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The Friday Awards: Inception

By Emily BrownJuly 4, 2014

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY, American Sparklers! And if you’re not American, there’s still cause to celebrate because it’s SIDEWALK

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The Friday Awards: Inception

Open Thread for July 4!

By SparkLifeJuly 4, 2014
Sprinkles kind of look like fireworks, right? Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com to be featured on an OT! ... More  →
Open Thread for July 4!

10 Ways To Make the Most of Your Fourth With a Few Friends

By Bailey_SwilleyJuly 3, 2014
So maybe you're not going to an all-out rager for Independence Day (because they have those, right?). That's okay—there’s a lot of... More  →
10 Ways To Make the Most of Your Fourth With a Few Friends

Pickup Lines for the Fourth of July!

By Anthony DeVitoJuly 3, 2014
Picking up lines can be cheesy and weird. But, they're a great way to break the ice this 4th of July. Here... More  →
Pickup Lines for the Fourth of July!

`MURICA! The Future of Star-Spangled Awesomeness

By Dave ArgentarJuly 3, 2013
When T-Jeff wrote the Declaration of Independence, he likely didn't envision that Americans’ “pursuit of happiness” would include putting a burger in... More  →
`MURICA! The Future of Star-Spangled Awesomeness

The Sparkler Guide to Independence Day Firework Safety!

By Janet ManleyJuly 2, 2013
Independence is coming! Team, it is almost the Fourth of July, when Americans come together to play whiffle ball, barbecue* and worship... More  →
The Sparkler Guide to Independence Day Firework Safety!

Fact, Fiction, or Other? Fourth of July Edition

By Chrissie GruebelJuly 4, 2012
How much do we really know about our country's Independence Day, aside from the fact that we all get the day off... More  →
Fact, Fiction, or Other? Fourth of July Edition

How to Be Patriotic and Stuff...

By ContributorJuly 4, 2011
Shhh, little secret: We're not actually in the office today. We're out doing everything on i'm_a... More  →
How to Be Patriotic and Stuff...