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Summer Things We Won't Miss

By Joe_LynchAugust 6, 2009
Summer’s sweaty freedom may be coming to a close, but we take solace in thinking about all the summery things we’ll be... More  →
Summer Things We Won't Miss

Five Things That Annoy Lifeguards

By ContributorAugust 5, 2009
Lifeguard Sparkler keepswimminfhs says writing this post was like free therapy. Enjoy! —SparkNotes As summer heads into its last throes... More  →
Five Things That Annoy Lifeguards

What Does Your Summer Say About You?

By Katie_RolnickAugust 5, 2009
Summertime can be very revealing, especially at the beach (ba-dum-ching!). But seriously, you can learn a lot about yourself during... More  →
What Does Your Summer Say About You?

Songs For Summer Rides

By Jonathan_FlaxAugust 4, 2009
It doesn’t take long—30, 40 minutes?—after you finally get your first car to realize a universal sonic truth: some music just sounds... More  →
Songs For Summer Rides

What the FUNK? Great Summer Jams

By Joe_LynchJuly 30, 2009
Certain music genres are as essential to summer as iced tea or BBQ. We like to think of funk as one of... More  →
What the FUNK? Great Summer Jams

Would You Rather Be Hot or Cold?

By Joe_LynchJuly 29, 2009
Summer heat/humidity forces us to address an important life question: would you rather be extremely hot or extremely cold? Sweltering heat waves... More  →
Would You Rather Be Hot or Cold?

Taking the "Augh!" Out of August: Surviving the Last Month of the Summer

By Jeff_AlexanderJuly 28, 2009
Well, we're about to enter the most depressing month of summer: August. Why is it the most depressing? For starters, it's really hot... More  →
Taking the

Wow, You Smell Like...

By Jen_MacNeilJuly 27, 2009
Ah, summer! A time for crappy jobs, vacations with your parents, and… smellier smells? Yep: heat intensifies scent. And with... More  →
Wow, You Smell Like...

Hey Sparklers, It's Time To Play...Should! You! Be! Naked?!

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 21, 2009
With summertime temperatures reaching their peak, many of you Sparklers may find yourself tempted to cut loose, sit back, and shed some... More  →

A Field Guide to Tourists

By Katie_RolnickJuly 17, 2009
If you've traveled this summer (or ever, really) you might have noticed that everyone has his or her own preferred way to... More  →