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Blogging Eclipse: Part 5

By Dan_BergsteinDecember 10, 2009
Chapter Five: Imprint Better Title: Sam's Life is a Romantic Comedy Without Laughter I’m going to need your help on this one, folks. I must be an idiot. Clearly there are hidden words in this chapter (perhaps written in those frustrating invisible letters) that explain imprints. But... More  →
Blogging Eclipse: Part 5

What's Your Holiday Spirit?

By ContributorDecember 10, 2009
We wanna know, xXx_lola_xXx, what type of holiday spirit do YOU have?! —SparkNotes editors Christmas is around the corner and it's time to bring out the stockings, lights, plastic tree, ornaments, and, oh yeah, the Christmas spirit. But what kind of Christmas spirit do you... More  →
What's Your Holiday Spirit?

Be Unafraid. Be Very Unafraid.

By ContributorDecember 10, 2009
Sparkler abby0912 wants us all to conquer our fears, so she put together this wonderful step-by-step guide to becoming unafraid! —SparkNotes editors Want to make your life sparkle? Then follow these easy steps and become INVINCIBLE! 1. Admit your fears For example: --public speaking --any synonyms of "public... More  →
Be Unafraid. Be Very Unafraid.

World's Easiest Dessert

By Dan_BergsteinDecember 10, 2009
It’s the night before your class party, bake sale, or school's holiday roller derby, and you signed up to bring a dessert. What do you do? You have three options. 1. Fake an illness and stay home from school. 2. Because you don’t want to be a liar, actually... More  →
World's Easiest Dessert

How to Do Damage Control

By Ashley SpencerDecember 10, 2009
In the wake of the Tiger Woods scandal, we should all think about how to protect our reps and our street cred. This is an even harder task for high schoolers than it is for Tiger; 15-year-olds usually don’t have the luxury of locking themselves... More  →
How to Do Damage Control

Family Overload

By Julie KrautDecember 9, 2009
It’s right about now in the holiday season when quality family time starts to feel more like jail time. There are only so many dinners, movies, singalongs, and fire-watching sessions you can take before you find yourself completely overloaded on family bonding. It’s not that you... More  →
Family Overload

Gifts Not to Give

By ContributorDecember 9, 2009
We have a feeling Sparkler jonanners has given or received some bad gifts in her day. At least she can help the rest of us out! —SparkNotes editors Sadly, every year many holiday gifts are given away, never used, or returned because, well, they... More  →
Gifts Not to Give

Six Reasons to Go Naked

By Kathryn_WilliamsDecember 9, 2009
No, we don't mean naked naked, although that would lead to some interesting high school assemblies. We mean letting your face go nude, all footloose and makeup-free like. If you're anything like us, the most annoying part of your day, after being pried... More  →
Six Reasons to Go Naked

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterDecember 9, 2009
This is what we learned from last week's Awesome Thing: If we ever draft a SparkNotes manifesto, in which we enumerate the many ways and reasons Sparklers bond with one another, we would NOT include creepiness. In fact, it appears that nothing's more divisive... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

In the Future, Your Car Will Be Awesome

By Kia WoodDecember 9, 2009
Every year, the LA Auto Show displays some of the coolest cars that will make their debut in 2010. They also debut concept cars, which are wildly imaginative vehicle prototypes that some lucky jerk could be driving in the year 2051. For this year’s More  →
In the Future, Your Car Will Be Awesome