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A Day in the Life of a Military Kid in Japan

By ContributorJuly 16, 2010
This post is written by a Mystery Sparkler! Spooky, right? —Sparkitors Moving every three years, seeing the world, making friends in every country—military dependents (aka students and family members of those in the military) deal with a lot. Currently, my family is stationed in... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Military Kid in Japan

Equestrianisms: How to Ninja Summer Boredom Smack in the Earlobe (Ouch!)

By ContributorJuly 16, 2010
We lost this post for a few weeks (SORRRRRY), but at least the mystery is solved: That cavernous, aching void in your soul is simply due to lack of equestrienne10 in your life. Phew, glad that's over. —Sparkitors Ah, summer. No more AP class... More  →
Equestrianisms: How to Ninja Summer Boredom Smack in the Earlobe (Ouch!)

Welcome to the SparkLife Gym

By ContributorJuly 16, 2010
biskvitkaimlyako, this sounds like the best gym ever created. SIGN US UP.— Sparkitors Oh, poop. You just accidentally signed up for the "Mr. MuscleMan" contest, and the amount you'd have to pay to de-register would completely deplete your meager... More  →
Welcome to the SparkLife Gym

Open Thread for July 16

By Emily WinterJuly 16, 2010
This ed saw this poster in Hong Kong last week, and it vaguely reminded her of something familiar... Something she couldn't quite put her finger on... Something from a foreign land, full of hot people who sulk all the time. What could it be? This ed... More  →
Open Thread for July 16

Interpreting Your Goodnight Diss

By Pete CroattoJuly 15, 2010
Don't worry, this isn't another post about kissing; it's about something much worse: NOT KISSING—otherwise known as "gettin' rejected," otherwise known as "a big glob of failsauce just fell right on your disproportionately large head." Sounds fun, right?!— Sparkitors Ranked somewhere between a punch in... More  →
Interpreting Your Goodnight Diss

The Most Addictive Sitcom Reruns

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 15, 2010
We’re halfway through the summer, and that means you’re bored out of your mind. Unless you have a job to occupy your time, or a pet ferret to entertain you, you probably find yourself vegging out for hours and hours in front of the TV... More  →
The Most Addictive Sitcom Reruns

Blogging Breaking Dawn: Part 4

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 15, 2010
Chapter Four: Gesture Better Title: The Return of the King This chapter focuses on Bella's desire to have a human special hug. But everyone is telling her it's a bad idea. Her response: "Up yours, losers! I do what I want, when I want. Holler!" She's such... More  →
Blogging Breaking Dawn: Part 4

Life According to Ginger: A Family Vacation and My Love/Hate Relationship with Mother Nature

By ContributorJuly 15, 2010
My relationship with Mother Nature can be compared my relationship with my cousin who is going to Yale. Or my other cousin, who is studying neuroscience. I love them, but they have ALWAYS one-upped me in just about everything. Which can get wearisome. I sit... More  →
Life According to Ginger: A Family Vacation and My Love/Hate Relationship with Mother Nature

Hanging Out With Jazzy: Throwing a Theme Party

By ContributorJuly 15, 2010
As you get older, parties become less about pinning the tail on the donkey, and more about fun and interesting concepts—what you wear, the type of music, and the decorations. All of these factors reflect a theme. Thinking up themes is the hard bit. If an... More  →
Hanging Out With Jazzy: Throwing a Theme Party

Dreadful Movie Posters: Piranha 3D

By Kathryn_WilliamsJuly 15, 2010
You gotta hand it to the horror movies: if nothing else, they give us reliable fodder for our Dreadful Movie Posters series. This week, we feature the poster for a movie that promises to be the summer's most terrifying More  →
Dreadful Movie Posters: Piranha 3D