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Kid Foods We Still Love (and Some We SO Don't)

By Lauren PassellNovember 26, 2010
Now that Thanksgiving'S over, it's time to forget about stuffing and get back to other food—kid food. Remember those old lunchtime favorites that you would gladly trade your little brother for? Spaghetti O's? Capri Sun? Fruit By The Foot? In Kid World, those treats... More  →
Kid Foods We Still Love (and Some We SO Don't)

Interview With an English Teacher

By Dan_BergsteinNovember 26, 2010
Intrepid reporter Dan Bergstein has gone into the belly of a typical high school in Eastern Pennsylvania, where he interviewed 10th grade English teacher Mr. L (real name omitted because Mr. L doesn’t want to be fired). Dan asked Mr. L the tough questions, the... More  →
Interview With an English Teacher

Gross Ways to Show You're Full

By Rachel KorowitzNovember 25, 2010
You couldn't eat another slice of pecan pie if you tried, but your Aunt Belinda's still trying to shove her maple sweet potatoes down your throat. And let's not even mention your grandma's bizarre need to make sure you've licked every subatomic particle of turkey clean... More  →
Gross Ways to Show You're Full

Things to Talk About When You're Feeling Awkward

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 25, 2010
Awkward conversations are like novelty jellybeans: they come in many flavors, but they're all pretty unappetizing, and you'll only fully realize what you've gotten yourself into once you're already committed. In the jellybean scenario, though, all you have to do is go "Bluh, what is... More  →
Things to Talk About When You're Feeling Awkward

How to Handle The Hiccups

By ContributorNovember 25, 2010
You know what always works for us, Natalie? A spoonful of peanut butter. Yep. Does the trick every single time.—Sparkitors They can strike at any time, they're more dangerous than a bowl full of marshmallows, and they can take your breath... More  →

What Celebrities Are Thankful For

By Lauren PassellNovember 25, 2010
Here's what some of the most famous people, cartoons, and um, Oprah are (probably) giving thanks for this year! Lady Gaga Nobody released the hounds while she was wearing the meat dress. Alice (in Wonderland) That hole didn't lead to a Chilean mine. Those things are... More  →
What Celebrities Are Thankful For

What Your Favorite Font Says About You

By Kathryn_WilliamsNovember 24, 2010
Fonts are one of those things you don't think about until they slap you in the face like a pickled herring. Fonts are the original subliminal messaging. They are laden with hidden meaning and fraught with subtle significance. Typography has More  →
What Your Favorite Font Says About You

25 Things We're Thankful for This Year

By Ashley SpencerNovember 24, 2010
There are a few things we're thankful for every day, including Auntie SparkNotes' thoughtful, deeply insightful advice; Dan Bergstein's hilariously random posts and constant tweets; and Chelsea Dagger's fiendishly difficult brain teasers. But sometimes, we forget to... More  →
25 Things We're Thankful for This Year

School is un-American. We've Got Proof.

By ContributorNovember 24, 2010
skysquirrel417 has officially blown our minds, and made us laugh so hard we choked on our stuffing. Ain’t nothing wrong with Thanksgiving pre-eating! –Sparkitors You know those long and tedious geometric proofs they make you do in math class? Those “if-then”... More  →
School is un-American. We've Got Proof.

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time…

By ContributorNovember 24, 2010
quirky*ghost learned her lesson the hard way—but hey, at least she's got some hilarious stories to tell!—Sparkitors We've all been there: you have an idea that seems brilliantly stupid-proof, but when you put... More  →