The Five Stirring Stanzas That Proved a Poem Can Help End a War

In 1918, a few lines by a Hungarian desk clerk spurred a revolution that helped end the Great War. Her words still ring true today.

Meet the 12-Year-Old Trailblazer Fighting for Equality in Kids’ Books

Marley Dias couldn't find enough children's stories featuring people who look like her, so she's working to change that—and getting famous in the process.

The “Game of Thrones” Superfans Who Want to Ruin it for Everybody

The Free Folk of Reddit live for spoilers, and don’t care if you can't handle it.

Courvosier Cox Knows He’s a Superstar

Meet a teenage actor-singer-comedian with absolutely no doubt that his tumultuous adolescence will soon give way to Hollywood fame.

This Heavy Metal Band Is Hell-Bent on Saving an Endangered Language

As the Brazilian tribal language Tupi Guarani nears extinction, this hyper-aggressive group is raising awareness about the urgent need to save it – one power chord at a time.

Photos by Gena Steffens and former members of FARC.

These FARC Guerrillas Are Trading Their Guns for Cameras

Teen Zine Queens

A cornerstone of the ’90s Riot Grrrl movement, staples and Sharpies are making a comeback.

This Standup Comic Turned His Disability Into Comedy Gold

Chris Crespo was born with a rare physical condition that left him with half-length arms – and a killer sense of humor.

His Biggest Hit Sold More Copies Than Any of the Beatles’. So Why Haven’t You Heard of Him?

In a life bookended by tragedy, Prince Nico Mbarga poured joy into his music, including the most popular song in African history. But his own story has never been told — until...