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Open Thread for September 27!

By SparkLifeSeptember 27, 2014
This scenic picture of an outhouse makes us need to pee. Anyone? Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for September 27!

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Are So Embarrassing

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 26, 2014
Hey there, Auntie. I know this is the part where I'm supposed to spill my troubles, but I'm afraid of coming across as a terrible person. Even though I don't break laws or hurt other people, I'm afraid I might be a bad friend. The horrible... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Are So Embarrassing

Let's Freak Out About the Urban Decay Electric Palette!

By Allison EmmSeptember 26, 2014
I have the Electric Palette, Janet Manley has the Electric Palette, WE SHOULD ALL HAVE THE ELECTRIC PALETTE. Yes! It’s that much fun! Urban Decay put out this little jewel a few months ago, and you may remember it from this totally outrageous Jem Tutorial. But after we’ More  →
Let's Freak Out About the Urban Decay Electric Palette!

Internet Anonymity is a Dangerous Thing

By KoalapearSeptember 26, 2014
I am very disappointed in humanity right now. Let me ask you a question. Why do people lose their empathy and sensitivity on the internet? People blurt out the first thing that comes in their heads with no thoughts of the consequences. Most of the time... More  →

WE WANT YOUR FANART!

By SparkLifeSeptember 26, 2014
Dear tiny Leonardos, Teen Reading Week is coming up and we want to see all the YA fanart your tiny hands can muster! Have you printed your bedroom wall to look like a replica of Theo James's back? SEND IN A PHOTO! Have you... More  →
WE WANT YOUR FANART!

Signs You're Coming Down with a CASE OF THE CAPS

By Valerie BurnSeptember 26, 2014
In and around the SparNnotes offices, we do A LOT OF YELLING. There's actual yelling (WHY ARE HACKERS LEAKING NUDE PHOTOS OF PERFECTLY NICE CELEBRITIES) and happy yelling (I GOT TICKETS TO SEE TAYLOR SWIFT, BYE HATERS) and life yelling (MOM STOP TEXTING ME PHOTOS... More  →
Signs You're Coming Down with a CASE OF THE CAPS

Why Is "Treat 'Em Mean, Keep 'Em Keen" a Thing?

By Valerie BurnSeptember 26, 2014
"Treat 'em mean, keep 'em keen." You've probably heard of or experienced some version of this phenomenon, which is the idea people are interested in/stay interested in partners that are, well, mean. According to really relevant and totally reliable source Wiktionary, the phrase means, "A... More  →
Why Is

Check Out the Adorable Celebs Who Tweeted Their Support of Emma Watson's HeForShe Movement!

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 26, 2014
As if we didn't love Emma "Granger Danger" Watson enough already, the UN Women's Global Goodwill Ambassador and Hermione of our hearts just gave a spectacular speech about feminism to the U.N. Her words were met with thunderous applause from the audience and an outpouring More  →
Check Out the Adorable Celebs Who Tweeted Their Support of Emma Watson's HeForShe Movement!