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QUIZ: Which Avenger Are You?

By Nicole DiekerJune 22, 2015
We've already taken a look at what your favorite Avenger says about you (Iron Man introverts, unite! No, wait, don't unite! Stay separate!). But which Avenger does your personality most resemble? Are you the type of person who would pick up Cap's shield, or are you more More  →
QUIZ: Which Avenger Are You?

Alan Rickman Says "Harry Potter" on Helium, Fulfills Our Wildest Dreams

By Emily BrownJune 22, 2015
Drop your Fritos and sit up straight, Sparklers, because it's very important that you pay full attention as you watch THIS CLIP of Alan Rickman circa 2001 hissing, "Clearly, fame... isn't... evrything... is it, Mr. Potter...?" Take your time; we'll wait. Done? Great. Can we just talk... More  →
Alan Rickman Says "Harry Potter" on Helium, Fulfills Our Wildest Dreams

How to Conquer Summer Boredom: A FLOWCHART

By Kit FraserJune 22, 2015
At the beginning of summer, there's a million things to do, from brainstorming hilarious names for the Cumberbaby to working on that Divergent fanfic series (WE SHIP PETER AND CHRISTINA SO HARD) to watching LITERALLY every single thing on Netflix–twice. But usually,... More  →
How to Conquer Summer Boredom: A FLOWCHART

Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Is Constantly Criticizing Me

By kat_rosenfieldJune 19, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, A few years ago, when I was about 12 (I'm almost 17 now) I made (and have stuck to) the decision that I wanted to pursue a career in classical music, but my academically-focused father has only realized last month that he'll... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Is Constantly Criticizing Me

We Give You the Winners of the 2015 SparkLife Yearbook Awards!

By SparkLifeJune 19, 2015
Oyez, oyez! We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Yearbook Awards! And may we just say that it was an excellent year for fans of fangirls, book nerd nerds, armchair cosplayers, lovers of fashion and dance, lustrous hair enthusiasts, and people... More  →
We Give You the Winners of the 2015 SparkLife Yearbook Awards!

THE AWKWARD GAMES RETURNS: Tales of Romance + We're Collecting Disastrous Road Trip Stories!

By Page SchumacherJune 19, 2015
I have returned from my terrifying jet-setting adventures (I almost died, a flight got diverted, nbd, whatever), but NOW I AM BACK, AND SO IS THE AWKWARD GAMES. Two weeks ago, we asked you for stories of steamy and probably sweaty summer romances. Our victor, More  →
THE AWKWARD GAMES RETURNS: Tales of Romance + We're Collecting Disastrous Road Trip Stories!

Yoga with Cats: IT'S A THING

By Emily BrownJune 19, 2015
Cats have taken over the internet. They've taken over cafes. My own cat has even taken over my chair at the dining room table, and now I have to eat in the litter box room. Savvy to our signals for FELINE... More  →
Yoga with Cats: IT'S A THING

THE GLOVES ARE OFF: Which Toy Dinosaurs Are Accurate?!

By Josh PeriloJune 19, 2015
Are you that person? The one that sits in the movie theater rolling your eyes when a spaceship shoots over the horizon toward cowboy Harrison Ford on horseback muttering (to no one) "PUH-leez. That would never happen." Then Dr. Paul Olsen is your man! He's... More  →
THE GLOVES ARE OFF: Which Toy Dinosaurs Are Accurate?!
"As Long As We Don't Die, This Is Going to Be One Hell of a Story": Risa Rodil Illustrates Our Favorite <em>Paper Towns</em> Quotes!

"As Long As We Don't Die, This Is Going to Be One Hell of a Story": Risa Rodil Illustrates Our Favorite Paper Towns Quotes!

By Risa RodilJune 19, 2015
Saying that we're kinda excited about the upcoming Paper Towns movie is sorta like saying that Hermione Granger is kinda good at magic —in other words, A MASSIVE UNDERSTATEMENT. We've been delirious with glee ever since we heard that edgy Brit It-Girl Cara Delevin More  →

Celebrities React to the Devastating Attack in Charleston

By SparkLifeJune 18, 2015
On Wednesday night, 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof opened fire at a prayer meeting at Emanuel AME Church, a historic African American church in Charleston, SC, and killed nine people. Roof was apprehended on Thursday afternoon. The U.S. Department of Justice is treatin More  →
Celebrities React to the Devastating Attack in Charleston