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6 Ways to Make a Good Impression On Your Teacher On The First Day of School

By Andrew TavinAugust 25, 2014
There are some people who say it's wrong to be a teacher's pet. Do you know what we call those people? D students! Everyone knows it doesn't hurt to ingratiate yourself with the person who controls your fate.* On top of that, teachers work hard... More  →
6 Ways to Make a Good Impression On Your Teacher On The First Day of School

Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: Is It OK to Want a Breast Reduction?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 22, 2014
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault! Hi Auntie, I'm thinking about breast reduction. I just don't know what to do! I'm quite large and it is constantly uncomfortable. For instance: I have back problems. There isn't a... More  →
Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: Is It OK to Want a Breast Reduction?

The 7 Back-to-School Dreams Everyone's Having

By ElodieAugust 22, 2014
Going back to school is a veritable tsunami of bizarre experiences and raw emotion. You're freaking out on the daily about returning to those hallowed hallways—and it reallllly doesn't help that you're being plagued by a series of baffling horror dreams before school has even... More  →
The 7 Back-to-School Dreams Everyone's Having

SQUEE ALERT: Meet Lil Bub, the Cutest Cat in the World

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 22, 2014
I've always said—nay, sworn—that I bear an unequivocal dislike for cats, but today, I'm here to admit that LIL BUB HAS MADE A LIAR OUT OF ME. This potato-sized feline has melted my cold-yet-inexplicably-sweaty heart—and it doesn't hurt that her owner is FOXY AS HECK More  →
SQUEE ALERT: Meet Lil Bub, the Cutest Cat in the World

Why Do We Text and Drive? Because Parents Are Annoying

By Valerie BurnAugust 22, 2014
Blaming parents for your problems is easy. My decision to rock a bowlcut from ages seven through ten?? That's totally my mom's fault. My sneaker-incomptible second toe? Blame my dad. That whimsical time I mistook my oyster fork for my salad fork at a fancy... More  →
Why Do We Text and Drive? Because Parents Are Annoying

Adorable Animals Who Hate Everything

By reidfaylorAugust 22, 2014
What follows is a psychological experiment. We all love cute animals, but what if they're saying the worst things that can be said? Each of these animals is delivering a painfully bad review of all that is good and pure in this world. The question: will the cute outweigh th More  →
Adorable Animals Who Hate Everything

Defeat the Dark Lord With These Locker Essentials!

By andrew joanisAugust 22, 2014
It's MOVING IN DAY! Or was. Go through this handy checklist so you're prepared for an awesome school year-slash-ready to conquer an ageless evil. More  →
Defeat the Dark Lord With These Locker Essentials!

7 Doctor Who Quotes to Live By

By XxBADWOLFxXAugust 22, 2014
Many people may see Doctor who as just a silly TV show, and a waste of time. Nothing but a made up show about fighting aliens, time travel, and has characters whom you get emotionally attached too then there just gone. But in reality Doctor... More  →

What's Your Post-Gender Name?

By Sydney ScottAugust 22, 2014
Rory Gilmore and Rory Williams. Hayden Panettiere and Hayden Christensen. Tracy Turnbald and Tracy Jordan. If you had been stranded Cast Away-style on a deserted island for the last couple of years, you might not be able... More  →
What's Your Post-Gender Name?

Open Thread for August 22!

By SparkLifeAugust 22, 2014
Get out your party clothes, it's FRIDAY! Assembly announcements: We will check to see if OT pics have been missed! The Friday Awards will be announced on Monday, but we'll still call them "Friday Awards" because we know you don't like when we get all creative with it. Just... More  →
Open Thread for August 22!