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The Five Different Types of Adults

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJuly 25, 2011
If there's one type of humanoid that teenagers don't understand, it's adults. How do you act around adults when each one seems to have different expectations? What should you say to those grumpy, caffeine-addicted creatures? There's only one way to tell: sort them into categories! 1.... More  →
The Five Different Types of Adults

Open Thread for July 25

By SparkLifeJuly 25, 2011
This pic, submitted by HappyMadPuzzler, both terrifies and delights us (sort of like that guy on the subway who uses his teeth to play his guitar). Apparently Happy's been having some problems with everyone's least favorite interwebz monster; all we have... More  →
Open Thread for July 25

Notes From an IB Insider

By ContributorJuly 22, 2011
idkwhy.really writes a love letter to what sounds like one of the best non-magical school programs around. –Sparkitors This is my second year in IB, and all I have to say about these two years is WOW. I can definitely say that I've been thoroughly... More  →
Notes From an IB Insider

You Know You're From Lebanon When...

By ContributorJuly 22, 2011
LadyBlueBerry, we hope your dozens of cousins means you have places to crash all over the world! –Sparkitors What has the awesome "You Know You're From..." series by my fellow Sparklers been missing? A post about life in Lebanon, that tiny 4,015-square-mile land by... More  →
You Know You're From Lebanon When...

Sam Solvable and the Case of the Hogweed Island Ghost

By Miss MarmJuly 22, 2011
This is it, Sparklers: the last finalist in the Funny Fiction Contest. Remember, the story with the most FB likes wins the undying admiration of the entire SparkLife community. You have until noon on Thursday, July 28, to pick your favorite story. Previous entries can... More  →
 Sam Solvable and the Case of the Hogweed Island Ghost

How To DTR When You're IDK

By ContributorJuly 22, 2011
TanTan gets all BHN on the FDR. (Those acronyms don't actually mean anything.)—Sparkitors I’ve never been in a relationship, but that doesn’t mean that I haven’t wondered where I stand on a girl’s Relationship Scale. It pretty much ranges anywhere from “I want... More  →
How To DTR When You're IDK

When an 8 Becomes a 10

By ContributorJuly 22, 2011
Talie's off her boy diet, an onto her first waitressing job! —Sparkitors Hola, mis amigos. Life has been like a crazy roller coaster ride that you're right in the middle of: slightly chaotic, terrifyingly exciting, but you can't quit because you're in the middle of... More  →
When an 8 Becomes a 10

5 Reasons Alias is the Best TV Show EVER

By ContributorJuly 22, 2011

GymnasticsIsLife has been watching Alias for years, which means she probably has a ton of sweet ninja spy skills. Jealous?—Sparkitors

Many a rainy day, I find myself sifting through the Entertainment section of SparkLife, looking for an amazing TV show... More  →
5 Reasons Alias is the Best TV Show EVER

Okay, Twitter, I Take It Back.

By ContributorJuly 22, 2011
jtjuvenile is maybe the most eloquent teenager in the world—even when she writes stuff like "waffles 'n Taylor Lautner."—Sparkitors Dear mighty Twitter Gods, I owe you an apology. This adorable kitten shall be my atonement offering. From the moment you... More  →
Okay, Twitter, I Take It Back.

Summer Reading for the Magic-Deprived

By Melissa AlbertJuly 21, 2011
What will we do now that Harry Potter is over and there's no such thing as magic? This is the question we asked ourselves when exiting the theater last week after Deathly Hallows Part II. But now we know the answer: bury ourselves in fantasy... More  →
Summer Reading for the Magic-Deprived