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How to Speak Australian Slang

By Janet ManleyApril 25, 2012
Sometimes, as a native Australian, people don't understand me when I'm talking to them in the bonza ol'  U.S. of A. And it is true that occasionally I try to get in the driver's seat when a taxi pulls over to pick me up. And... More  →
How to Speak Australian Slang

Are These Animals Real or Fake? Guess.

By SparkLifeApril 25, 2012
1. Rascal 2. Potato owl 3. Cuscus 4. Liger 5. Tiglon 6. Three-toed snake 7. Jackalobe 8. Jackalope 9. Bleeding-tooth muskrat 10. Skate 11. Ghost walrus 12. Reverse cheetah 13. Whooping shark 14. Gulper eel 15. Goblin shark 16. Aquatic candor 17. Dragon 18. Dragonfish 19. Dragonfly 20. Dragondog 21. Hornless unicorn ANSWER IN THE COMMENTS AND THEN CHECK... THE ANSWER KEY! 1. fake 2. fake 3. real... More  →
Are These Animals Real or Fake? Guess.

Dippus and Dashing's Do's and Don'ts of First Dating

By Lauren PassellApril 25, 2012
Dippus and Dashing are best friends, but when it comes to dating, one of them is A-OK and one of them is a DISASTRO. Can you guess which one gets all the hot babes? Dashing brings cash on the first date so that no matter what... More  →
Dippus and Dashing's Do's and Don'ts of First Dating

If the Zombie Apocalypse Happened Tomorrow, I'd Totally Want You On My Team

By Chelsea DaggerApril 24, 2012
HULLO GENTLEBUTTS AND SCHOLARS! ("Gentlebutts" sounded creepier than I meant it to, but there's no turning back now.) I'm going to keep things short and sappy: today is my 2-year anniversary as a Sparkitor, and I want to thank you guys for making the last... More  →
If the Zombie Apocalypse Happened Tomorrow, I'd Totally Want You On My Team

The Secret Journal of Taylor the Emo Blender (April 24, 2012)

By RG DanielsApril 24, 2012
::sigh:: Springtime. I guess. I can’t stop looking at Ariel. She’s the most beautiful teapot I’ve ever seen. When she whistles it’s like a dozen birds are suddenly flying into the horizon, towards a setting sun that reminds me of what it’s like to... More  →
The Secret Journal of Taylor the Emo Blender (April 24, 2012)

Has Lord of the Rings Sold Out?

By ContributorApril 24, 2012
If you’re anything like me, you’ve been marking down the days until the December 14th release of The Hobbit. As the premiere draws nearer, so also will the hype (and merchandise) increase, which leads me to this worrisome question: has The Lord of... More  →
Has Lord of the Rings Sold Out?

How to Make Friends: A Sparkler's Step-by-Step Manual!

By ContributorApril 24, 2012
Alright, fellow Spark-residents. We’ve got some serious business to deal with. While reflecting on the mysteries of life during one especially boring Algebra class, I decided to write an article on how to make friends in high school (or anywhere, for that matter). Even though... More  →
How to Make Friends: A Sparkler's Step-by-Step Manual!

Limericks About High School Life

By Lex Luthor and Ben ShurtleffApril 24, 2012
In honor of National Poetry Month, please enjoy the following limmies about being a teen: My homework has just been beset by the memes on the Internets There's a panda that sneezes... But then my comp freezes! And I'm stuck with some math I don't get. **** "I think you are truly... More  →
Limericks About High School Life

Spring Cleaning: Edit Your Closet

By SissyApril 24, 2012
There’s an old spring adage that says, “Be a good little flower and look to the sun. Then, go clean your closet, or else your mom may make you do something even worse.” Spring is the perfect time to reconfigure and de-clutter your closet. That way,... More  →
Spring Cleaning: Edit Your Closet

A Geek's Guide to Not Getting Bullied

By ContributorApril 24, 2012
I know being a geek is fun, but it's also difficult; us geeks have to worry about things like getting beaten up after school because we accidentally sat at the jocks' table in the cafeteria. Having moved around a lot and been a part if... More  →
A Geek's Guide to Not Getting Bullied