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Open Thread for September 29

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 29, 2011
stupid_nickel made these Cookie Monster cupcakes with her bare hands (and, like, eggs and sugar and stuff). We are amazed. Also, we really want some cupcakes now. Click here to see more of stupid_nickel's cakes! ... More  →
Open Thread for September 29

Auntie SparkNotes: A Dating Nightmare In the Making

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 28, 2011
Dear Auntie, I have a problem regarding my relationship, as you may have guessed. But my problem is a little... complicated. You see, I met my boyfriend 3 months ago, and from the first moment, we fell deeply in love. We got along incredibly well,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: A Dating Nightmare In the Making

Who Wrote Shakespeare? (Hint: Maybe Not Shakespeare.) Watch the Debate LIVE TONIGHT!

By Emily WinterSeptember 28, 2011
Look, there's a lot we don't know about Shakespeare. His birthday, for example. His cause of death. And the beard—real or synthetic? Amid these unsettling mysteries, one thing has widely been agreed upon: The Shakes was a genius. But is it possible that only thing Shakespeare... More  →
Who Wrote Shakespeare? (Hint: Maybe Not Shakespeare.) Watch the Debate LIVE TONIGHT!

Faye's First Month of College

By ContributorSeptember 28, 2011
Faye is back! And she made it through her first week of college...—Sparkitors I’m alive! I, Faye, have survived an entire month at college.  It’s time to celebrate. WOO! SCANDALOUS COLLEGE PARTY! Just kidding. I have an engineering paper to write. Yup, I’m still a nerd.... More  →
Faye's First Month of College

What Not To Do When Cooking

By ContributorSeptember 28, 2011
BeastAC learned how to cook the hard way...thanks to her, we don't have to. —Sparkitors I was inspired to write this after I saw the Cooking 101 post (I'm really hoping it will help me). I love to cook, especially... More  →
What Not To Do When Cooking

Comfort Songs

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 28, 2011
Today's playlist is possibly my favorite playlist ever. If that's not enough reason for you to listen, I'll let woofdogsrule explain: "This is a list of comfort songs. They're like comfort food, except in musical form! These songs remind me of cozy fall sweaters,... More  →
Comfort Songs

Do You Awkwardly Touch People?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 28, 2011
Today's video, sent in by Dumblydorr, is totally hilarious. Also, I challenge you all to sing this song the next time you run into someone by accident. DO IT! It will most definitely make... More  →
Do You Awkwardly Touch People?

8 Ways to Completely Screw Up an Interview

By ContributorSeptember 28, 2011

carrieaimelire can't tell you how to get a job, but she can tell you how NOT to get one. It's less helpful, but way funnier.—Sparkitors

There will come a time in your life when you will be forced to shower thoroughly, make your face

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8 Ways to Completely Screw Up an Interview

Change You Can't Believe In

By ContributorSeptember 28, 2011
Scott-Free actually agrees with The Rules this week. Will you? —Sparkitors Well, I tabularized the votes for last week’s rule (Rule #17: Let Him Take the Lead), and I must say I’m disappointed. I thought... More  →
Change You Can't Believe In

The Jungle of the Lecture Hall

By ContributorSeptember 28, 2011
Courtney Guth hopes you got all your malaria vaccinations, because you are about to enter the DANGER ZONE.—Sparkitors Observe, if you will, the natural habitat of most college students: the lecture hall, a dense, dark, jungle... More  →
The Jungle of the Lecture Hall