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Teen takes cousin to court for supergluing pizza box to his head–and wins

A U.K. teen was awarded $1,500 this week after taking his cousin to small claims court for supergluing a pizza box to his head. (Sigh, teenagers do horrible things.) Gregor Bowman, 19, says when he woke up after a drunken house party in Glasgow, Scot…

Teen causes stir with photo of her toes jammed inside baby’s mouth

Social media has a way of uncovering the insipid acts of teenagers. A 15-year-old South Carolina girl thought it would be funny to jam her toes into a baby’s mouth, take a photo and share the moment with her friends on Snapchat. The image quickly spr…

Study: Teenage girls of pushy moms more successful

Does she scowl at you every time you ask her to do your homework? Slam the door in your face when you demand that her room gets cleaned? Do you ever wonder if all of the nagging is doing any good? A new study finds that you should stand your ground and…

Teen walks 96-year-old man home, becomes Internet sensation

A photograph of a teenage supermarket shelf-stocker helping a 96-year-old customer walk home is trending on Facebook today. Christian Trousedale, 18, works at an Aldi market in Horwich, England, and in the photo he’s shown holding the man’s hand. S…

California teens trash and terrorize grocery store

Last week, a group of teenagers stormed a California grocery store, screaming out profanities and gang slogans while emptying shelves of food items onto the ground. At one point, a teen chugged a bottle of alcohol. At another, one of the young rampagin…

Teen caught posing as ob/gyn at hospital for a month

Dr. Sebastian Kent was troubled by the young-looking doctor who accompanied him in an examination room at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fl., where he was treating a patient. “He presented himself with a patient of our practice and …

Why CNN’s list of ’28 Internet acronyms parents should know’ is weak

Last week CNN released a clicky list of “28 Internet acronyms every parent should know” that was widely shared across Facebook and Twitter. The collection of shorthand, supposedly used to hide certain dangerous behaviors, is meant to help parent…

Study finds teen pregnancy rates plummeting

Across the country, rates of teen pregnancy, birth and abortion have plummeted, reaching a historic low, according to a new report fom the New York-based Guttmacher Institute. The teen pregnancy rate among 15-to-19-year-olds declined 51 percent, betwe…

Study: Today’s teens more stressed than adults

Maintaining college-worthy grades, making the varsity soccer team, looking cool on Facebook — there’s lots to worry about as a teen in modern-day America. But are thestressors experience by a typical teen equally nerve-racking as those an average a…

Victoria’s Secret goes after teen market

Every year Victoria’s Secret hosts a fashion show to unveil its upcoming line of padded push-up bras that miraculously make breasts look bigger and lacy panties that magically make derrieres look prettier. In the past, the Limited Brands Retailer’s…