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Open Thread for January 31

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 31, 2011
haha<3 sent us this scrumptious-looking photo along with the following explanation: So yesterday I was trying to do origami, and when I was perusing one website I saw something that COMPLETELY BLEW MY MIND. I knew I had to... More  →
Open Thread for January 31

Open Thread for January 30

By EmmaJanuary 30, 2011
We were so blinded by jealousy over pink_diamond6483's incredible nail polish collection that at first we didn't notice the secret message. Do you see it? Hint: it rhymes with SharkKnife. Send your works of art to contribute@sparknotes.com for publication on an OT!... More  →
Open Thread for January 30

Open Thread for January 29

By EmmaJanuary 29, 2011
This is Snow_Wolf27's bear, Panzer. You'll notice that he's wearing earmuffs. And he's a polar bear. If bears can't take the cold and snow this winter, what hope do we mere mortals have?!? Send your wintery pix to contribute@sparknotes.com for possible publication on... More  →
Open Thread for January 29

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 28, 2011
Today's pick was sent in by Miss.Moneypenny. It's a play off of this video (Remember?), but this version is about Hanukkah*. *Note: You may actually learn some history while watching this video. Be... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Interview With A Sparkler, Round: Okay, Okay, WE'RE SORRY FOR ASKING.

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 28, 2011
We didn't realize just how impossible last week's question was until waterbottle95 challenged US to answer it—and we endeavored to do so for approximately 34 seconds, after which we collapsed  into... More  →
Interview With A Sparkler, Round: Okay, Okay, WE'RE SORRY FOR ASKING.

Open Thread for January 28

By EmmaJanuary 28, 2011
squeegethesquid has happy feet. And we're pretty sure her left foot is flirting with us. ;-)... More  →
Open Thread for January 28

New Splash-Ups (SparkLife + Mash-ups)

By Kathryn_WilliamsJanuary 27, 2011
You've probably realized that your Sparkitors and Sploggers are big fans of the portmanteau (that's Fancy Speak for word mash-ups). Around SparkLife HQ, creating new words is kind of a sport (sportmanteau). Our only other exercise during the winter consists of... More  →
New Splash-Ups (SparkLife + Mash-ups)

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 27, 2011
All I have to say about today's pick is that it's not what it seems. Watch it all the way through, 'cause the kicker is in the last few ... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for January 27

By Emily WinterJanuary 27, 2011
About this amazing piece of art, stupid_nickel says... My little brother is 13 and is AMAZING with an etch-a-sketch!!!  Here is a picture of one of his best. It's a little dark but you can CLEARLY see that it is a picture of DOGS... More  →
Open Thread for January 27

Choose Your Sparkler Post Badge: Round 1I

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 26, 2011
Congratulations Badge #31, the winner of Round 1H! And great job to all the other badges, we think that may have been the closest round yet. And speaking of rounds, we only have three more rounds before we can move on to Round 2! So... More  →
Choose Your Sparkler Post Badge: Round 1I