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Our 20 Favorite Sochi Stars

By Becky FerreiraFebruary 19, 2014
Sochi has been the epicenter of the sports world since the 2014 Winter Olympics opened on February 7th, and the death-defying athletes have not disappointed. There have been winners, wipeouts, and from the looks of it, the requisite amount of partying. Some stars have been s More  →
Our 20 Favorite Sochi Stars

NFL Helmets With a Star Wars Twist!

By Becky FerreiraFebruary 18, 2014
Seahawks and Broncos fans alike are reeling from this year's SuperBowl (though admittedly for different reasons). But hold up: there's a new football league in town. Artist John Raya has put together a fantastic series of NFL helmets straight out of Star Wars, complete wi More  →
NFL Helmets With a Star Wars Twist!

The Craziest Town Name in Every State

By Becky FerreiraFebruary 11, 2014
The United States is packed with diverse town names. Some are named for American heroes, some after their main industry, and some still go by their Native American names. Some, however, appear to have been named by lunatics, and we have at least one real example ... More  →
The Craziest Town Name in Every State

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