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For Success at Work, Don a Lead Apron

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 11, 2009
You've probably heard the old chestnut, "Dress for the job you want, not the job you have." And sure, if you're just an intern, it wouldn't hurt to put on a business suit. Doing so will make you feel professional, and it'll impress... More  →

Do You Share Your Grades With Your Friends?

By Chris_DikenFebruary 11, 2009
Back in the days when blogs posts were written in marker on bathroom walls and comments consisted of phone numbers scrawled underneath, we had an English teacher who used to pass around her grade book so everyone could see how they were doing... More  →

Love, Lust, and Mushrooms

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 9, 2009
Valentine’s Day is only a week away, and here at SparkNotes, we’re doing everything we can to help you get ready for the big day. In fact, thanks to our helpful instruction, you probably already have a) a date, b)... More  →

Love, Thongs, and the Art of 25 Things

By Emily WinterFebruary 9, 2009
Happy Monday! I promise, there’s cause to celebrate. It’s a new week, which means we’ve officially started the backlash to the backlash against Facebook’s 25 Things. Now you can publicly go back to liking it…and this is a good thing,... More  →

Funk Legend + Three Dorky Teen Idols = ???

By Chris_DikenFebruary 9, 2009
When 2 Many DJs threw Christina Aguilera’s “Genie in a Bottle” over the Strokes’ “Hard to Explain” in 2001, the resulting mashup was pretty dang exciting. And it remained exciting for, oh, about three minutes and 48 seconds. By the 49th second, the... More  →

How to Secret Valentine Your Crush

By guestFebruary 9, 2009
So you've been checking out that special somebody in your class but are still way too scared to say anything. Valentine's Day is fast approaching, so this week is  the perfect drumroll to the day you finally step up and say something. Have a look... More  →

Your Couple's Soundtrack Is Here

By guestFebruary 6, 2009
From troubadours in the Middle Ages to singing telegrams in the '90s, it's a fact of history that when people fall in love, they get an irrepressible urge to turn to song. They also find the intense need to share their feelings with everyone else... More  →

The Stupid Mystery of B612

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 6, 2009
The writers on Lost are so annoyingly clever that even the episode titles often have double and triple meanings. And this week's episode, "The Little Prince," is a perfect example. You could argue that young Aaron is the little prince of the... More  →

The Ultimate L-O-V-E Playlist

By guestFebruary 5, 2009
You spent the holiday season showering your family and friends with love and gifts. Now it’s time to get yourself in the Valentine's groove for your honey. And nothin' says luvin' like a playlist of the best love songs around. Burn a copy of these tunes and present them as your V-Day present. “Happy... More  →

Fun and cheap Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

By guestFebruary 3, 2009
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and before you know it you’ll have to show your honey how much you adore them by doing a little something special. But showing your love these days shouldn’t mean spending lots of cash you don’t have. So... More  →