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What To Do While You're Waiting for the Call

By Kia WoodFebruary 3, 2010
We all know that inevitable moment—you’ve given him or her your number… and now you have to wait for the call. Oh the excruciating agony of it all! Will your dream SO call now? Now? NOW?! You’re in a panic, you can’t focus, and most importantly,... More  →
What To Do While You're Waiting for the Call

Auntie SparkNotes: Bad Touch

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 3, 2010
Hi Auntie Sparknotes, I was wondering, where's the line between friendship and love? I have a new friend who's a guy and I shared an armchair with him. I'm not thinking about dating him or anything, so should I be leaving more of a physical distance... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Bad Touch

Political Conversations?! Nooooo!!

By Jon_SkindzierFebruary 3, 2010
If you have absolutely no interest in arguing about politics, then you may have noticed that people who can only talk about politics are hopelessly drawn to you. They can't help themselves. They can barely keep from crashing through your bedroom window at night... More  →
Political Conversations?! Nooooo!!

The Diary of Ashley Spencer: Not Down With the Sickness

By Ashley SpencerFebruary 3, 2010
It’s really easy to walk around complaining about inane things when you’re healthy. I do it all the time; I’ve perfected the art of groaning. When my brother steals my computer charger, I go into a rage, throwing his things all around his room until... More  →
The Diary of Ashley Spencer: Not Down With the Sickness

We Need Your Opinion on Video SparkNotes!

By Emily WinterFebruary 3, 2010
Hey Sparklers, It's no secret that we mosey on over to SparkLife anytime we want to know how to make SparkNotes better. You guys are awesome. You're honest, you're smart, and you smell like eco-friendly cleaning products. (Or is that just our computer screen?) This week, we... More  →
We Need Your Opinion on Video SparkNotes!

7 Ways Not to Impress Boys

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 2, 2010
Last week, we ran a post about how not to impress girls. Just to be fair, we had to write an equally-ridiculous article for the gals of SparkNotes. 1. On a dinner date, order an arugula salad, minus the arugula. When your waiter politely... More  →
7 Ways Not to Impress Boys

Your Brain on a 10-Minute Mile

By Robert IsenbergFebruary 2, 2010
Minute 1 I hate gym. I hate 10-minute miles. Did he say go? I thought he was going to whistle. Well, everybody's running. I guess I'll start running. This isn't half bad, actually. I'm a lot faster than I thought. It's nice to stretch the old legs. It's probably... More  →
Your Brain on a 10-Minute Mile

Everything's Copacetic, Ducky: Life in Other Times

By Katie_RolnickFebruary 2, 2010
Life in the 21st century is pretty sweet. We have access to cool stuff like the internet, smart phones, hybrid cars, and the ShamWow. But despite these modern conveniences, we can't help but spend an idle moment here and there daydreaming about what... More  →
Everything's Copacetic, Ducky: Life in Other Times

Children's TV Shows You THOUGHT You Forgot About

By ContributorFebruary 2, 2010
We love this trip down memory lane! Thanks for taking us along, feliciatmc! —SparkNotes editors 1. The Big Comfy Couch Lunette the Clown owned a dolly named Molly, and spent hours dancing, stretching on a giant clock, visiting her mailman pseudo-boyfriend, granny, and cat. And... More  →
Children's TV Shows You THOUGHT You Forgot About

Top Three Ways to Survive Winter

By ContributorFebruary 2, 2010
Just. Two. More. Months. **collapses onto floor and starts convulsing due to lack of sunlight** Thanks for this list, 1grobanite! —SparkNotes editors During the summer, there's so much to do: cabins, swimming, sunshine, drive-in movies, bike rides to your ex's—I mean best friend’s—house, parties.... More  →
Top Three Ways to Survive Winter