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The 20 Signs You Aren't Over Summer Yet

By Andrew TavinAugust 21, 2014
All good things must come to an end and, according to the Department of Education, it's officially time to shake out your... More  →
The 20 Signs You Aren't Over Summer Yet

Open Sky for August 10!

By SparkLifeAugust 10, 2014
Happy Sunday, Sparklers! Submit your photos to contribute@sparknotes.com to be featured on an OT! We want your awesome photos. Do send them... More  →
Open Sky for August 10!

The Five Stages of Grief Over the End of Summer

By Andrew TavinAugust 7, 2014
For some people, summer is almost done and school is starting again. The Swiss-American psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross hypothesized that people go through... More  →
The Five Stages of Grief Over the End of Summer

A Journey Through the Hilary Duff Musical Canon

By ShivaniAugust 5, 2014
Hilary Duff's new single, "Chasing the Sun," has been out for a week and reviews have been mixed, as through... More  →
A Journey Through the Hilary Duff Musical Canon

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