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Open Thread for September 19!

By SparkLifeSeptember 19, 2014
There is a possible pickup line somewhere in this picture. Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for September 19!

Auntie SparkNotes: I Blew It with My Crush After I Had Brain Surgery

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 18, 2014
Hi Auntie. So I'll just get right to the meat; a little over a month ago I got really sick, the doctors at emergency found a brain tumor that was benign but "aggressive," I had an operation a few days later, and I am now pretty... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Blew It with My Crush After I Had Brain Surgery

Welcome to Camp Glade!

By KathSeptember 18, 2014
In honor of the imminent release of The Maze Runner movie, we invite you to join us for a luxurious, relaxing stay at Camp Glade!  Welcome to the Glade, Greenie! You may feel a little woozy and disoriented right now—perhaps even a... More  →
Welcome to Camp Glade!

The 15 Greatest Fangirls and Fanboys in Fiction

By ElodieSeptember 18, 2014
It's always nice to watch a TV show or read a book and identify with a character—but doubly so if it's because that character hyperventilates over their favorite celebrity, or dresses up their cats like superheroes, or occasionally does the thing where they're feeling... More  →
The 15 Greatest Fangirls and Fanboys in Fiction

Diaries of Superheroes Who Have Just Started Freshman Year of High School

By Eric GrundhauserSeptember 18, 2014
Being a superhero definitely has its perks (Fans! Flight! Fairplay!), but not even they had smooth transitions into high school. Let's take a peek at some of their diaries from grade 9. More  →
Diaries of Superheroes Who Have Just Started Freshman Year of High School

What in Zeus?! Does Cold Water Actually Make You Sick?

By Andrew TavinSeptember 18, 2014
Hello again and welcome to What in Zeus?! For those not "in the know," this is where we look at the science behind the world around us and separate the reality from the filthy, filthy lies! Today's topic: does getting drenched in cold water actually... More  →
What in Zeus?! Does Cold Water Actually Make You Sick?

10 Trending Homecoming Themes

By Jason SaenzSeptember 18, 2014
It seems like just yesterday we left our hovels, and now it is time to return to them. It is time to plan the Homecoming Dance! Who will be your date? Who will be the Homecoming King and Queen? Will the school vote to end... More  →
10 Trending Homecoming Themes

Math Equations That Would ACTUALLY Be Useful For Getting Through School

By Andrew TavinSeptember 18, 2014
Hello all! Let's be honest, sometimes you're forced to learn something in school that won't actually be useful to your life at the moment. In fact, that might actually happen a lot of the time. And it especially seems to happen a lot of the... More  →
Math Equations That Would ACTUALLY Be Useful For Getting Through School

Who's Your Royal Spirit Animal?

By Emily BrownSeptember 18, 2014
The recent announcement of Kate Middleton’s impending basketball-sized torso has left us with one thousand pressing questions. Is it a boy or a girl? Will George and the baby be best friends? Will they play squash together? How tall will this kid be?... More  →
Who's Your Royal Spirit Animal?

8 Ways to Get Down With Fall

By Andrew TavinSeptember 18, 2014
The leaves are already changing, leaf-people are already peeping, so GET DOWN WITH FALL, YO. Get yo'self some hot apple cider. Seriously, it isn't fall until you've had apple cider that's at least piping hot, if not scalding! Would you drink orange juice hot? Hells no.... More  →
8 Ways to Get Down With Fall