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The How-to Guide to Being Yourself

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJune 7, 2012
The Internet is full of how-to guides, and we love that. But today, thanks to Jezebel, we learned about a new how-to trend we didn't know existed: girls' guides for how to be, well, everything. Most of you Sparklers are probably familiar with... More  →
The How-to Guide to Being Yourself

Why Was This Student Denied His Diploma?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJune 7, 2012
In what is perhaps the silliest school decision we've ever heard, high school senior and would-be graduate Anthony Cornist was denied his diploma because of too much cheering at graduation. If you ask us, there are two main problems with this situation. First, it's not... More  →
Why Was This Student Denied His Diploma?

Where Do You Stand in the Battle of "Hopefully"?

By Brandon SpecktorJune 7, 2012
If you're a word nerd, you may have read that the Associated Press Stylebook just announced its new rules and revisions for 2012. Among vastly updated sections on fashion and social media (yep, Facebook is official) one change in particular has sparked a weirdly... More  →
Where Do You Stand in the Battle of "Hopefully"?

Who Was Best Dressed at the CMT Awards?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJune 7, 2012
All of country music's best and brightest turned up last night for the 2012 CMT Awards. And since you know we can't resist the chance to look at pretty sparkly dresses, we made a slideshow of all the hottest looks of the night. AND there's not one insult to country music. More  →
Who Was Best Dressed at the CMT Awards?

7 Totally Realistic Ways to Stay in Touch With Your Crush Over the Summer

By RG DanielsJune 7, 2012
Summer is two point five months of nothin' but sunshine, car rides, pop songs, lightning bugs, and your crush going away until school starts again. Wait! What??? Yep, it's true. Ever since your crush landed that gig as a counselor at a summer camp for... More  →
7 Totally Realistic Ways to Stay in Touch With Your Crush Over the Summer

8 Terrible Summer Business Ventures

By Lucy HutchinsonJune 7, 2012
Open your wallet. Is the only thing in there a currency from a country that no longer exists? Have a cluster of scientists appeared out of nowhere to study the black hole within? Do you actually not have a wallet because you sold it to... More  →
8 Terrible Summer Business Ventures

17 Ways To Convince Everyone You Love Animals Even If You Are Sort Of Meh About Them

By Lauren PassellJune 7, 2012
If you don't like animals, no judging, but there may be something wrong with you. Don't worry! Your shameful secret is safe with us. Do not admit this in public. People will hate you forever and TP your home and steal cookies from your cookie... More  →
17 Ways To Convince Everyone You Love Animals Even If You Are Sort Of Meh About Them

How Awe Can Change Your Life

By Melissa AlbertJune 7, 2012
According to a recent study, awe-inspiring experiences can actually expand your perception of time. We're not talking "this dip is awesome" awe, but "dread and wonder, the world is so much bigger than me!" awe. By making you feel you have... More  →
How Awe Can Change Your Life

Things To Tell Your Gullible Kid Sib

By Scott GreenstoneJune 7, 2012
Here's the thing; kid sibs were placed in this life, given mass and matter and breath in their lungs, for one purpose; to be persuaded that firemen live in fire hydrants. So as their older sibling, it is your solemn duty to make sure they... More  →
Things To Tell Your Gullible Kid Sib

Your Favorite Video Game Characters Bro Out in Disney's WRECK-IT RALPH Trailer

By Brandon SpecktorJune 7, 2012
We all knew that our favorite toys and cartoon characters are sentient beings who hang out at the Ink & Paint Club after hours, chatting about the hottest new stock colors and how much better The Simpsons used to be. Well,... More  →
Your Favorite Video Game Characters Bro Out in Disney's WRECK-IT RALPH Trailer