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Millennials' Health Worse Than GenX, According To Blue Cross Report

Health and wellness may seem like a priority, but millennials are on track to be less healthy than their Gen X counterparts. Why is this important?

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2019

1 In 5 Millennials Think Climate Change Will Lead To Human Extinction

A study commissioned by nonprofit The Recycling Partnership suggests that millennial Americans are keen on the impacts of climate change. As much as 20 percent of them believe it will lead to the end of life on the planet.

Earth/Environment April 24, 2019

New Study Notes Rise In Obesity-Related Cancer Cases In Younger Americans

The risk of obesity-related cancers has increased among millennials in the past two decades. The researchers blame the steep rise in the prevalence of obesity in young people in the United States and around the world.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 4, 2019

Pregnant Millennial Women Have A 50 Percent Higher Chance Of Suffering From Depression Than Their Mothers

Pregnant millennial women are more likely to suffer from depression than their mothers did, a new study found. The research suggested that social media and social changes were to blame.

Public Health July 13, 2018

Millennials Are On Track To Have Worse Health Problems Than Their Parents In The Next 30 Years

A new study showed that millennials will face more health issues in the next 30 years. The illnesses that young adults are at risk of developing include cancer, heart disease, and certain cancers.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 18, 2018

American Cancer Society Recommends Earlier Colorectal Cancer Screening Amid Rising Diagnoses Among Millennials And Gen X

Cases of colorectal cancer is on the rise among people below 50 years old. In response to this, the American Cancer Society recommended a new age those with average risk should get screened for the disease.

Public Health June 5, 2018

Depression Skyrockets By 33 Percent, On The Rise Among Teens And Millennials

A Blue Cross Blue Shield Association report found that depression spiked by 33 percent in 2013-2016. In particular, it was high among adolescents and millennials.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 11, 2018

The Flat Earth Movement Is Growing, Survey Reveals

A YouGov survey found that millennials were showing increased interest in the flat Earth theory. A big chunk of those who now believed in the concept belonged in this demographic.

Earth/Environment April 12, 2018

Rise Of Perfectionism Among Millennials May Lead To Depression, Eating Disorders

Researchers who looked at the data of 40,000 college students found that perfectionism is rising among millennials. Besides depression, here are other unwanted effects of perfectionism on young people.

Public Health January 4, 2018

Avocados Breaking Millennial Banks, Says Millionaire

In today's spending culture, young people are always looking for the best, but question where their money is. Millionaire Tim Gurner might have the answer.

Life & Style May 16, 2017

What Gen X, Millennials Need To Know About Increasing Risk For Colorectal Cancer

With the number of Gen X and millennials getting diagnosed with colorectal cancer sharply increasing, here are some things that doctors want younger people to know and do about it.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

Are Millennials Having Less Sex? Research Says Yes

New research finds a decline in sexual frequency among American adults, with millennials having the least amount of sex compared to their grandparents in their youth.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 12, 2017

Survey Finds Most People Check Their Smartphones Before Getting Out Of Bed In The Morning

A survey from ReportLinker found that most people never turn off their smartphones at night, and they are the first thing they check when waking up.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 2, 2017

App Study Finds Millennials Would Chose Fame Over Falling In Love

The talent discovery app Clapit found that 7 percent of millennials are willing to breakup to be single and famous.

Life & Style February 14, 2017

Snapchat Introduces 1-Minute Voter Registration Via The App

Snapchat users can now register to vote in one minute. This is all because Snapchat has tied with up non-profit TurboVote to ensure that new voters can register in time to vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential election.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 25, 2016

Survey Finds Millennials Waste Time At Work On Social Media and Playing ‘Pokémon GO’

A new survey found that millennials spend a lot of time on social media and playing ‘Pokémon GO’ when on the clock at work.

Life & Style September 21, 2016

Millennial Myth: This Is Not The Hookup Generation

According to researchers, millennials should not be known as the hookup generation since they aren’t having sex as much as many would assume.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 3, 2016

Millennials' Best City: Philadelphia Ranks Best Place For Millennials To Work And Live

Move over, New York City: a new survey revealed that the best place fit for millennials to work and live is actually Philadelphia. Read on to find out why.

Feature | Culture June 16, 2016

5 Streaming Services To Subscribe To That Cost Under $5 A Month

Signing up to streaming services doesn't have to cost you more than you can afford. Here are five platforms that only cost $5 or less per month.

Movies/TV Shows April 29, 2016

Millennials Now Surpass Baby Boomers As Largest Living Generation In The US

Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers to become the largest living generation in the U.S. There are several factors that could have affected the shift, including a decline in the Baby Boomer population.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

Microsoft's New AI Chat Bot Tweets As Sarcastically As A Teen

Microsoft launched an AI chat bot aimed at teens and millennials that sends sarcastic tweets during interactions.

Internet March 23, 2016

There Is A New Viral Meme Called 'Damn, Daniel' That Only Millennials Will Understand

Here is what's behind that 'Damn, Daniel' video that has gone viral.

Internet Culture February 26, 2016

Airbnb's Formula To Be Profitable: China + Miliennials

Airbnb plans to focus on China and millennials this year to increase its profits. The company has entered into partnership with several venture capital groups in China to promote its services in the country.

Business January 25, 2016

Fewer Americans In Various Age Ranges Are Getting Their Driver's Licenses

According to a new study, it's not just millennials who aren't getting their driver's licenses as much as they used to — it's almost everyone.

Internet January 19, 2016

Social Networks Can Support Academic Success: Study

Birds of the same feather really do flock together. Researchers have found that social networks have the ability to influence academic performance, which leads to friends generally reaching the same level of achievement.

Society December 10, 2015

Youth Today Need To Exercise More Than Their Parents Did: Here's Why

A new study has found that millennials need to exercise more and eat less than older generations did to maintain healthy weight.

Life September 25, 2015

Millennials Love These Used Cars: Dodge Magnum, Subaru WRX, Pontiac Aztek, And More

​Latest study reveals that Millennials opt for cool out-of-production used cars. Dodge Magnum gained the highest popularity among these group of shoppers.

FUTURE TECH September 10, 2015

Forbes Teams Up With Tinder To Make A Social Networking App For The 30 Under 30 Community

Forbes teamed up with Tinder to create a non-dating feature that is implemented into its exclusive app for its 30 Under 30 community.

Apps/Software August 5, 2015

Rocking Chair For Millennials: Charge Your Phone While Sitting In This Smart Chair

Four students have developed a smart rocking chair equipped with a pendulum that transfers energy into battery power for mobile devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 16, 2015

Men Who Are Dependent On Their Breadwinner Wives Are Likely To Cheat: Truth About Infidelity Of Millennials?

Millennial men are highly likely to cheat on their breadwinner wives, a study suggests. They feel that they have to prove their masculinity and not be overpowered by their financially able spouses.

Life June 4, 2015

New Chrome Extension Changes 'Millennials' To 'Snake People'

At this point, people are tired of hearing how millennials are ruining everything. Thankfully, there is a solution... and it's absolutely hysterical. All you need is Google Chrome, a single plug-in and a love of snakes.

Internet Culture May 29, 2015

13 Books Every 20-Something Should Read This Summer

There is no time like the summer for self-improvement. Here are the 13 books every 20-something should read to have the most transformative summer ever.

Movies/TV Shows May 20, 2015

Whole Foods Is Opening A New Chain Of 'Hip,Tech-Oriented' Stores For Millennials

Whole Foods Market Inc. announced it will open a sister chain of stores that offers food and products at a lower price targeted at millennials.

Internet Culture May 7, 2015

Millennials Are Less Promiscuous Compared To Earlier Generations Says Study

While millennials are more accepting of premarital sex and same-sex relations, they engage in sex with fewer partners compared to earlier generations, according a new study conducted by San Diego State University.

Life May 7, 2015

Survey Reveals That Young Adults Read News

Thanks to social networks, millennials are consuming the news in a new way. A new poll shows softer news often comes through social networking sites, while they actively seek out more information on certain topics.

Society March 16, 2015

Taco Bell Is Testing Out Cap'n Crunch Donut Holes

Taco Bell is testing out Cap'n Crunch donut holes. The dessert is a deep fried balls of dough filled with milk icing and covered with Cap'n Crunch Berries cereal.

Internet Culture February 28, 2015

The Twitter Account That Tracks Brands Who Love Saying 'Bae' Is Genius

The Twitter account @BrandsSayingBae, which has over 15,000 followers in just three days, complies all the tweets from brands that use slang words in their tweets.

Internet Culture December 30, 2014

Pizza Hut's new menu expansion features Sriracha and curry crusts

Pizza Hut announced its new menu will roll out Nov. 19. Pizza Hut's menu expansion comes after a two percent sales decline over the past year. The menu features customizable options, including balsamic drizzle and curry crust.

Internet Culture November 10, 2014

'Ballot selfies' are illegal in New Hampshire and the ACLU is not happy about it

The New Hampshire ACLU filed a lawsuit against the state of New Hampshire to change the law that bans ballot selfies. The state's updated law is being challenged on the grounds it prevents political speech and violates the First Amendment.

Internet Culture November 4, 2014

Political parties are clearly partisan when it comes to social media

Facebook is the best social network to share and discover right-leaning content, a study says. For more liberal ideas, head over to Twitter or Reddit.

Internet October 31, 2014

Millennials aren't self-centered, just individualistic, apparently

One reason why the Millennial generation is so maligned is because it is seen as egotistical. However, a recent survey shows that maybe Millennials are really just individualistic.

Internet Culture October 16, 2014

How do young people choose what car to buy?

A new study found that young people tend to choose car brands their parent own, not because of similar needs but because of brand loyalty. The findings can help create a marketing strategy for those in the auto industry.

Internet Culture October 3, 2014

The evolution of social media: How Snapchat murdered Facebook

Filmmaker Casey Neistat uncovers why millennials love Snapchat and what made the app worth $10 billion.

Internet Culture October 3, 2014

Here's why 25 percent of Millennials will never marry

The Pew Research Center has projected that 25 percent of today's Millennials will never marry. Now isn't that the most depressing news you've heard today?

Internet Culture September 24, 2014

McDonald's goes high-tech for millennials

Select Southern California McDonald’s locations are testing a “Build Your Burger” program that allows customers to place customized burgers on tablets. McDonald’s servers deliver the open-faced burgers for dine-in customers in hopes of attracting more millenials.

Movies/TV Shows September 11, 2014

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