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Music from Down Under

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMay 2, 2011
Today's playlist, sent in by Sparkler 8blue_jay8, is all Great Songs by Australian Artists. Enjoy! “Slow Motion” by Little Red “Jona Vark” by Gypsy and the Cat “Love Lost” by The Temper Trap “There’s Nothing In the Water We Can’t Fight” by Cloud... More  →
Music from Down Under

Why Giraffes are the Finest Specimens of All the Specimens

By ContributorMay 2, 2011
One question: did TheSillyGiraffe chose her username before or after writing this hilarious post?—Sparkitors Ask someone what their favorite animal is, and you'll likely get a pretty standard response: Dolphin. Purple Gorilla. Whatever Dan’s favorite is. While those are all fairly cool, they... More  →
Why Giraffes are the Finest Specimens of All the Specimens

Circumstances Under Which it Is Okay to Eat Half-Price Sushi

By Lucy HutchinsonMay 2, 2011
You should never, ever, ever eat half-price sushi. It's an unwritten law of humanity, like "Don't punch strangers" or "Don't chew on door handles." Like all unwritten laws, it stems from common sense. Door handles break teeth, angry strangers break faces, half-price sushi is slightly... More  →
Circumstances Under Which it Is Okay to Eat Half-Price Sushi

City of Ashes

By ContributorMay 2, 2011
Book #29: City of Ashes (Book #2, Mortal Instruments) Author: Cassandra Clare Reason for Reading: I absolutely loved the first book, City of Bones, and I CANNOT leave a series unfinished. Quote: "I'll just have them change the entry in the demonology textbook from 'almost... More  →
City of Ashes

Guy Asks Girl to Prom, Whole World Melts

By Emily WinterMay 2, 2011
Click play to be assaulted by cuteness. (Btw, anyone else think the girl in this video looks a lot like our amazing intern Jenny?)... More  →
Guy Asks Girl to Prom, Whole World Melts

Holding On: Chapter 7

By ContributorMay 2, 2011
In willwriteforhearts' latest chapter, Alice and Nick's mom has a surprise for them—and it's going to make their lives even more complicated than ever. —Sparkitors Mom’s here. It makes me nervous. You’d think I’d be happy that she's home, but she’s just acting different. And I’m... More  →
Holding On: Chapter 7

Open Thread for May 2

By Chelsea DaggerMay 2, 2011
TinaxthexLlama explains this blurry pic: Sparkitors! I found these in my notifications on Facebook (which is set to Pirate English, not regular English)! To translate: Dan liked TWO of my comments on his status. So please tell him that I was SO excited that... More  →
Open Thread for May 2

Open Thread for May 1

By EmmaMay 1, 2011
It's May 1! Quick, say "rabbit rabbit" for good luck! Send your adorable pics to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for May 1

Open Thread for April 30

By EmmaApril 30, 2011
Between David's slicked-back hair and Posh's eye contact, we're seriously aswoon at SparkLife headquarters. What did you think of the Beckhams' wedding look? We need more open thread pics, people. Send them to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for April 30

Moving On After a Breakup (Hint: Involves Go Karts)

By ContributorApril 29, 2011
Just because somebody used your heart for ballistics practice, EmilyOftheWritenWord isn't about to let it ruin your summer! –Sparkitors We all have or will experience the pain of having someone break your heart in a way reminiscent of an elephant stepping on a banana,... More  →
Moving On After a Breakup (Hint: Involves Go Karts)