You may have skimmed our lists of 30 things to do before you turn 30. See the complete list all at once and learn more about each item, with additional resources, links and photos. Read the rest of this entry »
by Tara Haelle on August 28th, 2009 10:15 | Tags: abroad, addiction, adventure, African American, birthday, budget, career, Chicago, Christianity, church, community, cook, entertainment, fitness, foreign country, goals, health, Hindu, hinduism, identity, immigrants, India, Internet, investment, Islam, journey, Judaism, lists, love, marathon, marriage, mental health, music, personal finance, relationships, religion, road trip, skydiving, social networking, teach, technology, thirty, travel, triathlon, volunteer, web sites
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You might expect a 28-year-old blogger who writes about issues of relationships, career, finance, happiness and misfortune for the younger crowd in today’s wired society to be pretty plugged in. True, Maureen Henderson is well read, articulate on issues of politics and policy, and well traveled. But completely wired? Nope.
by Kiran Sood on August 28th, 2009 1:29 | Tags: communication, Generation Meh, Internet, Maureen Henderson, social networking, technology, thirtysomething, twentysomething
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Coming of age in the 21 Century, my adolescent years were defined by experiences and interactions with the online communities I joined during my formative years. There’s been no denying the extreme power that the Internet and technology have had while I attended high school, college, and even graduate school today.
by Kiran Sood on August 26th, 2009 10:20 | Tags: Chicago, communication, Facebook, Generation Y, Internet, social networking, socialization, technology, twentysomething, Twiistup
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Here is the first installment of the 30 things everyone should do – or at least consider – before they turn 30. Our list, of course, is just a jumping off point, culled from lists we found online, talking to twenty-somethings and thinking about our own goals. We’ve included some alternatives too: if you don’t want to write a book, maybe you’ll make a short film? If you don’t head to Everest, maybe Kilimanjaro? But there appears no alternative to creating a budget.
See which of these inspire you, and which simply inspire other creative ideas.
by Tara Haelle on August 24th, 2009 5:08 | Tags: abroad, budget, career, entertainment, foreign country, goals, identity, journey, lists, music, personal finance, road trip, social networking, teach, technology, thirty, volunteer
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Early users of book-binding and the Gutenberg printing press, Christians have always kept up with communications technology so it’s not a surprise that Christian social networking has taken off as the latest way to connect with believers outside of church walls. Tangle is one popular site.
I don’t like that my worlds collide on the Internet.
Maybe because I have to be more careful – with ex-boyfriends, professors and co-workers watching through the same news feed. Read the rest of this entry »