With so many saying they have abandoned their childhood faith because of science, the Church in the United States has an urgent mission to engage the culture, said one expert.
This post is adapted from an address in the UN Security Council's Ministerial Debate on "The Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promot...
Mark Zuckerberg at 22: "Young people are just smarter.
Our love of the one-time ninth planet holds the key to our drive for venturing out into the Universe. Next month will mark 85 years since a human being first imaged the motion of a world out there in
The case for lowering the voting age to 16 in the UK would appear to have been strengthened by the resonance of young people in the Scottish referendum. But excitement over this issue masks a deeper problem
Concerns have been raised for some time about the UK government's "digital by default" approach to welfare reforms. More and more public services are being shifted online and many fear that this will marginalise
The real problem with school shootings is right in front of us, yet we choose to ignore it.
Do you ever wonder how some people travel the world on what seems like one long vacation-and yet, they aren't retired? Maybe one day they're in Thailand, and a few weeks later, they're somehow in New Zealand or Dubai or something. How the hell do they do that? Wouldn't that cost a fortune? These people have to be a bunch of trust fund babies with a hidden pot of gold in the Cayman Islands and their dads probably play golf with Richard Branson or something, right? Well, actually no. I mean, you don't have to be a trust fund baby to live like this. I
A growing number of programs treat PTSD in war veterans, there are far fewer to treat Americans who suffer from a PTSD that comes with their zip code.
Across the planet, new technologies and business models are decentralizing power and placing it in the hands of communities and individuals. "We are seeing technology-driven networks replacing bureacratically-driven hierarchies," says VC and futurist Fred Wilson, speaking on what to expect in the next ten years. View the entire 25-minute video below (it's worth it!) and then check out the 21 innovations below. Thanks to Jenny Ryan whose Open Garden newsletter inspired this post.
The number of deaths caused by a group of mind altering drugs, including mephedrone, has increased over the past three years. And while toxicology reports also link the use of these substances to deaths
My friend leaned forward over the table where we were having dinner. It was a loud, busy restaurant, but she lowered her voice conspiratorially and her eyes took on a sheen of excitement, tinged with fear
George Monbiot: Materialism is associated with depression, anxiety and broken relationships. It is socially destructive and self-destructive
A new book shows how fixating on testing and achievement can backfire.
The worst essay ever written in the history of the internet has popped up more in my newsfeed than Grumpy Cat, and you need to stop sharing it. The essay is objectively titled "Why Generation Y
To navigate a rapidly changing economy, Gen Y career expert Dan Schawbel says millennials need to master a new set of rules that aren't taught in school.
The number of high school students who leave before graduating is higher--much higher--than you think. Inside one town's struggle to reverse the tide
Alessandro Ortenzi, 26, entered the University of Bologna in 2006 to study pharmacy. When he finally graduates next year, he still won't qualify for hospital work.