Fact: Parents Are Begging to Be Lied to Every Single Day

The very prospect of parenting a child can seem completely odds with honesty. By wanting so nakedly to raise a decent non-liar person who makes you look good, you are essentially pleading to be told intricately embroidered nonfictions of your own shaping. That's right. When your kid lies to you, rest assured you… » 3/01/15 12:45pm Sunday 12:45pm

Timeline: What the Hell Is Fifty Shades of Grey Doing to People? 

On the surface, Fifty Shades of Grey is a fairly tame and boring movie about two very frightened actors who get undressed and tentatively tickle each other with floggers, but something about the film (or maybe its source material) has caused audiences to go fully insane. Here is a timeline of their bacchanalian… » 2/27/15 2:50pm Friday 2:50pm

All Hell Breaks Loose When Teens Are Denied Entry to Fifty Shades

If there's one thing that teenagers care about, aside from fitting in, Snapchat, and begging their mom to please borrow the car to go to McDonald's with Kristy just this one time, come on, please!, it's Fifty Shades of Grey. Or, at least, being able to get into an R-rated movie without their parents in tow. » 2/18/15 11:30am 2/18/15 11:30am

Teenager Throws Acid On Boyfriend's Penis Over Secret Sex Tape 

People aren't vaccinating their children and another Bush is running for President, so let's gather 'round for yet another story that truly has no winners. A 17-year-old girl in South Africa poured battery acid on her boyfriend's penis after she discovered that he had filmed them having sex. Ah, young love. » 2/03/15 5:50pm 2/03/15 5:50pm

Cool 1978 Teen Explains Why Music Sucks If You Can't Dance to It

Times Machine dot NYTimes dot com, the archives for the New York Times, has just brought our attention to a 1978 trend piece on disco music, and how "Teen-Agers" were super into it. In a profile of the club Guys and Dolls, where area teens could go get their Hustle on, a then-15-year-old called Thomas Castaglia… » 1/21/15 10:15pm 1/21/15 10:15pm

Teen Bully to Dr. Phil: 'Somebody Has to Tell People They're Ugly'

In Wednesday's episode of Dr. Phil, the "older, less attractive" and "bald" host subjects himself to Salty Teen opinions of himself in an attempt to get said group of Salty Teens, skilled in the art of social bullying, to lay down their swords. Instead, the intervention kind of goes off the rails. » 1/14/15 3:45pm 1/14/15 3:45pm

Cool Dad Throws Daughter 'Playboy' Party, Everything Goes Really Well!

Jeff Lake is young, he's hip and he's with it. He's the kind of dad who'll bring the kids shots of Diet Coke (oh you!) while they're studying and throw his daughter a sexy lingerie party for her 18th birthday. He doesn't want you to think of him as a regular dad. He's a cool dad and those handcuffs on his wrist?… » 1/07/15 10:10am 1/07/15 10:10am

12 Emoji That You're Probably Using Wrong

New York's cover story this week proclaims, "Smile, You're Speaking Emoji." But are you? Do you understand the difference between the tongue-out emoji and the winking tongue-out emoji? Today's children communicate almost exclusively in these little smileys, and soon the weak emoji-illiterates in our society will be… » 11/17/14 12:44pm 11/17/14 12:44pm