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The Pale Person Summer Manifesto!

By Andrew TavinJuly 30, 2014
Greetings! Is it sunny out? It is? Good, because this is for everyone stuck inside because they're afraid of peeling. Yes, we're... More  →
The Pale Person Summer Manifesto!

Your Endless Summer Playlist

By ShivaniJuly 29, 2014
HOLD ONTO YOUR SUMMERS, MY CHIPMUNKS. Ignore the registration papers piling up on your table, and hold onto your seersucker hot pants.... More  →
Your Endless Summer Playlist

The Top Ten Things You Will and Won't Miss About Not Having Internet on Your Family Trip!

By Andrew TavinJuly 28, 2014
Summer means family trips, and if Will Smith taught us anything, it's that parents just don't understand [how important internet access is... More  →
The Top Ten Things You Will and Won't Miss About Not Having Internet on Your Family Trip!

Pickup Lines to Use at the Mall

By Andrew TavinJuly 25, 2014
The mall may be nice and air-conditioned, but this summer it's going to be heating up (figuratively)! Why is that you ask?... More  →
Pickup Lines to Use at the Mall

10 Mistakes You Don't Want to Make at the Water Park

By Bailey_SwilleyJuly 22, 2014
It’s the season for getting wet and wild! Just make sure you don’t make any of these amateur moves and the summer... More  →
10 Mistakes You Don't Want to Make at the Water Park

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Having a Totally Unproductive Summer

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 21, 2014
Dear Auntie, In this past year or so, I've become completely incapable of doing just about everything. I've always been a bit of... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Having a Totally Unproductive Summer

Flowchart: How to Pick the Perfect Pair of Shorts

By ShivaniJuly 21, 2014
The sun is shining, temperatures are rising beyond 80 degrees, and everyone and their mother is rocking unholy pit stains. The dog... More  →
Flowchart: How to Pick the Perfect Pair of Shorts

Open Thread for July 19!

By SparkLifeJuly 19, 2014
Photo cred goes to Anastasia!

A gorgeous summer sky

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Open Thread for July 19!

6 Fireworks You Probably Won't See This Summer

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 7, 2014
America really upped its game this Fourth of July! If you weren't standing out watching tax dollars burst and bang in the... More  →
6 Fireworks You Probably Won't See This Summer

The WEIRDEST Places to Take a Road Trip!

By Andrew TavinJuly 4, 2014
It's summertime, and you know what that means! ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAADDDDD TRRRIIIIIIIIPPPPPPPPPPPP! Sorry! We got stuck for a moment there. You probably already know about... More  →
The WEIRDEST Places to Take a Road Trip!