Stories

2.7 million American kids have a parent behind bars. Justin, 15, is one of them, but he won’t let that hold him back.

With a single YouTube video, Alex, 16, has helped thousands of teens understand a complex disorder.

 

Throwing shade may be a new favorite sport in the celeb world— but how do you deal when you’re the target of this subtle form of spite? We tell you how to spot it and how to stop it.

Can we feed the world the nutrients it needs and save the planet? Scientists say yes—but only if you change what’s on your plate. (Yes, bugs are on the menu!)

Why new laws legalizing marijuana may be extra dangerous for your generation— and how you can protect yourself.

More than 80 percent of public schools start prior to 8:30 a.m., which doctors say robs teens of vital rest. Is it time to overhaul the daily schedule?

 

How do the teen characters you see on screen compare with real life? Go forth and investigate—then join us in changing those misconceptions!

Maddie, 13, fought for a female avatar in her favorite iPhone game—and won! 

Don’t let the cold weather keep you on the couch! This guide will get you moving all winter long—and you won’t even need to step outdoors.

There’s nothing wrong with feeling furious! But learning to control your inner Hulk can keep you from doing all sorts of stuff you’ll regret.