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Gary the Concerned Kitten Vies for Grumpy Cat's Internet Fame

By Emily BrownMay 12, 2015
BREAKING SNOOZE: Grumpy Cat has some big competition, and, as we all know, big things come in little cat-sized packages. This particular package was birthed in Bolton, England in the home of owners Andy and Caroline Entwistle. When the kitten emerged from the... More  →
Gary the Concerned Kitten Vies for Grumpy Cat's Internet Fame

An Amazing Dungeons & Dragons Lego Mural in This Week's Geeky Twitter!

By Josh SorokachMay 12, 2015
Welcome back to yet another edition of Geeky Twitter! This week's slideshow finds us smack dab in the middle of the television upfronts. Whether you're bemoaning the loss of your favorite show (RIP Marry Me) or celebrating a surprise renewal (Agent Carter!), Geeky Twitter More  →
An Amazing Dungeons & Dragons Lego Mural in This Week's Geeky Twitter!

7 Things You Totally Forgot About the Beach

By Emma BarrieMay 12, 2015
It's summer! Ok, technically it starts on June 21st, but who actually measures the seasons in terms of the precise tilt of the earth’s axis besides scientists who study the precise tilt of the earth’s axis? As long as the sun is shining, the tank... More  →
7 Things You Totally Forgot About the Beach

"I Never Saw Frozen" (and 40 More Statements That Make You a Traitor to Your Generation)

By ElodieMay 12, 2015
Okay, look: if you want to be a part of this generation, you're going to have to get with our memes, our hashtags, and the fact that everything nowadays is wrapped in bacon. Failure to do so is not just a faux pas... More  →
"I Never Saw <em>Frozen</em>" (and 40 More Statements That Make You a Traitor to Your Generation)
What Your Go-To Instagram Filter Says About You

What Your Go-To Instagram Filter Says About You

By Ashley Brooke RobertsMay 12, 2015
Ahoy young Ansel Adamses! What is a pretty day if not a great photo opp? While you’re cropping, and InstaSizing, and choosing the right filter, your followers are learning all about you. The secret you. Like handwriting or tea leaves, your filter choice reveals distinct, More  →

What Advice Does Kanye West Have for Graduates?

By Janet ManleyMay 12, 2015
First out of the gates in the Celebrity Graduation Speech Derby is KANYE WEST! The singer-slash-cultural phenomenon was receiving an honorary doctorate at the Art Institute of Chicago, and gave a very zappy speech to the crowd. (You know who else thought short speeches were... More  →
What Advice Does Kanye West Have for Graduates?

Open Thread for May 12!

By SparkLifeMay 12, 2015
Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to get your pix on the site! ... More  →
Open Thread for May 12!
25 Fictional Characters That Would Totally Be BFFs

25 Fictional Characters That Would Totally Be BFFs

By Elodie and Kate AllanMay 11, 2015
Friends are like the pickle on top of the sandwich of life—it’s not like you need them (example: VOLDEMORT. Before he exploded, things were going pretty well for him), but it makes the overall experience a heck of a lot more enjoyable. (Oxygen is like the bread, and More  →

7 Times Being an Uruk Hai Was More Orcward Than Being in High School

By Jason SaenzMay 11, 2015
Sometimes it seems like life is just one long, echoing headslap. But if you think YOU are awkward, you should try being seven feet tall with a catcher's mitt for a face, like the Uruk Hai. THEY KNOW WHAT IT IS TO BE TRULY ORCWARD.Image source: YouTube / New Line Cinema More  →
7 Times Being an Uruk Hai Was More Orcward Than Being in High School
Dark and Gothy Alt-Prom Makeup

Dark and Gothy Alt-Prom Makeup

By Allison EmmMay 11, 2015
Maybe you’re not really into this whole “prom” thing, or maybe you’re only going “ironically.” Whatever. It’s cool. You can go stag, or you can go with a completely platonic friend. You could even ditch prom altogether in favor of a creepy alt-prom party. HE More  →