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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Best (& Blergh-iest) Oscar Gowns From the Last 5 Years!

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Best (& Blergh-iest) Oscar Gowns From the Last 5 Years!

By Chelsea DaggerFebruary 20, 2015
THE 87TH ACADEMY AWARDS ARE NIGH, BUTTSKIS, and we are nothing if not prepared. We picked out show-stopping gowns for all of our favorite starlets, planned epic acceptance speeches rife with inexplicable Harry Potter references, then picked out MOAR SHOW-STOPPING GOWNS More  →

Taking a Vacation With Your Parents: Why the Nerd Ship Is a Good Option

By Nicole DiekerFebruary 20, 2015
The other day I posted about my amazing experience on the annual JoCo Cruise, which I think everyone should attend EVERY YEAR FOREVER. But why take my word for it? What you really want to know is how fourteen-year-old Zoe Gray and her parents... More  →
Taking a Vacation With Your Parents: Why the Nerd Ship Is a Good Option

Open Thread for February 20!

By SparkLifeFebruary 20, 2015
Tilt-shift or miniature light house? Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site!... More  →
Open Thread for February 20!

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Do the HND With a Bunch of Strangers From the Internet?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 19, 2015
Hey, Sparklers! Today's letter is PG-13 bordering on Fifty Shades of Grey, and may be a little bit out there for sensitive audiences. If you don't want to read about the potential repercussions of kinky sex with internet strangers, click here to be taken... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Do the HND With a Bunch of Strangers From the Internet?

SNL 40th Anniversary + Valentine's Day in this Week's Celeb Twitter Roundup!

By Aislinn ShevlinFebruary 19, 2015
Check out what SparkLife-approved famous people are up to in this week’s celebrity Twitter slideshow! More  →
SNL's 40th Anniversary + Valentine's Day in this Week's Celeb Twitter Roundup!

If Fictional Characters Could Text...

By ElodieFebruary 19, 2015
Gone are the days of messenger pigeons, smoke signals, telepathy, and actually talking with our mouths. If you're going to bother calling somebody on the phone, you'd better be a) willing to suffer though a lot of excrutiatingly awkward silences, or b) actually, literally o More  →
If Fictional Characters Could Text...
Lesser-Known Traits of the Chinese Zodiac

Lesser-Known Traits of the Chinese Zodiac

By andrew joanisFebruary 19, 2015
Those born in the year of the tiger are famed for their strong defenses and love of adventure, but DID YOU KNOW that tigers are also renowned for their inability to climb into hammocks? WE SEE YOU, CHILDREN OF 1998. Today, we pull back the curtain on the lesser-known (but w More  →

Career Wha? The Chef

By Ashley Brooke RobertsFebruary 19, 2015
Career Wha? is designed to give you a little insight into different careers, because lots of teens have no clue what to do in the grownup world beyond “fake it with a briefcase until you make it.” If you have a suggestion for... More  →
Career Wha? The Chef

NEW SEUSS BOOK ALERT! It Rhymes, Has Animals, Will Send Us Back to Second-Grade Reading Level and We Don't Care

By SparkLifeFebruary 19, 2015
If you're like us, you not only own way too many horse books, but you hoard the children's books you grew up with even though you are now 25 reading levels above their plaintive prose. MAYBE IF THERE WERE MORE ADULT NOVELS ABOUT MAGICAL TREEHOUSES... More  →
NEW SEUSS BOOK ALERT! It Rhymes, Has Animals, Will Send Us Back to Second-Grade Reading Level and We Don't Care

Lucero Shares Her Winter Haul!

By LuceroFebruary 19, 2015
Today, I show you the things that I like and tell you about the time a lady at Sephora told me off, as well as WHY NO ONE SHOULD WEAR JEANS AT HOME! :D Follow Lucero here! Twitter / Tumblr / Blogspot / Pinterest / Instagram Let Lucero... More  →
Lucero Shares Her Winter Haul!