“The Stereo Cycles Of Sicily”: Palermo Teens Pump Up The Velo


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Bici Palermo Tuning – a group of teenagers from the Sicilian capital Palermo – spend anything up to €1,300 customising their bikes with car batteries and multiple speakers to develop thunderous sound systems. The police are not impressed. Continue reading »

Teens In Britain Are Taking Driving Lessons In BMW Supercars

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The BMW i8 is a far cry from what most driving schools use to teach their students. But Bill Plant London isn’t most schools, and they’re letting their students get behind the wheel of a BMW i8 for £198 ($260) a lesson. Continue reading »

In 1973, Teens Got Stoned In Front Of A Government Photographer

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Image: Marc St. Gil / National Archives

In the 1970s, the newly created Environmental Protection Agency commissioned nearly 100 photographers to document environmental issues around the country. Marc St. Gil was assigned to record images related to the water and air pollution crisis in the area around Houston, Texas. While photographing the Frio River and cedar woods near the town of Leakey in May 1973, St. Gil encountered a group of friendly teenagers, who allowed him to take pictures as they enjoyed the sun, water and a joint or three. Continue reading »