Meet the Teenagers Who Started a Film Production Studio in Their Refugee Camp

Too many of the 185,000 souls here have given up hope of rebuilding their lives. These kids are just getting started.

That Time I Had to Do Stand-Up on a Cruise Ship After a Passenger Went Overboard

Halfway through my gig on an ocean liner, a guest mysteriously disappeared — and I had to keep everyone laughing.

How Folk Rock Helped Crack the Iron Curtain

Fifty years ago, 160 young Americans defied State Department orders and partied on the streets of Moscow. The Cold War would never be the same.

The Grisly Murder That Launched a Podcast Star

Dan Zupansky was an amateur journalist when he started corresponding with Canada’s infamous “Shall We Dance” killer. Today, his fans call him the godfather of true crime.

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.