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HURRAY FOR RAINBOW LOOMS!!!!!!!!

By Janet ManleyFebruary 27, 2014
WHO HAS BEEN STIMULATING MY PREFRONTAL CORTEX WITH ELECTRODES? I came very close to crying while watching this Jimmy Kimmel segment about Super Max, fundraising kid who happens to have a brain tumor, and his plans to create the world's longest rainbow loom (goal: 100... More  →
HURRAY FOR RAINBOW LOOMS!!!!!!!!

10 Apps We Need Developers to Create NOW

By Lauren Ashley BishopFebruary 27, 2014
ATTENTION SPARKLERS. This is not a drill. I repeat, this is not a drill. There is an app that helps you locate Girl Scout cookies, and IT IS REAL. The future is truly a beautiful place. We're living in a exceptional era, my friends. Our little phones... More  →
10 Apps We Need Developers to Create NOW

Would You Take $200 To Stay Off Facebook?

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 7, 2013
Nothing kills productivity like social media websites, which is why it’s understandable that some parents try to limit the time their kids are online. But business savy 14-year-old Rachel Baier of Massachusetts came up with an interesting proposal. If she signs a contract agreeing to... More  →
Would You Take $200 To Stay Off Facebook?

The Nicest People On YouTube

By Bailey_SwilleyJanuary 22, 2013
The Internet has more to offer than just bullies and trolls—there are actually a ton of good-hearted "friends" who have advice, tips, jokes, and insight into their quirky lives. Don't believe us? Check out a few of our favorite YouTubers below, and decide for yourself. ... More  →
The Nicest People On YouTube

Stock Photo Face-Off: Your Text Here Edition

By Kathryn_WilliamsMay 9, 2011
So many of you wrote in from the last Stock Photo Face-Off asking where Mr. Gupta shops (hint: starts with 'A' and rhymes with "jock itch") that it took us almost two weeks and eighteen additional interns to respond to requests and get... More  →
Stock Photo Face-Off: Your Text Here Edition

Open Thread for April 11

By Chelsea DaggerApril 11, 2011
We're totes disappointed that travelwriter21 didn't get transported to another universe when she stepped under this shrubbery. Can someone please discover a planet where sweat can be used as cold, hard cash? I'm not entirely sure what a "faery gate" is, but I'm relatively... More  →
Open Thread for April 11

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I

By Rachel KorowitzNovember 24, 2010
Confession: I haven't read a single Harry Potter book. I know, I know. At first HP seemed like a fad, and by the time I realized that there was actually something to the series, it seemed like it was too late. I’ve only seen little... More  →
Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I

Should You Friend Your Mom on Facebook?

By Kia WoodFebruary 4, 2010
It’s that dreaded notification you never hoped to receive: You have a Facebook friend request—from Mom. You are consumed by panic. What do you do? Step 1: Delay That’s right, put it off as long as possible. Depending on how swift your parental unit is, confirming a Facebook friendship... More  →
Should You Friend Your Mom on Facebook?

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterFebruary 3, 2010
Last week, when we were cleaning out our Awesome Thing inbox, we found a link that we'd totally forgotten about, even though we LOL-ed our butts off every time it was sent to us. We probably never put up this hilarious parody because it... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

We Need Your Opinion on Video SparkNotes!

By Emily WinterFebruary 3, 2010
Hey Sparklers, It's no secret that we mosey on over to SparkLife anytime we want to know how to make SparkNotes better. You guys are awesome. You're honest, you're smart, and you smell like eco-friendly cleaning products. (Or is that just our computer screen?) This week, we... More  →
We Need Your Opinion on Video SparkNotes!