The VICE Guide to Right Now
Some Old People Want to Stop Teenagers from Drinking Red Bull in the UK
The killjoys are out in force, and they want our youth to stop binging on caffeine.
Der Stab’s Nugget of Raging Early 80s Orange County Punk Has Been Released
Featuring Rikk Agnew of the Adolescents, these two tracks are important markers in the history of early Southern Californian punk.
77 Percent of American Teens Now Believe It's Safe to Smoke Weed
A new report that examines national trends in drug use and mental health found that teens increasingly believe it isn't risky to occasionally use marijuana.
Orange County Punk is Still Alive and Sneering
Meet the OGs and newcomers keeping a white-knuckled grip on Orange County's sweaty punk rock legacy.
This Food Boot Camp Is Teaching Urban Teenagers How to Skin Rabbits
Root Camp is a non-profit enterprise that runs cookery courses for teenagers on farms in Devon and Wales. “Cutting up the rabbit helped me get over my fear of blood,” remembers Zenaida, a recent participant.
crime & drugs
Medical Marijuana Laws Don't Cause Teens to Start Smoking Pot, Study Finds
The research, which pulled together 24 years of data, found that "medical marijuana laws do not account for increased use of marijuana in US adolescents."
Why Is New York's Juvenile Justice System Still Such a Disaster?
Good intentions from lawmakers aren't doing a lot to help the city's troubled kids.
Can Hotlines Stop Muslims from Becoming Radicalized?
The Netherlands is the latest European country to launch a hotline aimed at talking Muslims in immigrant communities out of becoming jihadists, but it's not clear how effective these programs are.
The Feds Are Suing New York City Because Rikers Island Is a Hellhole
US Attorney Preet Bharara says Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking too long to reform the notoriously horrific collection of jails.
This Week in Teens
Would-Be School Shooter Drinks Too Much Whiskey, Forgets Bombs at Home
It's hard to argue that teen drinking ever accomplishes anything of substance, but this week, underage boozing actually seems to have prevented a tragedy.
This Week in Teens
How to Stalk Your Teenage Children Offline
What if I were to tell you that—surprise!—you’re actually the parent of a teenager? I bet you’d want to know exactly what’s going on in his or her life.
'Beyond Clueless' Reveals the Secrets to All Your Favorite Teen Movies
The film explains exactly how movies like She’s All That helped us come of age. With footage from hundreds of cult classics, it’s like the film equivalent of a Teen Movie Reader, and will make you glad you went to an American high school.