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EYE CANDY ALERT: We Want EVERY SINGLE THING At ban.do!

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 24, 2014
Imagine a company that's inspired by disco balls, confetti bombs, and dance parties, that lurves french fries as much as we do, and that has their own totally epic secret handshake. Sound too good to be true? Nope—it's ban.do! (I gave myself 48 high fives for coming u More  →
EYE CANDY ALERT: We Want EVERY SINGLE THING At ban.do!

The Best Excuses to Cover Up The Fact That You're Crying

By Andrew TavinSeptember 24, 2014
Look, it happens to all of us. Sometimes things get too stressful or you're being blamed for something you didn't even do or an evil space emperor blew up your home planet. It's totally fine to cry in any of these or a zillion other... More  →
The Best Excuses to Cover Up The Fact That You're Crying

Open Thread for September 24!

By SparkLifeSeptember 24, 2014
This kinda-sad and beautiful pic came from Stasia, with the note: "Among death, life is made all the more beautiful and precious." DEEP, GIRL. DEEP AND TRUE. Send your Open Thread pic to contribute@sparknotes.com for probable publication!... More  →
Open Thread for September 24!

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Stop Letting My Friends Feed Me?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 23, 2014
Dear Auntie, So there's this boy ...HA! Gotcha!! Guess what? There are actually NO boys involved in this letter. None at ALL! In fact, this letter doesn't even concern interpersonal relationships in any way, shape, or form. It concerns lunch. About a year ago, I decided to become... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Stop Letting My Friends Feed Me?

Don't Accidentally Insult the Movie Stars (& Other Things I Learned During My Internship at a Film Festival)

By ElodieSeptember 23, 2014
Over the summer, I somehow wrangled myself an internship at a film festival. The glitz! The glamour! The long hours answering phones and being told to "go get someone who actually knows what they're doing"! Like they say in the industry (I have the street cred to use lingo... More  →
Don't Accidentally Insult the Movie Stars (& Other Things I Learned During My Internship at a Film Festival)

What Were the Climate Change Marchers Fighting For?

By H. Alan ScottSeptember 23, 2014

Climate Week is part organized event to promote environmental change, and part civil protest against what many feel are global warming deniers. The various planned events, from marches to speeches to concerts, all have one clear aim: to drive climate action. Hundreds of

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What Were the Climate Change Marchers Fighting For?

Want To Get Your Eye-Roll On? Check Out These Incredibly Bad Jokes About High School!

By Andrew TavinSeptember 23, 2014
We at SparkLife feel that there's an appalling deficit when it comes to corny jokes about high school, and we just won't stand for it. Corny jokes are the very backbone of our society—and as such, we took it upon ourselves to create a list... More  →
Want To Get Your Eye-Roll On? Check Out These Incredibly Bad Jokes About High School!