All rights reserved. One fine May morning not long ago my oldest son, 17 at the time, phoned to tell me that he had just spent a couple hours at the state police barracks. Apparently he had been driving "a little fast. Turns out this product of my genes and loving care, the boy-man I had swaddled, coddled, cooed at, and then pushed and pulled to the brink of manhood, had been flying down the highway at miles an hour. He agreed. In fact, he sounded somber and contrite.
Understanding Shakespeare's "Seven Ages of Man" in Today's World
Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
Fans of the book-turned-movie "Paper Towns" will be excited to hear that much of the novel's protagonist, Q , was actually inspired by the author's own experiences as a teen. Like if you think of them as more than human, it's dehumanizing to them in a way, so that is definitely taken from my own life. But I was a terrible student and I did not get into Duke," he admitted. With a catalogue of several best-selling young adult novels on his resume, Green affirmed that he feels teens are an important demographic to capture. Sign up here for Live Today, HuffPost Live's morning email that will let you know the newsmakers, celebrities and politicians joining us that day and give you the best clips from the day before! Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
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It's no surprise that many parents today are deeply worried about what screen time is doing to their kids. But there's one small problem with this attention-grabbing research. It appears to be wrong. It looks like Twenge's alarming findings were just a result of cherry picking the data. Are phones making kids more depressed?
Through the voice of Jacques, Shakespeare sends out a profound message about life and our role in it. In this drama of life, each one of us plays seven distinct roles. This, the author says, is the Seven Ages of Man. These seven roles begin at birth and end with death.