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Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterSeptember 2, 2009
Welcome to your Wednesday boredom-breaker, Sparklers! Yesterday, we saw this cool stop motion-ish video on boingboing.net. We admit, it's charm isn't comprised of eye-catching neon Post-Its, but it does use photos taken over the course of an entire year, and it kind of tells a story... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Oh Canada: Praise for Our Neighbors to the North

By Katie_RolnickSeptember 2, 2009
Attention all Facebook users: We owe Canada a big ole' thank you for pushing our favorite social networking site to amend and improve their privacy policies. The changes include requiring "third-party applications" (Mafia Wars anyone?) to specify the type of personal information they want to... More  →
Oh Canada: Praise for Our Neighbors to the North

Blogging New Moon: Part 17

By Dan_BergsteinSeptember 2, 2009
Chapter Seventeen: Visitor Better Title: Alice and Bella Sitting in a Tree… Guess what. Carlisle wasn't waiting for Bella. It was Alice. And while I still like Alice's friendly good nature, by chapter's end, she will no longer hold the number two spot on Dan's List of... More  →
Blogging New Moon: Part 17

Serious Books That Don't Suck, Part 2: The Sexy Ones

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 2, 2009
Earlier this week, we offered up a selection of books that are great fun to read but nevertheless have major literary credibility—y’know, just in case some crazy administrator lets you choose your own reading material this year. (We also got some great feedback from... More  →
Serious Books That Don't Suck, Part 2: The Sexy Ones

Girls Who Kick Butt

By Matt_HunzikerSeptember 2, 2009

Whether you love Twilight or loathe it, there are two things almost everyone can agree on: One, Twilight is fun to blog about. Two, Bella is about as exciting as dry, self-absorbed white toast.

It’s unfortunately all too common for books and

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Girls Who Kick Butt

Songs to Make You Feel Upbeat about Another School Year

By Jonathan_FlaxSeptember 2, 2009
Even for students who count down the hours to the new school year with giddy anticipation (you know who you are), September can still be a bit of a bummer. The days get shorter, your freedom gets curtailed, and you begin to reacquaint yourself with... More  →
Songs to Make You Feel Upbeat about Another School Year

The 7 Most Annoying Things Customers Do

By ContributorSeptember 1, 2009
Sparkler hilameg knows that the jobs you have in high school and college can be...uh...less than stimulating. So why not vent? Here's what ticks off hilameg the most! —SparkNotes Editors As a worker at a discount retail store, I've encountered some pretty interesting people,... More  →
The 7 Most Annoying Things Customers Do

Pen vs. Pencil: It's More Important Than You Think

By Katie_RolnickSeptember 1, 2009
Here's a scenario: It's the first period of the day, and you're finally waking up. You're pretty sure you had a nightmare last night, but all you can remember is that it involved a giant rabbit and a big wheel bike. Your mind... More  →
Pen vs. Pencil: It's More Important Than You Think

Blogging New Moon: Part 16

By Dan_BergsteinAugust 31, 2009
Chapter Sixteen: Paris Better Title: The Cullens Ruin Everything! The fire that Bella sees in the water is really Victoria's hair. There. I just saved you from reading this lousy chapter. Sorry if I sound grumpy, but it's only because by the end of the chapter, the... More  →
Blogging New Moon: Part 16

So You Wanna Be a SparkLife Writer...

By peaceonearth34August 31, 2009
Sparkler peaceonearth34 has written SparkLife posts before, and has some tips on getting published! (We even throw in some of our own tips, too!) Enjoy! —SparkNotes Editors Who doesn't want to write a Sparklife post? It's fun, it's exciting, and the comment board will... More  →
So You Wanna Be a SparkLife Writer...