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Cuba Gets UnFollowed by the U.S. Government

By H. Alan ScottApril 7, 2014

Last week, it was discovered that the United States had funded the creation and implementation of a Twitter-like social network in Cuba called ZunZuneo (the sound a hummingbird makes). Since when did the U.S. get into the business of creating social media

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Cuba Gets UnFollowed by the U.S. Government

My Maiden

By TetrisAbyssApril 7, 2014
I love that I’ve found you Like the treasure you are I crossed the ocean blue I searched near and far   Your voice called upon me It floated through the air Oh I couldn’t believe what I see Was a maiden, young and fair   Your voice left me speechless Your face made my knees... More  →

20 Reasons We Should Cancel Mondays and Start the Week on Tuesday

By Monique MadridApril 7, 2014
Everyone hates Mondays. That's a given—your eyes won't open, your muscles are tired from too much tire-swing action (do we all still do this?), and so much lemonade has been ingested that you must rest. Here at SparkLife, we've found the top 20 official reasons... More  →
20 Reasons We Should Cancel Mondays and Start the Week on Tuesday

The Top 21 Teen Anthems of All Time

By Kathryn_WilliamsApril 4, 2014
No one makes a better anthem than a music group defending the sovereignty (or whatever) of teenagedom. From the '60s (as far back as YouTube will mostly allow us to go) to today, we've scoured the internets for the Greatest Teen Anthems of All Time—a mighty paean to anti-a More  →
The Top 21 Teen Anthems of All Time

The Geometry Monster

By AnastasiaEverlostApril 4, 2014
On one fateful night on the OT my friend December was having some problems with her geometry homework. Wic, being the evil scientist she is, created the Geometry Monster. The Geometry Monster takes homework and makes it much longer and more difficult to concentrate on. After... More  →

11 Ways to Deal When Your Favorite TV Show is Ending FOREVER

By ElodieApril 4, 2014
Let's have a little perspective here: How I Met Your Mother, at nine seasons, outlived every single one of my goldfish, and I'd been watching it longer than I've known most of my friends. (I don't know if that's tragic or just pathetic.) So the time... More  →
11 Ways to Deal When Your Favorite TV Show is Ending FOREVER

Summer

By WaffleloveApril 4, 2014
Summer is the smell of barbecue, chlorine, and sunscreen. Summer is long, slow days, tanning by the pool, spraying more Sun-In on our hair. Summer is cutoff jeans and a tank top, blowing a little in the baking breeze. Summer is watching the nine-o-clock sunsets... More  →

EXCLUSIVE! We Interviewed the Director of Island of Lemurs: Madagascar!

By Josh PeriloApril 4, 2014
The brand new Imax 3D documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar comes out today and we got a chance to watch the movie AND interview the director, David Douglas. The movie is beautiful, amazing, and even moved us to tears once or twice. These insanely cute... More  →
EXCLUSIVE! We Interviewed the Director of Island of Lemurs: Madagascar!

The 38 Worst Things to Say When Handing in a Paper

By Andrew TavinApril 4, 2014
It's around Spring Break time. Woooo! And after that, it'll almost be summer! Yay summer! For those of you seniors, that means graduation time! But be careful! You've done so well so far and you don't want to slip up in the home stretch. You... More  →
The 38 Worst Things to Say When Handing in a Paper