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The DOs and DON'Ts of Being the Greatest Intern Since Sliced Bread

By Lauren PassellMarch 2, 2012
So you have an internship. Congratulations and WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD! HOLD ON TO YOUR BUTTS WITH BOTH HANDS! But before you put your party pants on—oh wait. You've put on your party pants. Well take them off and put on a pair of nice,... More  →
The DOs and DON'Ts of Being the Greatest Intern Since Sliced Bread

The Nerdiest Places to Go on Spring Break

By ElodieMarch 2, 2012
Forget beaches, swimsuits, and sunshine. Books, video games, and WiFi—now that's the way to go. If you really need to release your inner nerd this spring break, meander on over to these geeky vacation spots: The Library Hotel: Imagine my shock when I read Lemony... More  →
The Nerdiest Places to Go on Spring Break

How Famous Literary Characters Would Ask a Girl to the Prom

By Josh PeriloMarch 2, 2012
Literature is riddled with romantic characters doing all kinds of romantic stuff. It figures, then, that some of these memorable characters had to have gone to prom, right? So join us, Sparklers, on a magical journey to the very moments that our favorite... More  →
How Famous Literary Characters Would Ask a Girl to the Prom

Check Out These Sparkler Doodles

By SparkLifeMarch 2, 2012
Heyo, Sparksicles! We asked you to send us your doodles, and you did! And boy do you guys have some talent, because we got some amazing drawings in--and here they are! Click through to see this awesome artwork, and the Sparklers who made it! More  →
Check Out These Sparkler Doodles!

Open Thread for March 2

By SparkLifeMarch 2, 2012
EmilieAthena sent us this pic and told us to ignore the mess behind her adorable red heart balloon, but we just can't. We like the messy! Besides, messiness is a sign of genius, right? ... More  →
Open Thread for March 2

Adventure Time is Not (Just) For Kids

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 1, 2012
Recommendations from you loyal and wise Sparklers are always welcome. But you must forgive me if I take your advice warily. After all, it was you who thought I'd enjoy A Very Potter Musical (I did not), and while I've come to like... More  →
Adventure Time is Not (Just) For Kids

The Worst Restaurants to Go to For Prom

By Josh PeriloMarch 1, 2012
Prom is expensive, don’t get us wrong. And we think that you should try to cut costs however you can. Share a limo. Rent a cheap tux. Parachute into prom instead of having a full eight chopper Air Force escort. ... More  →
The Worst Restaurants to Go to For Prom

Creative Ways to Reuse Your Bottles and Cans

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 1, 2012
Did you know that if the 51 billion plastic bottles (that's NINE zeros) that go into landfills every year were laid end-to-end, they would wrap around the world five times? How gross is that? It's like a giant pre-school macaroni necklace... More  →
Creative Ways to Reuse Your Bottles and Cans

Auntie SparkNotes: Break Up Out Loud

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 1, 2012
Dear Auntie, My boyfriend and I recently broke up (the details are irrelevant to my question, but it was his decision that I have come to accept) about a week ago. It did not end well, and we are no longer speaking to each other. I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Break Up Out Loud

How to Make Soda

By Josh PeriloMarch 1, 2012
Josh Perilo knows how to do EVERYTHING. Are we jealous? No way. We're just squeezing this jealousy ball because we hope OUR OWN AMAZING SODA will eventually come out. —Sparkitors What you will need: Medium sized pot with lid Cheese cloth Strainer Four pint-sized flip-top glass bottles A measuring vessel Sugar Molasses 2 vanilla... More  →
How to Make Soda