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July Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierJuly 5, 2016
Beware, Aries, for Venus is in retrograde, and Neptune is in, uh… foregrade. Mars is in… space, probably. (We have misplaced our astrology books.) In the interest of International Kissing Day, here is your International Kissing Tip: If you are unable to actually kiss the More  →
July Horoscopes!

Real Talk: My Best Friend and I Are Total Opposites

By Lauren PassellJuly 5, 2016
My best friend Cindy and I met when we were seven and instantly gelled because we were both too old to be watching Blues Clues but did it anyway. We could make each other laugh for days. Cindy and I didn’t go to the same... More  →
Real Talk: My Best Friend and I Are Total Opposites

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Keep Shipping My Crush with Someone Else

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 1, 2016
Dear Auntie, It's my freshman year at high school, with only one month left of school. Last semester, this great guy (let's call him Jake) was my partner in a class project. We had a great time until he switched out to a different class in... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Keep Shipping My Crush with Someone Else

Fictional 'Ships from Across Fandoms—Part 3!

By Maddy AaronJuly 1, 2016
First we gave you Part 1. Then we gave you Part 2. Now, we're giving you Part NINE THOUSAND AND EIGHTY SIX.JK, we're giving you Part 3, because numerically it just makes sense. Get ready to swoon and/or become enraged over 7 more pairs of your fave fictional characters, who More  →
Fictional 'Ships from Across Fandoms-Part 3!

Celebrate Fourth of July With These Hamilton Quotes

By Nichele LiJuly 1, 2016
What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than with four quotes from Hams that best summarize the Continental Congress's breakup with King George? More  →
Celebrate Fourth of July With These <i>Hamilton</i> Quotes

Everything I Learned From Online Dating

By Kelly HoffmacherJune 30, 2016
Let me start off by saying that my BFF is a wedding planner in NYC. She says that more than half of her clients met online. More than half! The stigma around online dating has definitely faded a whole lot within the past few years,... More  →
Everything I Learned From Online Dating

Ben Franklin Live-Tweets the Signing of the Declaration of Independence

By Andrew TavinJune 30, 2016

I was taking my annual pre-Independence Day visit to the Library of Congress when I came across an amazing discovery in their archives...

WWBFD?

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Ben Franklin Live-Tweets the Signing of the Declaration of Independence

A Hamilton-Approved Fourth of July DIY

By Steffi LynnJune 30, 2016
(The only snack that isn't actually Hamilton-approved is macaroni and cheese.) Enjoy!   Directions: For details and photos, click here!... More  →
A Hamilton-Approved Fourth of July DIY

How To Play it Cool When You Run Into Your Ex

By Jon_SkindzierJune 30, 2016
You know the feeling: you're hanging out somewhere, you look across the room, and suddenly your stomach drops. You start to sweat. Your heart starts pounding. This is mostly because you have just eaten twelve tacos, but also, your ex is standing right there across the room. More  →
How To Play it Cool When You Run Into Your Ex

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Accused Me of Lying About My Gender Identity

By kat_rosenfieldJune 29, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm having a huge issue right now. I'm a trans male and super gay, but my parents don't like that and it's really unsafe for people like me in my school. Despite this, school was a bit of a safe place for me.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Accused Me of Lying About My Gender Identity