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7 Ways to Make Guys Dump You

By ContributorJune 11, 2010
We'll take a number 7 with a side of fries. Thanks for more great advice, jtjuvenile. —Sparkitors You don’t like him. You have tried to hint gently, to slowly ease him toward the truth about how you feel. But it’s not working. He still... More  →
7 Ways to Make Guys Dump You

Sleeping Positions on Planes

By Robert IsenbergJune 11, 2010
Long drives are tough, but long flights are just cruel. The limited leg room. The way the seat tilts back not... quite... far... enough. And every time you're about to nod off, there's the flight attendant with a microwaved side of beef and some soggy... More  →
Sleeping Positions on Planes

What the Bugs Are Thinking

By Robert IsenbergJune 10, 2010
Bees: Hum, hum, hmmm... OOH! IT'S A PERSON! Let's hover near her ear, until she notices us. Hello? AHHH! SHE'S SWATTING! MAYDAY, MAYDAY! Whew, that was close. Okay, let's hover just a little farther away, so it looks like I'm leaving. Now she's relaxing... she's... More  →
What the Bugs Are Thinking

How To Make A Basement Date Romantic

By Rachel KorowitzJune 10, 2010
Listen to Rachel when she tells you about uncolored Christmas lights. Really. —Sparkitors You sucked it up, asked out your crush, and made your parents swear to be as unobtrusive as possible. But now the big night's approaching, and you're kind of...stuck. After all, you guys... More  →
How To Make A Basement Date Romantic

Ways to Get in Shape Over the Summer

By Jon_SkindzierJune 10, 2010
When you're still in school, you have plenty of reasons not to worry about fitness—you're stressed, people are constantly asking you to explain a triangle or conjugate a verb, and the cafeteria's healthiest option is the Country Fried Salad. But once school's out, those excuses dwindle... More  →
Ways to Get in Shape Over the Summer

How to Flirt With Your Pre-K Crush

By Ashley SpencerJune 10, 2010
You’re hanging out at the pool when you see an exotic looking man in board shorts approaching you and your friends. He stops near your group and looks awkwardly down at his flip-flops, then back up at your face. He feigns interest in his fingernails... More  →
How to Flirt With Your Pre-K Crush

Fighting the War Against Sweat

By Dan_BergsteinJune 9, 2010
Sweating is natural. It’s also a bit gross and can ruin relationships, start wars, and destroy lives. With summer right around the corner, you need to find a way to hide your perspiration or else suffer the awkward stares and “pit stain!” catcalls. We have... More  →
Fighting the War Against Sweat

Five Reasons High School Relationships ROCK!

By ContributorJune 9, 2010
This ed is still great friends with her high school sweetheart! Maybe vegetarians_vs_vampires is on to something. —Sparkitors I've been a loyal Sparkler for a few months, and I've noticed a slightly disturbing pattern in Auntie SparkNotes letters and Sparkler posts: a lot of... More  →
Five Reasons High School Relationships ROCK!

How to Take Over SparkNotes

By ContributorJune 9, 2010
Thanks to missmolly02481, we are now accepting mechanical horse bribes, in accordance with Step 6. — Sparkitors This will probably be the most important thing you read all day. In fact, it may be the most important thing you read for the rest of... More  →
How to Take Over SparkNotes

Three Rules for Saving Seats

By ContributorJune 9, 2010
We 100% endorse aditrs's rules. It'd be awesome if we could make 8 million copies of this list and distribute it to every New Yorker. —Sparkitors This post was inspired by a mini-spat a friend and I had over the issue of which seat... More  →
Three Rules for Saving Seats