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Thumbsucking and 8 Other Bad Habits You Need to Quit in High School

By ContributorNovember 11, 2011
sksk3 is tired of the middle school trends that carry over into high school. Do you agree? —Sparkitors Alright guys, you're in high school now, and you know what that means: no more kid stuff. Well, at least, there needs to be a dramatic... More  →
Thumbsucking and 8 Other Bad Habits You Need to Quit in High School

Elodie Goes to the Starkid Concert (And It Is the Greatest Experience of Her Life)

By ElodieNovember 11, 2011
WARNING: If you’re planning on going to Starkid’s SPACE Tour and don’t want to know what'll happen, READ NO FURTHER. From here on out, there will be spoilers galore. A few weeks ago, I got a call from my friend Tara. She shouted in my ear,... More  →
Elodie Goes to the Starkid Concert (And It Is the Greatest Experience of Her Life)

The Life of a Depression Sufferer

By ContributorNovember 11, 2011
Synesthesian gives us her helpful, hopeful take on depression, and how she's dealt with it.–Sparkitors I have a chronic disease. While it isn't terminal, it's extremely inconvenient, and I'll probably be fighting against it my whole life. I get sore for no reason, I have... More  →
The Life of a Depression Sufferer

Open Thread for November 11

By Jennifer GrudzieckiNovember 11, 2011
whichwitchiswhich? was reading Hamlet in English class when she came across a passage with two mentions of "loam" and of course she couldn't resist drawing a werewolf with a jetpack! Who could?... More  →
Open Thread for November 11

Recipe Week Is Coming!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiNovember 10, 2011
Sparklers, an Exciting Thing is happening! Next week! Put on your I'm-so-thrilled-I-could-pee-my-pants pants and get ready to jump up and down, because we are about to KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF. Next week is Recipe Week on SparkLife. And no, that does not mean we are expecting... More  →
Recipe Week Is Coming!

Auntie SparkNotes: The Friendless Collegian

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 10, 2011
Dear Auntie, Allow me to express my grievances in a parody song. You sing it to the tun of the Napoleon vs. Napoleon epic rap battle on YouTube, specifically, Napoleon Dynamite's first part: Gosh I can't believe how disappointing college is No matter how hard I try, I can't... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Friendless Collegian

Ask Jono: Choosing Between Tacos and Lasagna

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 10, 2011
Dear Jono, I'm about to say something I think you hear a lot. But I'm gonna say it anyway. So there's this guy... Well, see, he's my boyfriend, actually, and I love him and we have very few issues, and communicate well, and... More  →
Ask Jono: Choosing Between Tacos and Lasagna

The Top 10 Reasons We're Glad the Eragon Series Is Finally Over

By Jennifer GrudzieckiNovember 10, 2011
When we first read Eragon, we loved it (forgive our preteen ignorance). With Eldest, we were a tad bit disappointed. And when Brisingr came out, we almost died of boredom—and were a bit annoyed that Christopher Paolini decided to extend his trilogy into a four-book... More  →
The Top 10 Reasons We're Glad the Eragon Series Is Finally Over

Ask a Teacher: Did You Have a Life Before You Were a Teacher?

By Mr. JonesNovember 10, 2011
Q: Did you have a life before you were a teacher? Do you ever look back and think, "Wow...I used to be so cool." A: That’s silly. Until I became a teacher, I never considered myself “cool.” My life before I became a teacher was a series... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Did You Have a Life Before You Were a Teacher?

The Most Epic Movie Trailer We've Ever Seen

By Chelsea DaggerNovember 10, 2011
BUTTS, PUT DOWN YOUR BOWLS OF RAW COOKIE DOUGH AND LISTEN UP. We've got somethin' for ya. It's sexy, it's action-packed, and it's downright breathtaking—and no, we ain't talkin' about Chelsea Dagger's sweaty forehead. What we have here is the brand-new... More  →
The Most Epic Movie Trailer We've Ever Seen