Despite the fact that humans have been aged 13 to 19 for the entirety of recorded history, the concept of the "teenager"—someone who is not a child, yet still not an adult—is a relatively new one. The idea that there was a phase between childhood and entering the workforce came into vogue in the s , when the term was first used in a Popular Science article. What's more, recent studies suggest that adolescence doesn't truly end until they're around 25, which means that more of us are teens than ever before. Even though teens are all around us, we understand them less and less. Recently, the New York Times got duped into reporting comments from an alleged teen from Mississippi named "Joe Stevonson" in an article about the rise of vaping among the youth.
The new Pirelli calendar claims to show older beauties as they really are
During our youth the tanned, pouting, naked Pirelli girls of the famous calendars made us feel inferior and dissatisfied with our really quite reasonable bodies and faces. Scroll down for video. Actress Uma Thurman, 46, also features in the calendar.
With religious chastity under scrutiny, a new book throws light on Gandhi's practice of sleeping next to naked girls. In fact, he was sex-mad, writes biographer Jad Adams. It was no secret that Mohandas Gandhi had an unusual sex life. He spoke constantly of sex and gave detailed, often provocative, instructions to his followers as to how to they might best observe chastity. And his views were not always popular; "abnormal and unnatural" was how the first Prime Minister of independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru, described Gandhi's advice to newlyweds to stay celibate for the sake of their souls.