Flirting via instant messaging is a tricky business, fraught with peril and emoticons, but mostly peril (often caused by emoticons). On one hand, it's easier than the in-person variety of flirting, at least for those of us whose closest thing to a romantic experience this... More →
Last week's Think Tank was a bit out of the ordinary; instead of asking you to solve a riddle, we asked you to write us a poem. We were secretly planning on stealing your best verses for our forthcoming haiku collection, tentatively titled... More →
My retirement post was an evil April Fool's joke that many of you figured out. And once people got the joke, they yelled at me. I felt bad. I'm sorry for causing any stress or intestinal discomfort. I'm not leaving SparkNotes. Not yet.... More →
We found Emma's wedding shoes!
Ahoy!In honour of confidence pants week, I would like to share with my fellow Sparklers my confidence shoes. I am not the biggest fan of people looking at me, but when I'm wearing them, I feel taller and-... More →
Is today's pick a cool video? No. Is it still just as awesomesauce as actual awesomesauce? Heck. Yes.
It's a Bazinga! Hoodie! How cool is that?!
Yes, you should get one. And wear it all the time. And feel like Batman.... More →
We subscribe to the old gnawed-on birch twig and saliva method of dental hygiene, but we hear this stuff called toothpaste is really catching on. Some people swear by it! Not only does dentifrice seem to fight plaque, whiten smiles, and... More →
Dear Auntie,I have either: a) inattentive parents or b) unrealistically high expectations. I love my parents, but we don't really spend much time together. For instance, I spend most of my time in the office, and just play games/do homework/ listen to music/read books. My... More →