In most cases, an argument with your parents will begin as a "discussion" during which you try to present your case in a reasonable manner. Then objections are raised, and before long, the discussion devolves into a screaming match.
To give yourself a fighting chance, you... More →
We knew KoontzRocks, but we didn't know KoontzRocks in, like, 17 different languages! —SparkNotes editors
We all know the feeling: The dreadful clench in your stomach reminding you of an impending foreign language test. You know you have no hope to understand it at... More →
One of my major BFFs, Khrista, a girl who’s seen me wet my pants after pretending to be a sheep on live radio, is moving to Colorado for a big girl job. Good for her, right? Totes. But what about me? What am I going... More →
Two things: 1) Until Auntie gets a new computer, we'll have to make do with pictures of dogs wearing glasses. 2) Gary is the best fake name ever! We're visualizing a big gray guy who eats comments for lunch. —SparkNotes editorsHi Auntie:Well, here's the scoop.... More →
Standing next to AllisonJY on a crowded bus? Better get off at the next stop. —SparkNotes editors
One of the most irritating things in today's world is lack of personal space, particularly where public transport is concerned. People no longer keep a reasonable distance... More →
What’s better than watching the Olympics? Being in the Olympics! We’re hoping one of you wonderful Sparklers will make it there one day, and that you'll shout us out in your post-competition interview. (“I’d like to thank the writers at SparkLife for keeping me entertained... More →
Meet Bear. Bear belongs to Sparkler MarauderPrincess, and this is a pic of him when he was just a wee pup. He's about the size of a peanut (more like a puppy-sized mound of peanuts, but still), which makes his name so so... More →
What's cuter than being cute? Ice cuuuuuute!
It's too bad that this doe got caught in a blizzard, but we've heard deer are down with the snow. (Unlike your editors, who've been known to shriek if one single snowflake lands anywhere that's not the top... More →
Sparkler equestrienne10 says hockey coverage will appear in Wednesday's edition of her highlights series. Thanks again for all this great info, equestrienne10! —SparkNotes editors
It’s been a busy weekend in Vancouver—new records, new controversies, and a new gold for Harry... More →
MaggieGirl2013 thinks we can be bought! For the record, we do not accept bribes (unless they come in the form of cheese). —SparkNotes editors
Ah, SparkLife: the place where nerds like me come to worship, pray, and live.
One day, you read something Dan Bergstein... More →