Sparkler xXx_lola_xXx has a few falling asleep methods we've never heard of. Thanks for the tips, xXx_lola_xXx!—SparkNotes editors
Have you ever tried to go to sleep and you just can't? No matter how hard you try to drift off, you end up staying awake... More →
Our Sparkler-written series on unattainable crushes continues! This time, seohuiah shares her list of famous dudes who are just a teensy bit too old. (And by "teensy," we mean "illegal.") —SparkNotes editors
Like many teen girls, I crush on guys who are way older... More →
When you see the same apathetic people day after day, trudging to classes under the heavy weight of their overstocked backpacks, you might feel pretty bored. It’s all the same. It’s all routine and there’s no room for romance. There’s the nerdy guy dragging... More →
About this time every four years, people who usually don't give a hoot about sports gather around the TV and work themselves into a frenzy over the most random athletic competitions. That's right, it's time for the Winter Olympics: Vancouver, BC Edition!
Those of you... More →
Sometimes you have so many plans and tasks running amok in your head, it's a wonder you even remember to change your underwear (don't worry, Mom, we change our underwear—we're just using hyperbole).
If you, like us, have resolved to... More →
When Apple releases a new product, it's a pretty big deal. When the iPod came out in 2001, it changed the way people listen to music on the go. When the iPhone hit the market in 2007, it revolutionized what people could do with their... More →
Errrrm, welcome to the intersection of Cute Thing and What The $%&#@?!? Thing of the Week. Uh, yeah, we were looking up photos of really cute owls, and then came across this.
Yes, this is an actual owl, not the yellow-eyed snow monster who lives under... More →
You've probably noticed our funny new writer, Nate Dern. What you may not know about Nate is that he was on the Ashton Kutcher-produced reality show Beauty and the Geek a few years ago. He has agreed to share his experience with the... More →
Many Sparklers have been e-mailing us to suggest building an iPod Touch/iPhone app, and we're so excited to announce that we've been working on it and the new app is finally here!
Our very first app is No Fear Shakespeare—modern translations of The Bard that are... More →
We're impressed by how much work abby0912 put into this post (and by how much she reads)! —SparkNotes editors
If you have not met some of the following literary characters, then you have not experienced so much of the awesomeness available to you. Let’s... More →