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Something You Can Do For YouTube Uploaders

By: AutumnMooncakesJanuary 30, 2015

Search for any song on YouTube. Chances are, the first few videos – maybe even the first few dozen videos – all have more than a thousand views already. I’m sure that a lot of people just click on these, and all the videos with

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Veil of Ice

By: WaffleloveJanuary 28, 2015

I stand at the cliff

With the cool salty spray

Blowing in my face.

My heart trembles as

I gaze out over the

Miles of roaring

Waves between

You and I.

They crash violently

Against the rocks,

Stinging my feet,

Threatening me.

The wind and gulls

Cry with me and

Heaven seems to hear.

The blazing ball of

Fire in the sky

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Stay Safe East Coast!

By: BekahByrdie96January 26, 2015

We're getting a major, possibly life-threatening blizzard, so if you're in New York or New Jersey:

  1. Don't go anywhere. If you need to drive, put it off til Wednesday. If you need to go to school, it's closed for a snow day. Don't go outside at
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What Happened to Thrór, Thráin and Thorin in the Books

By: AutumnMooncakesJanuary 16, 2015

The Hobbit movies took some liberties with Tolkien’s story, so here I’ve summarized what Thrór, Thráin and Thorin did in the books, based on section III: Durin’s Folk in Appendix A and the timeline of the Third Age in Appendix B in The Return of

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How I (Subconsciously) Rate Books

By: Apples789January 14, 2015

I've often considered what exactly it is that makes a good book to me. It often seems to change between books, but I've worked out the basics of what makes a good book in my opinion. Do you think I'm too picky?

The three main categories

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Do You Remember Being Little?

By: HappySoundsJanuary 10, 2015

Do you remember being little? Younger? Do you remember it? I remember being little. Everyone says life was better then. We were less judgemental. More inclusive. I don't think so. I remember one boy telling me that he was excluded from the soccer team because

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10 Ways to Get Your Parents to Take You to Barnes & Noble

By: JulieFromDownTheStreetJanuary 3, 2015

If you're like me, 65% of what you got for Christmas (Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Day of the Dead) were gift cards. And if you're an obsessive-compulsive reader like me, 100% of said gift cards were of the Barnes & Noble variety. And if you're a. like

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A Day in the Life of a Summer Theater Academy Student

By: JulieFromDownTheStreetJanuary 3, 2015

For all of you who don't know me (waves hi shyly), I love to act. Yes, I mean act, as in theater and musicals and stuff. Because of this, I get to spend every summer at an overnight theater academy, learning my craft and ... More  →