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Dorama – a Very Specific Asian Genre

A convincing part of abstract Asian cinematography concerned in `dorama` - a very special genre. As we used to see `drama` signed in European and American cinema is different for Asian one. `Dorama` doesn`t exist beyond the mainland borders and belongs especially to Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Chinese art. Also, it spread in Thailand. Meanwhile, it was one of the very initial genres of postwar Japan. Through the years it gets transformed from the soap on-screen to complicated in technician stories with expecting plot.
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Artist on the Rise: Pointlessimon!

Meet an artist on the rise to global stardom! Indie/ alternative rock musician “Pointlessimon” sits down for an exclusive interview with Youth Time Magazine. From opinions on the current mainstream music culture to life as an independent artist, “Pointlessimon” is a musical force to watch out for!
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Emotional Growth & Therapeutic Boarding Schools. How Do They Work?

Emotional Growth schools and Therapeutic Boarding Schools (TBS) must be signs of just how much are new generations appreciating the importance of mental health. But what is their program and what does the therapy within the therapeutic stand for in these schools? Read on to find out.
People In Search Of Opinions Or Opinions That Hunt For People

People In Search Of Opinions Or Opinions That Hunt For People

Who or what forms our opinion regarding the events that are happening around us? We cogitate about that quite often, but we rarely put our conclusions to a test, somehow believing that our judgments occur naturally on the basis of brain activity.

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Scholarships in Agribusiness and Tourism

With the ever-increasing demand for smart farming solutions, agricultural opportunities have sprung to provide both youngsters and professional hands-on experience to exchange ideas, apply them to practice, and learn new techniques. From volunteering and exchange programs to bootcamps and scholarships, agricultural business is gaining momentum. Let’s have a look at opportunities that will enable you to gain experience and receive support at all stages of your professional development.
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10 Virtual Halloween Parties, Celebrations & Tours

The tradition of dressing up and giving out candy for Halloween has roots in ancient traditions and religions. However, today’s ‘trick-or-treat’ events and decorating your home in all things spooky was popularized in America. More recently, other countries around the world have joined in to celebrate this fun holiday. While many traditions revolve around entertaining children, adults enjoy dressing up and partying on October 31st as well. This year, Halloween may be scarier than ever because most of us will be enjoying it from home. Do you dare to chill in your dark bedroom alone while you virtually tour a haunted house?
Scam Alert

Better Safe Than Sorry: 5 Common Internet Scams Part 2

Unfortunately, there are people in the world that make a living by stealing money from those who worked hard to earn it. Scams used to happen on the streets, where people are on alert. Today they happen more and more online and via phone calls. It can be easy to let your guard down when you’re on your phone at home. Scammers rely on this and use any means necessary to make a profit. Statistics show that around 50% of people contacted by a scammer engage with them. Of those approached by scammers on social media, 91% engaged and 53% lost money. Understanding the following common scams is a great way to help avoid falling for them.
Reasons why we avoid the responsibility

Why Most People Avoid Responsibility?

As soon as an individual becomes an adult, irrespective of his or her origin, gender, or personal qualities, he/she inherits one really huge and heavy reality which will never go away – the requirement to take responsibility. The more you grow, the more achievements you realize, and simply the further you move on from a happy child’s world, where everything comes to you almost immediately and effortlessly, the greater will be the responsibilities that you will be required to take on.

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Remote Fundraising Internship at United Way of America

Current university students are invited for a remote internship that will take place in January – April 2021. Candidates will work with United Way, the largest non-profit organization that focuses on community-based projects in education, health, and financial literacy. Application process is ongoing.
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Sub-Saharan Africa Graduate Scholarships

The University of British Columbia is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to provide comprehensive scholarships to graduate students from Sub-Saharan Africa. The foundation covers all expenses associated with UBC tuition, housing and food. Scholars also receive a monthly stipend. The deadline is on 6 November 2020.
Dr. Marcus Eriksen

Science as a Drive for Change – Interview with Environmental Scientist Dr. Markus Eriksen

How one man’s commitment helped drive legislative policy and decisions made by corporations relating to the use of plastics, his mission to help people build stronger communities, his rafting adventures on rafts made of junk, his thoughts on how corporates could pitch in to help the environment, microbeads and more. In this interview, we talk with Dr. Markus Eriksen.

Living Science Fiction: When A Passion For Astrophysics Changes The World

From the time he was a kid, Dr. Marko Stalevski was drawn to the unknown and outer space. His interest led to an education in astrophysics, which took him to research and a PhD degree at the age of 30. Now, his office is in the Atacama Desert, and his projects look like scenes from Star Wars. One of the youngest EU experts for black holes tells his story, pointing out that knowledge, persistence, and hard work are the only way to great discoveries.

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Neuralink: Elon Musk’s Brain Chip, and the Future of Humanity

The pace of technological development is likely to pose unprecedented challenges to humanity. Neuralink’s brain chips already aim to merge humans with machines. What does Musk’s invention mean to us and should we be worried about the future?
Mallory Rothstein TED Photo credits Marco Sierra Photography

“Learn What Matters” Platform – An Interview with Mallory Rothstein

In this piece, Youth Time brings to you a story well-illustrating the role of young activists in the improvement of society. The founder of the “Learn what Matters” platform, Mallory Rothstein explains how such a platform assists high school students in understanding the importance of personal development. She also introduces us to the Learn What Matters Foundation Scholarship - that disrupts and changes how all scholarships are usually awarded. By this, Rothstein gives the powerful message that students are more than their grades.
The education of the future

Education for the Future – Which Skills Will Be Essential for 2050?

With technology developing faster than ever, the world of working is changing too. In order to keep up with the challenges of the future, education must adapt to the new environment. But which changes are necessary, and which skills will be essential for the next 30 years? In an interview with Kolbrún Pálsdóttir I wanted to find out how the world of education will have to change in the next three decades, in a world with artificial intelligence, automation, and evolving technology. 
Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam: Application Call for Participants and Project Presenters

Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam: Application Call for Participants and Project Presenters

Youth Time International Movement is officially opening the application call for Participants and Project Presenters for its fifth annual Youth Global Forum. Don’t miss the opportunity to spend an exciting week in one of Europe’s tech hubs, the city of Amsterdam, and gain invaluable new skills, knowledge and experiences that will serve as a solid foundation for your future entrepreneurial & professional endeavors. Project Presenters will also compete for the Youth Time Idea Grant (10.000 EUR), fully funded scholarships to study in leading business schools in Europe and South-East Asia, and paid internship. The event will take place in Amsterdam, from December 2nd - 6th with over 100 participants, experts and trainers from all over the world. The application call will close on June 1st.