Skip over navigation

50 NaNoWriMo Plot Ideas for the Plot-less

By ElodieNovember 5, 2014
National Novel Writing Month may have already started, but it's not too late to catch up! All you need is coffee, a pair of writing pants, some chocolate, the unique ability to sob and write simultaneously, and a good idea. Let's assume you've already got... More  →
50 NaNoWriMo Plot Ideas for the Plot-less

This Breaking News Will Break Your Heart: BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH IS ENGAGED!

By Chelsea DaggerNovember 5, 2014
SORRY BUTTS, but it seems the bachelor store is FRESH OUTTA CUMBERBATCH. This morning, London's The Times printed an engagement announcement for Benedelicious and his longtime girlfriend Sophie Hunter, and we have been eating our feelings ever since. (Chicken nugs smothered in fro-yo?... More  →
This Breaking News Will Break Your Heart: BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH IS ENGAGED!

Allison Emm's Greatest Beauty Tutorials—All In One Epic Slideshow!

By SparkLifeNovember 5, 2014
It's no secret that here at SparkLife, we are UNAPOLOGETIC LUBBERS OF MAKEUP. We love cheap makeup, we love terrifying makeup, we love celeb-inspired makeup—basically, we love anything and everything even remotely related to shellacking our faces and lashes with sparkly, g More  →
Allison Emm's Greatest Beauty Tutorials-All In One Epic Slideshow!

The Best (And Worst) Icebreakers to Start a Conversation With Your Crush

By Jason SaenzNovember 5, 2014
You know that cold feeling you get right before you drive up the courage to talk to an ex? That's the conversational "ice" that must be broken (possibly with fire). Once you are through that arctic layer, you can swim in the warmth... More  →
The Best (And Worst) Icebreakers to Start a Conversation With Your Crush

Auntie SparkNotes: Does He Like Me, or Is He Just Using Me?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 4, 2014
Dear Auntie, I met this guy at the beginning of summer who's really good friends with one of my close friends. Anyway, we hit it off and ended up making out which I know seems a bit sudden and forward and all that but I don't... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Does He Like Me, or Is He Just Using Me?

To Become More Attractive, Exfoliate, Contour and-SCRATCH THAT, Just Be Nice

By Josh SorokachNovember 4, 2014
Do nice guys really finish last? Not according to some of our favorite books, and not according to a new study that shows nice people finish first... in attractiveness! (Italicized because it looks sexier that way, obviously.) According to a study published in surprise JK Rowling... More  →
To Become More Attractive, Exfoliate, Contour and-SCRATCH THAT, Just Be Nice

The 10 Weirdest (or COOLEST) Things You Can Volunteer For

By Abbey ClarkeNovember 4, 2014
Volunteering is a great thing to do—it gets you good experience and you can help people out. But let’s say the run-of-the-mill brownie bake doesn’t strike fire in your heart, and ends up with more brownies in your tum-tum than sold to sugar-desiring do-gooders. Read on More  →
The 10 Weirdest (or COOLEST) Things You Can Volunteer For

The BIGGEST Cliches to Avoid Like The Plague in College Applications

By Andrew TavinNovember 4, 2014
How are you doing, champ? Hard at work on a college application? If the road seems long, remember that a waterfall starts with a tiny drop of water. To that end, here are some cliches you'll want to avoid if you want to stand out... More  →
The BIGGEST Cliches to Avoid Like The Plague in College Applications

Auntie SparkNotes: Did My Friend Assault Me?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 3, 2014
Hi, Auntie. Warning: sexually explicit content. This is something I thought I would never have to ask anyone; but something happened a few nights ago at my friend’s birthday party that has got me worried. So my friend’s father was extremely irresponsible and influenced me to get way... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Did My Friend Assault Me?

President Coin Sent Me a Neckerchief and I AM NOW AN OFFICIAL MEMBER OF THE REBELLION

By Chelsea DaggerNovember 3, 2014
If you saw the above photo and thought, "Chelsea Dagger has an unusually large and radiant forehead," YOU WERE RIGHT. If you thought, "Chelsea Dagger's hair makes her look quite a bit like Ralphie from The Simpsons,"  YOU WERE RIGHT AGAIN. But if... More  →
President Coin Sent Me a Neckerchief and I AM NOW AN OFFICIAL MEMBER OF THE REBELLION