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An Exciting History of Great Discoveries!

By Jon_SkindzierApril 1, 2010
Sure, you think you know some stuff about history's great inventions, what with your "history classes" and your "sometimes winning at Trivial Pursuit." But did you know that history is misleading, and that Trivial Pursuit was invented as a complicated tax-evasion scheme by Al Capone?... More  →
An Exciting History of Great Discoveries!

A Homebound Spring Breaker's Guide: Where to Go

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 31, 2010
Are you bothered? Bummed out? Bewildered at the prospect of spending a lonely spring break in the rainy environs of your hometown? We feel your pain, and we're here for you—with a special spring break guide just for the homebound Sparkler! We've already offered up... More  →
A Homebound Spring Breaker's Guide: Where to Go

We Predict the Final 7 Episodes of Lost

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 31, 2010
Last year, we covered LOST just about every week. But the time travel plot melted our brain, and our concern for Rose and Bernard made us lose sleep. So for the final season, we're simply watching the show without taking dutiful... More  →
We Predict the Final 7 Episodes of Lost

Four Methods of Getting Revenge After a Breakup

By ContributorMarch 30, 2010
We didn't realize we scheduled two of jtjuvenile's posts for the same day. Ah well, Happy JTJ Day, everyone! —SparkNotes editors You have the most perfect relationship in your history of lousy, imperfect relationships. Everything has been going amazingly until one evil day, when... More  →
Four Methods of Getting Revenge After a Breakup

What's it Like to Live in...Singapore

By ContributorMarch 30, 2010
Shopaholics, but no gum chewing?!?! Sounds like paradise: the mall without trashy, squealing, overgrown cheerleaders. We're jealous,  jtjuvenile. —SparkNotes editors The little red dot. The “fine” city. Singapore is a diamond-shaped island in Southeast Asia that boasts an astonishingly claustrophobic area of 710.2 sq... More  →
What's it Like to Live in...Singapore

The Diary of Ashley Spencer: Man, I Loved College

By Ashley SpencerMarch 30, 2010
Spring is in bloom. All the usual signs are here: flowers, idiots prematurely sporting shorts, daylight past 4:00 p.m., allergies, and, for high school seniors, college acceptance (or rejection) letters! Seniors, you're facing a new beginning and seeing a bright light at the end of... More  →
The Diary of Ashley Spencer: Man, I Loved College

Epic Practical Jokes

By Robert IsenbergMarch 29, 2010
Every April 1, Americans torment each other with elaborate jokes. Hand-buzzers. Frogs in desk drawers. Pails of water over doorways. And there are always verbal pranks, too. The punchline? Somebody screaming, "APRIL FOOLS!" in your face. Practical jokes are a true art, and some folks take... More  →
Epic Practical Jokes

A Homebound Spring Breaker's Guide: What to Watch

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 29, 2010
Spring is here, Sparklers, and that means that one of the most exciting events in your academic calendar is officially upon us! Yes, it's SPRING BREAK. And if you're anything like us, you've spent many months in breathless anticipation of that wonderful week—a week when... More  →
A Homebound Spring Breaker's Guide: What to Watch

Beating Fate to the Punch

By ContributorMarch 26, 2010
Sparkler ipebble can read our minds! It seems like every time something good happens, we go out to celebrate and find a hair and a colony of maggots in our milkshakes. *sigh* —SparkNotes editors Ever have the feeling that things are going too well?... More  →
Beating Fate to the Punch

What It's Like to Live In...Saudi Arabia

By ContributorMarch 26, 2010
It sounds like grind lines aren't on the menu in Lady_Sparkler's Saudi, but as long as we can order McD's fries, we're happy (not really—we need boys!). —SparkNotes editors Even though I’m not Saudi, I’ve lived in Saudi Arabia since... More  →
What It's Like to Live In...Saudi Arabia