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Win Money! Apply Now!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiApril 8, 2011
Do you want $5oo??? Yes. You do. You just need the chance to get it. Right? This is it, Sparklers. Your Chance. The deadline for applicants of the Third Annual SparkNotes Yearbook Awards (AKA The Most... More  →
Win Money! Apply Now!

Come Claim Your Free T-Shirt!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiApril 8, 2011
Dum dum dum dum dum! (That was dramatic, by the way.) We HAS WINNERZ!!! That's right, Sparklers, we've added up your votes for the best confidence pants stories, and here they are: For the category of Happiest Endings, our winner is Hittin' on Gingers. For the category of... More  →
Come Claim Your Free T-Shirt!

Intern's Pick of the Day for April 8

By Jennifer GrudzieckiApril 8, 2011
Look! More cute babies! They're so... adorable! Send your cute baby videos to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day for April 8

Open Thread for April 8

By Emily WinterApril 8, 2011
We don't know the name of the Sparkler who ones this pet rat, but we DO know the rat's name: Princess Moo! Update: Now we know the Sparkler: izzistarr932... More  →
Open Thread for April 8

Intern's Pick of the Day for April 7

By Jennifer GrudzieckiApril 7, 2011
Can you imagine explaining this one to your parents? I think it would go something like this: You: Gee, Mom and Dad, I thought it was a great idea to stick my head in the crocodile's mouth. Your Parents: ... You: I don't know why it bit me! Your... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day for April 7

Open Thread for April 7

By Emily WinterApril 7, 2011
O_o We love this. ez30yankee says... You may have a vague remembering of my yoda-dog, Shadow. You know, the labradoodle who likes to jump over random objects. This is his (very adorable) fail...he took off like six feet too early. He was totally fine, yes, that is... More  →
Open Thread for April 7

How To Flirt Online

By Jon_SkindzierApril 6, 2011
Flirting via instant messaging is a tricky business, fraught with peril and emoticons, but mostly peril (often caused by emoticons). On one hand, it's easier than the in-person variety of flirting, at least for those of us whose closest thing to a romantic experience this... More  →
How To Flirt Online

Open Thread for April 6

By Emily WinterApril 6, 2011
We found Emma's wedding shoes! laursification says... Ahoy! In honour of confidence pants week, I would like to share with my fellow Sparklers my confidence shoes. I am not the biggest fan of people looking at me, but when I'm wearing them, I feel taller and-... More  →
Open Thread for April 6

Intern's Pick of the Day for April 6

By Jennifer GrudzieckiApril 6, 2011
Is today's pick a cool video? No. Is it still just as awesomesauce as actual awesomesauce? Heck. Yes. It's a Bazinga! Hoodie! How cool is that?! Yes, you should get one. And wear it all the time. And feel like Batman.... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day for April 6

The Angry Files: Live Fish and Turtle Key Rings

By Emily WinterApril 5, 2011
I am the angriest Sparkitor.¬†Today I am angry about this particular¬†FISH AND TURTLE CRUELTY. Turtles already have to go through life with toenails for mouths. Why lock them inside a keychain, deprive them of food and oxygen, and MURDER THEM on top... More  →
The Angry Files: Live Fish and Turtle Key Rings