The time of the millennial is officially over, according to the major fact tank Pew Research. The non-partisan organization has decided that its time to declare the cut-off date between millennials and the next generation — largely because of the divergent ways each generation has experienced technology.

“Turning 37 this year, the oldest Millennials are well into adulthood, and they first entered adulthood before today’s youngest adults were born,” Michael Dimock, president of Pew Research Center, wrote on Thursday.

It seems like a lot of people are still murky on who exactly is a millennial, and who is not. Perhaps you even think you are a xennial, the colloquial name given to those born between 1977 and 1983. So what’s the official span, according to Pew? If you were born between 1981 and 1996 (22 to 37 years of age), you are officially a millennial. Anyone younger than that is being called a “post-millennial,” for now.

According to Pew, a few key factors contribute largely to defining the millennial age bracket. Historical events, like having been old enough to understand 9/11, and growing up during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, have permeated the essential millennial experience. But one significant factor that really separates millennials from post-millennials is that they came of age as the internet began to perforate everyday life, while the latter did not.

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This theme significantly separates millennials from their younger cohorts. “Social media, constant connectivity and on-demand entertainment and communication are innovations Millennials adapted to as they came of age,” Dimock says. “For those born after 1996, these are largely assumed.”

For the post-millennials, which many have been calling Generation Z, sophisticated mobile technology and ubiquitous social media use has been around since they were old enough to understand how to use it. “The iPhone launched in 2007, when the oldest post-Millennials were 10,” Dimock says.

To get a better gage as to how this level of interconnectivity will affect the post-millennial age group, Dimock also announced that Pew is launching a number of surveys that will poll 13- to 17-year-olds about their relationship to technology and technology use. The research will likely merit more insight into what it means to grow up connected to those around you in ways we’ve never seen before.


There are many lists on the internet that rank the greatest fight scenes, or the most impressive stunts pulled off by living human beings. This list is not like any of those. The following items listed below are, with some room for debate, the most influential stunts and action sequences in cinema, the ones that raised the bar and define what action movies looks like today.

Every new season of Fortnite: Battle Royale means significant changes to the map, and Fortnite Season 7 is no exception. The island is now covered in snow and features a bunch of new areas to explore and objects to interact with. Here’s everything you need to know.

As you can see on the map below, the bottom left corner of the Fortnite map has been covered in ice in Season 7 (though the desert biome is still going strong). So you can expect most of the new areas to be in that icy zone, which is officially titled the Iceberg biome.

Huge changes have just hit the world of Fortnite: Battle Royale, but there are still landmarks to dance on to get extra Battle Stars from Season 7 challenges.

Fortnite Season 7 kicked off in the early hours of Thursday, December 6, bringing with it some radical new map changes, a new Battle Pass, and some familiar challenge types. One multi-stage challenge has players dance on top of three specific landmarks: an RV Crown, metal turtle, and submarine.

Fortnite: Battle Royale just made a ton of major changes to introduce Season 7, from new skins to a brand new iceberg biome to powerful new challenges. But the biggest change of all may be the addition of a powerful new vehicle: the X-4 Stormwing Plane. Here’s what you need to know to find them on the map, including at least one location where you’ll probably see a plane.

NASA wants to send astronauts back to the Moon to establish an orbiting lunar base that could enable deeper space exploration. In preparation of this epic event, the space agency released last week what is essentially a trailer of its space exploration campaign — titled “We Are NASA” — and the internet has gone buck-wild over it.