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Empty: A Sparkler Book Review!

By ContributorMay 4, 2012
The book: Empty by Suzanne Weyn The plot: The year is 2022—ten years from now. Oil reserves worldwide are growing more scarce by the minute. Gas and items that require oil to be produced are becoming more and more expensive. Travelling by plane is... More  →
Empty: A Sparkler Book Review!

20 Things to Count Besides Sheep to Help You Sleep

By RG DanielsMay 4, 2012
-Hula girls dancing around Barack Obama -Stuffed panda bears wearing rainbow t-shirts -Mimes trapped in a glass box…of rattlesnakes -Kermit the Frogs speaking French -Dolphins jumping through hoops made of Twizzlers -Koala bears hugging the legs of Kobe Bryant -Tap dancers with bunny slippers -Giraffes on roller skates -Magicians in white tuxedos floating... More  →
20 Things to Count Besides Sheep to Help You Sleep

The Best Passive-Aggressive Yearbook Signatures

By Melissa AlbertMay 4, 2012
The breakdown of yearbook signatures goes something like this: 80 percent generic ("Math class was fun. Have a great summer!"), 10 percent inside jokes ("Bagel spoons, Professor! We need more bagel spoons!"), and 10 percent telling people what you... More  →
The Best Passive-Aggressive Yearbook Signatures

6 Reasons to LURVE the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (AKA Prince William and Princess Kate AKA Will and Kate)

By ContributorMay 4, 2012
I’m not gonna lie: I was really sad when I showed up on SparkLife last Sunday and remembered that new posts don't go up on weekends, because that meant there would be no posts singing of the glory that is Will and Kate.... More  →
6 Reasons to LURVE the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (AKA Prince William and Princess Kate AKA Will and Kate)

Ask a Teacher: What Advice Would You Give to Aspiring Teachers?

By Ms. DameMay 4, 2012
Q: I will be a college freshman next year and at the moment I have my heart set on becoming an English teacher. I can't imagine myself doing anything else. Education, literature, and writing are my passions and I want to share that with people... More  →
Ask a Teacher: What Advice Would You Give to Aspiring Teachers?

How to Make Fudgesicles

By ShivaniMay 4, 2012
I should be studying for my calculus final or packing up my room, but I can’t bring myself to do anything more than loll around in bed getting lost in the SparkLife archives and tweeting about how little I’ve moved. I’m confident that all my... More  →
How to Make Fudgesicles

How to Handle Being the Least Photogenic Person Ever

By ElodieMay 4, 2012
There are some people that photograph really well because the camera just loves them. The rest of us groan internally whenever it’s picture time. We like to think our faces aren’t inherently unattractive, but in that one instant—when a button is pushed, pictures are... More  →
How to Handle Being the Least Photogenic Person Ever

The 19 Faces You'll See in Prom Photos

By Emily WinterMay 4, 2012
WE LOVE PROM ...but not every prom photo turns out how you planned. Here are 19 faces that are bound to show up in your prom Facebook album, whether you like it or not. More  →
The 19 Faces You'll See in Prom Photos (with Animals)

Reid Faylor Has a Girlfriend: I'm Buying an Engagement Ring!

By reidfaylorMay 4, 2012
Guys, I don’t mean to overexcite you, but I have big news: I’m shopping for an engagement ring. I know, it might sound crazy, but I’m starting to think Candace might very well be the one for me. Candace, if you don’t know her, is... More  →
Reid Faylor Has a Girlfriend: I'm Buying an Engagement Ring!