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Fact, Fiction, or Other? Fourth of July Edition

By Chrissie GruebelJuly 4, 2012
How much do we really know about our country's Independence Day, aside from the fact that we all get the day off in order to eat outdoors and nearly set ourselves on fire? Casually drop these lil' tidbits into your next conversation and win friends,... More  →
Fact, Fiction, or Other? Fourth of July Edition

Celebs By Numbers

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJuly 4, 2012
Hollywood is full of talented young people doing awesome things. Here's our guide to all our favorite celebs from ages 12 to 20! More  →
Celebs By Number

Open Thread for July 4

By SparkLifeJuly 4, 2012
Happy Fourth of July, Sparklers! Here is a tasty-looking cupcake.... More  →
Open Thread for July 4

A Patriotic Playlist for the 4th of July

By Brandon SpecktorJuly 3, 2012
Some songs are inescapable when talking about America. "This Land is Your Land." "America The Beautiful." "The Thong Song." Like folk papa Woody Guthrie, some of the most meaningful performances in American history come from songs that've seen decades of roamin' and ramblin'. Others have proven... More  →
A Patriotic Playlist for the 4th of July

Here Comes the Bridesmaid: Some Basics for the First-Timer

By SissyJuly 3, 2012
It’s an honor to support your sister/cousin/friend on her big day, and be part of it in a special way. But this experience can be nerve-wracking, especially if it’s your first time and you’re a little clueless about all this girly-girl frilly wedding stuff. There’s... More  →
Here Comes the Bridesmaid: Some Basics for the First-Timer

Horrible but Awesome July 4th Fashion

By Chrissie GruebelJuly 3, 2012
I pledge allegiance to the swag of the United States of America. And after this roundup of horror, you will too. 1. Pretty convinced this is why Destiny's Child broke up. Run, Bey! Run! 2. PHOTOGRAPHER: Give me... More  →
Horrible but Awesome July 4th Fashion

REVIEW: The Amazing Spider-Man

By Becky FerreiraJuly 3, 2012
A doe-eyed child Peter Parker excitedly plays a game of hide-and-seek with his father, but instead stumbles upon his father's secret. From the broken window and trashed files in Richard Parker's home office, it appears a more adult and malevolent game of hide-and-seek is also... More  →
REVIEW: The Amazing Spider-Man

For the Love of Short Stories

By ContributorJuly 3, 2012
Most of us read novelsafter all, chapter books were the first sign of maturity when you were seven. What?! You can read big books already? You’re so smart! And novels are fun. You spend night after... More  →
For the Love of Short Stories

It's Hard to Be a Lefty

By ContributorJuly 3, 2012
It’s hard to be a lefty in a right-handed world. Making up only 10 percent of the population (ONLY TEN!!), we are the forgotten minority. And in a world ruled by righties, we are extremely discriminated against (think notebooks, people). Everything from books to gadgets... More  →
It's Hard to Be a Lefty