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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

Is 30 Really The New 20?

Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 1:55 pm

James Duncan Davidson TED

Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Next Greatest Generation?

About Meg Jay's TEDTalk

Psychologist Meg Jay has a message for twenty-somethings: just because marriage, work and kids happen later, doesn't mean you can't start planning now. She tells twenty-somethings how they can reclaim adulthood in the defining decade of their lives.

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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

How Can Young People Make An Impact?

Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 1:55 pm

courtesy of TED

Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Next Greatest Generation?

About Natalie Warne's TEDTalk

At 18, Natalie Warne's work with the Invisible Children movement made her a hero for young activists. She calls on young people not to let age stop them from changing the world.

About Natalie Warne

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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

What Does YouTube Tell Us About Millennials?

Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 1:55 pm

Ryan Lash TED

Part 5 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Next Greatest Generation?

About Kevin Allocca's TEDTalk

YouTube Trends Manager Kevin Allocca watches and thinks about popular videos for a living. He talks about how interactive participation has become a crucial part of entertainment — and that Millennials will only demand more.

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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

Is It Ok To Use The M-Word?

Originally published on Sat September 7, 2013 12:27 pm

Neil Howe coined the term "millennials" back in 1991.
Neil Howe

Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Next Greatest Generation?

About Neil Howe's Interview

When demographer Neil Howe first coined the term Millennial back in 1991, he didn't expect it to become a loaded word for a generation some call lazy and entitled. But Howe is optimistic about this generation — and so are lots of Millennials.

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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

The Next Greatest Generation?

Originally published on Sat September 7, 2013 12:26 pm

"It's who they are, and it's where they want to take this country – I think that's what makes them so exciting and different." — Neil Howe
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"I guess every generation feels like, 'Oh, life is so different now then it was back then.' But this feels drastic." — Tavi Gevinson

Whether you call them Millennials, Generation Y, or the Me Generation, one thing's for certain: This generation of young people will change the world. But how different is this hyper-connected generation from its predecessors? And what will be its legacy? In this hour, we hear from TED speakers searching to define themselves and their generation.

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8:03am

Fri September 6, 2013
Monkey See

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Blue Jasmine' And A Summer Movie Postmortem

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As summer was giving way to fall, preseason football was giving way to actual football, and Linda Holmes' week was giving way to the Toronto International Film Festival, the Pop Culture Happy Hour gang managed to gather just long enough to look back on a divisive summer full of big, loud, robot-on-robot movies. Our own postmortem can't help but skim past other postmortems — was Man of Steel a hit or a flop?

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7:20am

Fri September 6, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Sushmita Banerjee, Indian Author Who Fled Taliban, Shot Dead

Originally published on Fri September 6, 2013 7:58 am

Author Sushmita Banerjee poses at a 2002 news conference announcing the launch of the movie Escape From Taliban, which is based on her memoir A Kabuliwala's Bengali Wife.
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The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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7:03am

Fri September 6, 2013
Book Reviews

After Tragedy, Lost Live On In 'Maid's Version' Of The Story

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 5:20 pm

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For readers new to Daniel Woodrell's work, The Maid's Version is a perfect introduction and an invitation to read more. It's a short book — almost a novella at a mere 164 pages — but there are lifetimes captured here. Woodrell sets the story in his beloved Missouri Ozarks, and he writes with clear-eyed observation, introducing the reader to characters whose lives are shaped as much by their rural landscape as by the moral ambiguities — the collective lies, constraints and collusions — that form the necessary glue holding their community together.

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12:10am

Fri September 6, 2013
Movie Reviews

Dentist, Heal Thy Sister (And Vice Versa)

Originally published on Fri September 6, 2013 3:40 pm

Reach Out And ... What Was It Again? Josh Pais and Rosemarie DeWitt are a brother and sister with serious life changes to negotiate in Touchy Feely.
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6:41pm

Thu September 5, 2013
The Salt

Was Your Chicken Nugget Made In China? It'll Soon Be Hard To Know

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 12:52 pm

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Here's a bit of news that might make you drop that chicken nugget midbite.

Just before the start of the long holiday weekend last Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture quietly announced that it was ending a ban on processed chicken imports from China. The kicker: These products can now be sold in the U.S. without a country-of-origin label.

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