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UNITE THE SPARKLERVERSE BY GOING TO THE FROZEN SINGALONG AT ALL THE BARNES & NOBLES STORES ON AUGUST 1!

By SparkLifeJuly 18, 2014
Since the dawn of Sparktime, you, the Sparkler and Manklers of these united internets, have clamored for a moment to come together and fire your confetti cannons IRL. THAT TIME IS UPON US. Across the nation on Friday, August 1, Barnes & Noble stores will be celebrating... More  →
UNITE THE SPARKLERVERSE BY GOING TO THE <i>FROZEN</i> SINGALONG AT ALL THE BARNES & NOBLES STORES ON AUGUST 1!

Ask Jono: When Does a Guy's Attention Mean Something?

By Jon_SkindzierJuly 18, 2014
Dear Boy Whisperer, My friends and I are having a spat over—what else—boys. But not arguing over them, but rather, about if they like me. There's a specific friend of mine I've known since seventh grade that I met in an out-of-school setting. I asked... More  →
Ask Jono: When Does a Guy's Attention Mean Something?

Emmy Noms, Plus Selena Gomez Slams a Heckler (and It's Amazing)

By Aislinn ShevlinJuly 18, 2014
We’ve gathered our favorite celebrity tweets from the past week for your Sparkly pleasure! More  →
Emmy Noms, Plus Selena Gomez Slams a Heckler (and It's Amazing)

Get the Sneakiest of Peeks This Weekend As Part of Get Pop Cultured

By SparkLifeJuly 18, 2014
We here at SparkLife are obviously highly educated people with numerous PhDs in nerd culture (PLEASE CALL US "DOCTOR SPARKITOR" FROM NOW ON), and all the Nobel prizes for services rendered to "geeking out over our own fear landscapes," so it is with... More  →
Get the Sneakiest of Peeks This Weekend As Part of Get Pop Cultured

How to Handle Watching a Love Scene WITH YOUR PARENTS

By Jason SaenzJuly 18, 2014
You decide to have a chill Saturday night in with your parents (OKAY, SO THERE WERE NO DATES AND NO PARTY INVITES), when all of a sudden the movie you're watching cuts to a full-on freak-nasty pictogram. I thought this was a baseball movie! Cries you,... More  →
How to Handle Watching a Love Scene WITH YOUR PARENTS

Open Thread for July 18!

By SparkLifeJuly 18, 2014
Thanks, asyouwish1996!

I recently went to Seville, Spain and went to this gorgeous piece of architecture built for the Ibero-American Exhibition in 1929. Any sparklers from Spain or Portugal? :))

--asyouwish1996

Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com to... More  →
Open Thread for July 18!

Your Weekly Dose of Newz With H. Alan!

By H. Alan ScottJuly 17, 2014
Welcome back to Da Newz with H. Alan! Today, we discuss the Israel-Palestine conflict, U.S. sanctions on Russia, California's ruling on the death penalty, and immigration over the U.S./Mexico border. Plus, a how-to on cooling down in heat waves, H. Alan-style. Feast your brains: For further... More  →
Your Weekly Dose of Newz With H. Alan!

WATCH: This Woman Is a Record-Breaking Ninja Warrior!

By Bailey_SwilleyJuly 17, 2014
NINJAS: You now have more motivation to hit the gym, besides looking good in your high-waisted two-piece this summer. You need to get training now if you want to CONQUER MT. MIDORIYAMA! (YouTube/UClipz) Kacy Catanzaro became the first woman to attempt and... More  →
WATCH: This Woman Is a Record-Breaking Ninja Warrior!

Cute Dudes & Their Dogs: The Slideshow OF YOUR DREAMS

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 17, 2014
SPARKDARLINGS, thet time has come to cast aside your tired Peeta/Gale/Mr. Darcy/Finnick Odair/Benedict Cumberbatch daydreams and embrace a new batch of gentlemen! They're gorgeous, they're geeky, and best of all, they've got puppies. DROOL BUCKETS AT THE READY, BUTTSKIS! More  →
Cute Dudes & Their Dogs: The Slideshow OF YOUR DREAMS

The 10 Most Outrageous Instagrams From One Direction's Zayn Malik

By Janet ManleyJuly 17, 2014
WE JUST FOUND OUT about Zayn's Instagram feed, and the direction at the SparkLife offices has taken a turn for the HOO BOY. Here are our top 10 favs from Zayn's feed. *deep breath* One Direction stand united on a stage, the Beatles of tight jeans... More  →
The 10 Most Outrageous Instagrams From One Direction's Zayn Malik