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Awesome Pickup Lines To Use At The Planetarium

By Andrew TavinSeptember 29, 2014
Here's the situation: you're at the planetarium on a field trip. Your crush decides to sit down right next to you. There's a presentation about the infinite nature of the universe playing, probably narrated by the smooth, soothing voice of Neil Degrasse Tyson. You... More  →
Awesome Pickup Lines To Use At The Planetarium

SPARKLEBUTTS, THIS IS NOT A DRILL: YOU Could Be the Next SparkLife Intern!

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 29, 2014
PAY CLOSE ATTENTION, BUTTS, for your whole life's happiness rests on how you answer the following three questions: 1. Do you live in (or within commuting distance to) New York City? 2. Are you a smart, social media-savvy, super-organized college student (or post-grad) who is borderline obsessed with SparkLife? 3. Have... More  →
SPARKLEBUTTS, THIS IS NOT A DRILL: YOU Could Be the Next SparkLife Intern!

Dear Boss, Please Don't Fire Me for Being Me

By H. Alan ScottSeptember 29, 2014

One small step for man (or woman), one giant leap for trans-kind… at least that’s the reaction many are having to the U.S. government taking on their first trans employment discrimination lawsuits involving two individuals that were fired from their jobs because they

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Dear Boss, Please Don't Fire Me for Being Me

Let's Freak Out About the Urban Decay Electric Palette!

By Allison EmmSeptember 26, 2014
I have the Electric Palette, Janet Manley has the Electric Palette, WE SHOULD ALL HAVE THE ELECTRIC PALETTE. Yes! It’s that much fun! Urban Decay put out this little jewel a few months ago, and you may remember it from this totally outrageous Jem Tutorial. But after we’ More  →
Let's Freak Out About the Urban Decay Electric Palette!

Internet Anonymity is a Dangerous Thing

By KoalapearSeptember 26, 2014
I am very disappointed in humanity right now. Let me ask you a question. Why do people lose their empathy and sensitivity on the internet? People blurt out the first thing that comes in their heads with no thoughts of the consequences. Most of the time... More  →

WE WANT YOUR FANART!

By SparkLifeSeptember 26, 2014
Dear tiny Leonardos, Teen Reading Week is coming up and we want to see all the YA fanart your tiny hands can muster! Have you printed your bedroom wall to look like a replica of Theo James's back? SEND IN A PHOTO! Have you... More  →
WE WANT YOUR FANART!

Signs You're Coming Down with a CASE OF THE CAPS

By Valerie BurnSeptember 26, 2014
In and around the SparNnotes offices, we do A LOT OF YELLING. There's actual yelling (WHY ARE HACKERS LEAKING NUDE PHOTOS OF PERFECTLY NICE CELEBRITIES) and happy yelling (I GOT TICKETS TO SEE TAYLOR SWIFT, BYE HATERS) and life yelling (MOM STOP TEXTING ME PHOTOS... More  →
Signs You're Coming Down with a CASE OF THE CAPS