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Open Thread for January 30

By SparkLifeJanuary 30, 2012
erkkilakc2 says this is the view of the snow from her dorm room, but really we're too distracted by the adorable stuffed animal to notice the snow. Hey, that reminds us: has anyone else ever thought of snow as the falling blood of... More  →
Open Thread for January 30

Open Thread for January 29

By SparkLifeJanuary 29, 2012
Prepare to get jealous, Sparklebutts: LunyLovegood has a REAL wand from REAL Olivander's in REAL Harry Potter World. It's 14 1/2 inches, unicorn hair, and ash wood. Reasonably flexible. Particularly good for charm work. Anybody else wanna help us storm LunyLovegood's... More  →
Open Thread for January 29

Open Thread for January 28

By SparkLifeJanuary 28, 2012
AnOctopusDream says... This is a picture of my marimba. For those of you who don't know what a marimba is, it's basically a giant xylophone. I lined up my mallets (basically balls of string attatched to a stick) on the keys because...well...because I felt... More  →
Open Thread for January 28

Open Thread for January 27

By SparkLifeJanuary 27, 2012
Happy Belated Birthday to Hammncheese94, who not only suceeded in being born 18 years ago, but also succeeded in winning an award at an art competition with this picture! It is quite lovely--the only thing that could make it better is if the... More  →
Open Thread for January 27

S**t Bilbo Says

By Josh PeriloJanuary 26, 2012
Is anyone else as excited about The Hobbit as we are? GOOD. Because today—TO-DAY—blogger Josh Perilo brings the hottest/dumbest/bestest/not-meant-for-fantasy-novelsiest meme of all time TO THE SHIRE. —Editors ... More  →
S**t Bilbo Says

Open Thread for January 26

By SparkLifeJanuary 26, 2012
paradiselight went on a cruise and saw this awesome Mouse Cake. Isn't it adorable? Don't you love the little dark circles that make the cake look like cheese? AREN'T YOU DYING TO GO ON A CRUISE? ... More  →
Open Thread for January 26

The Easiest Way to Learn History (Lady Gaga is Involved)

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 25, 2012
Most of you probably thinks history sucks. And it can, that's for sure. BUT, if you had a teacher like this, you probably wouldn't think so—this lady takes pop songs and rewrites the lyrics with history things. How awesome is that? And to be honest,... More  →
The Easiest Way to Learn History (Lady Gaga is Involved)

Open Thread for January 25

By SparkLifeJanuary 25, 2012
Travelwriter21 took this picture while camping, and we're jealous. Of the scenery. We are not, however, jealous of the countless bugs and annoying tree roots that she no doubt encountered on said camping trip. Send us your lovely pictures... More  →
Open Thread for January 25

Facebook Makes You Sad!

By Scott GreenstoneJanuary 24, 2012
Stop the presses! Facebook makes you sad. Since people on Facebook generally post pictures of themselves with happy smiles or laughing, making goofy faces or having fun, they project the image that they are happy people. According to studies, the more time you... More  →
Facebook Makes You Sad!

Terrible at Science and Math? The Internets (and the Green Brothers) Can Save You.

By Molly HoranJanuary 24, 2012
Without Bill Nye, I would know as much about science as societies that thought the earth was flat and bad weather meant the gods were super pissed. When I was 13, I didn't want to learn about centrifugal force or ... More  →
Terrible at Science and Math? The Internets (and the Green Brothers) Can Save You.