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Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Crazy If My Boyfriend Moves Country To Be With Me?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 12, 2014
Hello Auntie, In this email I may sound like a crazy teenager high on hormones, but I REALLY do need your amazing advice regarding a pretty complex situation. My boyfriend and I met a couple years ago while he was an Irish foreign exchange student at... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Crazy If My Boyfriend Moves Country To Be With Me?

A Guide to Being Involved in Your Parent's Wedding

By Valerie BurnSeptember 12, 2014
So, one of your parents is getting married. Cool! (Well, generally speaking.) Evil stepparents aside, gaining a new parent is pretty fun. Chances are, this person has been in your life for a while, and, even if the new step-parent isn't THE BEST EVER, you want... More  →
A Guide to Being Involved in Your Parent's Wedding

What in Zeus?! Do Cats Always Land On Their Feet?

By Andrew TavinSeptember 12, 2014
Hello and welcome back to What in Zeus?! Once again it's time for us to take a look at conventional wisdom and use science to separate the truth from fibs told be FILTHY, FILTHY HOBBITSES. Today's question: do cats actually always land on their feet? This may... More  →
What in Zeus?! Do Cats Always Land On Their Feet?

High School Reality Shows We Think Need the Green Light

By Andrew TavinSeptember 12, 2014
Look, we pay attention to the trends, and there's nothing bigger these days than reality shows! Yes, if you come up with a great idea for a reality show you'll be absolutely covered in cash! Just rolling in dough! Drowning in dollars! You'll have tons... More  →
High School Reality Shows We Think Need the Green Light

WHAM BAM ALL-OUT GLAM: The Style Recap You've Been Waiting For

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 12, 2014
THE ALL-CAPS ATTACK IS BACK, JACK. (What, no Mighty Ducks fans out there? DAMMIT BUTTS, YOU'RE MISSING OUT ON ONE OF THE FINEST CINEMATIC EXPERIENCES OF THIS OR ANY CENTURY. GET SOME CULTURE, CAKE-EATERS.)  Now that we've gotten that tangental movie reference out of th More  →
WHAM BAM ALL-OUT GLAM: The Style Recap You've Been Waiting For

Best. Yearbook. Photo. Ever. #TheCatsInOurStars

By Janet ManleySeptember 12, 2014
Draven Rodriguez of Schenectady High School knows that man can only become immortal by transcending his earthly body, and that the best way to do this is to bring your cat into your LaserZone yearbook photo shoot, its furry face writ large in the stars... More  →
Best. Yearbook. Photo. Ever. #TheCatsInOurStars

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Stop Trying to Have a Relationship with My Brother?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 11, 2014
Dear Auntie, This problem is about a boy, but not in the way you'd expect. See, it's not a crush or a misbehaving boyfriend, it's actually twin brother. Until high school, my brother and I were sort of close. But after that, he began running with a... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Stop Trying to Have a Relationship with My Brother?

OHMIGOSH These Poems Will Blow Your Brains, Pumpkins

By SparkLifeSeptember 11, 2014
If you're a poetry buff, you might find it easy to crack into Seamus Heaney or William Wordsworth or even modern poets like Gwen Harwood, and understand and connect with what's going on. But if you're NOT, then you might have been surprised on discovering... More  →
OHMIGOSH These Poems Will Blow Your Brains, Pumpkins
Note-Taking Through the Ages

Note-Taking Through the Ages

By reidfaylorSeptember 11, 2014
What did school look like throughout history? We here at SparkNotes, along with our sponsor Microsoft Surface, make some educated guesses... More  →