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Open Thread for August 5

By Emily WinterAugust 5, 2010
Woahhhhhhhhh, sea creatures! Yes! synchrogirl117 says: This pic of a sea anemone I found in California should be an open thread pic because I almost got washed out to sea forever while trying to get this picture.  Really.  I could have died (possibly).  Also,... More  →
Open Thread for August 5

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 4, 2010
If a giant mob of spectacularly coordinated cellphone advertisers doesn't impress you, nothing will. JUST KIDDING. Last week's video may not be the most amazing one we've ever posted, but you still... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Open Thread for August 4

By Emily WinterAugust 4, 2010
Welcome to the bedroom of Ipebble. Wow, look at all those nipples. Erm, we mean, haha, look at the drawings she did! Don't you love those perfect, symmetrical, rock solid buildings? We do, too. We do, too, Sparklers. Send your pics to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for August 4

Open Thread for August 3

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 3, 2010
Today's image was drawn by the epically talented Tigress_118, and may we just say: Harry, you are looking BETTER THAN EVER.... More  →
Open Thread for August 3

QUIZINATOR: Umbridge is a Playa-Hater (aka HP Part 6)

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 2, 2010
There's no denying that Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix introduces one of the most malicious, insufferable characters in all of fiction: Professor Dolores Umbridge. Rarely has an imaginary person filled us with such fury and loathing—Lucius Malfoy looks like a charitable aid... More  →
QUIZINATOR: Umbridge is a Playa-Hater (aka HP Part 6)

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 2, 2010
The first thing that came to mind when we saw this photograph (submitted by laxchicscore96) was spit-covered marshmallows. Why? CHUBBY BUNNY!! Right?! Hello? Guys? Please tell us you know what we're talking about. The game? Where you stuff as many marshmallows as possible... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Open Thread for August 2

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 2, 2010
Today's GORGEOUS photograph was taken by *da-da-da-daaaahhhhhh*—how did she know that pink flowers are our absolute favorite? ... More  →
Open Thread for August 2

Open Thread for August 1

By EmmaAugust 1, 2010
Rabbit, rabbit! (That's the first thing we say on the first day of the month [if we remember to]. It brings you good luck, duh.) You know who else has good luck? faith_in_absence, who almost died snapping today's pic:

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Open Thread for August 1

Open Thread for July 31

By EmmaJuly 31, 2010
nerdy_chick01 snapped this pic in the park. nerdy_chick, did you consider stealing the pup and running away as fast as you could? Just wondering!... More  →
Open Thread for July 31

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterJuly 30, 2010
Buzzzzzzzz zerrrrrrm PLUNK BiiiiZZZZZZZZump. Sparklerszzzzzzzzmmmbmbmp we ffllllllurrrrrg can't grind! concentrate zoom because there's CRASH construction going on in the zip! office today. So please pardon us if we BANG!!! seem distracted. Um, hey construction guys? Would you mind—yes you with the power tools, bloodshot eyes, and... More  →
The Friday Awards