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How To Trick Everyone Into Thinking You Had a Hardcore Summer

By Lauren PassellAugust 12, 2010
What the heck have you been doing all summer? If the answer is TV surfing and perfecting your Slushee palette, don't even say it. On the first day of school, everyone is going to want to know how your summer was, and it's too late... More  →
How To Trick Everyone Into Thinking You Had a Hardcore Summer

SparkNotes Movie Club Presents: Mean Girls

By Dan_BergsteinAugust 11, 2010
With fall just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to get into the school spirit and watch a high school movie. And since my editor doesn’t think Raiders of the Lost Ark counts as a high school movie and because she got... More  →
SparkNotes Movie Club Presents: Mean Girls

Blogging My Conversation With The Cleverbot

By ContributorAugust 11, 2010
Before this post, we'd never even heard of Cleverbott. All we can say, SpiffyAlien, is THANK YOU. —Sparkitors I recently discovered Cleverbot, an artificial intelligence program that responds to whatever you type in. The sheer unadulterated fun that could be had with this... More  →
Blogging My Conversation With The Cleverbot

Blogging My All-Nighter: Extreme Edition

By ContributorAugust 11, 2010
africanstardust, you're a stronger Sparkler than any of us. Once the clock hits 2 AM, we are PASSED OUT. —Sparkitors We all procrastinate, and we all have to pay the price: endless hours of... More  →
Blogging My All-Nighter: Extreme Edition

If I Rewrote Twilight

By ContributorAugust 11, 2010
quirky*ghost is AWESSSSSSSOME! We love "kick in the nuggets." —Sparkitors Ah, Twilight, how I loathe you. I cannot begin to number the times I have wished that you had never been written. This was, of course, before I realized that you contain the power... More  →
If I Rewrote Twilight

Before You Fall in Love on Facebook

By Ashley SpencerAugust 11, 2010
Because Facebook has a weird, creepy mind of its own, it suggests you friend James Ritchie, someone you've never met in real life. Curious, you sniff out his profile, which is entirely visible, because James Richie apparently doesn’t have the brains to check and change... More  →
Before You Fall in Love on Facebook

A Day in the Life of a Chilean Private School Student

By ContributorAugust 11, 2010
lleya, the only bad thing about your school is the two-period-long gym class. UGH.—Sparkitors Most of you are on summer vacation right now and are probably spending your time chillaxing at the beach—but I'm stuck at school, freezing my butt... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Chilean Private School Student

Pretty Little Recaps: Episode Ten, Season Finale

By Emily WinterAugust 11, 2010
Last night's season finale of Pretty Little Liars made little girls giggle and grown men weep. Everybody else awkwardly stood around eating pretzel rods and touching their bellybuttons, but still, overall, last night was a pretty big deal. The girls have to go glamping... More  →
Pretty Little Recaps: Episode Ten, Season Finale

32 Bad Ideas for the First Day of School

By Lauren PassellAugust 11, 2010
It's a jungle out there, a school jungle. To tame the tigers and fly through the vines of life or something, you're going to need to know what not to do on the first day of school. Please, don't... 1. Wear tight pants and engage in... More  →
32 Bad Ideas for the First Day of School

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 11, 2010
There's nothing more hilarious than a good ol' sibling row, that's what we at SparkLife always say. If you disagree, maybe you haven't spent enough time with Chelsea Dagger and her twin sister, who have been trading pranks, punches, and friendly beatings since before the... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week