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Open Thread for October 2

By SparkLifeOctober 2, 2011
Just looking at Chabelinni's desk make us feel organized and productive. And is that a pink pencil case we see in the lower righthand corner? Swoon! Send your desk pics to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for October 2

Open Thread for October 1

By SparkLifeOctober 1, 2011
InsaneRunningKid sent us an amazing picture, and an even more amazing caption. "This? Right here? Is my? Pretty. Awesome. Desk. AYYY!!! No, but for seriously, this is my desk. In the top left corner we have my stuffed monkey, Pigfarts, guarded closely by Anakin Skywalker,... More  →
Open Thread for October 1

Harry Potter Gets Turned Into a Bunny

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 30, 2011
Who has ever wanted to watch Harry P0tter get his head cut off? And get turned into a small, fluffy bunny? Not to mention see Hermione get knocked unconscious? You're in luck, because today's video is just for you. Thanks rapunzelmarie226! Send in... More  →
Harry Potter Gets Turned Into a Bunny

Open Thread for September 30

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 30, 2011
Aab19 says, "I was in the middle of ridiculously boring AP Government homework, when, instead of falling asleep, I noticed I cast a pretty cool shadow on my closet. I proceeded to make shadow puppets, and eventually, came up with this picture. (That's an... More  →
Open Thread for September 30

Taxidermy: The Future of the Animal Kingdom

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 29, 2011
Thanks to emeraldmaria, I get to see something I've always wanted: a commercial for a taxidermy specialist! Because who wouldn't want to watch that?! With this video, I issue a challenge: watch closely and see if you recognize anyone in the background (also, reading... More  →
Taxidermy: The Future of the Animal Kingdom

Open Thread for September 29

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 29, 2011
stupid_nickel made these Cookie Monster cupcakes with her bare hands (and, like, eggs and sugar and stuff). We are amazed. Also, we really want some cupcakes now. Click here to see more of stupid_nickel's cakes! ... More  →
Open Thread for September 29

Do You Awkwardly Touch People?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 28, 2011
Today's video, sent in by Dumblydorr, is totally hilarious. Also, I challenge you all to sing this song the next time you run into someone by accident. DO IT! It will most definitely make... More  →
Do You Awkwardly Touch People?

I'm Not Joining Pottermore

By Dan_BergsteinSeptember 28, 2011
Dear J.K. Rowling, I regret to inform you that I will not be using your Pottermore.com website. Please feel free to cancel my account. Username: SandPotion137. I would cancel it myself, had the site allowed me access. As you are well aware, your site is broken,... More  →
I'm Not Joining Pottermore

Open Thread for September 28

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 28, 2011
In case any of you still need convincing that Emma Watson is a better actress than Kristen Stewart, Hippogriff_Hugger sent in this picture. We think it's all the evidence you'll ever need.... More  →
Open Thread for September 28

8 Reasons Why You Should Watch Horrible Histories

By ContributorSeptember 27, 2011
cookie-lovingBabaYaga has us absolutely convinced that we should watch this show, but that might just be the free cookies talking. —Sparkitors Hello, ladies and gents! Have you ever found studying for a history test dull and unexciting? If you are human, the... More  →
8 Reasons Why You Should Watch Horrible Histories