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Words With Friends Saves the World

By Scott GreenstoneJanuary 20, 2012
Guess what? Words With Friends could save your life. It’s a great thing. In fact, the world could have used Words With Friends a lot sooner. Just like macaroni isn’t complete without cheese, panda isn’t complete without bear, and polar isn’t complete without... More  →
Words With Friends Saves the World

Ask a Teacher: Do Students Ever Object to Learning Your Material for Religious or Moral Reasons?

By Mr. TocheJanuary 20, 2012
Q: Do students ever object to learning your material for religious or moral reasons? A: This has happened to me. And wow, is it ever unpleasant. I've taught things that offended people's deeply-cherished beliefs regarding human sexuality, American society, and the nature of life itself. And I've... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Do Students Ever Object to Learning Your Material for Religious or Moral Reasons?

Learn a Foreign Language the Fun Way!

By ElodieJanuary 20, 2012
Rote memorization? Conjugating verbs? HA! Next you'll tell me you do things like "listen to the teacher" and "actually study," and that's no way to learn a language. Well, maybe it is. Probably. How should I know? I doodled sharks all over my notes. Sharks... More  →
Learn a Foreign Language the Fun Way!

Bowling, Boys, and Bets

By ContributorJanuary 20, 2012
Boy, does the Faye drama really heat up this week. Are you ready? —Sparkitors Holy Haberdashery, Batman! He did WHAT?! Oh wait, I'm getting ahead of myself—let’s talk about College stuff first! I don’t know if it’s because I’ve only been back in school for a... More  →
Bowling, Boys, and Bets

In or Out: Carey Mulligan's Blue Shoes

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 20, 2012
It's Casual Friday at the SparkLife office, and on Casual Friday us Sparkitors like to take full advantage of a time-honored and beloved tradition: mocking Dan Bergstein's choice of footwear. Last week he strutted in wearing a pair of 6-inch yellow heels, and man oh man,... More  →
In or Out: Carey Mulligan's Blue Shoes

Good Ol' Country Music

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 20, 2012
Wolfenwarrior was kind enough to point out that we here on SparkLife are severly lacking in country music...which is true, because, well, this little intern hates country music. (Except for Taylor Swift, who is kinda too gooey to hate.) In any... More  →
Good Ol' Country Music

The Geek Quiz: What Kind of Geek Are You?

By Melissa AlbertJanuary 20, 2012
Hey, you! Yeah, you, the one sitting there reading this Internet quiz about geeks, during Geek Week, on a site that celebrates geekiness 366 days a year. You've already accepted, nay, embraced both your inner and outer geek—you've even survived the grueling... More  →
The Geek Quiz: What Kind of Geek Are You?

The Illustrated Guide To Geekery

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 19, 2012
You might have noticed that Geek Week has come to SparkLife—and with it, a celebration of all things nerdtastic and geekalicious! But there's just one problem: some of you... well, how to put this delicately?... just aren't geeky enough to play ball. But that's okay! Becau More  →
The Illustrated Guide To Geekery

Ask a Teacher: Does Your Mind Ever Wander While You're Teaching?

By Mr. JungJanuary 19, 2012
Q: Does your mind ever wander while you’re teaching class? What do you think about? A: To be honest, my mind stays razor-focused at all times, and brings an almost frightening intensity to bear on every single solitary…I’m sorry, what were we talking about? The apartment... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Does Your Mind Ever Wander While You're Teaching?

#27: Dancing in Public

By ContributorJanuary 19, 2012
Talie's blogging her bucket list! Jealous? We are! —Sparkitors This week was like a roller coaster ride through Crazytown. I started my new job as a personal assistant, which means that not only do I have to manage my life, but also someone else’s... More  →
#27: Dancing in Public