His faith is bringing back a retro fashion statement
Something is different about the Biebs—and it’s not just that he looks less like a Disney Channel actor these days. The pop megastar is showing the world a different side of himself. He’s been sporting a subtle piece of retro youth group fashion: the ubiquitous WWJD bracelet. And he is apparently now a fan of worship music. Read More
At this point, millennials’ love affair with entrepreneurship is common knowledge. Roughly two-thirds aspire to it, and about 18 percent actually do it. Many people are now referring to it as the “new American Dream.”
Business is good, too. This year, nearly two-thirds (62 percent) of millennial-owned businesses reported increased sales, according to the most recent Spark Business Barometer survey. Comparatively, 41 percent of small business owners overall had increased sales.
But for this generation, it’s about more than a house, two kids and a dog. Read More
It’s no news that twentysomethings are the least religious generation of all time.
According to a study from Pew Research Center earlier this year, 35 percent of millennials identify as no religion—a far higher percentage than those who identify as evangelical Christians (21 percent). It’s also double the number of unaffiliated Baby Boomers (17 percent).
But despite these numbers, it appears millennials who are Christians may actually claim a deeper, more rooted faith than Christians of previous generations. Read More
Nudity is looking less attractive to some of the biggest stars in the entertainment world. One of the voices speaking out is Emilia Clarke, star of the nudity-filled Game of Thrones.
“Most sex scenes you see in films or on TV are gratuitous. They’re usually just to attract an audience,” she told The Daily Mail.
That’s not the audience Clarke wants. The actress—who now refuses to do nude scenes on the controversial series—told the show’s creators, “I want to be known for my acting, not for my breasts.” Read More