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Remake of teen witch classic "The Craft" is underway

After a few false starts and rumors, the classic 1996 teen witch film The Craft will be remade, according to a fresh listing in industry trade Production Weekly. Not a big shock as right now there's a witchcraft resurgence afoot, especially among millennials. (In fact, the directors should hire badass witch Pam Grossman to help them make real magick!) Blumhouse Productions (Paranormal Activity, Get Out, BlacKkKlansman) will produce the remake. Daniel Casey (Fast & Furious 9) and Zoe Lister-Jone...
Tags: Post, Hollywood, Movies, Teens, Witchcraft


Help Your Kid Face Peer Pressure With the 'Big Rock' Metaphor 

When the other middle school kids go low, you want your kid to go high. You want your kid to be the one to stand up to the bully or to say, “No thanks, that (insert risky behavior here) is dumb.”Read more...
Tags: Teens, Parenting, Behavior, Lifehacks, Tweens


Teens and Young Adults Are More Depressed Now Than in the Mid-2000s

Teens and young adults are in the midst of a unique mental health crisis, suggests a new study out Thursday. It found that rates of depressive episodes and serious psychological distress have dramatically risen among these age groups in recent years, while hardly budging or even declining for older age groups.Read more...
Tags: Science, Teens, Smartphones, Mental Health, Depression


How Kids Are Using Google Docs to Bully Each Other

As a parent, you might walk past your child’s room and see her happily typing away on a Google Docs page. “Lovely!” you think. “She’s probably working on her science report or finishing up her essay on the rise of RBG.”Read more...
Tags: Teens, Google Docs, Lifehacks, Parental Controls


You Must Talk to Your Kids About Suicide

As a parent, the idea that my kid—or any kid I know—could be thinking about suicide is one I’d like to push far, far away. No. God, no. Not possible. Read more...
Tags: Teens, Suicide, Depression, Crisis, Lifehacks


Help an Upset Teen With This Glitter Jar Technique 

When a teenager is really upset, parents often feel the need to do something—gather information (“Who hurt you and what’s their phone number?”), launch into a profound lecture, or maybe try a problem-solving technique they heard about in a TED talk.Read more...
Tags: Teens, Anxiety, Emotions, Lifehacks, Meltdowns


13-Year-Old Boy Found Dead of Apparent Suicide at California Middle School

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department in California has launched an investigation into an “apparent suicide” at a middle school Tuesday (Mar. 5).According to the OC Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call from Don Juan Avila Middle School around 6:30 a.m. after a staff member found a 13-year-old boy dead on campus.Due to the investigation, both the middle school and an elementary school on the same campus were closed for the day. Students were evacuated to an alternate location for paren...
Tags: News, Teens, Students, California, Suicide, Jazz, Orange County, Middle School, Orange County Sheriff s Department, Aliso Viejo, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Sad News, Middle School Students, Don Juan Avila Middle School, California Middle School, OC Sheriff s Office


Charges Dropped Against Chicago Teen Girl Tased & Punched by Cops

All charges have been dropped against the Marshall High School Student who was tased and punched by Chicago police officers during an incident at the school last month, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. PREVIOUSLY: Video Shows 16-Year-Old Dnigma Howard Being Tased at School by Chicago Cops Three Chicago police officers were seen on video punching and tasing a 16-year-old female student. The disturbing footage shows the officers subduing Dnigma Howard, a black student, by repeatedly using a stun gun...
Tags: School, Crime, News, Teens, Chicago, Schools, Pop Culture, Jazz, Police Brutality, Illinois, Howard, Chicago Sun Times, Cook County, Fraternal Order of Police, High School Students, Kimberly Foxx


Wattpad’s latest deal will turn its stories into TV shows and movies in Korea

Wattpad’s ambitions to grow beyond a storytelling community for young adults took another leap forward today with the announcement of a new partnership that will help expand its reach in Asia. The company has teamed up with Huayi Brothers in Korea, who will now be Wattpad’s exclusive entertainment partner in the region. The two companies will co-produce content sourced from Wattpad’s community, as it’s adapted for film, TV and other digital media projects in the country. Development deals lik...
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Asia, Publishing, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Kids, Media, Teens, Indonesia, Germany, Films, Tech, Netflix, Korea


How to Help Your Teen Through Their First Break-Up

Teen love can be sweet and all-encompassing and intense. It’s also, likely, temporary. Sure, there’s a chance your child’s first love could be their forever love. But, well, probably not.Read more...
Tags: Teens, Parenting, Relationships, Advice, Teenagers, Lifehacks, First Love, Rejection Week


What Parents Need to Know About CBD 

Recently, my teenage daughter and I had brunch at a well-known restaurant in Soho. As we waited for our breakfast to arrive, I noticed a sign on the table. “Put CBD in your coffee!” was in bold red letters. I realized as I sipped my coffee that, although CBD oils and products seem to be everywhere these days, I knew…Read more...
Tags: Teens, Parenting, Marijuana, Cannabis, Lifehacks, Cbd, Soho, Thc


One in Five U.S. Teens Vaped in 2018, and the FDA Is Not Happy About It

On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued its strongest condemnation of teen vaping yet, following the release of new data from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. According to the CDC, one in five high-schoolers took up vaping in 2018, a significant jump from 2017. FDA chief Scott Gottlieb…Read more...
Tags: Science, Smoking, Teens, Fda, Vaping, E Cigarettes, U S Food and Drug Administration, Scott Gottlieb


Chicago Police Banned From School for Tasing & Punching 16-Year-Old Girl, Yet She’s the One Facing Felony Charges

Three Chicago police officers seen on video punching and tasing a 16-year-old female student at a school in the city’s West Side have been barred from returning to the campus until an investigation is completed, a Chicago Schools spokesperson announced.The disturbing video footage, taken at Marshall High School, shows three officers subduing Dnigma Howard, a black student, by repeatedly using a stun gun on her and striking her with a closed fist. According to reports, Cook County prosecutors sa...
Tags: Videos, News, Teens, Abc, Chicago, Schools, Jazz, Police Brutality, Taser, Cps, Howard, Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, West Side, Sun Times


Joshua Meeks: Quick Facts About High School Honor Student Shot & Killed in Drug Deal Gone Bad

The murder of a high school football player and honor roll student in Greenville, South Carolina is making headlines as police investigate the series of events that led to the young man’s untimely death.16-year-old Joshua Meeks, an 11th-grade student at Mauldin High School, was found dead by authorities over an apparent drug deal that went bad.Here are some things you need to know about Joshua Meeks and his murder: Joshua Meeks was found dead along a dirt road in Laurens County less than a day a...
Tags: Murder, Cook, Crime, News, Teens, Guns, Jazz, Gun Violence, South Carolina, Greenville, Josh, Lawson, Joshua, Meeks, Meek, Clemson University


Step targets teens and parents with a no-fees mobile bank account and Visa card

A new mobile banking startup called Step wants to help bring teenagers and other young adults into the cashless era. Today, cash is used less often, as more consumers shop online and send money to one another through payment apps like Venmo. But teenagers in particular are still heavily burdened with cash — even though they, too, want to spend their money on things that require a payment card, like Amazon.com purchases or mobile gaming, for example. That’s where Step comes in. The company aims t...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Mobile, Apps, Family, Kids, Teens, Parents, Savings, Finance, Tech, Banking, Teenagers, Cto, First Data, Mobile Banking


Apple bans Facebook’s Research app that paid users for data

In the wake of TechCrunch’s investigation yesterday, Apple blocked Facebook’s Research VPN app before the social network could voluntarily shut it down. The Research app asked users for root network access to all data passing through their phone in exchange for $20 per month. Apple tells TechCrunch that yesterday evening it revoked the Enterprise Certificate that allows Facebook to distribute the Research app without going through the App Store. TechCrunch had reported that Facebook was br...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Social, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Teens, Privacy, Tech, Research, Policy, Tim Cook, Vpn


How Can Modern Moms Prepare Teens For College?

We are about to delve into a topic that can be a real hot-button issue for parents: sending your kids to college. It can be a sensitive subject for parents dreading having to deal with the silence, the absence, and the empty nest syndrome that arises when a child (who is no longer a child) branches out on his or her own to experience the “real world.” College is the first experience many young people have with adult-level responsibility. How their parents prepare their kids ahead of ti...
Tags: Fashion, Teens, Education, Parenting, College, College Students, Student, Campus, Don, Home Life, College Degree, Back To College, College Course, College Classes, Modern Moms, Best School


How To Help Your Daughter Manage Her Period at School

I can still remember the day I got my first period. I was 12 and I was home from school on a cold day in January. Though I had been given books and “the talk” about the changes that were coming to my body, when I saw that splotch in my underwear, I genuinely thought I might be dying. Though I quickly realized what was…Read more...
Tags: Health, Teens, Parenting, Lifehacks, Period, Menstruation


Online storytelling community Wattpad launches its own publishing arm, Wattpad Books

Wattpad, an online community for original fiction whose stories have been turned into streaming hits like Netflix’s “The Kissing Booth,” is now turning its eyes to publishing. The company today announced the launch of a new division, Wattpad Books, that aims to turn its most popular content into future best sellers. The books division will publish six titles this year, aimed at Wattpad’s largely young adult audience of 70 million users, who collectively spend 22 billion minutes per month enga...
Tags: Apps, Books, Publishing, Hollywood, Media, Teens, Tech, Netflix, Tencent, Stories, Harpercollins, North America, Wattpad, Wattpad Studios, Ashleigh Gardner, Santoni


Create a Morning Checklist for Your Older Kid, Then Get Out of Their Way

One of the best pieces of advice I ever received for getting my then-preschooler out the door in the morning was to create a visual checklist to guide him. I made a clip-art timeline with a toothbrush (brush your teeth), a sweater (get dressed), a bowl of cereal (eat breakfast) and a newspaper (fetch the newspaper…Read more...
Tags: Teens, Parenting, Mornings, Lifehacks, Tweens, Wake Up Week


Facebook is secretly building LOL, a cringey teen meme hub

How do you do, fellow kids? After Facebook Watch, Lasso, and IGTV failed to become hits with teens, the company has been quietly developing another youthful video product. Multiple sources confirm that Facebook has spent months building LOL, a special feed of funny videos and GIF-like clips. It’s divided into categories like “For You”, “Animals”, “Fails”, “Pranks” and more with content pulled from News Feed posts by top meme Pages on Facebook. LOL is currently in private beta with around 100 ...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Apps, Teens, US, Tech, Memes, Facebook Video, AS Facebook, Lasso, Facebook Watch, Lifestage, IGTV, Facebook Teens, Facebook LOL


Spartanburg High School Football Player Nick Dixon Dies Unexpectedly Day After College Commitment

A South Carolina community is in mourning after a popular high school football player died unexpectedly during surgery.According to WSPA 7 News, 18-year-old Nick Dixon—a senior at Spartanburg High School and the school’s football captain—died Friday afternoon (Jan. 11) at Spartanburg Medical Center after experiencing complications during an ACLA and meniscus surgery.Superintendent Dr. Russell Booker said Dixon passed away less than 24 hours after he verbally committed to attend Wingate Universit...
Tags: News, Teens, Football, Sports, Georgia, High School, Deaths, Jazz, North Carolina, South Carolina, NICK, Booker, Dixon, Bulldogs, Spartanburg, Woodruff


Juul Is Leaning Hard Into Its New 'Adult Education Campaign'

Following increased pressure from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Juul Labs is taking a notably different approach from its ad campaigns of yore—the ones accused of making its e-cigarette products widely appealing to kids. The company unveiled new TV spots this week as part of its “adult education campaign”…Read more...
Tags: Science, Smoking, Teens, Vaping, E Cigarettes, Juul, Food and Drug Administration FDA Juul Labs


Meet the Teen Who is Pushing For an End to ‘Period Poverty’

"We want to see equal access to education for all young people"
Tags: Health, News, Teens, Uncategorized, World


Teen self-injects verses from the Bible and the Koran that have been transposed into DNA

In The first injection in a human being of macromolecules whose primary structure was developed from a religious text a French 16 year old named Adrien Locatelli describes how he paid Vector Builder $1300 to transcode verses from the Bible and the Koran into macromolecules and then injected one verse into each leg (the Bible verse was written into the DNA of an adeno-associated virus and injected into his left thigh; the Koran verse was encoded into DNA but not merged with a virus and was then ...
Tags: Post, Science, News, Teens, France, Religion, Genomics, Ucla, Grenoble, Locatelli, Sri Kosuri, Daniel Oberhaus Motherboard, Nam-shub Of Enki, Adrien Locatelli, Advanced Biosciences


Juul's $13 Billion Deal With Marlboro Maker Isn't Sitting Well With the FDA

Juul may be sitting pretty following its $12.8 billion deal with big tobacco giant Altria, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is not amused.Read more...
Tags: Science, Smoking, Teens, Fda, Vaping, Juul, U S Food and Drug Administration FDA, Altria


Ask Permission Before You Give Advice to a Teen

Teenagers can be notoriously hard to talk to. “How was your day?” “Fine.” “What did you learn today?” “Nothing.” “How did your—” “UGH HOW MANY MORE QUESTIONS ARE YOU GONNA ASK ME.”Read more...
Tags: Teens, Parenting, Advice, Teenagers, Lifehacks


So What If Kids Vape? 

Time passes, technology advances, and next thing you know you have newspapers writing scaremongering stories about teens doing different drugs than last time. Are you worried about your teen’s vaping addiction? Try looking at it this way: who cares? Read more...
Tags: Science, Smoking, Teens, Drugs, Kids These Days, Vaping, Things That Dont Matter


The Year's Best Hacks for Parenting Teens

Each stage of parenting has its challenges. There’s the newborn phase where you don’t know what the hell you’re doing, the toddler phase where they won’t stop screaming at you, and the school-age phase in which you have to re-learn how to do basic math in order to help them with homework.Read more...
Tags: Teens, Parenting, Lifehacks, Best Of Lifehacker 2018


Seattle Experiment Shows Later School Start Times Can Help Teens Get More Sleep

Here’s some refreshing good news, courtesy of a new study released last week in Science Advances. Teens in Seattle got more sleep, were less tardy, and even did better in class after schools across the area delayed their start times by about an hour.Read more...
Tags: Science, Teens, Sleep, Public Health, Schools, Seattle, Seattle Experiment Shows Later School Start Times