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The Millennial Obsession With Self-Care. When it comes to millennials, it's likely no surprise that the generation that takes advantage of the Internet the most is also the generation that devotes the most time and money to the $10 billion self-care industry.

The Millennial Obsession With Self-Care

Malte Mueller/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Malte Mueller/Getty Images When it comes to millennials, it's likely no surprise that the generation that takes advantage of the Internet the most is also the generation that devotes the most time and money to the $10 billion self-care industry. Time. Nearly a quarter of young people who identified as Republicans in 2015 now lean towards Democrats, according to a new study.

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Overall, most people who identify with a certain party tend to maintain their political affiliation. But according to a Pew Research study about party loyalty, young Republicans are far more likely to switch parties than older Republicans or Democrats of any age. Mashable. Millennials Aren't Going to Save Us  Here's what the Electoral College map would look like if only millennials voted. A real-time Electoral College tracking map suggests not only a disappointing Election Day for presidential hopeful Donald Trump, but potential trouble down the road for the Republican Party he represents.

Here's what the Electoral College map would look like if only millennials voted

A Mic sneak peek at a new interactive map from SurveyMonkey, which goes public at 9 a.m. Tuesday, shows Democrat Hillary Clinton ahead not just overall in Electoral College projections, but with an overwhelming advantage among millennial voters. A total of 270 Electoral College votes are required to capture the presidency. In the 2016 election cycle, 69 million millennials are eligible to vote — a number equal to that of baby boomers. According to SurveyMonkey, which is offering mapping based on more than 30,000 interviews conducted since Oct. 8 and weighted by state-level voter demographics, Clinton dominates among the younger set. The Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ages. For most of human history, people were hunter-gatherers.

The Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ages

They lived in large camps, depending on one another for food, childcare, and everything else—all without walls, doors, or picket fences. In comparison, the number of people living in most households in today’s developed countries is quite small. According to the Census Bureau, fewer than three people lived in the average American household in 2010. The members of most American households can be counted on one hand, or even, increasingly, one finger: Single-person households only made up about 13 percent of all American households in 1960. Now, that figure is about 28 percent. Belonging to a relatively small household has become the norm even though it can make daily life more difficult in many ways. How Millennials Lack Of Manners Is Killing Class. You’re about to walk into a building and the girl in front of you just let’s the door go behind them and slam in your face; she didn’t even attempt to hold it open.

How Millennials Lack Of Manners Is Killing Class

She’s probably the same person who doesn’t thank the barista and has that slight condescending tone in her voice. Where did manners go? Did the words “thank you” and “please” get lost in the dictionary somewhere? I’m not just pointing the finger at our generation but to all generations. The Urban Poor You Haven’t Noticed: Millennials Who're Broke, Hungry, But On Trend. Millennials Aren’t Lazy, They’re Hurting Because the Baby Boomers Screwed Them Over - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee. Tyler Durden April 27, 2016 (ZEROHEDGE) Millennials have now overtaken Baby Boomers as America’s largest living generation, according toPew Research.

Millennials Aren’t Lazy, They’re Hurting Because the Baby Boomers Screwed Them Over - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee

Millennials as defined by Pew as ages 18-34, number 75.4 million, slightly edging out Baby Boomers (ages 51-69) numbering 74.9 million. Millennials also have a few other things going for them, however not in a good way. As the WSJ reports, Millennials in New York City are earning about 20% less than the previous generation of workers, and they are absolutely drowning in $14 billion in debt. The average working 23-year old in New York City earned $23,543 compared to $27,731 in 2000 (adj. for inflation).

Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation. The one-word response to "Why Do Millennials Want Democratic Socialism?" That was a question asked of me at work.

The one-word response to "Why Do Millennials Want Democratic Socialism?"

Actually, the question was “Why is my kid a Socialist"? I try very hard to keep my politics separate from my work life. Why Millennials Are About to Leave Cities in Droves. As businesses and governments have struggled to understand the so-called millennials—born between roughly 1980 and 2000—one frequent conclusion has been that they have a unique love of cities.

Why Millennials Are About to Leave Cities in Droves

A deep-seated preference for night life and subways, the thinking goes, has driven the revitalization of urban cores across the U.S. over the last decade-plus, and permanently reshaped the patterns of American life. Battleground youth vote: These are the states and districts that millennials will matter most in 2016. Monday’s Iowa Caucus results showed that Senator Bernie Sanders won the youth vote overwhelmingly with 84 percent over former Secretary Hillary Clinton’s 14 percent.

Battleground youth vote: These are the states and districts that millennials will matter most in 2016

But the most concerning thing about the caucus was that young voters didn’t caucus for democrats the way they did in 2008. That year millennials caucused overwhelmingly for Democrats (52,580 people) over Republicans (12,650 people). This year that number was Democrats: 30,800 and Republicans: 22,415. Friday, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) released a report on which states will matter most for getting out the youth vote for the 2016 presidential race and for US Senate races as well as which Congressional districts. The Youth Electoral Significance Index (YESI), understandably, lists swing states that will matter most for the presidential election. Hilton Debuts New Chain to Win Over Millennials. Hilton Worldwide has unveiled the debut of a new chain of hotels that will aim to court younger travelers by touting mobile features and lounge spaces in a bid to compete with a space that has been upended by home-sharing purveyor Airbnb.

Hilton Debuts New Chain to Win Over Millennials

The brand, called Tru by Hilton, is the 13th hotel concept by Hilton HLT -2.79% –which already operates hotels under its namesake, Waldorf Astoria, Embassy Suites, and DoubleTree, among others. Hilton on Monday said it signed leases for 102 Tru hotels, with an additional 30 locations in the pipeline in cities including Atlanta, Houston, Portland and Chicago. “The brand will appeal to a broad range of travelers who span generations but think alike; they are united by a millennial mindset—a youthful energy, a zest for life and a desire for human connection,” Hilton said in a prepared statement.

Among the perks listed? Hilton’s plan to tackle this segment is a purposeful move into a more affordable category of the hotel industry. Millennials can't spell, unorthodox experiment shows. Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images. Why Generation Y is unhappy. Millennials Make Up Almost Half of Latino Eligible Voters in 2016. Youth, Naturalizations Drive Number of Hispanic Eligible Voters to Record 27.3 Million By Jens Manuel Krogstad, Mark Hugo Lopez, Gustavo López, Jeffrey S.

Passel and Eileen Patten Hispanic millennials will account for nearly half (44%) of the record 27.3 million Hispanic eligible voters projected for 2016—a share greater than any other racial or ethnic group of voters, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Millennials Prefer Sanders to Clinton. Photo Credit: via YouTube The latest Rock The Vote/USA Today poll outlines the political leanings of the millennial generation, 18- to 35-year-olds. If the Democratic primary were held today, Sanders has an 11-point lead over Clinton, with young voters supporting Sanders at 46 percent and Clinton at 35 percent. A Pew Research Survey that came out early last year outlined the tipping point for the millennial generation, which eclipsed baby boomers in the number of voters.

This will be the first presidential election since millennials became a political force to be reckoned with. OurTime.org, a youth empowerment organization (not to be confused with OurTime.com, the dating service), has worked since 2011 to register over 350,000 young voters during the last election using its online voter registration tool. Davos should turn its attention to the world's generational crisis. As the World Economic Forum opens in Davos, one subject of discussion has already clearly emerged. Young people are hurting and they are hurting on a global scale. They have on average been made poorer by the global financial crisis and in many countries, especially rich ones, their number is shrinking. Democratic legitimacy is waning and an already widespread disconnect between youth and formal politics keeps on growing.

Gun Culture and the American Nightmare of Violence - BillMoyers.com. The millennials must keep up the pressure following the Paris climate deal. More than half of millennials have less than $1,000. The Millennial Advantage: How This Determined Generation Will Succeed - Indeed Blog. Millennials: Coming of age. Here’s why millennials should stick to renting and ignore advice to buy a home.

Millennial matchmaking: Online options complicate love. Typical Millennials Should Allocate At Least 25% Of Their Portfolio To This Specific Asset Class. Survey: Half of black millennials know of police violence. 'We Will Not Be Tricked': Why Millennials Really Love Bernie Sanders. Signs You Are a Millennial Mom. For the love of God, millennials, you should be saving money.

Vice Advises Major Brands on How to Market to Millennials. Student Loan Debt Devastates Millennials, Impacts Economy : Latin Statistics. Old School Professional Advice for Millennials. Young women, give up the vocal fry and reclaim your strong female voice. Young Women Often Trendsetters in Vocal Patterns. Millennials: How Gen Y Will Lead Us Into the Future.

401(k) Or Roth IRA: Which Is Best? Reality Is Winning: New Poll Finds Americans Increasingly Aren’t Buying Right... Millennials are actually more generous than anybody realizes - The Washington... Why Our Children Don't Think There Are Moral Facts - The New York Times. Pizza_hut_s_bid_to_be_hip_why_millennials_didn_t_fall_for_the_chain_s_peruvian. Oh, to Be Young, Millennial, and So Wanted by Marketers. Clarence Thomas opinion in Brumfield v. Cain: Has he forgotten he’s a Supreme Court justice? Charleston, Dylann Roof and the racism of millennials. Tell-Tale Signs of the Modern-Day Yuppie. Millennials’ Parents Can’t Stop Meddling. One-Third Of Millennials Who Left Their Religion Did It Because Of Anti-Gay Policies: Survey. Millennials leaving church in droves, study says. Why Ted Cruz Is Trying To Appeal To Millenials And Why He Will Ultimately Fail.

Gen Y Consumers More Interested in Hybrids, Electric Cars Than Traditional Gas-Powered Vehicles. The Politics Of The Millennial Generation. Millennials love cities because they provide the one thing their boomer parents couldn’t give them. Fixing Our Relationship with Millennials. Millennials Want Companies That Work On Innovative Ways To Fix The World. 5 Ways Millennials Will Shape the Future of Work. The Stunning Evolution of Millennials: They've Become the Ben Franklin Generation  How Millennials Are Reshaping Charity And Online Giving : All Tech Considered. Thom Hartmann: Are Millennials Lazy, Self-Absorbed and Needy? Millennials aren't using credit cards, and it might come back to haunt them.

For millennials, out-of-wedlock childbirth is the norm. Now what? Millennial Marriage, Sex and the Search For Long Term Relationships.