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5 Awesome Subcultures

By ContributorFebruary 9, 2011

bestlaidplans is our favorite new Sparkler; she's whip-smart, she's funny, and best of all, she sees the good in everybody!—Sparkitors

Hipsters have been taking a lot of flack recently—some of it... More  →

5 Awesome Subcultures

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 9, 2011
You may notice that I seem to have a love of destroying adorable, sugary food—or at least posting videos about it. But hey, who hasn't wondered what the most creative way to murder a marshmallow peep ... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Tips for Being Single on Valentine's Day

By ContributorFebruary 9, 2011
rhymenocerous16 not only has the greatest username EVER, she's also got some pretty solid advice for coping with single-hood on February 14th.—Sparkitors As someone who has never had a Valentine’s date, I figured I'd be the perfect candidate for offering advice on how... More  →
Tips for Being Single on Valentine's Day

Phi Beta Dagger

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 9, 2011
Is there any better way to start your day than with a picture of your four favorite dastardly dudes? Yes. There are lots of better ways. For example, it would be great to start the day without Chelsea Dagger breaking the cafeteria's magic coffee machine... More  →
Phi Beta Dagger

Playlist of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiFebruary 9, 2011
Today's playlist was sent in by Zoe Dee and it's called Awesome Songs That Describe Harry Potter’s Internal Struggle. "Superman" by Goldfinger "Consoler of the Lonely" by The Raconteurs "All My Life" by The Foo Fighters "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"... More  →
Playlist of the Day

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 9, 2011
Surprisingly, you guys weren't as averse to sociopathic llamas as we thought you would be; last week's clip scored a 7.61, which ain't too shabby for a video in which some guy's hands get eaten by a talking animal. We're hoping... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Sparkler vs. Dan Brown: The Lost Symbol

By ContributorFebruary 9, 2011
So...did you like it or not, Blurabbit? We're trying to read between the lines! –Sparkitors The Lost Symbol is the latest tedious book by best-selling author Dan Brown. Mr. Brown has treated us to yet another roller coaster of... More  →
Sparkler vs. Dan Brown: The Lost Symbol

Open Thread for February 9

By Emily WinterFebruary 9, 2011
nycomic56 says... This is a groundhog (or a woodchuck, I don’t know the difference). In case you didn’t notice, its adorable. We say, we're nature-less New Yorkers. That looks like a... turtle? Octopus? Grizzly bear? Yeah, a grizzly bear to us.... More  →
Open Thread for February 9

The Jane Austen Dating School: Valentine's Day

By ContributorFebruary 8, 2011
Last week, enthusiasm&austen 's technique of using dating advice from Jane Austen worked, and her crush (who's in college!) professed his like for her. What now? Let's find out! —Sparkitors Usually I can express myself pretty well in words, but today, I’m going to... More  →
The Jane Austen Dating School: Valentine's Day

Five Ways to Battle the Scary Movie Chills

By ContributorFebruary 8, 2011
IWontGrowUp, we LOVE this post! And it’s not just because thinking of Scream still makes tears erupt spontaneously from our eyes. –Sparkitors Let’s say you’re getting all girly at a slumber party, doing your nails, eating popcorn, gossiping about boys, when one... More  →
Five Ways to Battle the Scary Movie Chills