20 Teenagers Who Did the Craziest Things

11Eric Simons

A teen named Eric Simons secretly lived in AOL's headquarters for 2 months, eating free food, using the gym and showers, sleeping in conference rooms while working on his start-up. Everyone assumed he worked there.

12Muelmar Magallanes

During the 2009 Philippines floods, a teenager named Muelmar Magallanes saved 30 lives. After leaping into the rushing waters to save his family from danger, he repeatedly jumped back in to save others, including a trapped mother and baby, until too tired to fight the current he was swept away.

13Chechen Teens

Two Muslim Chechen teens named Movsar Zyamaev and Rustam Daudov saved 23 people during the 2011 Norway terrorist attack by Anders Breivik. A 3rd teen died trying to help.


In 2013, 300 teenagers broke into a home of former NFL player Brian Holloway while he was away and caused $20,000 in damages. Some of the parents threatened to sue the owner for outing them on Twitter.

15Thiago Olson

In 2006, a Michigan teen named Thiago Olson built a working fusion nuclear reactor. He taught himself how to build it as a weekend hobby project in his basement from ages 15-17 on a budget of just $3500.

16Brandon Swanson

In 2008, a teenager named Brandon Swanson drove into a ditch in Minnesota and while talking to his parents over the phone the call dropped. The last thing they heard was "Oh, sh*t". He's been missing since.

17Brian Jerome

A Philadelphia teen named Brian Jerome fell 5 stories while exploring an abandoned hotel with his friends breaking nearly every bone in his body. About 8 weeks later he was back home and back to living a normal life. 

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18Adrianne Ledesma

A teenager named Adrianne Ledesma was once arrested by a policeman who scolded her for swearing on 911, even though the call made in the first place was for the teen's dying father.

19Ashley Smith

A teen girl named Ashley Smith killed herself in prison while guards watched for 45 minutes, claiming they were ordered not to intervene. The girl had originally been arrested years earlier for shoplifting and had severe mental illness.

20Guillaume Dumas

A teenager named Guillaume Dumas snuck into Ivy League schools over 4 years, gaining free education from Yale, Brown, Stanford and many others.


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