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Study Proved that Gen X Aren’t Slackers

Generation X, the much maligned "slackers" born of the baby boomers, turned out not to be angst-ridden lazy bums after all. In fact, according to the Longitudinal Study of American Youth at the University of Michigan, they’re actually hard working, active, [...]

Generation Vexed

We’ve got the baby boomers, Gen X, then Gen Y and The Millenials … what do you call young peole of today? Tiffany Hsu and Shan Li of The Los Angeles Times coined the term "Generation [...]

Oh Noes! Gen Y Women Are Losing "Female" Skills

A secret crisis is brewing in Australia: Gen Y women are losing the traditional “female” skills such as cooking, ironing, and sewing: Only 51 per cent of women aged under 30 can cook a roast compared with 82 per cent of baby boomers.Baking lamingtons* is a dying art with 20 per cent of Gen Y capable [...]

Ashes to Art: Whimsical Urns as Art

Urn-A-Matic, made from vintage vacuum cleaner parts, by Darin Montgomery Quick, what does the word “cremation” bring to your mind? An image of spending eternity in a boring ol’ urn? Well, not anymore. Behold the new trend in the cremation industry: artistic funerary urns! “I wouldn’t be making urns if they were just a cookie jar with [...]