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The Cutest Animals You've Never Heard Of

By Becky FerreiraFebruary 7, 2014
f you Google Image search "god of the Internet,"  this resplendent image of a cat is the number one result. Indeed, kittehs are the supreme rulers of cyberspace, equaled in only popularity by dogs, sloths, and the newest fad: goats. But why let a few species hog all the fam More  →
The Cutest Animals You've Never Heard Of

Real or Fake: Justin Bieber's Tattoos

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 30, 2014
Justin Bieber sure has been making a splash recently, what with all the drinking and drag racing. (Who is he trying to be, a 1950s gangster?) People are so upset about his fame-addled caprices that there is even a White House petition to deport him! Well, we at SparkLife a More  →
Real or Fake: Justin Bieber's Tattoos

The Best Books to Read in a Snowstorm!

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 30, 2014
What with his polar vortexes and arctic blasts, Old Man Winter has been kind of a maniac this year. But the one upside of snowfall and wind chill is the unique pleasure of curling up in a warm place with a book (cup of cocoa: optional). To help you weather the last of the co More  →
The Best Books to Read in a Snowstorm!

The MindHut Guide to Visiting Exoplanets

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 30, 2014
The private spaceflight industry has really been kicking into high gear recently, so it may not be long before you can buy a front row seat to the Earthrise. But interplanetary travel is so this century. We want to explore foreign solar systems! Jump in to see the world's More  →
The MindHut Guide to Visiting Exoplanets

Paper-Based Art That Will Make Your Eyeballs Happy

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 27, 2014
Most of us would never think to use paper for anything other than doodling, secret notes, and bum-wiping. But for some artists, a stack of paper is a diamond in the rough—a beautiful sculpture waiting to happen. We found the coolest paper-based artwork on the web, and roun More  →
Paper-Based Art That Will Make Your Eyeballs Happy

What is Your Spirit Meme Animal?

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 24, 2014
The year 2014: where ducks give advice, dinosaurs are philosophers, and eels are the best humorists in the land. The question is: which one are you? Find out what your spirit meme animal is below. Such quiz! Many questions. So fun. WOW. 1. How would you ... More  →
What is Your Spirit Meme Animal?

Nature's Greatest Tricksters

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 21, 2014
The popularity of Loki as a Marvel villain shows that tricksters are back in style. But you know where misdirection has always been a winning strategy? Out there in red-toothed Mother Nature. In this slideshow, we'll bring you the most deviously deceptive creatures on the pl More  →
Nature's Greatest Tricksters

Geek Culture Throughout History

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 14, 2014
It's no secret that geeks rule the 21st Century. Suddenly, it's super-cool to be super-smart, and we've all been free to wax poetic about every topic under the sun (see: this blog!). But this isn't the first time that a community of brainiacs has flourished—far from it. If More  →
Geek Culture Throughout History

What is Your Spirit Microorganism?

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 13, 2014
Life on the small scale is packed with freakish superpowers and adorable weirdos. Dump your spirit animal. It's time you let your spirit microorganism lead the way. Find out what it is in this quiz! 1. What is your favorite sport? a) Base-jumping into volcanoes. b) Laser tag. c) ... More  →
What is Your Spirit Microorganism?