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Top 5 Body Myths DEBUNKED!

By Jason SaenzAugust 14, 2014
The human body is a mysterious and awesome thing, like a Twinkie. And like a Twinkie, your parents lied to you about your body. Mostly to keep you out of trouble, but still, MOM. Today, we compare the wisdom of parents to REAL, HARD INTERNET... More  →
Top 5 Body Myths DEBUNKED!

How to Play With A Girls Hair in 10 Easy Steps (Curly Edition)

By Jason SaenzAugust 14, 2014
Playing with a girl's hair is like playing with fire. It's exciting, it's adventurous and it's also freaking dangerous. Tussle a girl's tresses the wrong way and you could get burned, because that is not hair, it's a pile of tumbleweeds covered in lighter fluid. Run. Here's a... More  →
How to Play With A Girls Hair in 10 Easy Steps (Curly Edition)

Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Get People To Respect My Boundaries?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 13, 2014
Hiya Auntie! I've read all of your columns, and I love you, but I have yet to see something like this answered. I have a lot of irrational phobias. The biggest would be (this is kind of embarrassing) intimacy, both emotional and physical, but mostly physical.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Get People To Respect My Boundaries?

The Inventions That Would REVOLUTIONIZE Going Back to School

By ziggykelsmanAugust 13, 2014
ONCE MORE INTO THE BREACH! It's time to hit the hallways with fresh legs (DID YOU NOT REST YOUR WEARY LEGS OVER SUMMER?) and we have the perfect inventions-that-don't-yet-exist to bring with you. #optimal #canwegetakickstarter? More  →
The Inventions That Would REVOLUTIONIZE Going Back to School

Iraq: Land of 10,000 Problems

By Janet ManleyAugust 13, 2014
Will there ever be any good news coming out of Iraq? So far it’s not looking likely anytime soon. We’ve gone over the group ISIS, what they’re doing and why they’re taking control (aka terrorizing) cities in Iraq. Their tactics are brutal, too brutal even for... More  →
Iraq: Land of 10,000 Problems

12 Songs We Wish the Ice Cream Truck Would Play

By ElodieAugust 13, 2014
Ice cream trucks are STUPENDOUS. The human race was on its A-game when it decided summer meant some dude in a truck cruises through neighborhoods and passes out Fudgesicles. In fact, we may have peaked too soon. The ice cream truck was probably the best idea... More  →
12 Songs We Wish the Ice Cream Truck Would Play

QUIZ: Are Your Parents Environmentally Responsible?

By Jason SaenzAugust 13, 2014
With global temperatures rising, polar ice caps melting, and polar bears not getting enough Coca-Cola to keep them cool, everyone needs to do their part to stop global warming. Is your household doing enough to keep these cute bears hydrated? Take this quiz to see... More  →
QUIZ: Are Your Parents Environmentally Responsible?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop Being Irrational?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 12, 2014
Hello Auntie, I have a bit of a dilemma here: I am an irrational person. You might be thinking that is a pretty normal situation and a petty email, but hear me out since this has been bugging me for a while and I don't know... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop Being Irrational?

Are You Doing Books Wrong? These Symptoms Say You Are!

By andrew joanisAugust 12, 2014
We all love books here at SparkNotes, but do you love them a little too much? Are you loving them wrongly? Is your love for books, in fact, FORBIDDEN (the way you're doing it)?! These signs say "yes." More  →
Are You Doing Books Wrong? These Symptoms Say You Are!

12 Things NOT to Bring to College

By ElodieAugust 12, 2014
Packing for college is just one of those things you only learn how to do through hilarious trial and error, like going down a steep hill on a pogo stick, or juggling fire, or ordering a sandwich at Subway. And while knowing what to bring... More  →
12 Things NOT to Bring to College