This horse is not dead.
It's just a newborn named Artie taking a nap in a field, according to the e-mail we got from DeathByBlackhole.
Even though Artie's young, it looks like he's figured out the best way to spend... More →
There's something about robots that melts our hearts. They're so innocent, so literal, so cute with their blank expressions and their need to be loved. And when they're robot pins named Tony, made by ItsRainingJellybeans from a recycled Converse shoebox, well, our hearts... More →
captaincakeslice is learning bass. Anyone else think we should start a SparkNotes band through Skype? We'll play drums. —SparkNotes editors
Music is life. As Robin Williams says in August Rush (which is a B-E-A-UTIFUL film), it's "God's little... More →
We wanted to save this photo from ItsRainingJellybeans for an open thread, but it made us sooooo happy that we figured we HAD to use it for the happiest occasion of all: FRIDAY!
ItsRainingJellybeans says that no butterflies were harmed in the making of... More →
LevityBall, you never told us what kind of notebook YOU use! —SparkNotes editors
Now, we all know that the single most important part of a school year is when you've filled up a notebook and must decide what type to replace it with. Should... More →
Edani10 almost made our iced coffee come out our nose. You Sparklers just get funnier and funnier. Are you taking comedy classes on the sly? —SparkNotes editors
If there is a competition going to find the most boring city in America, I would like... More →
Today is the 446th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. We'd like to celebrate with a list of 10 reasons we love the Bard:
1. He introduced thousands of words into the language, including "alligator" and "puking."
2. He wrote interesting, complicated, violent, and violently passionate roles... More →
If you missed all the hoopla Wednesday (yes, we said "hoopla"), here's what's going on with The SparkNotes Yearbook Awards: the Sparkitors narrowed down scads of nominations to just three noms per category. The winner of each of the six categories will get two season... More →
skidoo_chica22's list of dramatic ways to ask someone to prom is aweeeeesome. Do you Sparklers know of anyone who does these things? We doubt our future marriage proposals will be this grand! —SparkNotes editors