Posts tagged "teens"

11-Year-Old Hero Sends Devastating Breakup Text To Her Shitty Boyfriend Joey

Middle school’s gonna be a hard road for Joey. …

By: Megan Reynolds / July 1, 2015

Some Questionable Items We Found In Hillary Clinton’s Online Store

Hillary 2016 is for the teens first and foremost. …

By: Megan Reynolds / June 30, 2015

The Belly Button Challenge Is The Latest Feel-Bad Fad

“The idea is that if you can reach your belly-button from behind, it means you have a good figure. If not, you probably need to lose weight.” Oh.

By: Megan Reynolds / June 12, 2015

School Dress Code Refers To Plus-Size Girls In Tight Clothes As ‘Sausage Rolls’

The American education system already makes me angry every day but adding fuel to that fire are the countless slut-shaming and fat-shaming dress code notes that schools are hell-bent on churning out on the reg.

The latest comes from Biglervlle High School in Pennsylvania where a dress code note for graduation urge…

By: Katrin Higher / May 31, 2015

“Charlie Charlie Challenge” Is the Lazy Teen’s “Bloody Mary”

Inovking demons has never been easier. …

By: Megan Reynolds / May 27, 2015

Look At This Douchebag (In Training): The Anonymous Author Of Steps To Becoming A Douchebag

The douchebag pictured above is not the actual author, just a fairly reasonable represenation. …

By: Megan Reynolds / May 5, 2015

Ohio School Photoshops The Word ‘Feminist’ Off Of A Girl’s Shirt, Calls It ‘Offensive’

Middle school student and my new bff Sophie Thomas of Clermont Northeastern Middles School in Batavia, Ohio wore a shirt to photo day that said FEMINIST in glaring white letters – which the school then decided to totally wipe out in post.

Do I still have to live in a country where the…

By: Katrin Higher / April 19, 2015

Russian Teens’ Winnie The Pooh-Themed Twerk Routine Causes Big Trouble In Russia

The dance studio is charged with negligence and perverted deeds …

By: Megan Reynolds / April 14, 2015

That Bomb-Ass Dancer From The Missy Elliot Videos Has Still Got It

Here’s the little girl from the Missy Elliot videos all grown up and still puttin’ in work on the dance floor. Reminisce on how eerily talented Alyson Stoner was here, and then check out her moves, which are still fly as hell, above. [h/t Jezebel]…

By: Megan Reynolds / February 14, 2015

Florida Teen Poses As OB-GYN For Like, A Month, Fools Almost Everyone

Today, in things that worry me greatly: A teen in West Palm Beach, FL, has been apprehended by police after “playing doctor” inside a real, live hospital. Dressed in a white doctor’s coat and with a stethoscope around his neck, the teen wandered the halls of St. Mary’s Medical Center, playing doctor and thankfully, not…

By: Megan Reynolds / January 20, 2015

Alabama Teen Receives Death Threats For Posting Smiley Selfie At Auschwitz

Selfies strike again.

Breanna Mitchell, 18, of Roanake, Alabama, graduated from high school this year. In June, she celebrated this milestone by traveling to Europe with her grandmother and visiting Poland. Like many teens, Breanna documented her trip on social media. Sounds like a great story so far, right? The ugh moment i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 25, 2014

Today In Terribleness: Teenager’s Tragic Caffeine Overdose Has Me Totally Freaked Out

An autopsy has found that an Ohio teenager who mysteriously collapsed a few weeks ago died of a caffeine overdose. Logan Stiner, an 18-year-old Prom King who was set to graduate a few days later, was found lying on the floor of his family’s home on May 27. His brother found him (the stuff of…

By: Claire Hannum / July 2, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Teen Takes His Great-Grandma To Prom

I want to think 19-year-old Austin Dennison, a church-going Eagle Scout who plays football, baseball, and basketball and performs in the school band, is a little goody-two-shoes. But I just can’t, because Austin is adorable. He called up his great-grandma “DD” — Delores Dennison — and asked her to be his prom date. Delores i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 2, 2014

Teens Discover The Real Danger Of Selfies: Lice

What’s the true danger of teen selfie-snapping? Not that they’ll be embarrassed of their online footprint later in life. Not that they might take a risqué picture that falls in the wrong hands. The more immediate consequence of taking regular selfies is an increased change of getting lice. Yes, lice. …

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 25, 2014

Holiday Nightmare: A Mob Of Crazed Teens Storm A Shopping Mall

I don’t know what your idea of a holiday nightmare is — maybe, wrestling your way through a Black Friday crowd at WalMart? — but mine is a mob of feral teenagers storming a mall. Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Brooklyn was forced to close its doors on Thursday when 400 teenagers showed up to…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 28, 2013

Teen Girl Commits Suicide After Her Parents Wouldn’t Let Her Log Onto Facebook

Teenagers are known for having … shall we say, dramatic … reactions to things they don’t like. But this story is beyond tragic: a 17-year-old girl in India committed suicide after her parents would not let her log onto Facebook. The college sophomore’s parents chided her for spending too much time online and talking o…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 29, 2013

Annapolis High School Bans Twerking, Grinding, & Everything Else Fun That Happens At School Dances

Gone are the days when a nun rushes between you and your date at a school dance, reminding you to leave six inches for the baby Jesus. Now schools are just straight-up banning “provocative dance movements” like grinding and twerking … meaning a lot of teens don’t have any sweet moves anymore. …

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 24, 2013

Study: 1 In 10 Teens Has Committed Sexual Violence

Almost 10 percent American young adults between ages 14 and 21 admitted to committing sexual violence at least once, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. We’ve still got a long way to go, everyone. [Los Angeles Times]
Melona Clark, a student at Hampton University in Virginia, carries a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 8, 2013

Some Good News For A Change: Teen Birth Rate Hits Historic Low

Hooray! Not everything concerning teenagers and sexuality is terrible: The birth rate for teenagers in the United States hit a historic low in 2012, according to a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even though the overall birth rate for all American women stayed…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 7, 2013
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