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A Day at the SparkLife Academy

By ContributorAugust 6, 2010
~too~, we're obsessed with this idea, and we're on board to teach digital. But, there's no showering at SparkLife Academy? —Sparkitors I decided to write this article after I saw Ze_Matheia’s amazing comment on the Friday Awards about a SparkNotes School. To... More  →
A Day at the SparkLife Academy

Open Thread for August 6

By Emily WinterAugust 6, 2010
AUGUST 6?!??!?! When did it get to be August 6??!! What happened to July? And June? We don't even remember seeing them on a calendar. *sigh* Well, this is Jeffy. Jeffy the light bulb. We didn't name him, the Mystery Sparkler who sent us... More  →
Open Thread for August 6

How to Make Your Own Shark Week

By Dan_BergsteinAugust 5, 2010
Shark Week is happening right now. If you don't have cable, or a sense of amazement, you may not know that Shark Week is the Discovery Channel’s annual exploration of the wonderful world of sharks. Over the course of the week, you can... More  →
How to Make Your Own Shark Week

Blogging My Taco Experience

By ContributorAugust 5, 2010
dasp_girly, all we've eaten today is a sad little bowl of Cornflakes. What we wouldn't give for one of your leftover tacos...—Sparkitors Last night I made tacos for dinner, and I wrote down my thoughts for the greater good, so you can all... More  →
Blogging My Taco Experience

Blogging Wuthering Heights: Part 8

By ContributorAugust 5, 2010
We keep waiting for CoffinMaker to throw the book down and take up rollerskating instead, but he's still going. And this installment cracked us the H up. —Sparkitors Hindley's having a baby! Nelly says she skipped to the end of the summer, so she... More  →
Blogging Wuthering Heights: Part 8

The Hit List: More Bands You Should Know, Part AWESOME

By ContributorAugust 5, 2010
We've received so many fantastic submissions for The Hit List that we're beside ourselves with happiness. And what better way to share that happiness than to bequeath to you a column chock-full of great bands, chosen and reviewed by Sparklers! What follows is... More  →
The Hit List: More Bands You Should Know, Part AWESOME

Cleaning the Bathtub: A Dramatic Account

By ContributorAugust 5, 2010
orangexjuicexpsycho, maybe you should consider changing your username to americanpsycho. Get it? Christian Bale reference? Gah. —Sparkitors The following is an account of my attempt to complete one simple chore the day before my birthday party: scrub my bathtub. While... More  →
Cleaning the Bathtub: A Dramatic Account

How To Handle Summer Homework the AP Way

By ContributorAugust 5, 2010
~book_wormm has last-minute tips for summer homework procrastinators. We're guessing that includes pretty much everybody. —Sparkitors When you get to high school and you take lots of honors/AP classes, you find yourself burdened with a ton of summer homework. As long as you are... More  →
How To Handle Summer Homework the AP Way

Charlie St. Cloud: Put Your Nose In My Mouth, Baby

By Rachel KorowitzAugust 5, 2010
If you love awkward scripts, weirdly antiquated dialog ("fill the coffers" and "last hoorah"?!), and mile-wide plot holes, you'll dig on Charlie St. Cloud. In fact, the only interesting part of the movie (other than Zac Efron. ROWR.), is trying to figure out... More  →
Charlie St. Cloud: Put Your Nose In My Mouth, Baby

A Saturday in the Life of a FIRST Robotics Student

By ContributorAugust 5, 2010
CJ, your post served as a great reminder that the vast majority of high school students are approximately 239 times smarter than us. THANKS.—Sparkitors Inspired by the Science Olympiad post, I wrote about a Saturday spent working with my FIRST Robotics team.... More  →
 A Saturday in the Life of a FIRST Robotics Student