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Videos

Are you a film watcher, or a film maker? Either way, here's some places to watch or post videos.

  • Google Video Find videos posted all over the internet.
  • TeacherTube 
    Looking for videos but not sure about what you're finding? TeacherTube is a source for safe, educational videos - that probably won't be blocked at school.
  • YouTube 
    Thousands of videos for your viewing enjoyment. You can even post your own and watch the comments roll in!

Technology

With technology constantly changing the way we do business, the way we have fun, and even the way we do homework, it's important to stay on top of what's new.

  • Apple 
    Information about Macs, iPods and more from the makers themselves.
  • How Stuff Works 
    Want to know what makes things work the way they do? This site is the place to look.
  • Microsoft 
    Software updates, news and templates for all you PC users out there.
  • PC Glossary 
    A glossary of computer and network-related terms.
  • w3 Schools 
    Want to learn more about website design? w3 Schools has all the tutorials you need, from basic HTML and CSS to more advanced stuff like XML and Javascript.
  • Wired 
    All the technology news you need.

Magazines & Zines

Online or in print, magazines are a great way to learn about new things or entertain yourself.

  • The Book of Zines
    Whether you want to read zines, buy zines, or make your own, this site has all the info you need.
  • Discover
    Interested in science and technology? Check out this magazine with articles, blogs, videos, and more.
  • Game Informer
    All the video game news, reviews, and previews you need.
  • J-14
    A magazine "just for teens" with celebrity news, quizzes, and polls.
  • New York Times Upfront
    Stay up-to-date with current events and trends around the world with this news magazine just for teens.
  • PC World: Games
    Video game review, trailers, news, cheats, and more.
  • Rolling Stone
    The definitive music magazine for over 40 years. Reviews, artist info, articles, and more
  • Seventeen
    Articles, quizzes, games, and more to keep you in the know about beauty, fashion, and celebrities.
  • Shojo Beat
    Manga from the heart.
  • Shonen Jump
    The world's most popular manga magazine!
  • Spin
    Music reviews, news from the music world, free downloads, coverage of festivals and more.
  • Sports Illustrated for Kids
    Sports news, photos, and videos, along with games, contests, and more.
  • Teen Vogue
    Fashion starts here. Get info on new styles, celebrity fashion, beauty tips, and careers in fashion.
  • Thrasher
    Feature articles, videos, and info on skateboarding events.
  • Transworld Skateboarding
    Skateboarding news, videos, how to's and more.

Online Games

Play alone or with other people; online, on TV or on a table - just play. It's good for you!


Comics, Graphics, and MORE!

Comics, graphic novels and more!


Art
online and around the world

 

Art around the World:

Want to learn more about different types of art from museums and organizations all over the world? These websites are a good place to start.

  • Art Crimes
    A delightful collection of graffiti from around the world.
  • MoMA: Red Studio
    New York's Museum of Modern Art presents a resource for teens to learn about modern art and talk about the issues in art that are important to them.
  • Smithsonian Institute
    The world's largest museum complex consists of 19 museums, 9 research centers and the National Zoo.
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    ART ONLINE:

    More and more people are creating art online, and you can participate!

    • Doppel Me
      Need an avatar for your Facebook or MySpace page? Want to create a charicature of a friend?
    • Face Your Manga
      Haven't you always wished you had the spiky-haired, big-eyed look of a manga character? Now you can!
  • CRAFTS:
  • Wearable and usable art - here's how to do it!

    • Craftzine
      The only magazine dedicated to crafting. Not just your average knitting or scrap-booking. Find new projects online!
    • Etsy
      Already crafty? Turn your artistic side into a money-making venture with Etsy.
    • Pinterest
      Create and Find Inspiration boards for your crafting.
     
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Writing
 
  • AdLit Writing Contests
    Although this is written as if it were for your parents or teachers, don't let that stop you from entering these contests.
  • Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
    You can't get any more prestigious than this. Writers like Truman Capote, Sylvia Plath and Joyce Carol Oates had their beginnings in this contest. Acclaim, scholarships and more for students in grades 7 to 12.
  • Gurl
    Show off with comics, poetry, stories and personal essays on this site for girls with a bit of an edge
  • HSJ.org: High School Journalism
    Check out high school newspapers from around the nation and see if yours is among them.
  • National Gallery of Writing
    Share your writing in this online gallery by the National Council of Teachers of English.
  • Pomegranate Words
    Writing tips plus a chance to publish poetry, fiction, literary essays and drama for anyone under 19.
  • Push Novel Writing Contest
    If you're in 7th to 12th grade and have written a novel or are in the process, submit it to PUSH, edited by none other than David Levithan. The novel you submit could be published in PUSH!
  • TeenInk
    The magazine and website depend on submissions from teens like you. Send in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, or your art/photographs. See what other teens are saying, thinking, and writing.
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