Long Island High Schoolers Busted After Appalling Rape T-Shirt Joke

A group of seniors from Commack High School in Long Island are in trouble after tweeting out a photo of themselves in homemade t-shirts spelling out "R-A-P-E-?," followed by another photo that includes an additional teen (likely a boy dressed in drag), bound with duct tape and laid at their feet, with the t-shirts… » 9/19/14 3:15pm Friday 3:15pm

PRAISE EVIL CHEERLEADERS : R.L. Stine Writing More 'Fear Street' Books

Extremely important announcement if you buy Christmas gifts for teens and your goal is to freak them the hell out: R.L. Stine is bringing back his "Fear Street" series, to scare the pants off a new generation of young adult readers. He's writing six more, starting with Party Games, which drops in late September: » 8/26/14 12:00pm 8/26/14 12:00pm

Teen Siblings Develop App to Hold Police Accountable

Asha, Caleb and Ima Christian are three siblings from Decatur, Georgia who collaborated to develop an app that helps people rate and document their police encounters. They founded a company named Pinetart and developed Five-O, an app designed to be a tool to empower communities to stop police brutality and abuse. » 8/19/14 9:45am 8/19/14 9:45am

Taylor Swift and Jimmy Fallon Channel Their Inner Tweens for 'Ew!'

Taylor Swift — chanteuse, actress and outspoken lover of crafts — stopped by The Tonight Show last night to talk about recent projects and (at her request) appear in Jimmy Fallon's recurring "Ew!" sketch as Natalie, a dorky tween who loves unicorns, glitter and building castles out of popsicle sticks. If the character… » 8/14/14 1:10pm 8/14/14 1:10pm

Bored Teens Are Literally Just Setting Themselves on Fire for Fun

What won't teens do for a bit of excitement? If they're not overdosing on Jenkem or bubbling their way to a fever bordering on frenzy while at an after-school rainbow party, they're setting fire to themselves for the world to see. Way to go, teens of the world! We salute you! (Actually, we're quite concerned. Could… » 7/30/14 7:15pm 7/30/14 7:15pm

Insufferable Teen Vine Star Blames AIDS on 'Fags'

Nash Grier, a teenage Vine star who earlier this year made a mockery of your film studies degree by inking a movie deal, has offered a tepid apology for posting a video to the web wherein he blamed the spread of AIDS on "fags." Color me surprised that a kid whose art is characterized by hacky jokes about women and… » 7/08/14 11:30am 7/08/14 11:30am

Many Teen Girls Secretly Empathize with Slender Man Stabbers

The recent event in Waukesha, WI where two 12-year-old girls repeatedly stabbed a peer in order appease the mythical Slender Man had all the ingredients to send grownups into a good old fashioned "won't someone please think of the children?" freakout: violence, lost innocence, a dangerous internet element.… » 7/07/14 6:30pm 7/07/14 6:30pm