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Cute Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterMarch 22, 2010
No wonder  checkersocks's cat is so small—it has to share a house with 15 (!!!) other felines! Yep, this Sparkler has 16 cats. She sent us a bunch of pics, and we couldn't resist this big-eyed, bigger-eared, knee-sized little thing. What kind of caption... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Auntie SparkNotes: Sassy, Not A**y

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 22, 2010
Have you found Auntie on Facebook yet? No? What are you waiting for? Click here! Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I am a sarcastic sort of individual, and I am concerned that this part of my personality is severely damaging what people think of me. Honestly, I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Sassy, Not A**y

A Day in the Life of a Home Schooler

By ContributorMarch 22, 2010
We'd love to see your PJ collection, LOTViolists! —SparkNotes editors I'm a homeschooled senior who spends most of her time in her PJs. I don't follow an online curriculum; rather, my mom plans my coursework. Here's a day in my life: 7:40 a.m. Hit snooze.... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Home Schooler

The Buried SparkLife

By ContributorMarch 22, 2010
Give frapp_cakes her own reality show, already! —SparkNotes editors On a recent weekend, while I was "working" on some projects for school and watching TV, I stumbled across a new show on MTV called The Buried Life. At first I was sad... More  →
The Buried SparkLife

How to Understand Your Pets

By Robert IsenbergMarch 22, 2010
Pets have feelings. They think about things. They have dreams and favorite pastimes. It's not always easy to tell what's going on in your pet's mind. But pay close attention, and you can sometimes read your pet's behavior. Here are some signs to look out... More  →
How to Understand Your Pets

Senioritis: When Old Things Happen to Young Students

By Ashley SpencerMarch 22, 2010
We all know the signs of standard senioritis: you mentally check out after your college acceptance letter arrives. You start packing immediately, even though you have practically an entire semester left. Your homework is incomplete, and your afterschool activities go unattended. But are you aware of... More  →
Senioritis: When Old Things Happen to Young Students

Open Thread for March 22

By Emily WinterMarch 22, 2010
This is Ally, potterlover19's dog. We love her eyebrows and whiskers!!! We want an Ally!!!... More  →
Open Thread for March 22

Open Thread for March 21

By EmmaMarch 21, 2010
We love this picture from kylxy. The Sparkler's bangs are pretty, and are those jams the Mankler's wearing? Cute!... More  →
Open Thread for March 21

Open Thread for March 20

By EmmaMarch 20, 2010
read_my_mind says, "This picture is adorable: it's a cat having had a bath. Who doesn't love anything more than a wet moggie?" We have two questions: 1. Why is British slang so much cuter than American slang? 2. Don't cats bathe themselves? We feel... More  →
Open Thread for March 20

The Wonderful World of High School Media

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 19, 2010
Lots of schools have their own little media empires going, which cover everything from student concerns ("OPINION: The Gym Mats Are So Gross That I Think I Got Typhus From Them") to administrative announcements ("NOTICE: Gym Closed Until We Buy New Gym Mats"). If you go... More  →
The Wonderful World of High School Media