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9 Terrible Tinder Picture Mistakes (and the Reasons People Make Them)

By ElodieJuly 25, 2014
Tinder is the latest mobile dating app craze that's sweeping a nation of a) eligible youths legitimately just looking to meet people, b) gross hooligans, c) devious Internet trolls, and d) CONAN O'BRIEN AND DAVE FRANCO. Here's the dealio: you register with Facebook (your... More  →
9 Terrible Tinder Picture Mistakes (and the Reasons People Make Them)
Comic Con Cosplay: How Many Characters Can You Get Right?

Comic Con Cosplay: How Many Characters Can You Get Right?

By Josh PeriloJuly 25, 2014
If you had a dime for every time a cosplayer hears "That's awesome! Now who are you supposed to be?" you'd be able to pay for your own trip to San Diego and have money left over for a Minecraft sword. With some of the obscure costumes, however, the task in identifying the th More  →

Summer Makeup: Bronze Glow

By Allison EmmJuly 25, 2014
I am the palest kid in my family thanks to my white dad, but half my cousins are Polynesian dancers, so that’s not saying much. Those cousins have been known to roast pigs in the backyard, and sometimes they show up to reunions in grass skirts because that’s just how the More  →
Summer Makeup: Get a Bronze Glow!

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

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The Friday Awards: DanRad Edition
COMIC-CON EXCLUSIVE: A Definitive Answer About Star Wars EU!

COMIC-CON EXCLUSIVE: A Definitive Answer About Star Wars EU!

By Josh PeriloJuly 25, 2014
There's been an awful lot of talk about the fact that the Star Wars Extended Universe is being, by and large, jettisoned. There has been rumblings about "old canon" and "new canon." And the good people at Del Rey, the arm of Random House Publishing... More  →

THE CRUSH CHRONICLES: BOY ON A FARM

By Janet ManleyJuly 25, 2014
Janet has crushed on just about everything, from boys to rowing coaches to English teachers to ski patrollers to boys with mohawks to Jack Black to Nick Miller. At times, she has worried that her crushability might not have a limit. What next, she has worried, a... More  →
THE CRUSH CHRONICLES: BOY ON A FARM

Pickup Lines to Use at the Mall

By Andrew TavinJuly 25, 2014
The mall may be nice and air-conditioned, but this summer it's going to be heating up (figuratively)! Why is that you ask? Because we have the pick up lines you need for any romantic entanglements you might be looking to get into at the mall.... More  →
Pickup Lines to Use at the Mall

Auntie SparkNotes: My Sister Is Totally Freaking Me Out

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 24, 2014
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I have a problem that I'm hoping you can help me with. I have an older sister who has changed a lot over the past five years. She's about to graduate college, and I'm just starting college. We used to be very close... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Sister Is Totally Freaking Me Out

A Pitch Perfect Pillow Fight + Who's Up for VMAs?

By Aislinn ShevlinJuly 24, 2014
Check in with SparkLife’s favorite celebs in this week’s twitter slideshow! More  →
A Pitch Perfect Pillow Fight + Who's Up for VMAs?

Josh's Comic Con Adventure

By Josh PeriloJuly 24, 2014
It's a crazy con floor out there, folks. And the only way to find your way around is with a weathered and trusty geek Sherpa by your side, guiding you through the main roads and alleyways of this nerd mecca. Unfortunately, all we have is... More  →
Josh's Comic Con Adventure