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Do Men Fall in Love Faster?

By ContributorAugust 23, 2011
Could you even handle Scott-Free more than once or twice a week? —Sparkitors If your date watches you sleep, stop dating this person now. Rule #13: Don’t see him more than once or twice a week. E-Fein and Shusher win the Pulitzer Prize... More  →
Do Men Fall in Love Faster?

Unflattering Hairstyles Through the Ages

By Kathryn_WilliamsAugust 23, 2011
We recently shone a light on the most tragic fashion trends in the history of Planet Earth. But what is hair but fashion for your head? Therefore, we turn our keen senses of truth, beauty, and goodness on the hairstyles that almost singlehandedly brought civilization to its More  →
Unflattering Hairstyles Through the Ages

There Are Faces Now?!

By Emily WinterAugust 23, 2011
YUS, Sparklebrains, there are faces now!!! Would you like to get your stupid-wonderful face on SparkNotes? All you gotta do is log in, and click "Manage Your Photos" on your profile to get started. Photos will appear on your profile AND next to your comments. If you... More  →
There Are Faces Now?!

Let's Shake Things Up: Writer Wars!

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 23, 2011
Completely unbeknownst to your favorite Dagger, who has been sitting at her desk sorting her paperclips into piles of "Very Shiny" and "Slightly Less Shiny", New York just had an EARTHQUAKE—or at least experienced aftershocks from the quake in Virginia. Luckily, the SparkNotes... More  →
Let's Shake Things Up: Writer Wars!

To Sag or Not to Sag? That Is the Question

By Kathryn_WilliamsAugust 23, 2011
Our slideshow on Unflattering Fashions Through the Ages proved two things: 1) slide 9 was not, in fact, working (NASA investigated and fixed it), and 2) there needs to be more discussion on the topic of sagging. For those of you who live... More  →
To Sag or Not to Sag? That Is the Question

What To Do If You Have the Worst First Day of School in the History of the World

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 23, 2011
The first day of school always starts off with such potential. You get on the bus full of exuberance and waffles, your backpack full of shiny new school supplies and also waffles, for emergencies. Your binder has an intricate color-coding system,... More  →
What To Do If You Have the Worst First Day of School in the History of the World

How to Do Your Makeup for School

By Kathryn_WilliamsAugust 23, 2011
Do you want to wear makeup to school without looking like Tayler Momsen? Kathryn is here to show you how! —Sparkitors Loading the player ... jwplayer("kgvid").setup({ flashplayer: 'http://img.sparknotes.com/jwplayer/56/player.swf', skin: 'http://img.sparknotes.com/jwplayer/glow.zip', file: 'http://img.sparknotes.com/video/sparklife/Kathryn-Glamanda-School.mp4', ... More  →
How to Do Your Makeup for School

Ask a Teacher: Can You Tell If a Student Hasn't Done the Reading?

By Mr. JungAugust 23, 2011
Q: Can you tell if a student hasn’t done the reading? A: I will raise your question with another question: do you know when your classmates haven’t done the reading? The answer is—for me at least—sometimes. Teachers will know whether you’ve done the reading when grading your... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Can You Tell If a Student Hasn't Done the Reading?

Keeping Your Summer Job: Pros and Cons

By Lucy HutchinsonAugust 23, 2011
While teen movies would have you believe that everyone except you spends the summer months frolicking on the beach surrounded by ice cream and boys, realistically, many of you probably had to work some kind of crummy job just to be able to afford sunblock... More  →
Keeping Your Summer Job: Pros and Cons

Makeover: From Goth to Hippie

By ApneetAugust 23, 2011
Leslie's "before" look is all goth and all glam. Her studded eyelet dress paired with sky-high platform shoes makes for an eye-catching outfit. Topped off with the darkest, roundest, and biggest pair of sunglasses, this look is mysterious and edgy. (All clothing provide More  →
Makeover: From Goth to Hippie