We're all for physical fitness. After all, being out of breath after climbing (two) stairs isn't cool. But we're NOT in favor of gym class. Changing clothes at school, sweating at school, trying not to fall on your face while "playing" (a.k.a. "avoiding the") volleyball... More →
Sure, you think you know some stuff about history's great inventions, what with your "history classes" and your "sometimes winning at Trivial Pursuit." But did you know that history is misleading, and that Trivial Pursuit was invented as a complicated tax-evasion scheme by Al Capone?... More →
Sparkler shanghainyc114 had the brillz idea to April Fool-ify this week's Awesome Thing by sending us a funny prank vid.
What do you think, Sparklers? Love it? Hate it? Don't believe it's legit? Tell us all about your feelings by ranking the vid... More →
You might think this is just some marker on Sparkler Ipebble's arm, but it's actually a real tattoo.
Did you believe us? Yeah, yeah, that was weak, but it was only the first joke of the day. We're just getting warmed up...... More →
Stop us if you've heard this one: You get to English class one morning to find a tired-looking stranger fumbling around behind the teacher's desk. His tie is somehow on backwards, and he clearly has a headache from trying to learn as much English Literature... More →
Sparkler soul_less gets an hour and fifteen minutes for lunch?!? WHAT?!??!?! —SparkNotes editors
When I read the previous Day in the Life posts, I was shocked to see so many different people with different religions and cultures coming from all over the world to... More →
Are you bothered? Bummed out? Bewildered at the prospect of spending a lonely spring break in the rainy environs of your hometown? We feel your pain, and we're here for you—with a special spring break guide just for the homebound Sparkler! We've already offered up... More →
If you like instant gratification, and you don't want to wait weeks to get advice from the all-knowing Auntie SparkNotes, today's your lucky day!
From 11:00am to 6:00pm EST, I'll be LIVE on Facebook giving advice about all things prom-related. Got a question about date drama,... More →
Last year, we covered LOST just about every week. But the time travel plot melted our brain, and our concern for Rose and Bernard made us lose sleep. So for the final season, we're simply watching the show without taking dutiful... More →
We always knew we loved tea (lapsang souchong ftw), but we didn't know tea loved us!
This pic is from potterlover19. If you'd like to submit your pics for an open thread or Cute Thing, email them to email@example.com. Give us a... More →