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Driving * Email & Social Networking * Game Cheats * Girl Power * Health, Sex, & Helplines * Magazines * Music, Moves, & TV * Sports * Writing for Fun


Driving

NYS DMV
Resources for the younger driver.

NYS DMV Driver’s Manual
Take the practice quizzes for your learner’s permit!

Teen Driving Tips
Driving isn’t easy! This site lists practical driving tips (some of which are hysterically funny).

Toyota Teen Driver
Information for teens and for their parents/guardians and educators.


Email & Social Networking

Facebook
Connect and share with the people in your life.

Facebook Safety
Get updates and give feedback on online safety issues.

Facebook: The Cave
Check out what’s happening in The Cave, and “like” our page while you’re there!
Flickr
Organize and share your pictures and videos with a free terabyte of storage. (Linked to a Yahoo account.)

Gmail
Free e-mail from Google — this account also gives you access to other Google apps like Google Calendar, Google Drive, and G+.

Instagram
Take a picture or video, choose a filter to transform its look and feel, then post to Instagram — it’s that easy.

Kik
Kik is the first smartphone messenger with a built-in browser. You can talk, browse and share with your friends. What’s not to love?

Pinterest
Join Pinterest to find (and save!) all the things that inspire you.

Snapchat
Snapchat creates a place to be funny, honest or however else you might feel when you take and share a snap with family
and friends. It’s sharing that lives in the moment, and stays in the moment.

Tumblr
Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever you happen to be.

Twitter
Start a conversation, explore your interests, and be in the know.

Vine
Create & share beautiful looping videos.

Yahoo
Free e-mail — the account also gives you access to Flickr.

YouTube
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos.


Game Cheats

Cheat Code Central
Videos, news, and cheat codes for a variety of gaming systems.

Cheat Masters
A site dedicated to the art of winning at all costs.

GamesRadar
Searchable cheats, walkthroughs, and guides.

GameWinners
Covers 65 systems from the classic consoles to today’s current generation — extensive cheats, codes, and hints library also includes FAQs, strategy guides, as well as CodeBreaker, GameShark, and Action Replay codes.

Super Cheats
Video Game Cheats, walkthroughs, and exclusive guides for console, PC, mobile, and Facebook games.


Girl Power

Gurl
A website, resource, and community for teen girl life information, advice, online fun, relationship and sex advice, free games, freebies and giveaways, exclusive videos, entertainment, quizzes, surveys, polls, and funny and helpful videos.

iEmily: the place for girls’ health
The health and wellness website just for girls.

Smart Girl
SmartGirl is a world-wide community dedicated to providing you with a place to share your thoughts, opinions, ideas, and experiences. Our content is made by SmartGirls, for SmartGirls.


Health, Sex, & Helplines

Al-Anon/Alateen
Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Boys Town
Boys Town’s research-proven programs have been helping children and families for more than 90 years.

Bullying resources:
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/glbtrt/popularresources/bullying.cfm
http://www.parentfurther.com/resources/enewsletter/bullying-interventions
http://www.facebook.com/DearBully
http://www.stopbullying.gov

Childhelp
Childhelp is a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect.

Eating Disorders Info @ Rehabilitation-Center.org
Facts about eating disorders, research findings, and resources.

Frank
Friendly, confidential drug advice.

Frequently Asked Embarrassing Questions
Links to many sites where you can find the answers you need.

Go Ask Alice
Columbia University’s Health Question & Answer Internet Service.

I Wanna Know
Answers to your questions about teen sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases.

National Eating Disorders Association
NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.

Nine Line
Call if you need someone to talk to about bullying, family, relationships, human trafficking, feelings, suicide, abuse, sex, drugs & alcohol. (4pm to 8pm EST, 7 days/week)

Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

RAINN
The Rape Abuse and Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization.

Rutgers’ Answers
Sex ed, honestly.

Sex, Etc.
By teens, for teens. Questions about sex, love, health, suicide, etc.

Scarleteen
“Sex ed for the real world.”

Spark People for Teens
An online diet and fitness program geared towards teenagers, with a healthy living community for teens.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you or someone you know is in an emotional distress or suicidal crisis, please call the Lifeline.

Teens Health
Advice about health, relationships, and much more.

The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.


Magazines

Game Informer
Game Informer is the World’s #1 Computer & Video Games Resource.

Girls Life
GL is packed with the stuff girls crave—real information and advice—from academic success to peer pressure to time-management and stress-relieving tips; from growing up to boosting self-esteem.

Justine
Justine Magazine has a positive, real-girl focus providing teen and tween girls with fashion style, beauty tips, relationship advice, YA book & celebrity news.

Mad Magazine
Alfred’s gone hi-tech.

Seventeen
Seventeen is a magazine that focuses on celebrities, fashion, romance, and self-confidence.

Thrasher
Has articles, skateboard photography, interviews with professional skateboarders, music journalism (primarily reviews and interviews), skatepark reviews, and miscellaneous oddities.


Music, Movies, and TV

Amazon
Download music, movies, and TV shows — or stream them instantly.

HULU
Watch your favorite shows online.

Internet Movie Database
Find movies, TV shows, celebritites, and more…

iTunes
Download your favorite music, TV shows, and movies.

Lyrics.com
This website is the answer to all your lyric questions.

MTV
Get music and entertainment news and watch previews, clips, and full episodes of MTV originally programming.

Rolling Stone
Popular music and celebrity magazine.

SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center)
SPAC hosts the New York City Ballet and The Philadelphia Orchestra in an acoustically ideal amphitheatre in the heart of Spa State Park; presents superior chamber music, jazz, rock and pop concerts, opera, and Saratoga Wine & Food Festival; and oversees the National Museum of Dance.

Times Union Center
Get show announcements, pre-sale offers, participate in contests and more…

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Everything you’ve always wanted to know about rock history.

Vibe
VIBE continues to embrace its roots in music and chronicle the celebrities, sounds, fashion and culturally-relevant events from hip-hop to the modern day converging music landscape.

VEVO
VEVO is a library of 100,000 HD music videos, exclusive original programming and live concert performances to everyone on the planet who loves music.

Yahoo Music
Get the latest music news and watch [VEVO] music videos.


Sports

Afrim’s Sports
Camps, classes, clinics, leagues, special events, and tournaments for a variety of sports.

Albany Devils
Enjoy the exciting action, family-friendly environment and affordable pricing of Albany Devils Hockey in the Capital Region’s Times Union Center.

Albany Sports
For everything you want to know about local sports!

ESPN
Expand your horizon and check out some non-Albany sports teams at that wacky sports station, ESPN.

Sports Illustrated
Top stories, blogs, and “extra mustard” to keep you up to date with everything sports related.

Sportsplex of Halfmoon
Camps, classes, clinics, leagues, events, and tournaments for a variety of sports.

Times Union Sports
Local and national sports news.

Troy Record Sports
Local and national sports news.

TWC News Sports
Local and national sports news.


Writing for Fun

Poetry Publishers
A list of poetry publishers willing to receive submissions electronically.

How to Publish Poems
Guidelines for publishing poetry brought to you by ehow.com

Teen Ink
Teen Ink is a national teen magazine, book and website featuring teen writing, information, art, photos, poetry, teen issues and more.

Writer’s Digest
Articles and information about writing and getting published.
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