Skip over navigation

What Kind of Pet Is Best For You?

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 19, 2010
Life can get lonely without a pet. Granted, most animals are totally incapable of understanding all your human problems and relationship issues since they rarely have more complex thoughts than "Ooh I'm gonna eat this bug, hooray!" But they still make you feel like you... More  →
What Kind of Pet Is Best For You?

Open Thread for October 19

By Chelsea DaggerOctober 19, 2010
We like this picture (submitted by photographic genius Kolizzle) so much that we made it our desktop background. What can we say, we're a sucker for plaid Converse and yellow leaves. Can ya blame us?... More  →

Breast Cancer is Funny

By Kathryn_WilliamsOctober 18, 2010
Breast cancer is funny. Okay, not "funny haha" funny. We bet you've never heard a joke that starts out, "A priest, a rabbi, and cancer walked into a bar..." Frankly, that would be a pretty terrible joke. But when this Splogger's mother was diagnosed with... More  →
Breast Cancer is Funny

Great Halloween Costumes—Made Entirely From Paper!?

By ContributorOctober 18, 2010
11ksande, you just may be a genius. —Sparkitors My love of Halloween died the year my mom stopped helping with my costume. After that, instead of donning an intricately detailed Jedi outfit, I found myself sheepishly claiming to... More  →

Blogging My Abseiling Experience

By ContributorOctober 18, 2010
We’re getting a sympathetic adrenaline rush just reading this, hanini_panini. This is totally the kind of field trip that happens at SparkLife Academy! –Sparkitors Abseiling, otherwise known as "rappelling," is the “sport” of walking down a cliff face. Backward. And that is exactly... More  →
Blogging My Abseiling Experience

On Loving Yourself, and Pancakes

By ContributorOctober 18, 2010
Your name is as awesome as your attitude, iwearfiestapants! –Sparkitors Obviously your body is a pretty important part of you. You know, seeing as it’s your earthly vessel, physical manifestation, and means of enjoying delicious breakfast foods. So when I notice just how... More  →
On Loving Yourself, and Pancakes

Why I Hate the PSATs

By ContributorOctober 18, 2010
We feel your pain, flyergirl13. Once, long ago, we too had to suffer through the PSATs. OH, THE HUMANITY.—Sparkitors Eight (8) number 2 Pencils: Check. One (1) Pink Pearl Eraser, with holes drilled in... More  →

Rosefan42's Theater Survival Kits

By ContributorOctober 18, 2010
This pair of survival kits comes via rosefan42, with an inspirational assist by saranvd.—Sparkitors This summer, I took part in my first “proper” play; we lived in dorms for two weeks, then had a non-residential production week at the theater. The experience... More  →
Rosefan42's Theater Survival Kits

Your Friend Might Be a Sparkler If…

By ContributorOctober 18, 2010
This adorable article by DontWorryBeHappy:) makes us sweat with pure glee. —Sparkitors A few months ago, I was IMing with one of my friends when she mentioned... More  →

A Complete Guide to Party Favors for the Sophisticated Young Adult

By Lucy HutchinsonOctober 18, 2010
On one hand, little plastic whistles and bags of marbles are so-o-o boring and childish. On the other hand, everyone loves free stuff! Especially free stuff that is edible and/or noisy! Leave it to us to hit the happy medium; here are some ideas for... More  →
A Complete Guide to Party Favors for the Sophisticated Young Adult