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We Are Obsessed With Sophie Gamand's Dog Portraits: She Tells Us About the Pageantry and the Squishy, Squishy Faces

By Ashley Brooke RobertsFebruary 24, 2015
WHAT CANDY-FLAVORED ARTISTIC SPIRIT IS BEHIND THESE PICS OF DOGS IN FLOWER CROWNS, you ask? That would be the uber-talented Sophie Gamand! She's a New York City-based photographer who has found a way to combine our twin loves of PUPPIES and accessorizing. Each portrait seri More  →
We Are Obsessed With Sophie Gamand's Dog Portraits: She Tells Us About the Pageantry and the Squishy, Squishy Faces

Children in India Are Literally Drawing Themselves Better Neighborhoods

By Nicole DiekerFebruary 24, 2015
Remember how Thomas and crew literally mapped their way out of the labyrinth in Maze Runner? This story is like that, only real and with less people getting stung by grievers: children who live in India's slum neighborhoods are getting the opportunity to map... More  →
Children in India Are Literally Drawing Themselves Better Neighborhoods

Auntie SparkNotes: I Think My SO Is Wrong About Being Trans

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 23, 2015
Hi Auntie! Mankler, here! I have a problem, and it's about my transgender boyfriend. We've been together for half a year, but the relationship is getting hard. I met my boyfriend, let's call him Jordan, when he was a girl and was instantly attracted to him... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Think My SO Is Wrong About Being Trans
The Most Stunning Red Carpet Moments at the 2015 Academy Awards! (UPDATE: We Just Added 27 New MUST-SEE Pix!)

The Most Stunning Red Carpet Moments at the 2015 Academy Awards! (UPDATE: We Just Added 27 New MUST-SEE Pix!)

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 23, 2015
The 87th Academy Awards aired last night, AND YET AGAIN, ABSOLUTELY NO ONE WORE ANYTHING EVEN REMOTELY RESEMBLING WHAT I'D SO BRILLIANTLY SUGGESTED. ALSO, JENNIFER LAWRENCE DIDN'T EVEN GO. But enough about me and my dashed hopes and dreams—let's talk about the FASHION. Th More  →

23 Signs You Grew Up in a Ski Town

By SparkLifeFebruary 23, 2015
Some people head to the hills during Spring Break, but you're there YEAR ROUND, BABY. Here's what life looks like when you actually live in Aspen, or Truckee, or Ketchum, or Park City. The only thing worse than someone else having your prom dress is someone... More  →
23 Signs You Grew Up in a Ski Town

Meet Jenna, Our 2015 Prom Blogger!

By SparkLifeFebruary 23, 2015
Hi Sparklers! My name is Jenna, and I've been summoned by the Sparkitors for a very important mission: to talk all things PROM with you! But first, let me properly introduce myself. I'm a 16-year-old junior in high school, and I'm a homeschooler. I also... More  →
Meet Jenna, Our 2015 Prom Blogger!

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop My Romantic Daydreams?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 20, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, So I know that this isn't a world ending problem, but it still boggles my mind. I am a hopeless romantic. I can meet a cute guy for one day and spend the rest of it wondering if we were meant to be.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop My Romantic Daydreams?

Behold the New Wonders of the Night Sky

By reidfaylorFebruary 20, 2015
If you turn your eyes to the northeast section of the night sky between the months of July and August, you can see what many astronomers refer to as a "poorly drawn horse." "Just look at it," says Dr. Vivian Frank, chair of astronomy at Northern Michigan University. "It l More  →
Behold the New Wonders of the Night Sky

THE AWKWARD GAMES: Dating Is Hard for Everyone + A CALL FOR MIDDLE-SCHOOL MISERY!

By Page SchumacherFebruary 20, 2015
Valentine's Day has come and gone, and all that remains is this week's Awkward Games Victor: Splogger Master Elodie!  Here Elodie's middle school drama bath: Okay before I tell this story I need you guys to remember that you like me and I DIDN'T... More  →
THE AWKWARD GAMES: Dating Is Hard for Everyone + A CALL FOR MIDDLE-SCHOOL MISERY!