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Keeping The 'Happy' in 'Happy Birthday'

Lisa Newlin | Posted 07.17.2014 | Women
Lisa Newlin

I turned 34 this year. Yes, 34. I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm in my mid-thirties and am no longer the young woman I used to be, and I'm OK with it.

23 Ways to Make Your Twenties Matter

Neal Samudre | Posted 07.08.2014 | College
Neal Samudre

People talk about the twentysomethings decade because this time of our lives truly does matter, and it's up to us to make it that way. Maybe our twenties only matter when we don't settle.

The Truth About How Love Happens

Ashley McDonald | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Ashley McDonald

The truth about love is that it can happen at any moment. It can happen right away, like it did for my mother. It can happen in five years, six months. Or it can happen in just two weeks.

A Symbolic Victory For People Power In Ireland

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Ruairí McKiernan

After 19 nights of sleeping on the floor of the Paris Bakery in Dublin, a group of mostly young migrant workers succeeded in forcing political action that will help them recoup unpaid wages and make history in the process.

Harrowing Photos Of Syrian Child Refugees Capture A Generation Lost To War

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 06.11.2014 | World

The harrowing struggle for survival is not over for more than 1.1 million children who have fled Syria's devastating war. Thousands now carry the burd...

32 Things That Only Your Best Friends Understand

Lexi Herrick | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

The fact that life can and does pull you a million miles away from each other, but your friendship doesn't wither. Distance only makes the time you do have together more special.

My Brother's Keeper: A New White House Initiative to Empower Boys and Young Men of Color

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 04.29.2014 | Black Voices
Valerie Jarrett

The fraction of young men not working or enrolled in school is nearly twice as high for blacks than whites. Those neither working nor in school are not building the skills and experience needed to ensure their ability to succeed later in life.

Dare to Be 100: How Old Is Old?

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

To be 500 is not old if you are a tree. But for us humans, a different calendar applies. A good place to start in addressing this question is to refl...

New York's Sexiest Neighborhood

Greg Jacobs | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York
Greg Jacobs

Whether you're staying at The Bowery or Standard East Village, searching for your next multi-million dollar residential property, or feel like shoppin...

Zach Carter

Torched: Committee Staff Disputes Whereabouts Of Bill Young's Gift Torch | Zach Carter | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With less than one month remaining before the 2012 elections, one of the strangest ethics imbroglios of the year remains unresolved: Tor...

Out With the New and in With the Old

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 08.09.2012 | Home
Jeff DeGraff

The question isn't, "What does Beethoven sound like in a virtual environment?" but rather, "How does symphonic music remain relevant to a generation that doesn't care for Beethoven?" You can almost hear the purse close.

What You Need To Know About The New Immigration Policy

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Denise Tejada The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new immigration policy that could stop deportations of people who are under ...

Alexander Eichler

Employment Rate For Young Adults Lowest In 60 Years | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

Are you young and looking for work? You're in good company. Just 54 percent of Americans ages 18 to 24 currently have jobs, according to a study re...

10 Spiritual Ways To Stay Young

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Hayley Rose Horzepa

I often get mistaken for being a lot younger than I actually am. It wasn't just about looks ... It was about attitude. Regardless of what happened to me, there are a few things I've consistently done to keep myself forever young.

Photos: Young Voices of Cairo

Turnstyle | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Travelers of the World Unite: Stop the Wars

Judie Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

In short, we are opinion leaders, opinion makers, the vanguard of the modern wave of exploration.

Keeping Your Parents Safe Online

Christopher Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

As the year comes to a close, I see many compiling lists of tips and ideas on how you and yours can stay safe online. Earlier this month Cisco held a ...

Happy New Year Italy!

Laura Kiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Kiss

As the year ends, Italy is not living through a great time. Berlusconi is still here and the Italians somehow seem to have become increasingly more "r...

The Western Disease

Laura Kiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Kiss

According to the ILO (International Labour Organization), in the last 2 years world-wide, more than 34 million jobs were lost due to the global financ...

Andrew Young: John Edwards Still Seeing Rielle Hunter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though most of the country now considers John Edwards persona non grata, the former North Carolina Senator may still have one devotee -- his mistress ...

If You Think You Know Pakistan ... Think Again

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nosheen Abbas

Slackistan succeeds in showing a different Pakistan, one that doesn't reinforce the vision of a country defined by bomb blasts, bearded militants, and rural landscapes.

Covering the Uncovered

Christal Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christal Smith

Remember when you were just starting out and it was all you could do to cover the monthly expenses you HAD to pay-like rent and utilities-and paying...

Older Adults Feel Younger, Healthier In The West: Pew Study

Pew Research Center | Kim Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If a latter-day Ponce de Leon were to search for a modern fountain of youth, he'd do well to explore America's West.1 There he'd find the highest conc...

Green Jobs for America's Youth -- 100 Days of Progress

Billy Parish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Billy Parish

The demand to get involved building a greener, more sustainable future is there, but the supply of opportunities has not been.

Reading The Pictures: An Arbus-Like End To George Bush, Comforter Of Man

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2008-12-12-shaw.jpgAs the end approaches, "W" is regressing more-and-more into a familiar cocoon, seeking out the military for hearty cheer and farewell.