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Quiz: Who's Your Feminist Icon?

By Kathryn_WilliamsNovember 7, 2012
It's kind of funny (in a hrmm way, not a haha way) that half the world has a uterus, and yet we have a whole classification of people (feminists) who became icons just for standing up for that uterus... More  →
Quiz: Who's Your Feminist Icon?

They Make Buildings Out of WHAT?!

By Beth MishlerNovember 7, 2012
Ever wonder how to build something using the dehydrated blood of a cow? Or how to make something out of dryer lint, or already chewed gum? If yes, have we got the list for you! If no, then what are you? Some kind of weirdo?... More  →
They Make Buildings Out of WHAT?!

Let's Conquer Your Fear of Spiders

By reidfaylorNovember 7, 2012
FROM: violet_not_purple I have auditions for my school musical in a week and a half. I've been in a lot of plays, but no musicals. What should I do to prepare for auditions? If you want this role, you can’t just impress the casting director,... More  →
Let's Conquer Your Fear of Spiders

25 Reasons to Celebrate November 7th

By Dan_BergsteinNovember 7, 2012
Wednesdays are always rough, but there are still reasons to be happy today. There are 25 reasons, to be exact. They are as follows: 1. The election is over. You can agree or disagree with the outcome, but the real issue is that in 2016, who... More  →
25 Reasons to Celebrate November 7th

SparkCon!!!

By StickShiftGuyNovember 7, 2012

Dear Most Honorable Sparkitors,

            We the undersigned Sparklers/Manklers respectfully request that you organize a Sparknotes Convention for all Sparklers/Manklers to come, meet each other, and generally have fun for sometime during the summer.  

* We, your humble, easily entertained disciples; the Sparklers,

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Hugs for the Sparkitors

By My-Fair-GoogieNovember 7, 2012

Dear Sparkitors,

We, as your dedicated Sparklerheads, wanted to let you know that we hope weathered it through the storm safely. You and everyone in harms way have been in our thoughts and prayers. Hopefully, everything will be back to normal soon. Thank you so much

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New Series: Ask a Mankler

By pianolover14November 7, 2012

Heidy-Ho, Sparklies! (Whoever got that book reference wins all the points. Ever.) How're y'all doing? Good? Great! Let me just say that I am so psyched about this new feature, because it gives me the opportunity to run a series that I have been wanting

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Books are Nothing

By daisymay236November 7, 2012

Now, hold on. I imagine you either just shouted "BLASPHEMY!" or almost physically attacked your computer for even allowing those words to appear on your screen (unless you don't like reading...in which case, BLASPHEMY!). Trust me, I thought the same thing when the idea first

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Obsolete World: The Artwork of Jeannie Lynn Paske

By Allison EmmNovember 7, 2012
Jeannie Lynn Paske has been working as a full-time artist since 2006, creating a striking, whimsical fantasy realm she calls the “Obsolete World.” Her images are moving, dreamy, and beautifully melancholic. Take a look at these gorgeous pieces, then click on over to her More  →
Obsolete World: The Artwork of Jeannie Lynn Paske

The 5 Poll Questions We REALLY Want to Answer

By Lisa BernierNovember 6, 2012
A recent article by NPR detailed a study by economist Justin Wolfers, who claimed that political pollsters were asking the wrong election questions. Ah, the age-old "For whom will you vote" vs. "Who do you think will win" argument. This got us thinking: what... More  →
The 5 Poll Questions We REALLY Want to Answer