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Open Thread for March 3

By Emily WinterMarch 3, 2010
We love this pic from Sparkler AnnelaLauren. In fact, we wish we could be editor bots today so we could go on autopilot. Our humanoid selves are a little shaken up after finally seeing Avatar last night. (I know, we're way behind.) We... More  →
Open Thread for March 3

The Most Famous Sparklers

By ContributorMarch 2, 2010
We would like to include the author of this post, rebel_of_nowhere, in the list of the most famous Sparklers. We love this post, rebel! —SparkNotes editors When most people think of a sparkler, they picture those things you light up on the 4th of... More  →
The Most Famous Sparklers

Internet-Challenged People, All Up in Your Internet!

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 2, 2010
The worst part of the internet, outside of most of it, is that at some point you'll probably have to explain it to some hapless person to whom all of this technology is an impossible mystery. For every internet citizen who spends 15 hours a... More  →
Internet-Challenged People, All Up in Your Internet!

Open Thread for March 2

By Emily WinterMarch 2, 2010
We forced ourselves to get up before the sun this morning so we could do some pre-work day writing. It reminded us of waking up at 4:30 a.m. (though it wasn't that early) in high school to finish our homework. Week after week you guys... More  →
Open Thread for March 2

Cute Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterMarch 1, 2010
Hoooooo boy. The things little kids do to their pets... This Cute / O_o Thing of the Week is dance4life51's mysterious-looking cat...dressed as an innocent bebe. dance4life51 says: my little sister went through a stage where she would dress him up in girl baby doll clothes... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Open Thread for March 1

By Emily WinterMarch 1, 2010
A pup hiding in a pile of stuffed animals?!?! What could make a Monday brighter? Thanks, jewbiegirl, for sending this pic of your dog, Tova, when she was a puppy. Sadly, the stuffed animals didn't coexist happily with Tova forever. jewbiegirl says: Unfortunately, by the time... More  →
Open Thread for March 1

Open Thread for February 28

By EmmaFebruary 28, 2010
We're going skiing today! This is what we're wearing: * Thin wool hat * Huge blue hat with pom-pom (we cram it on top of the thin wool hat) * Long underwear and leggings * Red fleece socks with snowflake pattern * Head-to-toe canary yellow snowsuit * Purple snowboarding pants (over... More  →
Open Thread for February 28

Open Thread for February 27

By EmmaFebruary 27, 2010
These are two of Nyx_of_Night's four dogs: Argus, the big shaggy one, and Anubis, the German Shepherd puppy with the look of intense devotion in his eyes. We love Argus, especially because he looks like us (we really need to get our bangs... More  →
Open Thread for February 27

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterFebruary 26, 2010
Sparklers, say hi to our new intern, Nash! Nash is: * a recent college grad * a fan of SparkLife * really nice and smart * sitting right across from me so I better not say anything bad * HELPING OUT WITH THE FRIDAY AWARDS!!! Oh yeah, now the e-cabbages come... More  →
The Friday Awards

Open Thread for February 26

By Emily WinterFebruary 26, 2010
New York City is buried under 385,095 feet of snow, and counting. In fact, we got an e-mail from our mom this morning (yes, just one mom for all of us) ordering us not to leave the house until Sunday. Yeah right, mom! Friday means: More  →
Open Thread for February 26