teenager 

Dr. Phil staff bails out jailed teen

Staff of the Dr. Phil show have bailed out a jailed teenager arrested for allegedly videotaping the beating of another teen. Mercades Nichols , seventeen, is being charged as an adult, as are seven other teens accused of taking part in the beating...

Prom safety tips

Woah--is it prom season already? Again? Well, for those of you with children old enough to be fitted for tuxes or satin and tulle, I'm sure you're a little nervous about this whole prom thing. After all, you went to prom. You know what goes on. It w...

Teens are happy!

Pay no attention to those surly looks and exaggerated sighs. A new study finds that despite what some would have you believe, teens are mostly happy. The study, conducted by OTX Research, finds that most teens (81%) say that they are at least somewha...

Boy kidnapped as baby returned to parents as teenager

A sixteen-year-old Russian boy, who was kidnapped as a toddler, is set to be returned to his birth mother. According to authorities, a DNA test has confirmed the child was the one kidnapped when he was just one and 1/2 years old from the mainly Rus...

What advice would you give your younger self?

In the soon-to-be released book If I'd Known Then: Women Under 35 Write Letters to Their Younger Selves women were asked to write letters to the girls they once were. An exercise in 'if I knew then what I know now', these women share hard-earned bits...

Entire student body gets detention at Florida school

Palm Bay High School in Florida has a nifty automated parent notification system that will send phone messages regarding school issues to parents at the touch of a button. Whether it's for overdue library books, school events or detention notificatio...

Tired teens getting bad grades

Although I don't yet have a teenager, I remember being one. I was busy all the time, and tired all the time. I couldn't sleep until late--and got quite a lot out of USA Up All Night with Gilbert Godfried (come on, you know you watched it). Even tho...

Teen told to 'get pregnant to stay in school'

After her mother died, 17-year-old Kristy Oldfield managed to continue her A-level studies at Salt Grammer School in Baildon, West Yorkshire in the UK. She went to school every day and kept her grades up. When she lost her father 8 months later, nobo...

Maddison Gabriel: 13-year-old supermodel

The girl chosen to front Australia's Gold Coast Fashion Week this year looks like most any other model. She's tall, slim, blond and beautiful. Fashion's new phenom, Maddison Gabriel, is also barely 13-years-old and her turn on the catwalk has some pe...

Teen's science project may cure cancer in dogs

While other kids were making papier mache volcanoes for their school science fair, Allison Reed was trying to find the cure for cancer in dogs. It stated with Sassy, the family's Golden Retriever, who died at age three from bladder cancer. Determin...

First World Rubik's Cube Championship in 25 years

The few times I tried to solve a Rubik's Cube, I got frustrated after 10 or 15 minutes of making absolutely no progress, and promptly gave up -- swearing it was impossible. However, the more astute problem-solvers of the world have proven it can be d...

Teens pull woman from tracks seconds before train destroys her car

Thomas Foust is one brave kid. When he saw the driver in front of him turn onto the train tracks (apparently confusing them for a street), he knew he had to act quickly. Despite the fact that he and his friends had seen the lights of an oncoming tr...

High School Musical star's nude photo embarrassment

Every morning, Ellie and I walk the three houses down to the bus stop. She immediately ditches me to hang with her friends while I sip coffee and catch up with the neighborhood moms. We talk about school, the news and our plans for the day. This morn...

Kid creates hilarious George Bush parody (VIDEO)

However you feel about our current Commander in Chief, you'll almost certainly get a kick out of this video parody. The kid looks to be all of about 14 (maybe) -- but, nevertheless, he's managed to string together a group of sound bites, that, whe...

Marry our daughter -- selling teen brides

Now and then, we all come across a website that we really hope is a joke, but we're not quite sure. Marry Our Daughter is one of them. If it turns out to be the real thing, I suspect it is legal, at least in some parts of the US, but I have to say th...

FollowUs

Flickr RSS

TheTalkies