it for that. Photo Credit: Ike Sriskandara...

Growing a Generation Who Doesn't know How to Fail

Andy Braner | Posted 01.12.2013 | Parents
Andy Braner

Parents: We are not there to make life easy on our kids. It's our job to help them grow up with the skills to become successful adults.

Young People Seek Political Discourse Online

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Maya Cueva Youth might not be going to the polls in vast numbers, but that doesn’t mean they don’t care about making change in their communit...

What I Hate About Aging

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.07.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Don't kid yourself: Aging is a bitch who, in the end, wins -- no matter how hard you fight back. Think about it: Have you ever seen a 75-year-old woman with a facelift who didn't look like a 75-year-old woman with a facelift?

What Is It Like to Be a Teenager Today?

Quora | Posted 07.14.2012 | Education
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By James Wang, Quora user I am 18. Let me tell you what life is like. It's awesome and I love it. High ...

Rock 'N' Roll Never Forgets

James M. Lynch | Posted 06.27.2012 | Fifty
James M. Lynch

Every generation has a series of songs about not being understood by their parents. When we grow up, we just somehow seem to forget that we were once that misunderstood rock fan.

K-pop: Soft Power for the Global Cool

Linda Constant | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Linda Constant

Governmental cultural diplomacy can sometimes come off as forced or out-of-touch, but K-pop is an authentic reflection and spectacle of youth culture that is impressively close to the pulse of the "global cool."

Are We Raising Care-Less Children?

Peter Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Block

Some will say that we should develop a school curriculum that "teaches" students about empathy. To gain that feeling, however, the other must be present in our lives, and not an abstraction in classrooms.

Street Art -- An Afghan Voice Emerging?

Shannon Galpin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Shannon Galpin

The root of street art is Freedom. Expression. A voice. A point of view. Youth culture has always been rooted in these ideals. But the youth in Afghanistan have grown up under the darkness of the Taliban.

TV is NOT DEAD!

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Selkoe

Some of you know I am launching a youth oriented entertainment cable network in 2011...Karmaloop TV http://www.Karmalooptv.com. I thought you might l...

How Can Indie Film Appeal to Alternative Youth Culture?

Ted Hope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ted Hope

As both a community and an industry, it is critical we look at both the creative infrastructure, and societal factors for answers to why we have so failed to develop the alternative and youth sectors.

Kids These Days: Growing Up Too Fast or Not At All?

Mark Morford | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Morford

Are we eternally adolescent or prematurely old? Reluctant to grow the hell up, or taking on way too much, far too quickly? Can it be both? I think it might be both.

Stop The Sag: State Senator Starts Campaign To End Saggy Pants (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

State Senator Eric Adams has a message for the youth of America: Stop the Sag! The Brooklyn politician is behind six new billboards around town tak...

Hipster Joins Marines, Wins Purple Heart In Ultimate Act Of Irony

Emmett Rensin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Emmett Rensin

Though no amount of exercise or food was able to add a pound to Cohen's body, he reported finding boot camp surprisingly easy. Sgt. Marvin DeLores remembers Cohen as "One of the easiest-conditioned guys I've met in years. Hardly took much work at all to shape him up."