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Open Thread for January 26

By Emily WinterJanuary 26, 2011
A castle! In... Illinois? Thanks, Mystery Sparkler. I had no idea there's a castle in my home state! ... More  →
Open Thread for January 26

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 25, 2011
Today's pick is just amusing... who knew that singers got their tunes from shows like The Simpsons... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for January 25

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 25, 2011
muffinsarejustbetter sent us the BEST surprise this morning: Heyhey Sparkitors! Guess what I have for you! That's right. A batch of muffins. And a picture, I guess. It says "SL" in redbluegreenyish lights! Because...*pause for dramatic cheesy effect* SL lights up my life. :) Isn't she the SWEETEST? And... More  →
Open Thread for January 25

Stock Photo Face-Off 2

By Kathryn_WilliamsJanuary 24, 2011
We went back to the Dollar Bin for this week's Stock Photo Face-Off, because stock photos don't grow on trees, y'all! You know what else, Sparklers? We agree with you. Old people are funny. Sadly, this was Doris’s first and last Jump Rope for... More  →
Stock Photo Face-Off 2

How To Be a Facebook Iconoclast

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 24, 2011
If you're a diligent hipster, you probably barely use Facebook as it is, except to register your approval of bands so indie that they have yet to play any music. But if you're true to the vague hipster code—or even if you've merely begun to... More  →
How To Be a Facebook Iconoclast

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 24, 2011
You guys, check it out: it's SparkLife's first gravity-defying Cute Thing! This photo (of the aptly-named Magic), was sent in by Becky<3Bazil, and we can't wait to see the captions you guys come up with. But before you start crackin' jokes, check out our... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Intern's Pick of the Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJanuary 24, 2011
I sympathize with the creator of today's pick, because I could never understand the lyrics to "Come on, Eileen" either. At least now I can listen to this song and laugh! Send in your favorite things from the web to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Intern's Pick of the Day

Open Thread for January 24

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 24, 2011
We're officially declaring today a national holiday, Sparkleheads. Why? Because it's Chelsea Dagger's sister's BIRTHDAY! She's turning the big 2-0, and since she's the most brilliant (5x smarter than Hermione Granger), talented (she can sing like the WIND), and beautiful (gorgeous red hair? killer blue... More  →
Open Thread for January 24

Open Thread for January 23

By EmmaJanuary 23, 2011
Another Sunday, another masterpiece from Anggik. e-cookies for everyone! If you'd like to see your pic on an open thread, send it to contribute@sparknotes.com for possible publication.... More  →
Open Thread for January 23

Open Thread for January 22

By EmmaJanuary 22, 2011
starstrucking didn't tell us the name of this adorable pup, but we have some guesses: Andrew Sir Bertrand of Cushing-on-Bettingsworth MopEyes Pepper Rolf Or maybe he's a she.... More  →
Open Thread for January 22