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Shawn Mendes: Justin Bieber 2.0?

By Emily BrownJuly 29, 2014
If tomorrow NASA finally heeded our advice and launched JBiebz into space to see if a human with such perfect hair would in fact have an airspeed velocity faster than the speed of light, fangirls 'round the world would not have to shed a single ... More  →
Shawn Mendes: Justin Bieber 2.0?

The Friday Awards: DanRad Edition

By Emily BrownJuly 25, 2014
Welcome back to the Friwards, y’all! There are so many challenge winners this week that we don’t know how you will fit into one post without going over the word limit for posts. JUST KIDDING - we’re SparkLife; we are limitless.   The following Sparklers guessed candy salad ... More  →
The Friday Awards: DanRad Edition

It's the Friday Awards!

By Emily BrownJuly 18, 2014
Good afternoon, Sparklers! Evidently last week’s challenge was harder than usual, for we have but a mere THREE winners on which we may bestow a colorful congratulations for correctly guessing the secret message, intelligent lobsters:   VaticanCameos_1 dream_runner14 Purplei96 While we do not have physical awards to present to you, ... More  →
It's the Friday Awards!

We Want to Know What You Want for the Next Generation

By Emily BrownJuly 14, 2014
SPARKLERS, WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR VOICES! Please securely fasten your thinking caps before you read and ponder the following question over your afternoon cup of tea: what is the one thing you want to change in the world for the next generation? Your answers ... More  →
We Want to Know What You Want for the Next Generation

The Friday Awards: Ahoy!

By Emily BrownJuly 11, 2014
Welcome aft, Sparklers! This week t' Friwards will be translated into pirate for no particular reason at all. We hope you had a marrrrvelous week and that you have an even more marrrrvelous weekend. But before you go about doin' that, please take a moment ... More  →
The Friday Awards: Ahoy!

Dream Summer Dresses Brought to You By Sparklers!

By Emily BrownJuly 11, 2014
WARNING: THERE IS A LOT—I REPEAT, A LOT—OF TALENT IN THIS SLIDESHOW. Side effects of viewing include: shortness of breath, dropping of jaw, beauty-induced blindness, dangerous desire to go online shopping, extreme sadness upon realization that these dresses don't actuall More  →
Dream Summer Dresses Brought to You By Sparklers!

We Pinterest Harry Potter's Cupboard Under the Stairs!

By Emily BrownJuly 9, 2014
It's really too bad we couldn't get our hands on a time turner, or else we would have gone back to the Chosen One's cupboard days, whipped out our interior design skills, and turned it into the ultimate boy wizard's pad. But don't panic! We have undertaken the task anyway More  →
We Pinterest Harry Potter's Cupboard Under the Stairs!

Emily the Intern Reviews the New Dungeons and Dragons

By Emily BrownJuly 7, 2014
Dungeons and Dragons is back, you guys! New rules, new character sheets, and awesome new artwork. We were able to snag a Starter Set (which doesn't go on sale until July 15th) and gave it to Emily, our intrepid intern, to review. She's a n00b to the world of D&D, so she came More  →
Emily the Intern Reviews the New Dungeons and Dragons

The Friday Awards: Inception

By Emily BrownJuly 4, 2014
HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY, American Sparklers! And if you’re not American, there’s still cause to celebrate because it’s SIDEWALK EGG FRYING DAY! Trust me, people do it. Last week’s challenge reeled in a robust number of winners, so hats off to you. The secret message hidden ... More  →
The Friday Awards: Inception

The FriRon Awards

By Emily BrownJune 27, 2014
Hello Sparklers! Here is your weekly dose of Friwards (doctor's orders). Last week’s challenge was a little trickier, but 6 of you put your insane unscrambling skills to work and guessed not only the phrase correctly, but its origins, too! The answer was follow the ... More  →
The FriRon Awards
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Emily Brown

Emily is a SparkNotes intern and history major at McGill University, which means her spare time is spent laughing (too) hard at historical memes. Follow her on Twitter @em_jbrown

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